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Introducing the Roberto Cavalli FW15 Eyewear Collection

Introducing the Roberto Cavalli FW15 Eyewear Collection

The Roberto Cavalli Fall/Winter 2015-16 eyewear collection is an expression of true originality, one that strikes the perfect balance between the Florentine stylist’s exclusive flair and the expert craftsmanship of the Marcolin Group. With its unmistakable style and synergy with current trends, the new collection combines elegant, distinctive forms with jeweled detailing in some models, conferring a unique charm to the frames. A mix of romanticism and rule-breaking, perfect for any woman with an individualistic streak. SUNGLASS COLLECTION A classic interpretation of the Roberto Cavalli style, the broad profile of these RC902S sunglasses in acetate exudes a marked sense of femininity. The exclusive animalier pattern available in some versions, further emphasizes the daring spirit of the frames, while an elegant metal plaque bearing the brand’s logo holds pride of place on the initial part of the temples.   Put simply, this 1960s-inspired RC908S model radiates unadulterated vintage charm. Its geometric silhouette is characterized by a broad mask-shaped front section, where an elegant metal motif traces the form of the iconic Roberto Cavalli serpent. The same detail is included...
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Ben Wolf Named Senior Vice President Of Sales For The Optical Channel For Marcolin USA

Ben Wolf Named Senior Vice President Of Sales For The Optical Channel For Marcolin USA

Marcolin USA announced today that Ben Wolf has been appointed senior vice president of sales for the optical channel reporting to Fabrizio Gamberini, CEO for Marcolin USA. In this role, Ben will be responsible for leading an integrated Marcolin USA optical channel sales strategy to support the company’s current and future growth. Ben most recently served as vice president of sales for the fashion department in the optical channel at Marcolin USA, where he was responsible for creating and executing its sales strategy, across the luxury brand portfolio. “Ben is a proven leader with many years of experience in the eyewear industry and we look forward to his strong leadership at Marcolin USA as we continue to drive integration and our robust brand portfolio across to our customers in the optical channel,” said Fabrizio Gamberini. About Marcolin Marcolin, among the worldwide leading companies in the eyewear industry, stands out for the pursuit of excellence, continuous innovation and the unique ability to faithfully combine design and Italian craftsmanship with the DNA of each brand. The brand portfolio includes: Tom Ford, Balenciaga, Ermenegildo Zegna, Agnona, Montblanc, Roberto Cavalli,...
Filed in: Eyewear, Industry Info
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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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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Marcolin Finalizes The Acquisition Of Viva International

Marcolin Finalizes The Acquisition Of Viva International

Marcolin SpA, through its affiliate Marcolin USA, and HVHC Inc., announced today that it has finalized the acquisition of VIVA International, the second largest eyewear company in the Americas and the ninth largest worldwide. Marcolin will bring its historical handcrafted expertise, focused management and strong financial background to VIVA’s current strong business. This acquisition establishes the ideal conditions for bringing a relevant and value added product offering with a worldwide distribution network to the market. Giovanni Zoppas, CEO of Marcolin, said: “We are very pleased to announce the closing of the acquisition of VIVA International. The complementing of the brand portfolios, the balance between male/female, optical/sun segments and geographical end market areas are strategic key factors brought to the acquisition. The combination of Marcolin and VIVA creates a leader of primary importance in the global eyewear industry”. About VIVA International VIVA International is the second largest company in the eyewear industry among the Americas with 8.5 million frames sold in 2012, $190 million in sales and includes a network of more than 160 agents in the American...
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Get The Diva Look With Roberto Cavalli

