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Sam Jones in Diesel Eyewear

Sam Jones in Diesel Eyewear

Sam Jones in Diesel Eyewear (DL0142_01N style): the American actor is best known and still remembered for playing the title character in the 1980’s film “Flash Gordon“. Image provided by Marcolin U.S.A. Eyewear Corp.
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Angelica Bridges in Guess Eyewear

Angelica Bridges in Guess Eyewear

  Angelica Bridges in Guess Eyewear (GU7385_45B style): the American actress, model and singer is the leader of the pop group “Strawberry Blonde” and achieved fame thanks to her roles in the TV series “Days of our lives“and as “Taylor Walsh” on the internationally popular television series “Baywatch“. Image provided by Marcolin U.S.A. Eyewear Corp.
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Marcolin Strengthens Its Presence In The Nordic Market Opening A Branch In Sweden

Marcolin Strengthens Its Presence In The Nordic Market Opening A Branch In Sweden

Marcolin SpA, a worldwide leading eyewear company, as part of its international development process with direct access to the control of individual markets, announces the opening of a branch in Sweden, based in Frösundaviks (Stockholm). This branch, named Marcolin Nordic operating from the end of February 2015, has been established in order to oversee the market of Nordic Countries (Denmark, Finland, Norway, Iceland and Sweden) in a more controlled and focused way and distribute all the brands in the portfolio. Valerio Giacobbi, General Manager of Sales, Marketing and Business Strategies of Marcolin, declared: “The decision to establish a branch in Sweden comes from the potentials of the Nordic market and the relevance that the optical segment has for us and for this area. The wide range coverage of our offer and the direct control will allow us to respond optimally to the needs of the market and strengthen our partnerships with local customers”.   About Marcolin Marcolin is among the leading companies for eyewear and stands out in the luxury sector for high quality of products, focus on details and a prestigious distribution network. In December 2013, Marcolin finalized the...
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Marcolin Announces The Early Renewal Of Its Licensing Agreement With TBL Licensing, LLC

Marcolin Announces The Early Renewal Of Its Licensing Agreement With TBL Licensing, LLC

Marcolin SpA, a worldwide leading eyewear company, and TBL Licensing, LLC announce today the early renewal of the licensing agreement for the design, production and worldwide distribution of Timberland® optical frames and sunglasses. This agreement extends the partnership duration until December 31st 2018, with the possibility to expand it for an additional 2 years. Giovanni Zoppas, CEO Marcolin, affirmed: “Timberland is a brand of worldwide relevance with a precise position in the lifestyle market and in our portfolio of brands. We are very pleased therefore to continue on with this successful partnership for many years.” “Marcolin and Timberland have developed a very strong partnership over the past 12 years, grounded in shared values and a passion for the Timberland brand and the promise it holds,” said Katherine Cousins, VP Licensing & Accessories for Timberland. “We’re excited to renew this partnership, and will continue to work closely with Marcolin to bring innovative and stylish Timberland eyewear to consumers around the world.” About Marcolin Marcolin is among the leading companies for eyewear and stands out in the luxury sector for high quality of products,...
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COVERGIRL Eyewear Launches New Designed to Fit Collection

COVERGIRL Eyewear Launches New Designed to Fit Collection

COVERGIRL Eyewear launches four new styles to its Designed to Fit collection for Spring 2015. The sub-collection is designed to provide a more comfortable fit for customers with unique facial features and size requirements. The new styles resonate with the brand’s innate philosophy to appeal to women of all ages and ethnicities by offering specialized size options, including larger eye sizes and increased temple lengths, while delivering trendy and colorful designs. The collection captures the fun and fresh spirit of the COVERGIRL lifestyle, enhanced by a rich color palette that compliments any skin tone. Feminine embellishments, including stones, enamel and laser patterns add excitement to each style. “We are very pleased to offer such an exclusive collection in the COVERGIRL lineup,” said Fabrizio Gamberini, CEO of Marcolin U.S.A. Eyewear Corp. “We are also very proud of our partnership with the COVERGIRL brand, including our recent license renewal with The Procter&Gamble Company for the design, production and distribution of COVERGIRL Eyewear in the American market.” A rhinestone metal plaque adorns the temples of style CG0439, adding a splash of elegance to this handmade...
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Emilio Pucci Eyewear Collection Preview

Emilio Pucci Eyewear Collection Preview

Emilio Pucci presents its new eyewear collection for the fall-winter 2015/16 season, produced and distributed by the Marcolin Group following the new licensing agreement between the two organizations. Laudomia Pucci, CEO of Emilio Pucci, declares: “Two Italian success stories, Emilio Pucci and Marcolin, have partnered together, giving rise to a licensing agreement for Emilio Pucci sunwear and optical collections. Merging creativity and know-how, brand values and innovation, our shared passion has brought forth a collection with a strong character and a touch of irony. We consider eyewear a strategic part of our business and Marcolin is the ideal partner to help us strengthen and grow the business, not only on the stylistic side, but also in terms of production and worldwide distribution, whilst maintaining the high standards of “Made in Italy” excellence”. Giovanni Zoppas, CEO of Marcolin Group, says: ”We are very pleased and honored to start our collaboration with Emilio Pucci today. It’s a brand with a very unique position in the consumers’ mindset due to its extraordinary heritage, iconic and with a great and long-standing tradition. In common we have high affinity...
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Eva Longoria Wearing Tom Ford Eyewear By Marcolin

