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Marchon Eyewear Announces Regional Expansion With New Subsidiary In China

Marchon Eyewear Announces Regional Expansion With New Subsidiary In China

As part of its continued strategic global expansion, Marchon Eyewear, Inc. announces the opening of a new regional office in Shanghai, China. Marchon has been present in the Chinese market since the early ‘90s through a distribution agreement with a local partner. Marchon has now opened a wholly owned subsidiary which will serve as a hub to develop the Company’s business in the Greater China region. The new investment is part of a strategic plan to strengthen the Company’s local integrated presence. The new office features a dedicated marketing, sales, and customer service staff. In addition, a design studio in Hong Kong specializing in the conception and development of frames for Asian consumers and a logistics center in Shenzhen further enhance Marchon’s capabilities in the region. The new structure will be led by Matt Zhang, Managing Director of Marchon China, with a team of 40+ seasoned professionals. Zhang will be reporting to Connie Lai, Managing Director Asia Pacific of Marchon Eyewear, who is based in Hong Kong, Marchon’s regional headquarters. Connie has extensive management experience with multinational companies in the Asia Pacific region. The new Chinese office...
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The New Nine West Eyewear Collection

The New Nine West Eyewear Collection

The new Nine West Eyewear Collection pulls inspiration from the hottest trends seen on the runway, creating stylish and modern eyewear that appeals to any fashion aficionada. The collection is designed for the style chameleon seeking fresh fashion that is equally diverse as it is chic. Featuring ombre colorations, translucent frames and temples, and trendy silhouettes, the collection captures the brand’s modern, sexy style. SUNS NW540S. This chic, glam oversized cat-eye features translucent edged zyl with gradient lenses for alluring yet easy style. Polished logo plaques on the outer and inner temples add a mark of sophistication. Available in Black, Havana and Orange. OPTICAL NW5065. Always on trend, Nine West delivers a colorful twist on the ever-classic tortoise shell pattern. The flattering rectangular shape is constructed in acetate and is a must-have for the smart and style savvy fashionista. The angular profile is classically distinguished, featuring a metal logo plaque. Available in Tortoise, Purple Tortoise, Red Tortoise and Black.   NW5067. Of-the-moment ombre colorations refashion a classic silhouette. Shape and color driven, this frame is a timeless interpretation...
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Nine West New Spring 2014 Eyewear Collection

Nine West New Spring 2014 Eyewear Collection

The Nine West Spring 2014 Collection captures the brand’s belief in the power of fashion by offering exceptional designs that are trend-right and set dynamic style in ophthalmics and sunwear. The brand’s modern approach to design translates in the details, patterns and colors that define confidence and individuality with an optimistic spirit! SUNS NW549S. This classic shape is on-trend with slim temples; constructed from unique color-blocked acetate. Available in Black, Dark Brown, Purple. NW542S. Smooth sculpted temples, reminiscent of nature, in rich horn colorations. Available in Black, Soft Tortoise, Orchid Horn. NW543S. Smooth sculpted temples, reminiscent of nature, in rich horn colorations. Available in Black, Lilac Tortoise, Blush. NW548S. A unique python print, inspired by the footwear collection, adds an exotic look to this sunglass. Available in Black, Brown, Berry. OPTICAL NW1028. This lightweight, flat metal is a modified cat eye shape featuring beautiful ombre colorations. Available in Black Lilac, Brown Gold, Navy Beige, Bordeaux Rose. NW5050. Made from the same unique color-blocked acetate as sun style NW549S, this frame is wearable and fun. Available in Black, Dark...
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Vogue Italia Partners with Marchon

Vogue Italia Partners with Marchon

Hold Your Breath and Open Your Eyes to this season’s latest trends in eyewear. Submerge yourself in sophisticated detailing and unexpected textures in updated versions of timeless styles. Vivid colors and bold geometrics in rich materials saturate the latest looks… Vogue Italia’s March issue will feature a 15 page spread of Marchon’s portfolio of designer brands including Chloe, Valentino, Salvatore Ferragamo, Fendi, Emilio Pucci, Jil Sander, Calvin Klein, Michael Kors, Nine West, Diane von Furstenberg, Lacoste, Nike and Karl Lagerfeld. The exquisite photos were shot underwater in tanks by celebrity photographer Douglas Friedman. The underwater theme captures the elegance and beauty of each eyewear brand in a unique way that has never been seen before. About Marchon Eyewear, Inc. Marchon Eyewear, Inc. is one of the world’s largest manufacturers and distributors of quality eyewear and sunwear. The company markets its products under prestigious brand names including: Calvin Klein Collection, ck Calvin Klein, Calvin Klein Jeans, Chloé, Diane von Furstenberg, Dragon Alliance, Emilio Pucci, Fendi, Flexon®, Jil Sander, Karl Lagerfeld, Lacoste, Michael Kors, Nautica, Nike,...
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Nine West 2012 Fall/Winter Collection

