NEW ALBANY, Ohio, Nov. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Justice, the #1 destination for all things tween girls, is celebrating the holidays by teaming up again with 13-year-old singer, dancer and former Dance Moms star Mackenzie Ziegler to introduce their latest clothing collaboration and a brand new music video and song called “Perfect Holidays.” They are also partnering up to help benefit Nationwide Children’s Hospital and its research institute to raise funds and spirits during the holiday season.

Getting in the Holiday Spirit

Just in time for holiday shopping, the Mackenzie Ziegler for Justice Active holiday collection hits stores across the U.S. as well as at Shopjustice.com and includes new activewear and accessories featuring pale shimmering colors that bring sparkle and shine to any wardrobe. The line features t-shirts, tank tops, leggings, leotards, dance socks, compression shorts, headbands, sling bags and more featuring the latest trends like, fun metallic and lace-up details. For high-res images of the collection, click here.

“Working with Justice again has been so wonderful and I can’t wait to share my new song with the world,” said Ziegler. “The holiday line and my new song and video are all about embracing the holiday spirit and sharing love with family and friends!”

To bring some cheer during the holidays, Ziegler and Justice joined forces to create a music video and song called “Perfect Holidays,” which launches today on YouTube and focuses on empowering and supporting young girls. The video is all about embracing the fun of the holidays and continues to further the brand message of Live Justice, a set of values that the brand upholds everyday in their mission to empower girls - Live Active, Live Connected, Live Together, Live Smart, Live Positive and Live Creative.

Smiles and Support

Mackenzie made a special visit to Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio last month to help prepare for the annual Justice fundraising campaign “Give Hope” to support the hospital’s research institute. (You can see her visit via her personal YouTube Channel.) The eight-week fundraising campaign kicked off earlier this week with in-store events and from Dec. 1-31, Justice will offer sequin journals for sale with a portion of the proceeds donated to the hospital. Over the course of four years, Justice has raised more than $3 million for the research institute, with nearly $1.5 million in the last year alone.

“Mackenzie has been such a wonderful ambassador for Justice and embodies everything we stand for,”  said Lece Lohr, President for Justice Brand. “Her visit to Nationwide Children’s Hospital brought so much light and happiness to kids who really need it this time of year, we can’t thank her enough. She continues to be a great Live Justice role model, and we are thrilled to be working with her again this holiday season.”

To shop the Mackenzie Ziegler for Justice Activewear Collection, visit Justice stores nationwide or online at Shopjustice.com. You can also download the Justice app that offers exclusive deals, in-store giveaways and features a new easy swipe functionality where tweens can create their own wish lists and share with family and friends.

For more information on Justice, please visit www.shopjustice.com.

About Justice
Justice clothing is the #1 destination for all things tween girl. Based in New Albany, Ohio, Justice currently operates 1,000 stores in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Central America, South America, Asia and the Middle East. Justice is part of the Ascena Retail Group, which owns Ann Taylor, LOFT, Lane Bryant, DressBarn, Lou & Grey and Maurices. Visit Justice at shopjustice.com or on Facebook, Instagram or YouTube.

About Mackenzie Ziegler
Mackenzie Ziegler is a 13-year old award-winning dancer, singer/songwriter and actress, best  known for her role on Dance Moms alongside her older sister, Maddie. Mackenzie’s debut album, Mack Z, soared to #1 on the iTunes pop chart, #7 on the overall album charts and her music video for the song It’s a Girl Party reached #1 in the US, UK and Australia. She is about to hit the road again for the European leg of the Day & Night tour alongside Johnny Orlando, and in 2018, will add author to her accomplishments, where she is set to release her first novel, Mackenzie’s Rules for Life: How to be Happy, Healthy, and Dance to Your Own Beat. She has a loyal following on social media platforms including Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, and musical.ly with more than 20 million followers collectively and has garnered more than 200 million views on YouTube. Check out more details at her website www.mackenziezieglermusic.com  

About Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2017-18 list of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of nearly 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.4 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.

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Media Contacts:
Kelly Kaufman
Praytell for Justice
kelly@praytellagency.com
(773) 531-7737

Traci Grazini
Justice
tgraziani@justiceretail.com
(614) 775-3570