New York – Hospitality entrepreneur Monique Greenwood, former Essence magazine editor-in-chief, is applying her eye for distinctive design to Macy’s Hotel Collection.
The retailer today announced the launch of a limited edition collection that reflects the sensibilities of Akwaaba Bed and Breakfast Inns, which are sited in architecturally-rich buildings in New Orleans, Cape May, N.J., Washington DC, Philadelphia, The Pocono Mountains and Brooklyn, N.Y.
The curated Akwaaba Inns for Hotel Collection includes bedding, pillows, throws, duvets, bath towels, robes, slippers and tabletop. Prices range from $22.99-$259.99, and the line is now on macys.com, Macy’s mobile app and at select Macy’s department stores nationwide.
“I’m overjoyed to offer style-conscious consumers evrerywhere the kind of sumptuous bed and bath items and elegant tabletop pieces that lead to unforgettable experiences, which is what we’re all about at Akwaaba Bed & Breakfast Inns,” said Greenwood, founder and CEO of Akwaaba Bed & Breakfast Inns. “This collaboration with Macy’s is the manifestation of a vision-board goal I’ve had for nearly eight years.”
Designs in the collection include geometric patterns and textures in natural fabrics and earthy hues that aim to deliver a “global meets modern luxe” vibe.
Stephanie Muehlhausen, Macy’s senior fashion director for home, lauded Greenwood’s unique style in home décor.
“As part of our social purpose platform, Mission Every One, we are committed to partnering with diverse designers and using Macy’s platform to showcase their talents,” she added. “This latest collaboration will provide our customers with more modern choices to express their personal style at home.”
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