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Tween Spring/Summer 2016 Collection

Tween Spring/Summer 2016 Collection

The new GUESS Tween eyewear collection for Spring/Summer 2016 delivers a colorful mix of optical frames for both boys and girls in mature, yet fun variations. The fresh new collection, consisting of three styles for girls and four styles for boys, capture the on-trend looks of the current fashion and accessory trends redesigned for the carefree lifestyle of today’s tween. Pops of color and retro-inspired silhouettes are combined into a youthful and eye-catching collection. GU 9160 This soft round shaped acetate frame is designed for the tween who appreciates vintage styling, while enjoying a vibrant color palette. The retro-inspired front of style GU 9160 features a keyhole bridge and temples that reveal a wire core beneath the GUESS logo. Contrasting colorations add a splash of fun in a mix of translucent variations of blue and red, as well as solid black and tortoise. GU 9163 The geek chic look of style GU 9163 is delivered in deep contrasting colorations. A Pop of color is revealed on the inner portion of the handmade acetate temples, while the soft rectangular acetate front and outer portion of the temples is presented in a darker tone. Also available are two selections with...
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MARCOLIN AND DSQUARED2 CONSOLIDATE  THEIR PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCING  THE EARLY RENEWAL OF THE EYEWEAR LICENSE AGREEMENT

MARCOLIN AND DSQUARED2 CONSOLIDATE THEIR PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCING THE EARLY RENEWAL OF THE EYEWEAR LICENSE AGREEMENT

Marcolin Group, a worldwide leading eyewear company, and Dsquared2 today announced the early renewal of an exclusive license agreement for the design, manufacture and worldwide distribution of Dsquared2 sun and optical eyewear. The agreement extends the current partnership duration until 2021. The collaboration between the two companies, which began in 2008, illustrates the willingness to mutually engage in the further development and internationalization of the brand. Giovanni Zoppas, CEO Marcolin Group, affirmed: “Dsquared2 holds a specific position in our brands portfolio due to its uniqueness and high versatility. During these years of collaboration, as we took a path together, we believe in the core business development and will follow them in their strategy. Our partnership will be increasingly close and strong both in terms of product development and definition of the marketing strategies”.   Dean and Dan Caten declared: “After almost 10 years of collaboration we are excited to announce the renewal of our partnership with the Marcolin Group. We are strongly convinced that this collaboration will bring great results to our common business thanks to the...
New from the Dsquared2 FW15 Eyewear Collection

New from the Dsquared2 FW15 Eyewear Collection

The new Dsquared2 Fall/Winter 2015 eyewear collection includes models loyal to the brand’s DNA, mixing retro influences and modern touches with carefree abandon. The result is a collection dedicated to men and women whose style is intensely personal and truly iconic. Vivacious graphic elements and beguiling color choices make for models rich in fantasy and energy, while fun, sexy styling adds a final flourish to the whole affair. These sumptuously seductive sunglasses for women hit style perfection thanks to their broad 1950s-inspired cat-eye shape. Sure to catch the eye, the Betty (DQ0180) model wows with the stunning streak-effect finish that adorns the front section and temples. Indeed, the edges of the front section and parts of the temples are accentuated with transparent elements, which lend a streaked appearance to the acetate. While clearly paying tribute to the brand’s most iconic sunglasses, these new Grenoble (DQ5172) optical frames assert their own personality through the squared, metal lines that merge into the upper part of the clean, cateye front section in acetate. Retro influences and modern flourishes combine for a timelessly feminine effect. Please see attached...
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New from the Emilio Pucci FW15 Eyewear Collection

New from the Emilio Pucci FW15 Eyewear Collection

The two new styles from the Emlio Pucci Fall/Winter 2015 eyewear collection perfectly interpret the aesthetic philosophy of the florentine brand, one that’s characterized by tradition, elegance and style offset with modern touches, celebrating a creative vision in continuous evolution. Refined materials, stunningly modern design, sophisticated production techniques, master craftsmanship, attractive construction and an unerring pursuit of quality are the defining features of these new creations: a classy reinterpretation of elegance and femininity. The EP5005 cat-eye optical style is full of sophisticated charm thanks to the contrast of materials linking front and temples. Acetate and metal alternate to give the frames an elegant, unusual feel, something further emphasized by the Vivara print embossed onto the metal part of the temples. Available in bright tones and more classic colors, this model is the embodiment of simple, understated femininity.   Versatility and functionality are the cornerstones of these acetate frames, which boast a broad, squared front section. The refined femininity of style EP5014 is emphasized by the iconic detailing of the temples: choose between...
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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...
Marcolin Inaugurates Its New Manufacturing Facility Based In Fortogna