Eva Longoria Wearing Tom Ford Eyewear By Marcolin

The Mexican-American actress and model Eva Longoria wore TOM FORD EYEWEAR eyeglasses, a brand produced and distributed by Marcolin Group, during the press conference of the “Global Gift Gala Dubai”, held on December 14th, to promote the 11th Dubai International Film Festival & Dubai Cares. As Honorary Chair of the Global Gift Gala, the actress hosted the charity auction that raised funds generated to support The Eva Longoria Foundation, Sunrise K, Global Gift Foundation and Dubai Cares associations, which improve the lives of women and children through philanthropic projects. The style chosen by Eva Longoria is TF5318, a cat-eye frame that epitomizes sexy intelligence with its combination of acetate top and temples and fine metal lower rims.
Marcolin & Ginko Group Sign A Joint Venture For The Chinese Market

Marcolin & Ginko Group Sign A Joint Venture For The Chinese Market

Marcolin SpA, a worldwide leading eyewear company, and Ginko Group, a longstanding operator in the Chinese eyewear market, announced today the incorporation of a joint venture for the Chinese market. Purpose of the deal is to improve the partners’ presence in Mainland China and to expand and strengthen the development of direct distribution of Marcolin products in the region. GINLIN Optical Shanghai Ltd Co., the name of the new joint venture, is a Shanghai-based company owned on a 50/50 basis by Marcolin and the Ginko Group. Marcolin’s CEO Giovanni Zoppas said: “I’m very proud and excited to enter into this joint venture. Ginko Group and Marcolin have a very complementary background and attitude: the two of us are longstanding in the industry and reliable partners for their respective clients. That’s why I’m sure this joint venture will deliver extra-value to the Chinese eyewear market.” Ginko Group’s President Kuo Chou Tsai declared: “Starting business in China since year 1992, Ginko Group has been conducting quality commodity, good service and innovation as the target of enterprises. It’s our honor to cooperate with Marcolin, a worldwide leading eyewear...
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Marcolin To Double In-House Made In Italy Production

Marcolin To Double In-House Made In Italy Production

Marcolin, a worldwide leading eyewear company, announced today the acquisition of a new 3.500m2 manufacturing facility in Longarone (Fortogna area), in the heart of the eyewear district. This move is in line with its mid-long term strategy of creating value leveraging on the opportunities offered by the development of high-end products, consistent with Marcolin’s historical DNA. Company’s employment will strongly benefit of this operation as well. The new site, starting operations from mid-2015, will double Marcolin’s in-house Made in Italy production: this is the answer to structural good sales’ performance and, on top, to the opening of new directly managed markets mixed with new highly recognized brands in the portfolio. The company has recently signed license agreements with fashion and luxury brands like Ermenegildo Zegna, Zegna Couture and Emilio Pucci, all of which (in addition to Tom Ford, Montblanc, Balenciaga, Roberto Cavalli, Dsquared2 and Diesel) have a policy of developing and manufacturing their products in Italy, and whose superior creativity and quality are perfectly expressed by the local artisan tradition. Marcolin’s CEO Giovanni Zoppas said:...
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Montblanc Celebrates 90 Years Of Its Iconic Meisterstück

Montblanc Celebrates 90 Years Of Its Iconic Meisterstück

On the occasion of the 90th Anniversary of the legendary Meisterstück, Montblanc’s iconic fountain pen, Marcolin has also created a two-piece limited edition eyewear collection. The timeless elegance and sophistication of the Meisterstück, present in the all the 90th Anniversary Collections of watches, jewellery, writing instruments and leather, is also highlighted in the two eyewear models. The frames pay homage to the finest craftsmanship for which the Maison is renowned and showcase the highest eyewear manufacturing standards. Both the eyeglass and the sunglass models take inspiration from the characteristics that have made the Meisterstück one of the world’s most famous luxury icons. The eyeglasses are defined by a sleek design and rounded contours with polished finishings. The plated rose gold frame features the iconic emblem and signature engravings that emphasize the purity of this classic silhouette. The geometric profiles and the iconic three-rings motif on the temples reveal an understated elegance inspired by the stylistic tradition of the world-famous Meisterstück. The aviator sunglasses feature gold-plated frames with grey, polarized lenses and have been created...
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Marcolin Announces USA Operations’ Restructuring

