(L to R) Leonardo Maria Del Vecchio, chief strategy officer of EssilorLuxottica; Francesco Milleri, chairman and CEO of EssilorLuxottica; Remo Ruffini, chairman and CEO of Moncler; and Paul du Saillant, deputy CEO of EssilorLuxottica.

CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France and MILAN, Italy—EssilorLuxottica and Moncler have announced the signing of an exclusive licensing agreement that includes the design, production and global distribution of Moncler eyewear. The agreement will be in effect from January 2024 through December 2028, with an automatic renewal option for an additional five years. The first Moncler Lunettes collection produced with EssilorLuxottica will be the Fall/Winter 2024 collection, which will be available from September 2024, according to an announcement from EssilorLuxottica.

Remo Ruffini, chairman and chief executive officer of Moncler S.p.A., said, “With the introduction of the new Moncler Lunettes collections, Moncler's style will seamlessly merge with EssilorLuxottica's know-how in eyewear, delivering a product at the forefront of design, innovation and quality.”

Francesco Milleri, chairman and CEO at EssilorLuxottica, said, “We have long admired Moncler as a brand that shares our equal passion for innovation and style, not to mention our ‘born in the mountains’ heritage. Our teams are thrilled to embark on this journey to design and develop a unique eyewear collection that truly reflects the special Moncler brand.”

Moncler Lunettes new eyewear will be available at Moncler boutiques and moncler.com, EssilorLuxottica stores and through selected opticians worldwide.