PADUA, Italy and NEW YORK—Safilo Group and Marc Jacobs have announced the early renewal of their multi-year global licensing agreement for Marc Jacobs branded eyewear until December 2031. Angelo Trocchia, CEO of Safilo Group, said, “Since the beginning of our partnership in 2004 we have collaborated profitably to make Marc Jacobs an iconic landmark within the eyewear category, offering unique and highly distinctive models in every collection. During these 20 years the brand has grown to become one of the most emblematic brands of Safilo's contemporary and premium offering, with a strong global appeal for both men and women, and there are still many new opportunities for growth in its core U.S. market as well as worldwide.”

Marc Jacobs International CEO Eric Marechalle said, “We look forward to the continued success of our partnership with Safilo. Working together to further the unique Marc Jacobs vision to the eyewear category, through new and exciting global opportunities, remains our key objective.”