Marcolin Announces USA Operations’ Restructuring

Marcolin SpA today announced the next stage of the Marcolin USA/VIVA International Group integration execution, which includes the restructuring of its business to further enhance its consumer focus and drive the brand portfolio closer to market. This realignment will deliver greater efficiencies throughout the organization. As part of the integration process, it has been decided to merge by the end of the year, the current headquarters of Marcolin USA (Scottsdale) into the New Jersey operation, formerly VIVA International Group headquarters. Last December, Marcolin SpA acquired VIVA International Group. Today’s announcement is an evolution of the integration project strategy. The combined headquarters in New Jersey will bring the company closer to customers, reduce management layers and leverage efficiencies to increase speed-to-market advantages globally. “As part of this effort, Marcolin USA is also re-investing in the New Jersey Distribution Center (implementing automatized technologies), in SAP (rolling the software platform also in this facility) and working from the sourcing base to the retail footprint to ensure it is in the best position to bring elevated consumer experiences...
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Montblanc Celebrates 90 Years Of Its Iconic Meisterstück

Montblanc Celebrates 90 Years Of Its Iconic Meisterstück

On the occasion of the 90th Anniversary of the legendary Meisterstück, Montblanc’s iconic fountain pen, Marcolin has also created a two-piece limited edition eyewear collection. The timeless elegance and sophistication of the Meisterstück, present in the all the 90th Anniversary Collections of watches, jewellery, writing instruments and leather, is also highlighted in the two eyewear models. The frames pay homage to the finest craftsmanship for which the Maison is renowned and showcase the highest eyewear manufacturing standards. Both the eyeglass and the sunglass models take inspiration from the characteristics that have made the Meisterstück one of the world’s most famous luxury icons. The eyeglasses are defined by a sleek design and rounded contours with polished finishings. The plated rose gold frame features the iconic emblem and signature engravings that emphasize the purity of this classic silhouette. The geometric profiles and the iconic three-rings motif on the temples reveal an understated elegance inspired by the stylistic tradition of the world-famous Meisterstück. The aviator sunglasses feature gold-plated frames with grey, polarized lenses and have been created...
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SKECHERS Eyewear Presents Kids Summer 2014 Collection

SKECHERS Eyewear Presents Kids Summer 2014 Collection

Marcolin presents a fun assortment of trendy designs in the SKECHERS Kids Summer 2014 Eyewear collection. Consisting of six styles for boys and six styles for girls, the collection reflects fashion trends that appeal to today’s kids including bright and playful design motifs, animal prints, two-toned colorations and bold epoxy filled logo treatments.   Boy’s Collection Epoxy filled panels highlight the temples of models SK 1078 and 1079, two key styles from the boys eyewear collection. The sporty temple design features a SKECHERS SKX logo in corresponding pops of color including orange, green and red. Rubber temple tips add extra comfort to the duo’s innovative temple construction. Model SK 1078 features a front handcrafted in multi-layered acetate, while the front of SK 1079 is available in metal.                                                        SK 1078 and SK 1079                                                                                                                    A robot-inspired laser...
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Emilio Pucci and Marcolin Sign a Worldwide Exclusive License Agreement For The Eyewear Category

Emilio Pucci and Marcolin Sign a Worldwide Exclusive License Agreement For The Eyewear Category

Marcolin Group and Emilio Pucci announce having reached the worldwide exclusive license agreement for the design, production and distribution of sunglasses and eyeglasses for Emilio Pucci, the timeless fashion brand synonymous with luxury, color, design and “joie de vivre”, represented in its famous prints, innovative silhouette and fabrics that go beyond seasonal trends, for more than 60 years. The license, effective January 2015 with the launch of the first sunglasses collection, will have the duration of five years, renewable. The eyewear release will speak to an extremely feminine woman, embracing radiant and refined aesthetics and a luxury lifestyle in which creativity and minimalism will come together. Giovanni Zoppas, CEO of Marcolin Group, says: ”We are very pleased to include Emilio Pucci in our licensing portfolio, a brand with a unique and extraordinary heritage, iconic and with a great and long-standing tradition. In common we have the high affinity for the attention to the product and to the brand codes and values: these elements let us successfully face a more and more challenging market. Our product offering including Emilio Pucci will provide additional quality...
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Skechers & Marcolin Consolidate Partnership By Renewing Eyewear Licensing Agreement

Skechers & Marcolin Consolidate Partnership By Renewing Eyewear Licensing Agreement

Marcolin Group, leading company in the eyewear industry, and SKECHERS USA, Inc., an award-winning global leader in the lifestyle and performance footwear industry, announced today the renewal of their licensing agreement for the design, production and worldwide distribution of SKECHERS optical frames and sunglasses. Initially launched through a licensing partnership with Viva International in 2010, this new multiyear agreement has been expanded to include the Marcolin Group. “We are happy to announce this renewal,” began Giovanni Zoppas, CEO of Marcolin Group. “The solid partnership with a worldwide brand like SKECHERS strengthens our position in the American market and gives us further opportunities for other markets that we are now targeting.” “The eyewear business has always been key to establishing SKECHERS as a head to toe brand,” added Michael Greenberg, president of SKECHERS. “We’re excited to be extending one of our first and most successful licensing partnerships, and we look forward to growing in this market with the expanded reach of the Marcolin Group.” The collection—with offerings for men, women, boys and girls—takes its inspiration from the fashion-forward...
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