8/20/2013 8:34 P.M. ET
Dooney & Bourke creates MLB-licensed New York Yankees handbag line
Peter Dooney to launch collection at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday, August 21
By / MLB.com
Today MLB-Properties announced that Dooney & Bourke will launch a new limited-edition line of MLB and Club logo branded handbags which will be officially licensed by Major League Baseball.
To celebrate the occasion, Peter Dooney, renowned handbag designer and creator of Dooney & Bourke, will be on hand at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday, August 21, to debut his latest New York Yankees-inspired creations.
"As a lifelong fan of the Yankees, I am proud to partner with them on this exclusive new collection," Peter Dooney said.
Ticketed Guests for the SAP Suite Level can meet Peter Dooney and purchase products from the new Dooney & Bourke Yankees collection in the SAP Suite Lounge from 5:00 p.m. until the bottom of the first inning of the Yankees' August 21 game vs. the Toronto Blue Jays. A special New York Yankees gift will accompany each purchase.
The Dooney & Bourke Yankees collection will be sold at Yankee Stadium in the Home Plate Team Store, Women's Team Store, New Era Flagship Store, 365 Team Store at Gate 6 and in kiosks located on the SAP Suite Level and Legends sections.
About Dooney & Bourke
In 1975, Peter Dooney and Frederic Bourke launched Dooney & Bourke, a fine leather goods company committed to the highest standards in the industry and with the idea that they could make a difference in the fine leather goods market. With a steadfast commitment to enduring style and uncompromising quality, they selected only the finest raw materials and revived the time-honored techniques of old world leather craftsman. Inspired by a variety of classic bag shapes, ranging from mail pouches to saddle bags to early American military gear, they created the distinct blend of classic and contemporary style influences that has been the hallmark of every Dooney & Bourke collection. Dooney & Bourke products are sold nationwide in major retail department stores as well as their own stores in Dallas, Westchester, Las Vegas, Waikiki, and Orange County. As Dooney & Bourke approaches its 50th anniversary, its emphasis on quality craftsmanship, enduring style and innovative brand marketing continues to be a guiding inspiration.
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