Iconix Europe has announced the first two major European retail partnerships for its brands Material Girl and Ocean Pacific. The Otto Group has signed on to create and sell the Material Girl collection in Europe. The Material Girl juniors line, designed by Madonna and her daughter, Lola, will be sold in Germany, Russia and other countries across Europe, with the fall collection sold internationally on the Otto website. Georgia May Jagger, daughter of musician Mick Jagger, was named as the global face of this campaign earlier in the month. The multi-territory deal is an exclusive agreement between MG Icon

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