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Termination Of License With Balenciaga

Termination Of License With Balenciaga

Padua, February, 2012 – Safilo Group announces that the license agreement for the design, production and distribution of Balenciaga sunglasses and prescription eyewear collections will not be renewed beyond the agreed expiration date of December 31, 2012. Safilo in fact continues to implement the rationalization strategy of its portfolio of licensed brands, focusing resources, investments and know-how only on those brands which are relevant in the eyewear sector or have important growth opportunities. Safilo’s sales through the Balenciaga license were approximately Euro 3 million in 2011. The Safilo Group is worldwide leader in the premium eyewear sector for sunglasses, optical frames and sports eyewear. With an international presence through 30 owned subsidiaries in primary markets – in America, Europe and Asia – and exclusive distributors, Safilo produces and distributes its house brands – Safilo, Carrera, Smith Optics, Oxydo, Blue Bay – and the licensed brands Alexander McQueen, A/X Armani Exchange, Balenciaga, Banana Republic, Bottega Veneta, BOSS Black, BOSS Orange, Céline, Dior, Emporio Armani, Fossil, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, HUGO, J.Lo by Jennifer Lopez, Jimmy Choo,...
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Safilo Communicates The Strategic Plan To 2015

Safilo Communicates The Strategic Plan To 2015

Padua, September 29, 2011 – The Board of Directors of SAFILO GROUP S.p.A. examined and approved the Group 2011-2015 Strategic Plan, whose key guidelines will be presented today by the Chief Executive Officer Roberto Vedovotto and the senior management team during the Investor Day in Paris, which will be webcast live on www.safilo.com starting from 2.00pm CET. Roberto Vedovotto, Chief Executive Officer of the Safilo Group, commented: “Over the last two years Safilo successfully overcame challenging moments and implemented important changes. The Group is today stronger and well prepared to face future challenges and to take advantage of new market opportunities. We have deeply reviewed our organizational and managerial structures to ensure a fast and efficient execution of our plans in all key business areas. Our strategic vision is to become the leading pure wholesale player in the global eyewear industry through a balanced portfolio of “Powerbrands” with superior growth characteristics, composed of our outstanding fashion/luxury licensed brands and our house brands. The main drivers of our future growth are our house brands and the developing and emerging countries. In the more...
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Safilo And Kate Spade New York Announce Renewal Of License

Safilo And Kate Spade New York Announce Renewal Of License

Padua, September 21, 2011 – Safilo Group, a worldwide leader in the premium eyewear sector, and kate spade new york, an iconic American brand in the fashion world, announce the renewal of their license agreement until December 31 2015 for the design, production and international distribution of kate spade new york’s women optical frames, sunglasses and related eyewear products for the kate spade new york brand. The multi-year agreement and additional three-year renewal option extends a partnership originally forged in 2005. Roberto Vedovotto, CEO of Safilo Group, said: “We are thrilled to continue our relationship with kate spade new york, one of the most innovative American brands, a leader in the fashion industry. In these seven years of collaboration we have achieved unexpected results with this project and we are certain that the future will give us new satisfaction.” Craig A. Leavitt, CEO of kate spade new york, said: “We are proud to continue our successful run in the eyewear category with Safilo. The partnership has been strong in carrying on the heritage and aesthetic of the kate spade new york brand. We are excited to see strong new collections that this partnership...
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Safilo Debuts New Styles For Back-To-School

Safilo Debuts New Styles For Back-To-School

PARSIPPANY, NJ – June 28, 2011 – Safilo is pleased to introduce its latest back-to-school options with the release of 10 new children’s frames in its Carrera Kids, Nine West Kids, Juicy Girls and Tommy Hilfiger Kids eyewear collections. Carrera Kids Carrera Kids is offering four new metal frames (CA7562, CA7563, CA7565 and CA7566) for boys. All styles have stainless steel fronts combined with flex hinges and adjustable nose pads providing superior comfort and durability. Color choices are brown, gunmetal and black. All four styles feature single bridges. Juicy Girls Juicy Couture is offering two new styles for girls ages seven to 13 in its Juicy Girls eyewear collection. Both are plastic/metal combination frames (Blaise and Cerise) and both styles come with flex hinges. Blaise is a rectangular plastic style which features a larger eye shape for tweens combined with metal temples that feature a floral motif as well as the Juicy Couture logo. Blaise is offered in fun colors of red fade, purple fade or tortoise. Style Cerise has a soft oval shape and is available in pretty tones of purple, rose or brown. The contrasting plastic temples feature the Juicy Couture logo. Nine West Kids Nine...
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Juicy Couture Launches Sunglass With Interchangeable Temples For Fall

