7 December 2018

Montelle® Intimates partners with Flora Backer’s Rya Collection®

December 7, Montreal – International lingerie manufacturer and wholesaler Montelle Intimates is pleased to announce its new partnership with Flora Backer’s Rya Collection that creates luxurious, etheral lingerie and sleepwear for women.

Flora Backer is one of America’s most celebrated and successful lingerie designers. She co-founded Flora Nikrooz Lingerie with her husband in 1983. The boutique collection pioneered the concept of bridal lingerie and rapidly gained worldwide notoriety with its romantic pleats, sumptuous fabrics, and eye-catching detail.

Backer left Flora Nikrooz after more than 30 years with her namesake brand. What followed was the birth of Rya Collection, influenced by a new generation of passionate, independent, and ambitious women.

In the partnership, Rya Collection will take advantage of Montelle’s extensive distribution network and established infrastructure, supporting the brand’s growth and penetration objectives. Rya Collection customers will benefit from the industry-leading service of Montelle’s dedicated Customer Service team, an international sales presence, a strong inventory management system and warehousing in Canada and the US for swift order processing and delivery.

Flora and her team will continue to lead the brand from a creative perspective and will keep the fastidious quality control the brand is known for.

“Flora Backer is a force and much loved presence in the intimates industry.  Her magical new brand, Rya Collection, has caught the fashion industry’s attention and is growing at an explosive rate. We couldn’t be more pleased to share this much-loved line of intimates with our customers and look forward to a promising future in our partnership with Rya Collection”, says William Haddad, President of Montelle Intimates Inc. Backer added, “I love the synergy between Rya Collection and Montelle. We share similar values and a commitment to creating inspiring lingerie that our customers will love. We are thrilled about this partnership and look forward to taking Rya Collection to the next level.”

Based in Montreal, Canada, Montelle® Intimates Inc. has been designing and manufacturing women’s intimate apparel since 1994. Staying at the forefront of market trends and consumer demand allows Montelle’s passionate team to ensure carefully curated collections, designed with meticulous attention to detail. Together, Montelle® (, Fleur’t® (, HookedUp® Shapewear (, miel® (, Lusomé (lusomé.com) and Rya Collection ( proudly present a comprehensive offering of contemporary lingerie, loungewear, sleepwear, shapewear and athleisure. Brands under the Montelle Intimates umbrella are currently available in over 400 fine lingerie boutiques and select online retailers, as well as on the brand’s own websites, in North America, Europe and Asia.

For information contact:

Annette Smith
Brand Director
Montelle Intimates
514.383.3739 x226
[email protected]

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