LOS ANGELESDec. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — BUSCEMI today announced that Mike Amiri has joined the American luxury house as head designer. Amiri’s role will be to further develop new product categories and collaborations alongside BUSCEMI brand founder and creative director, Jon Buscemi.  Amiri joins the brand with over 10 years of experience working with luxury goods.

“BUSCEMI is the first label to really take credible street wear product into the luxury forum.  The freedom to develop products for a brand that sits alongside heritage luxury fashion houses is what really excited me about this role,’ says Amiri.  ‘Jon is a true visionary and I’m honored to be working with him as well as the rest of the BUSCEMI team.’

Amiri plans to expand the BUSCEMI assortment to include handbags, backpacks, belts, headwear and ready to wear.  He will also work alongside Buscemi to develop a range of special projects and collaborations.

“I have been a fan of Mike’s work for years now and can’t think of a better addition to our family,’ says Buscemi.  ‘The best part is that we challenge each other in design and work as a collective.  We are very happy to have him aboard.’

Amiri’s debut collection will be for the Spring 2015 accessories category and will be available at Barneys,Neiman MarcusHarvey Nichols, Selfridges, Maxfield and others worldwide.

BUSCEMI is an American global luxury house founded in 2013.

Jon Buscemi, founder and creative director, operates the contemporary/modern business with an old school approach, overseeing every design drawn, material selected, and construction detail. BUSCEMI’s product is hand-made in Italy at factories that are dedicated to the craft of luxury. Today, BUSCEMI remains in select high-end global retailers, producing limited runs of each style per season, as well as a small selection of regularly released brand staples. Brand extensions, including women’s and small leather goods, will be released for the SS15 season.

Jon Buscemi lives in Los Angeles, CA where the BUSCEMI HQ is located.

Find Jon on Instagram at @jonbuscemi and for more info please visit www.jonbuscemi.com.

Mike Amiri has over 10 years of experience designing within the luxury market, receiving international recognition for his execution in design while developing projects for Helmut Lang, J Brand, and RRL. In 2013, he partnered with luxury retailer Maxfield to launch his namesake label, AMIRI, where he remains as creative director.  His work has been featured in GQ, Vogue, L’Officiel Hommes, Numero and Rolling Stone.

Mike Amiri lives in Los Angeles, CA.

Find Mike on Instagram at @mikeamiri_ and for more info please visit www.michaelamiri.com.

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