Established in 1892, Levisons has been at the forefront of the fashion industry for over 120 years. The Levisons name is one indisputably synonymous with luxury and exclusivity. Levisons stores offer the contemporary chic and classic elegance of high-end international brands such as Hugo Boss, HUGO, Lacoste, Michael Kors, Coach, Emporio Armani, Tiger of Sweden, Paul Smith and Levisons (our own label) products. The Levisons stores strive to mirror the key attributes of the brands we hold. Levisons, as a brand, is keen on innovation, creativity and progress and is continuously looking for new brands and styles to introduce into the South African market.
Founded in 1941, Coach is a leading design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle
collections, with a long-standing reputation built on quality craftsmanship. Defined by a free-
spirited, all-American attitude, the brand approaches design with a modern vision, reimagining
luxury for today with an authenticity and innovation that is uniquely Coach. All over the world, the
Coach name is synonymous with effortless New York style.
Michael Kors is a world-renowned, award-winning designer of luxury accessories and ready-
to-wear. His namesake company, established in 1981, currently produces a range of
products under his signature Michael Kors Collection, MICHAEL Michael Kors and Michael
Kors Mens labels. These products include accessories, footwear, watches, jewellery,
women’s and men’s ready-to-wear, wearable technology, eyewear and a full line of
Hugo Boss, often styled as BOSS, is a German luxury fashion house headquartered in Germany. The
company was founded by Hugo Ferdinand Boss in 1924 and produces clothing, accessories, footwear
and fragrances. Hugo Boss offers an array of casual wear as well as crisp tailoring and accessories.
HUGO is the fashion spearhead within the HUGO BOSS brand world. Offering contemporary design trends for both business and leisure, the brand stands for progressive looks and edgy, urban attitude. The collections are consistently set self-confident, stylish accents; shoes, accessories and licensed fragrances round out the ranges.
Emporio Armani is a brand that falls under the Giorgio Armani name. Emporio Armani is a more youthful inspired Armani Line that markets for younger adults. Products encompassed by this brand include ready-to-wear clothes, sunglasses, perfume, accessories and watches.
EA7 is the luxury sportswear line powered by Giorgio Armani and covers everything from gym attire to ski wear and as expected it produces products of the highest quality. This sportswear line has been attributed to Giorgio’s love of sport. He is the president of a Milan based basketball team as well as being an avid Inter Milan fan.
Young tennis prodigy René Lacoste is 19 and likes a challenge. His team captain promises him the crocodile leather suitcase the player admired in a store window if he wins his upcoming match. René doesn’t win but he had the determination of the crocodile on court, which is why an American journalist gave him this nickname. The crocodile takes shape in 1927 under the pen of designer Robert George. An early fan of customization, René Lacoste immediately has it embroidered on his blazers. A few years later, the polo sees the light of day. The crocodile over the heart makes Lacoste the first brand to display a visible logo on an article of clothing.
Longchamp is a French luxury leather goods company, founded in Paris in 1948 by Jean Cassegrain. Jean Cassegrain produced the world's first luxury leather-covered pipes, then expanded into small leather goods. Longchamp launched its first women hangbag in 1971 and became one of France's leading leather goods market. The company's products include its innovative "Le Pliage" women's foldable handbag. Le Pliage's signature design, which originated in nylon, has been re-envisioned and re-invented in countless shapes, patterns, colors and fabrics. The company today designs and manufactures a wide range of luxury goods including leather and canvas handbags, luggage, shoes, travel items and fashion accessories.
Sir Paul Smith, a pillar of the London design scene and a veteran designer, has built a global British brand that now has 12 lines, including ready-to-wear for men and women, a denim line, a watch line, accessories, shoes and fragrances. The brand is celebrating its 50th anniversary, marked by the release of "Paul Smith," a book of 50 objects that have inspired the designer, and launch of Paul Smith’s Foundation, an online archive of the best advice Smith has given and received over the decades, aimed at helping young creatives.
TIGER OF SWEDEN
Tiger of Sweden is a Stockholm-based fashion house established in 1903 with a heritage in tailoring. For more than a century Tiger of Sweden has stood for style with purpose, dressing men and women for whom true style is about the confidence to be themselves.
The brand founders Marcus Schwarzman and Hjalmar Nordström built the company on the Scandinavian principles of equality and fairness. Tiger of Sweden was first to bring ready-to-wear tailoring to Sweden, making suits accessible not solely for the rich few, but for the working many. Tailoring has defined the brand ever since, with an emphasis on cut, shape and fabric.The company is defined by a belief in change – a faith that people can change anything, which means everything. Continuing that tradition into the 21st century, Tiger of Sweden sees its role as a curator of culture, believing in creativity as force.