LOS ANGELES--Signature Eyewear, Inc. and Carmen Marc Valvo, announced the signing of a four-year license agreement for Carmen Marc Valvo eyewear. The agreement gives Signature Eyewear the exclusive right to design and distribute Carmen Marc Valvo optical and sun styles worldwide. The collection will debut at Vision Expo West in the fall of 2007and will be sold at optical venues and better department stores.
“Carmen Marc Valvo is an extraordinarily talented designer who understands the importance of glamour and style,” said Michael Prince, CEO of Signature Eyewear.
“Signature is eager to work with Carmen Marc Valvo to design an eyewear collection that will make women feel beautiful and sophisticated.”
Carmen Marc Valvo has designed dresses for celebrities including Beyonce, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Katie Couric, Queen Latifah and Vanessa Williams. His design collection includes, couture gowns, eveningwear, cocktail dresses and separates, the CMV by Carmen Marc Valvo label, furs, limited-edition fine jewelry and a swimwear line which was featured in the March 2007 Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. The brand can be found at high-end retailers such as Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom and Bloomingdales, as well as at better specialty stores around the U.S.