Get The Diva Look With Roberto Cavalli

The sun has just risen. In the Olympus of beauty, three ferocious beasts move sinuously. These are strong, elegant and wild creatures, feminine metamorphoses of daringness, charisma and of grace. Their eyes are hideen behind a precious crystal, reflecting the world around them. Suddenly, a shape grabs their attention, and becoming the prey of irresistible looks. Roberto Cavalli and Marcolin present “Crocodile Collection”, the capsule of sunglasses that made its debut on the Fall/Winter 2012-13 women’s fashion show. Three models have been created and inspired by the fascinating crocodile print, one of the luxurious patterns that distinguishes the Maison Cavalli label. The special edition of the iconic Wild Diva, glasses with daring lines and an appealing look, pays homage to woman who want to be extraordinary. It is presented in an elegant packaging, a clutch purse with crocodile texture print and matching accessories. The Teti (RC/740S) model has a smooth and gentle shape, whilst the outline of the Rea (RC/739S) model is bold and structured. The frames are contoured by metal decorations that embellish the front to add character and elegance to the shape of the face. A collection...
Filed in: Sunwear
Roberto Cavalli Special Edition Collection

Roberto Cavalli Special Edition Collection

“An earthly paradise populated by creatures of fantasy… the Eden of femininity … my creativity is expressed through clothes which make the Cavalli woman a sensual and mysterious being.” – Roberto Cavall Roberto Cavalli and Marcolin present a Special Edition Sunglasses Collection for the Fall/Winter 2012-13 women’s fashion show. The alluring Wild Diva model is a celebration of woman and pays homage to her femininity. An iconic, glamorous, savage model with a unique look whose audacious shape and surprising colours make it very daring; these sunglasses are for women who want to be noticed. Skilfully crafted on the front for a “second skin” effect, it expresses an impetuous temperament through bold lines and strong traits, underscored by a crocodile/ostrich/shagreen print. Bold chromatic contrasts, from the winter colours that swing from black tobacco to purple and back, to the stronger and more extreme pink, violet, yellow and acid green colours, all with matching or contrasting shaded lenses to add emphasis to the fashion essence of these sunglasses. For more information visit www.marcolinusa.com
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New Face Of Roberto Cavalli, Cheryl Cole

New Face Of Roberto Cavalli, Cheryl Cole

Replacing Kate Moss as the new face of Roberto Cavalli, UK native, pop star, and X-factor judge Cheryl Cole sparked a media frenzy when news of the pairing was leaked last year. Landing in LA earlier this week wearing the RC601 25F, these are the same frames worn by her in the upcoming advertisement. Apparently she’s attached.
Back To The Roots

Back To The Roots

Since the first collection in 1999, Roberto Cavalli Eyewear has grown into a multi million dollar license, and has helped the Cavalli Group expand into a true 360 degree lifestyle brand. Following the introduction of Just Cavalli Eyewear in 2005, a collection created for the younger, edgier consumer of the Cavalli Group’s diffusion line of the same name, both collections responded to a shift in style trends, and there was a subtle but notable move away from some of the more classic Cavalli characteristics. 2012 marks a return to those fundamental aesthetics, reimagined and incorporated into updated contemporary shapes. The embelishments and animal prints that were s caled back in years passed, are back, revieved with fresh new faces, as bold and as beautiful as ever.
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Marcolin Renews Montblanc Eyewear License

Marcolin Renews Montblanc Eyewear License

Marcolin, one of the world’s leaders in the eyewear industry and Montblanc, one of the leading international brands in the luxury segment, announced today the renewal of the licensing agreement for design, production and worldwide distribution of Montblanc optical frames and sunglasses. The new license agreement is a multi-year through December 2016 and contains terms and conditions which are in line with Marcolin’s Fashion & Luxury Division portfolio. With this renewal Marcolin consolidates the excellent relationship with the Richemont Group, started in 2001 and further strengthens Marcolin’s position as one of the world leaders in the luxury eyewear business. Maurizio Marcolin, Style & Licensing Officer stated: “We are extremely proud to continue the partnership with Montblanc, an exclusive brand that combines class and tradition, refinement, quality and innovation. More importantly, this marks the extension of an already long-term relationship between our two companies seeking to capture additional opportunities for growth that exist for this highly-exclusive and iconic luxury brand.” Lutz Bethge, CEO Montblanc International stated: ”With the help of our friends...
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