PBteen, a member of the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE: WSM) portfolio of brands, announced today an exclusive collaboration with Amie and Jolie Sikes of Junk Gypsy, the two-sister design team from Texas well-known for their free-spirited lifestyle and design philosophy. Inspired by a funky, fun and fringe-loving attitude, the Junk Gypsy Collection for PBteen includes an eclectic assortment of home furnishings, décor and decorative accessories. Customers can sign up for emails today at PBteen.com to get a glimpse of the collection, and pre-orders are available beginning July 31, 2014.The full assortment will be available online September 17, 2014.
The Junk Gypsy Collection for PBteen consists of products that infuse Junk Gypsy’s dream-big, southern roots with PBteen’s signature style, and is translated into an inspired collection of bedding, wall décor and decorative accessories that create a room with a colorful and wild-at-heart aesthetic.
"Junk Gypsy started with grassroots dreams and a truckload of old junk, and more than a decade later my sister, my mom and myself have made more of our dreams come true than we ever thought possible,” said Junk Gypsy co-founder Amie Sikes. “We truly had to hold onto the belief that "if we build it, they will come, and when PBteen came calling we couldn't have been happier or more flattered!”
“At PBteen we've truly found our "kindred design spirits" and a group of people with the big heart and soul that we knew could (and would) completely capture the spirit of Junk Gypsy,” said Junk Gypsy co-founder Jolie Sikes. “The collection that we've crafted through PBteen represents that great American need to set out in search of wide open spaces. We feel like this collection emphatically says, "blaze a trail and dream that big ol' dream!"The Junk Gypsy Collection for PBteen will be featured in the Thursday, July 31 episode of Amie and Jolie’s television series, “Junk Gypsies,” which premieres tonight on the Great American Country network at 9/8c.The sophomore season of the series follows Amie, Jolie and the rest of the Junk Gypsy family as they take their rebellious spirit and unusual design philosophy on a special mission to find junk and use it to transform spaces for homeowners, country music artists and Hollywood stars. The July 31 episode featuring the Junk Gypsy Collection for PBteen gives a behind-the-scenes look at Amie and Jolie styling the new line’s Texas photo shoot. “The larger-than-life, whimsical and family-oriented philosophy behind the Junk Gypsies is so inspiring,” said Jill LaRue-Rieser, Senior Vice President for PBteen. “Amie and Jolie’s dream-big mantra is a way of life and that’s reflected in this new collaboration. We’re honored to be featured on the show and can’t wait for everyone to get an on-screen sneak preview of our collection.”