Longarone, Italy–Marcolin Group and Moncler S.p.A. announced today the signing of a worldwide exclusive license agreement for the design, production and distribution of men’s and women’s sunglasses and eyeglasses, as well as ski masks for men, women and children branded Moncler.
Moncler, a luxury brand, synonymous with duvet par excellence, joins Marcolin, a leading company for eyewear distinguished for its ability to successfully combine Italian craftsmanship with the DNA of each brand, to create an eyewear collection. The frames will combine aesthetic functionality and techno research, evoking the iconic elements of Moncler’s style.
The license will be effective from January 2016 until December 2020, with the possibility of a renewal for an additional five years. The launch of the first eyewear collection is expected by March 2016.
Giovanni Zoppas, CEO Marcolin Group, commented: “Moncler is a worldwide brand, unique and very appealing. The partnership with Moncler will give Marcolin the opportunity to target those consumers who are passionate about Moncler’s innovative product offerings.”
Moncler Chairman/CEO Remo Ruffini, noted: “I’m very pleased about the agreement signed with Marcolin, one of the worldwide leading companies in the eyewear industry. The partnership with Marcolin will allow us to develop globally the eyewear business consistent with our values of uniqueness, quality and selectiveness that distinguish our brand; a further important step to continue to create value to Moncler brand.”