Juicy Couture Launches Sunglass With Interchangeable Temples For Fall

(FALL 2010) – Feeling totally tortoise or tortoise with a splash of coral today?   Juicy Couture puts you in control of your own sunglass destiny with a new aptly named sunglass called “Create” which features an innovative interchangeable temples concept. Reflecting both the playful and fashion-forward attributes of the brand, each pair of “Create” sunglasses comes complete with an extra pair of colorful temples which allows you to easily change the look of your shades as often as you change your outfit or mood. Juicy Couture’s “Create” is a vintage-inspired oversized plastic shape featuring a “key-hole” bridge design.  The two-looks-in-one sunglasses will be available in one solid color and will be sold with an additional pair of contrasting colored temples:  black with pink temples, tortoise with coral temples, coral with aqua temples and blue with white temples.   Done in classic Juicy style, the Juicy Couture logo can be found on the left temple of the glasses and the signature playful heart-shape cut-out on the right temple tip. Juicy Couture’s “Create” sunglasses are manufactured by Safilo Group and will be sold at Juicy Couture Boutiques, Solstice...
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Juicy Couture Takes To The Slopes With The “Black Diamond” Ski Goggle

Juicy Couture Takes To The Slopes With The “Black Diamond” Ski Goggle

(FALL 2010) – Who better than Juicy Couture to make a stylish statement on the slopes with its new Juicy Couture “Black Diamond” ski goggle, the third ski goggle to be unveiled by Juicy Couture in collaboration with its eyeglasses and sunglasses manufacturer Safilo Group. Available beginning Fall 2010, the “Black Diamond” goggle is available in two color choices that shield the eyes from glare with either an edgy or feminine flair.  The Black version features a chic black mask with a hot pink plaid strap and a silver flash mirrored lens and the Pink variation combines a playful pink mask with a hot pink plaid strap and a gray lens. Both straps feature the Juicy Couture logo in big block letters. Just in time for the holidays, the “Black Diamond” makes a memorable holiday gift that will add a touch of fun and flair to any ski or snow boarding ensemble.  Made from a unique urethane compound which allows the frame to conform to the individual’s facial features while maintaining its flexibility in extremely cold temperatures, the goggles provides not only fabulous style and fit, but also offers the technical and functional attributes essential on the slopes, including: ·       ...
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Juicy Couture Launches “Choose Green” Eco-Friendly Sunglasses Collection

Juicy Couture Launches “Choose Green” Eco-Friendly Sunglasses Collection

(FALL 2010) – Juicy Girls believe in saving the planet and being environmentally responsible.  By utilizing renewable plant materials, the Juicy Couture brand proudly announces the launch of its first ever “Choose Green” collection of fabulous eco-friendly sunglasses that are not only 55% bio-based but contribute much less to global warming emissions.  All sunglasses in the “Choose Green” collection will be sold with an organic canvas pouch printed in soy ink that is attached to an informational “Choose Green” hangtag printed on recycled paper. Juicy Couture’s “Choose Green” collection will consist of three styles: “Jasmine,” “Fern,” and “Peony” featuring frames made from plant-derived “Green Plastic” and temple treatments from bamboo – both highly renewable resources.  While traditional plastics are produced from petroleum, relying on fossil fuel (a limited resource), “Green Plastic” is a bioplastic derived from oil contained in the beans of the castor plant, a low-maintenance plant that thrives in many places around the world.  Bamboo is another amazing renewable resource as it is the world’s fastest growing plant and can grow up to...
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SAFILO GROUP AND JUICY COUTURE RENEW EYEWEAR LICENSING AGREEMENT

SAFILO GROUP AND JUICY COUTURE RENEW EYEWEAR LICENSING AGREEMENT

Padova, May 26, 2010 – Safilo Group, worldwide leader in the premium eyewear sector, and Juicy Couture, one of the world’s most dominant lifestyle brands for women and girls, have renewed the licensing agreement granting Safilo the worldwide right to design, manufacture and distribute optical frames sunglasses and related eyewear products for the Juicy Couture brand. The multi-year agreement and additional five-year renewal option covers optical frames, sunglasses and certain other eyewear products for women and girls branded with the JUICY COUTURE® and JUICY® trademarks and extends a worldwide partnership originally forged in 2005. Juicy Couture has a proven track record in many countries where ready-to-wear consumers appreciate a complete lifestyle offering, including accessories. “We are very pleased to continue our relationship with one of the world’s leading lifestyle brands,” said Roberto Vedovotto CEO of Safilo Group. “This license agreement with one of the fastest growing brands in the fashion industry is a perfect fit with our brand portfolio and it provides us with an opportunity to further develop the eyewear collection of this modern and internationally...
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