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Marchon and the German manufacturer of luxury clothing, shoes and bags MCM has signed a license agreement allowing Marchon to produce and worldwide distribute sunglasses and prescription frames for the MCM brand. It is the first license ever for MCM. The collection will be launched in Autumn of this year in Asia. The rest of […]

Post image for Jil Sander license to Rodenstock

Two German companies found each other. Fashion house Jil Sander with its love for quality and minimalism and lens- and eyewear manufacturer Rodenstock. As of this year the license agreement allows Rodenstock to design, produce and distribute the prescription frames and sunglasses of Jil Sander. Design of course in close cooperation with Rodolfo Paglialunga, Creative […]

More fashion brands in a crowded market

januari 21, 2015
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Fashion brand IKKS has signed a license agreement for the design, production and distribution of a sunglasses and prescription frames collection with French company Grasset Associés. The eyewear company will introduce collections for men, women and childrenat the MIDO in Milan. IKKS and Grasset are both French which partly explains this collaboration. Apparently both companies […]

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Winners and loosers, double-trouble in the optical business

september 9, 2014
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It was quite a week in the optical industry. HAL with its announcement of an IPO for GrandVision seemed to become the winner but finally had to take its loss when the Kering Group announced the founding of an own eyewear division and the termination of the Gucci license agreement with Safilo. As major shareholder […]

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