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Kathy Ireland Worldwide to Exhibit at the 2006 Las Vegas Market

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Kathy Ireland Worldwide will be exhibiting at the 2006 Las Vegas World Market Center January 30th - Feb 3rd 2006 at the World Market Center and Pavilions and January 31st- Feb 3rd at the Mandalay Bay Convention. Kathy Ireland Home is a strategic and successful entity within the family of Kathy Ireland Worldwide brands which include furniture, jewelry and publishing. Kathy Ireland Worldwide will be featuring new introductions with all her brand partners beginning with a selection of furniture designs from her partner at Kathy Ireland Home by Standard. “Kathy’s strong personal values, dedication to family, unwavering humanitarian convictions, and entrepreneurial spirit mirror the values upheld by Standard Furniture’s management and associates,” said Billy Hodgson, Kathy Ireland Home by Standard Furniture’s President. “The connection between Kathy’s values and our values is so strong, we’ve made Kathy our one and only brand,” Hodgson added. In the same showroom along with these case goods, Kathy Ireland Home by Shaw will display area rugs. Buyers will experience the Kathy Ireland Home by Pacific Coast Lighting and Pacific Coast Accessories interior and exterior lighting and accessories. As well as silk florals by Kathy’s partner at Kathy Ireland Home by LABS, Inc. “Kathy has one of America’s best selling home brands. She is a wife and mother whose designs fill the needs of families. Kathy Ireland Home by Shaw Living is an extraordinary success,” said Jeff Meadows Divisional Vice President, Shaw Living. “Kathy Ireland sales are up approximately 730% since 2001! In 2005 sales are up approximately 144%...We have experienced great growth with the Kathy Ireland Brand” adds Meadows. In addition, Kathy Ireland Home by Martin will be featuring their multiple choices in Home Office, Home Theatre and Wall Systems. “Our home office was the family kitchen table until we partnered with Martin Furniture,” shared Kathy, chief executive officer and chief designer, Kathy Ireland Worldwide. “We invite our retail partners to experience the extraordinary furnishings in this exciting collaboration. Kathy Ireland Home Office by Martin Furniture is an essential resource for today’s families who don’t have lots of time when they shop and are overwhelmed by choices. We make the selection process easier by delivering products that offer fashion, function and value,” explained Kathy. Kathy Ireland Worldwide will be also featured in the Mandalay Bay with the launch of her new partnership with Kathy Ireland Home by Therapedic with their selection of mattresses and Kathy Ireland Home by Hanna’s Candles Company will also be featuring their best-selling collections in candles, potpourri and home fragrances. “We were certainly aware of the enormous success of the Kathy Ireland Brand,” shares Burt Hanna, Kathy Ireland Home by Hanna’s Candles Company. “Three things really drew us to this partnership; Kathy’s strong moral center, her commitment to her customer and her unyielding dedication to design innovation. Her mission of “…finding solutions for families, especially busy moms” clearly resonated with our company” adds Hanna. About Kathy Ireland Worldwide: Kathy Ireland Worldwide (KIWW) is the design and marketing firm founded in 1993 by CEO and Chief Designer, Kathy Ireland. The primary mission of KIWW is “…finding solutions for families, especially busy moms.” Forbes Magazine reports that KIWW is a “design empire which grosses over one billion dollars annually in retail sales”. KIWW products include flooring, rugs, home furniture, office and entertainment furniture, lighting, decorative accessories, window coverings, bedding, mattresses, candles, apparel and jewelry. In 2000, KIWW began expanding its mission and consumer needs, with the addition of specialty brands, presenting “Design Ambassadors” ACafé by Chef Andre for food and entertaining, JduJ cultivated by Nicholas Walker for outdoor living and garden inspirations and The Quilts of Gee’s Bend whose original works of art from rural Alabama are the Genesis of unique designs for home. The original Quilts of Gee’s Bend gained international recognition through museum tours around the world. KIWW teams with industry leaders in each category of business, Residential Home Builder-Mitchell Homes, Flooring-Shaw Industries a Berkshire-Hathaway Company, Rugs-Shaw Living a Berkshire Hathaway Company, Home Furniture-Kathy Ireland Home by Standard, Office and Entertainment Furniture-Kathy Ireland Home by Martin, Lighting-Pacific Coast Lighting, Decorative Accessories-Pacific Coast Accessories, Kitchen and Tabletop-Kathy Ireland Home by Kamenstein, Window Coverings-Kathy Ireland Home by Alta, Top of Bed-Kathy Ireland Home by Arrow, Bedding-Kathy Ireland Home by Therapedic, Permanent Florals-Kathy Ireland Home by Labs, Candles-Kathy Ireland Home by Hanna’s Candle Co., Socks-Kathy Ireland by Moretz, Active wear-Kathy Ireland by Orioxi, and Jewelry-Kathy Ireland exclusively for House of Taylor Jewelry. House of Taylor Jewelry (HJWL) is a publicly traded company.

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