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Safilo Group and Stuart Weitzman Announce Multi-Year Exclusive Global Licensing Agreement for Eyewear

The first collection will be presented in North America for the Fall/Winter 2024 season.




(PRESS RELEASE) Padua, NY – Safilo Group – one of the eyewear industry’s key players in the  design, manufacturing and distribution of prescription frames, sunglasses, outdoor eyewear, goggles, and  helmets – and the iconic New York luxury footwear brand Stuart Weitzman announce today a new exclusive global licensing agreement, that runs through June 2029, for the design, manufacturing and distribution of  Stuart Weitzman branded sunglasses and optical eyewear collections. The first eyewear collection, which  includes both sunglasses and optical, will be presented in North America for the Fall/Winter 2024 season. 

“Building on our long history and successful collaboration with Tapestry, Inc. we are very proud to start  this new partnership with Stuart Weitzman, an iconic brand that is synonymous with women’s global luxury  footwear. As this agreement marks the coveted footwear brand’s entry into eyewear, we are excited to  introduce to the market a distinctively designed launch collection,” says Angelo Trocchia, CEO of Safilo  Group. “Furthermore, Stuart Weitzman represents an excellent brand addition to our portfolio in the  women’s luxury eyewear segment.” 

“Stuart Weitzman is known for creating stylish, comfortable, high-quality shoes that inspire confidence — and just like footwear, eyewear is an emotional, everyday accessory,” says Giorgio Sarné, Stuart Weitzman  CEO & Brand President. “Our goal is to infuse our signature values into eyewear and create accessories  that help our consumers look and feel their best.”



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