Kristy Hinze Clark and Neal Hamil Launch LegitiMUTT Uptown Dog Accessories

Super model and Top NY Model Agent launch a labor of LOVE, LegitiMUTT, a dog accessories line in Manhattan.
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May 16, 2012- The crème de la crème of New York City’s finest dog lovers will join Kristy Hinze Clark and Neal Hamil at The DOG Store on the Upper East Side for a cocktail party to preview their new luxury dog product line, LEGITIMUTT, on Wednesday, May 16, 2012, 5pm to 8pm. The launch will feature a preview of the lines finest products, cocktails and goodie bags.
Created by supermodel Kristy Hinze Clark and her longtime manager, and friend, Neal Hamil, LEGITIMUTT, LLC designs and manufactures luxury products for dogs. The line provides fashionable products for our favorite four legged friends. Inspired by their beloved Schnauzers, the luxurious and glamorous product line reflects the high-flying lifestyle of celebrity pets. Every dog will want to be a LEGITIMUTT!

"The love of and from my dog opened my heart as never before about the importance of the animal world. Quite unexpectedly I developed an almost irrational devotion to animals and their protection and humane treatment. It is my truest passion and my dog and all the dogs in my life and, in fact, all dogs everywhere, are supremely important to me as they are such beautiful, loving, loyal, cognitive beings. Together with my best friend, Kristy, who loves dog and animals as I do, we formed LegitiMutt as a labor love and we have had an absolute blast in doing so. Being that we're from and of the fashion world we wanted to bring these great products to market to make every mutt a LegitiMutt!! I hope you like what we've done thus far and hope you'll support us as we bring many more cool products to market," says Neal Hamil.

LegitiMutt, LLC was founded in 2011 by modeling industry veterans Kristy Hinze Clark and Neal Hamil. The line was inspired by their Schnauzers- Greta, Gracie, Ava, Brando and Elwood, but every dog will love LegitiMutt! From dog clothing to collars to leashes, LegitiMutt provides luxurious and glamorous products that reflect the high-flying life of celebrity pets while still maintaining an affordable appeal.

About Kristy Hinze Clark
Supermodel Kristy Hinze Clark was discovered at the age of 14 in her native Australia by Neal Hamil. She quickly grew to be one of the foremost models in the industry becoming the youngest, and first, Australian model to land a one-year exclusive contract with VOGUE Australia. Hinze Clark has graced the cover of Australian Sports Illustrated, performed in music videos with Marc Anthony and posed for countless fashion campaigns. Becoming a mother has given Hinze Clark more ability to do some of the things she loves, including becoming more involved in animal rights. Her latest endeavor is a collaboration with long-time manager and friend, Neal Hamil; the luxury dog product line, LEGITIMUTT, LLC.

About Neal Hamil:
Neal Hamil spent most of his career leading the world’s most exclusive modeling firms, Ford and Elite Model Management, where he made unprecedented strides for the modeling industry. Upon his “retirement” from the modeling world, he returned to his native Texas and began searching for the next opportunity. Hamil has jumped into several different arenas including the creation of a film and television production company (Black Gold Productions, LLC), a highly successful fashion and beauty consulting business as well as LEGITIMUTT, LLC.

About Edward Alava, owner The Dog Store
Edward Alava opened “the DOG store” in early 2009 targeting an upscale clientele.  He offers grooming for all breeds, a variety of dog food products and accessories, as well as his line of chic, exclusive bags.  Edward has become the “matchmaker” for dogs with his unique ability to match the perfect dog with the perfect owner.  He has created not only a full service place for “anything dog” with walking, pet sitting, training, and boarding; but has Before finding his true calling in the dog business, Edward was a Manager at the exclusive relationships with the Waldorf Astoria and Regency Hotels.  His clients are the “who’s who” in the world, from well-known celebrities, international royalty, to the financial and business movers and shakers of Manhattan.  The store has also become a destination for tourists that come to buy that “must have” treat for their dogs.
The DOG Store is located at 170 E 61st St, New York, NY 10065 and can be reached at 212-317-5987.
To RSVP to the event, for interviews, press samples or for information regarding LEGITIMUTT, LLC please contact Brian S. Long at
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