At Lamour Inc., we are committed to delivering outstanding quality and value to our
customers, licensing partners, and joint venture partners alike. It is for this reason that we are
always on the search for mergers and acquisition (M&A) with other apparel companies.
M&A’s help us to quickly and effectively grow our diversified holdings portfolio, allowing us to
better service our partners.
Lamour’s first business in 1953 was hosiery manufacturing, it has continued and evolved into being a Canadian leader in socks, tights, intimates and base layers.
We source, merchandise, replenish and distribute to a broad range of retailers. Our ability to deliver quality and value has made Lamour a leader of both licensed and private label apparel. Lamour has recently partnered with McGill University for the testing of all performance apparel products in order to continue innovating in its product offerings. Lamour leads the process through our own quality assurance lab in Montreal. Branches of the quality assurance teams are located in Mexico, India, China and Bangladesh.
Lamour’s global sourcing capability comes from providing strategic equity assistance to many of its global factory partners.
PRODUCT OFFERINGS: Socks, Hosiery, Intimates, Base Layer, Tights, Underwear
Terramar Sports is a baselayer and underwear manufacturer which was founded in 1971. Lamour acquired Terramar in 2007 as a platform of growth for its baselayer and underwear businesses in the USA.
Sales have grown by 500% since the acquisition through innovative performance product offerings and strong distribution. Terramar is known by all major retailers in the US and the UK for its innovation and unique product development skills.
Terramar is one of the top 5 global manufacturer of mens and womens baselayer and performance underwear.
PRODUCT OFFERINGS: Activewear, Thermals, Sleepwear, Underwear, Baselayer
Lamour developed and launched HOTTOTTIES in 2010 as a platform for growth into the women’s warmwear business.
HOTTOTTIES is designed by women for women to deliver fashion, fit and maximum comfort. Our collections of unique “mix and match” pieces match fashion with function to inspire women to enjoy every day and everywear.
PRODUCT OFFERINGS: Tights, Tees, Hoodies, Zip-Ups, Bodysuits
Trimfit is a children’s sock and hosiery brand, which was established in 1921.
In June 2013, Lamour acquired the 93 year-old brand as a strategic entry to the U.S. Hosiery Market. Lamour’s strong operational discipline has allowed the iconic brand to reestablish its foothold as go to source for Children’s Hosiery. Since the Acquisition,
Lamour has increased efficiencies with Trimfit’s design, sourcing and logistics capabilities. (The Trimfit brand is now back at Macy’s and sales at Kohl’s have increased by 50%.)
PRODUCT OFFERINGS: Socks, Underwear, Tights, Intimates
Since its inception in 1997, AC12 has developed a broad base of iconic brands and private label programs in Swimwear and Active Wear. AC12 provides full service innovative market solutions for the swimwear market. Creative design,
consistent fit, uncompromised quality and on time delivery, are the benchmarks of the AC12 initiative. Lamour Acquired AC12 as a joint venture in 2014 to improve its product offering in the Swimwear and Active Wear categories.
PRODUCT OFFERINGS: Swimwear, Activewear, Cover Ups
With a vision from a fourth generation family member, Lamour launched Cory Vines as a digitally focused brand to compete in the growing activewear space.
Cory Vines was borne out of the desire to create the simple, timeless activewear that doesn’t compromise on fit, fabric or function. It became clear that today’s consumer is changing and is focused on defining their active life, Cory Vines’ aim is to be the apparel to fuel it.
PRODUCT OFFERINGS: Activewear, Seamless, Bras, Underwear, Socks
BL Intimates (BLI) is a joint venture between Lamour and Vanity Fair Intimate Brands (Berkshire Hathaway Company NYSE). Since 1998 BLI has been distributing Vanity Fair Intimate Brands which include Vanity Fair, Lily of France, Exquisite Form, Bestform, Curvation and Vassarette.
BLI is a bra and panty specialist that leads the process from design to delivery, with full service distribution centers located in Montreal and North Carolina. In addition to the Branded division, BLI also has a large full service Private Label division which services key retailers across America, U.S., Turkey, India and Israel.
BLI is also one of Wal-Mart Canada’s largest vendors in intimates, and provides strategic direction to Wal-Mart as a “category captain.” Our expertise in Intimates is backed up by the significant resources available to us through Vanity Fair.
PRODUCT OFFERINGS: Bra, Intimates, Lingerie
Tefron Inc. is a worldwide seamless technology leader specializing in the development and manufacturing of Intimate Apparel and performance Active Wear.
Since its establishment in 1977, Tefron has been a groundbreaker in seamless technology and fabrics innovation, always the first to feature cutting edge seamless knitting technology and solutions using the largest seamless and body size manufacturer in the world. Tefron serves the world’s leading retailers and design houses, delivering comprehensive solutions that address the dynamic changes in the industry.
Tefron’s expertise is based on more than 35+ years of in house knowledge based tradition of dyeing and finishing. From its base in Israel, Tefron built its customer base of retail giants and leading fashion and sports brands. Tefron has expanded by establishing strategically located, development, manufacturing and marketing centers around the world. Lamour became a significant shareholder of Tefron in 2009.
PRODUCT OFFERINGS: Activewear, Seamless, Sleepwear, Bras, Underwear
Born in Lynn, Massachusetts in the 1980’s, the Boston Traders brand personifies authentic outdoor lifestyle, inspired by vintage New England heritage. Known for its unique design and attention to detail, Boston Traders offers style, function, comfort, and exceptional value that is deeply rooted in quality craftsmanship.
The iconic trademark was acquired by DDK apparel in 2010 and Lamour strategically invested in the brand to assist with Boston Trader’s growth.
PRODUCT OFFERINGS: Men’s Dress Shirts, Outerwear, Sportswear
Lamour Licensing is a wholly-owned division of Lamour Inc. specializing in licensing agreements with major retailers across North America. Our licensing program expertise can be witnessed firsthand through the portfolio of licensed brands that we manage.