Marcolin and Emilio Pucci Sign Worldwide License Agreement

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Giovanni Zoppas.

LONGARONE, Italy— Marcolin Group and Emilio Pucci have announced the signing of a worldwide exclusive license agreement for the design, production and distribution of sunglasses and eyeglasses for the Emilio Pucci brand. The license, effective January 2015 with the launch of the first sunglasses collection, is effective for five years and is renewable.

”We are very pleased to include Emilio Pucci in our licensing portfolio, a brand with a unique and extraordinary heritage, iconic and with a great and long-standing tradition,” said Giovanni Zoppas, CEO of Marcolin Group.

Maurizio Marcolin, style and licensing officer of Marcolin Group added, “Emilio Pucci has been a worldwide pioneer in Italian fashion, and still now the Maison amazes with the exclusivity and originality of its creations. This is another reason why we are enthusiastic about starting this new and exciting adventure.”

"We’re enthusiastic to work with Marcolin Group,” confirmed Laudomia Pucci, CEO of Emilio Pucci. “Both companies are bearers of Italian values and able to interpret with creativity and innovation the heritage and patrimony of which they are international witnesses. The continuous research of innovative materials, design and quality represent the great asset of this partnership. The agreement allows the product reinforcement in its global dimension, aiming to grow in traditional and new markets following the Pucci brand solidification and expansion.”

Marchon, whose current license with Emilio Pucci will expire on Dec.31, 2014, first launched the collection in 2008.