BARCELONA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--International music icon, Kylie Minogue, was honored on Saturday, January 19th, 2007 in Los Angeles at the G’Day USA: Australia Week 2008 Australia.com Black Tie Gala for her contribution to the entertainment industry. The Grammy winning artist and new face of the global jewelry and accessories brand TOUS wore custom-designed pieces from TOUS’ fine jewelry collection as she received her award. As Australia Week’s signature event, the Australia.com Black Tie Gala, honors high profile individuals for significant contributions in their respective industries and for excellence in promoting Australia in the United States. Minogue’s appearance at the Australia.com Black Tie Gala marks the second public association between her and TOUS as she now acts as the brand ambassador until 2010.
“TOUS is delighted to be a part of such a special moment in Kylie’s life as she receives this honor,” said Salvador Tous, Chairman of TOUS. “Kylie is an extraordinary person, full of energy and we are proud to have her showcase our jewelry and represent our brand internationally. Her strong spirit and inspiring personal accomplishments fit perfectly with the brand image that we want to communicate throughout the world.”
Past honorees of the award include Russell Crowe, Naomi Watts, Nicole Kidman, Keith Urban, Cate Blanchett, Hugh Jackson, Mel Gibson, INXS, Anthony LaPagila, and Olivia Newton-John. This year’s honorees were Kylie Minogue and Philip Noyc.
Started in the 1920s as a family-owned company, TOUS has evolved into a global jewelry and accessories brand. Today, the Barcelona-based company remains a family affair, with the second generation of the Tous family infusing new breath into the brand while staying true to TOUS’ heritage as chic, sophisticated design. With more than 270 stores worldwide in 32 countries, TOUS has become a leader in the luxury jewelry and accessories arena. To learn more about TOUS, please visit the company’s website at www.tous.com