De Rigo Vision S.p.A., a leading company in the high-range eyewear business, and Carolina Herrera, internationally recognized as a worldwide leader in the fashion luxury industry, announce that they have signed a license agreement for the design, production and worldwide distribution of Carolina Herrera New York and CH Carolina Herrera branded eyewear and sunglasses collections.
Michele Aracri, CEO of De Rigo Vision S.p.A., said: “We are very proud of working with exclusive brands such as Carolina Herrera and CH Carolina Herrera, so appreciated and renown all over the world for its extreme luxury and sophistication. We are ready to create new eyewear projects in the name of the highest aesthetic and quality standards, thanks to a sophisticated design and exclusive working techniques”.
Caroline Brown, President Carolina Herrera, “De Rigo shares the core values that are critical to Carolina Herrera respecting the highest level of commitment to product—design, manufacturing and genuine craftsmanship. We are thrilled to have a partner so well versed in luxury and the nuances of effortless sophistication. For our business this partnership brings a great new addition to our product portfolio with the expression of both the luxury and lifestyle brands under Herrera today.”
Carolina Herrera New York eyeglasses will be high-range products that will stand for femininity and timeless elegance. The CH Carolina Herrera eyewear will reflect the effortless spirit of the lifestyle collection, conveying accessible luxury for anytime or occasion. The Carolina Herrera New York and CH Carolina Herrera eyewear collections will be distributed through the De Rigo Vision network, which reaches the most exclusive opticians and department stores all over the world, as well as Carolina Herrera boutiques. The new 2012 Collections will be available in stores in November 2011. The license agreement will last 5 years.