Nine West 2012 Fall/Winter Collection

Nine West, known for its effortless style and timeless fashion, creates a vibrant and colorful sun and optical collection for the 2012 Fall/Winter season. Animal print inspired patterns and textural details are woven throughout the collection, creating dynamic pieces aligned with this season’s trends. Classic styles have been revitalized with new colorations and the combination of metal and zyl materials makes this a stand out collection. SUNS NW518S. Classic every day, enhanced. NW518S features a scattered rhinestone pattern across temples. The rectangular frame shape is modified with a subtle, uplifting butterfly effect. An all plastic frame, it is inspired by the luminous details seen throughout the Nine West 2012 collection. Colors such as blue shimmer and plum shimmer create iridescent appeal; also available in black and tortoise. NW517S. Geometric inspired, this unique sunglass features laser cut edges accent an oversized cat eye frame front. Two tone colorations further accentuate the duality of NW517S, popping against black, matte black, coffee horn, and bordeaux colorations. NW519S. Inspired by the 1970s, sleek and sophisticated sunglasses feature ombre colorations enhancing...
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Lacoste 2012 Eyewear Collection

Lacoste 2012 Eyewear Collection

For the Spring/Summer 2012 season, LACOSTE Eyewear debuts a collection true to the brand DNA. The iconic Petit piqué print forms to the silhouette of uplifting cat eyes. Polished metal details are inlayed onto brows, strengthening a classic profile. The collection ranges from skilled craftsmanship displayed through layered materials and dual colorations to pure simplicity with striking shapes saturated in rich colors. WOMEN SUNS L635S. Demonstrating LACOSTE Premium Sportswear’s low-key sophistication and attention to detail, L635S is classic elegance. A bold silhouette, crafted from rich zyl, is emphasized with intricately placed inlayed metal along the brow. Subtle hues warm the metal croc placed at temples. Available in black/horn, brown horn, khaki horn, blue, and red horn. The brown horn is featured in the Woman Spring/Summer 2012 ad campaign image. L627S. Inspired by the iconic LACOSTE polo, the Petit piqué print is delicately interpreted along frame fronts and the temples of L627S. The eye-catching detail draws attention to the vintage-inspired cat-eye shape. Multiple layers – the polished metal croc, the Petit piqué print, and rich zyl colorations of black/grey, brown/havana,...
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FENDI Spring/Summer 2012 Eyewear Collection

FENDI Spring/Summer 2012 Eyewear Collection

This Spring/Summer 2012 season, FENDI Eyewear debuts a sun and optical collection that embodies the timeless and iconic design elements synonymous with the luxurious fashion house. The double “F” logo is inlayed onto rich zyl in unique form, whether on end pieces or repeating, layered onto triple laminate temples. Color blocking highlights beautiful frame shapes that are skillfully crafted from both custom zyl and polished metal. Sleek and unexpected, FENDI pushes expectations and reinterprets the FENDI “F” to create innovative temples, re-emphasizing the fashion forward philosophy of the legendary brand. SUNWEAR FS5257. FS5257 is inspired by the FENDI “Mia” handbag, which is affectionately called so because of the translation to “mine” and the pride exuded when owning a piece from the legendary fashion house. Crafted from beautiful plastic, the FENDI interlocking double “F” logo is inlayed onto end pieces underneath a distinctive brow that extends towards temples fully wrapped in a repeating FENDI double “F” pattern. The modified cat-eye shape is available in warm colors of black, havana, sand, burnt orange, and blonde havana. FS5261. Featured in the Spring/Summer...
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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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Nine West Announces Exclusive Agreement With Marchon Eyewear

Nine West Announces Exclusive Agreement With Marchon Eyewear

NEW YORK– September 12, 2011 – The Jones Group (NYSE: JNY) (“Jones” or the “Company”) today announced that it has entered into an exclusive, worldwide license agreement with Marchon Eyewear, Inc. (“Marchon”) for the creation, production, marketing and global distribution of ophthalmic eyewear frames and prescription-ready sunglasses under the Nine West brand.  Marchon is known worldwide as a premier manufacturer and marketer of ophthalmic eyewear and sunwear. Under the agreement, the Nine West ophthalmic eyewear collection will be marketed and sold globally in upscale optical chains and optical specialty retailers and by individual eye care professionals beginning in early January 2012. Richard Dickson, The Jones Group President and Chief Executive Officer of Branded Businesses, stated: “We are pleased to enter into this agreement with Marchon for Nine West optical eyewear.  Nine West’s origins as a premier global fashion brand allow us to extend it into relevant categories, particularly accessories such as eyewear; a perfect fit for Nine West.  We believe this collaboration with Marchon will further enhance Nine West’s powerful brand message in the global optical...
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Safilo Terminates License Agreement For Nine West

Safilo Terminates License Agreement For Nine West

Padua, September 12, 2011 – Safilo Group communicates that the license agreement for the production and distribution of Nine West eyewear collections, which are mainly sold in the United States, will not be renewed beyond the agreed expiration date of December 31, 2011. Safilo would like to express to the Jones Group its appreciation for the work carried out over the years of collaboration. The Nine West license represented approximately 1% of Safilo Group 2010 total revenues. The Safilo Group is worldwide leader in the premium eyewear sector and maintains a leadership position in the prescription, sunglasses, fashion and sports eyewear sectors. Present in the international market through exclusive distributors and 30 subsidiaries in primary markets (U.S.A., Europe and Far East). The main proprietary branded collections distributed are: Safilo, Carrera, Smith Optics, Oxydo, Blue Bay, and the licensed branded collections are: Alexander McQueen, A/X Armani Exchange, Balenciaga, Banana Republic, Bottega Veneta, BOSS by Hugo Boss, Boss Orange, Dior, Emporio Armani, Fossil, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, HUGO by Hugo Boss, J.Lo by Jennifer Lopez, Jimmy Choo, Juicy Couture, Kate Spade, Liz...
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