10 Oct 2019
Kering Eyewear and Safilo Renew Their Supply Agreement
Kering Eyewear and Safilo announce the renewal of their agreement for the manufacturing and supply of Gucci branded products.
The three-year partnership will come into effect starting January 2021, providing complete continuity to the previous contract expiring December 2020.
The decision follows a three-year collaboration during which the two Groups have formed a trustworthy partnership, leveraging Safilo’s top-tier service, unparalleled product quality and unique craftsmanship capabilities, all key elements for Kering Eyewear.
Kering Eyewear and Safilo have always been attentive to their social responsibility role and share a common vision to work to preserve the Italian eyewear-manufacturing district.
The long-term partnership builds on Safilo’s product expertise, established over its 85-year history, and confirms both companies’ commitment to the territory and to Made in Italy production.
Kering Eyewear is part of the Kering Group, a global Luxury group that develops an ensemble of luxury houses in fashion, leather goods, jewellery and watches. Today, Kering Eyewear designs, develops and distributes eyewear for a complete and well-balanced portfolio of 15 brands: Gucci, Cartier, Saint Laurent, Balenciaga, Bottega Veneta, Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney, Alaïa, Courrèges, Montblanc, Brioni, Boucheron, Pomellato, McQ, Puma.