NEW YORK--Marchon Eyewear has secured an exclusive licensing agreement with Emilio Pucci. The agreement will give Marchon the worldwide license to manufacture and distribute both sun and ophthalmic eyewear.

Marchon chief executive officer, Al Berg stated, “The Pucci Eyewear collection will debut in January of 2008. The collection will offer both sunglasses and optical frames that truly exemplify the legendary Pucci prints, designs and colors that have become a trademark of the brand.”

Created by Italian Marchese Emilio Pucci in the late 1940’s, the brand is synonymous with bold, brightly colored powerful patterns inspired by the rich Mediterranean colors. A member of the LVMH Moet Hennessey Louis Vuitton luxury group, Pucci currently produces a range of products through the Pucci Collection, including eveningwear, ready-to-wear, swimwear, accessories, shoes, and beauty products for women.

Marchon Eyewear, one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of fashion and technologically advanced eyewear and sunwear, has a broad range of collections with patented products and world-famous brands including: Calvin Klein, ck Calvin Klein, COACH, FENDI, Flexon, Michael Kors, MICHAEL Michael Kors, Nautica and Nike. Headquartered in New York, Marchon markets and distributes its products globally with regional headquarters in Amsterdam, Hong Kong and Tokyo, and sales offices serving customers in a network of over 80 countries.