Marcolin Inaugurates Its New Manufacturing Facility Based In Fortogna

Marcolin SpA, a worldwide leading eyewear company, inaugurated on 3rd July 2015 its new manufacturing facility in Longarone (Fortogna area), already functioning since the beginning of May. This operation is part of the quality enhancement process undertaken by Marcolin and allows the company to double its in-house Made in Italy production, while also increasing the area’s local employment. The starting activities at the Fortogna facility, according to the company’s medium-long term development plan, will increase the production of acetate fronts and temples in Italy. This enhancement will help serve the needs resulting from new brands added to the company’s portfolio, as well as the structural growth of some markets. Marcolin, in fact, has signed licensing agreements with fashion and luxury brands that are characterized by Made in Italy development and production, a guarantee of creativity and quality perfectly expressed by the local artisan tradition. In the 3.500m² factory, 143 employees will be fully operative by July, with 30 of them as new hires. During the current year, the workforce will grow by 40 additional individuals along with an increase in the production’s volume. The...
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Marcolin USA Announces New Appointment

Marcolin USA Announces New Appointment

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...
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Marcolin And Iconix Brand Group Renew Licensing Agreement For Candie’s, Bongo And Rampage Eyewear

Marcolin And Iconix Brand Group Renew Licensing Agreement For Candie’s, Bongo And Rampage Eyewear

Marcolin SpA, a worldwide leading eyewear company and Iconix Brand Group are proud to have extended their licensing agreement for the design, production and distribution of the eyewear collections of sunglasses and optical frames for Candie’s, Bongo and Rampage brands. These renewals extend the partnership until 2020. Initially launched through licensing partnerships with former and acquired Viva International Group in 2008, the relationship is now managed by Marcolin USA. Fabrizio Gamberini, CEO Marcolin USA, affirmed: “We are very happy to renew our long standing partnership with Iconix Group. Marcolin is looking forward to promoting our business together to the maximum extent.” Lanie List, Chief Merchant, Iconix commented: “Marcolin is the best in class and we are thrilled to continue to grow Candie’s, Bongo and Rampage eyewear business with them.” 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 acquisition of Viva International Group significantly strengthening its brands portfolio...
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Marcolin Announces New Styes From Just Cavalli Eyewear

Marcolin Announces New Styes From Just Cavalli Eyewear

The Just Cavalli Spring/Summer 2015 Eyewear collection exudes a spirit of innovation and a real non-conformist attitude, with the style of these new frames representing the perfect incarnation of the brand’s original vibe. The new collection has an urban influence running through it, with contemporary, eclectic features in every model. Squared lines alternate with more rounded profiles, with pilot and cat-eye frames featuring heavily, while a variety of materials and engaging colour combinations bring home the brand’s unconventional spirit. SUNGLASS COLLECTION Elements of transparency and carefully matched materials characterize unisex sunglass style JC672S, featuring a rounded profile. The frame acetate front creates a bold contrast with the transparent temples, which allow a glimpse of the metal core within. The Just Cavalli logo is imprinted onto the initial part of the temples. Traditional colors alternate with more daring options, adding a touch of unique style to these easy-to-wear sunglasses. A broad, bold profile and truly distinctive detailing lends a strong sense of personality to the JC679S sunglass style for women. The feminine lines of the front section create a subtle...
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Marcolin Joins The Guess Foundation In Support Of Peace Over Violence For Denim Day 2015

Marcolin Joins The Guess Foundation In Support Of Peace Over Violence For Denim Day 2015

Marcolin, a leading eyewear company known for its high quality of products, focus on details and a prestigious distribution network, is proud to partner with Guess for a second year in a row in support of L.A.-based non-profit Peace Over Violence in its mission to end sexual, domestic, and interpersonal violence. Marcolin, together with its NJ headquarters and optical channel sales representatives, helped support the Guess Foundation’s goal to encourage men and women everywhere to wear jeans on April 29, 2015 and take a stand against violence. Guess promoted Peace Over Violence’s Denim Day messaging in storefront windows and in-store signage all around the world, email marketing, mobile marketing and social media posts. To assist in spreading the message, Marcolin launched two activities in the optical channel to create awareness, including an exclusive Denim Day Trunk Show and a nationwide account-focused contest to wear denim. New spring 2015 sunglass styles from the Guess Eyewear collection, including men’s style GU 6842, which features temples enhanced with dynamic mesh cutout detailing, were among the items on sale with proceeds going towards Peace Over Violence. In honor...
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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.
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.
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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