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Guess? and WHP Global

have acquired Rag & Bone

Guess?, Inc. (NYSE: GES) and global brand management firm WHP Global have acquired lifestyle apparel and accessories brand rag & bone. Guess? acquired all the rag & bone operating assets, with Guess? and WHP jointly owning rag & bone’s intellectual property.

Since its origins in New York in 2002, rag & bone has established itself as a leader in the American fashion scene. Known for its authentic style, blending traditional craftmanship with modern cultural references, the brand has become synonymous over the years with effortless quality clothing for both men and women, with an innovative yet understated New York aesthetic and a strong expertise in denim.

Currently, the brand directly operates 34 stores in the U.S. and two stores in the U.K., and is also available in high-end boutiques, department stores and through e-commerce globally. In 2023, rag & bone generated unaudited annual revenue of approximately $250 million and adjusted EBITDA of $18 million.

rag & bone will continue to be based in New York City. As part of the Guess? portfolio, the rag & bone team will operate as an independent fashion brand with a focus on continuing to provide unique and timeless collections to its customers.

About Guess?
Guess?, Inc. designs, markets, distributes and licenses a lifestyle collection of contemporary apparel, denim, handbags, watches, eyewear, footwear and other related consumer products. Guess? products are distributed through branded Guess? stores as well as better department and specialty stores around the world. As of February 3, 2024, the Company directly operated 1,002 retail stores in Europe, the Americas and Asia. The Company’s partners operated 551 additional retail stores worldwide. As of February 3, 2024, the Company and its partners and distributors operated in approximately 100 countries worldwide. For more information about the Company, please visit

About WHP Global
WHP Global is a leading New York based firm that acquires global consumer brands and invests in high- growth distribution channels including digital commerce platforms and global expansion. WHP owns a portfolio of consumer brands that collectively generate over USD $7 billion in global retail sales. The company also owns WHP+, a turnkey direct-to-consumer digital e-commerce platform, and WHP SOLUTIONS, a sourcing agency based in Asia.