Salvatore Ferragamo and Marchon: License Agreement for Sunglasses from January 2012

By Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.a., PRNE
Sunday, June 5, 2011

FLORENCE, Italy, June 6, 2011 -

Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A., holding company of the Ferragamo Group, one
of the world's leading players in the luxury sector, has signed a licensing
agreement with Marchon Group, a global leader in the eyewear industry.

The agreement covers the design, distribution, promotion and sale
worldwide of sunglasses and prescription eyewear for both men and women. The
"Salvatore Ferragamo" eyewear collection will debut at retail January 2012.

The agreement with Marchon, will aim to further expand the presence of
"Salvatore Ferragamo" eyewear in markets around the world. The collections
will be sold in Ferragamo shops, department and specialty stores, and select
optical shops worldwide.

Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A.

Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A. is the parent company of the Salvatore
Ferragamo Group, one of the world's main players in the luxury goods sector,
which origins could be traced back to 1927. The Group is active in the
creation, production and sale of shoes, leather goods, clothing, silk
products and accessories, as well as fragrances for men and women. The
Group's product range also includes eyewear and watches, manufactured by
licensees. Attention to uniqueness and exclusivity and successful harmony of
style, creativity and innovation with typical Made in Italy quality
craftsmanship have always been the hallmarks of the Group's products. With
about 2.800 employees and a network of 578 mono-brand stores at 31 December
, the Salvatore Ferragamo Group operates in Italy and worldwide, with a
broad footprint in Europe, the Americas and Asia.

Marchon Eyewear, Inc.

Marchon Eyewear, Inc. is one of the world's largest manufacturers and
distributors of quality eyewear and sunwear. Founded in 1983, Marchon is part
of the Group Vision Service Plan (VSP). Marchon markets its products under
prestigious brand names including:

Calvin Klein Collection, ck Calvin Klein, Coach, Diane von Furstenberg,
Emilio Pucci, Fendi, Jil Sander, Karl Lagerfeld, Lacoste, Michael Kors,
Nautica, Nike and Sean John. Headquartered in New York, with regional offices
in Amsterdam, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Venice, Marchon distributes its products
through numerous local sales offices serving over 80,000 accounts in more
than 100 countries.

Press Office Salvatore Ferragamo, ImageBuilding, Giuliana Paoletti, Mara Baldessari, or Alfredo Mele, +39-0289011300, ferragamo at, or Press Office Marchon Eyewear, Inc., Robert Schienberg, +1-631-755-2020 ext. 2255, Rschienberg at

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