Tommy Hilfger and Safilo Group have announced a licensing agreement with Tommy Hilfiger Group throught 2015

The two companies have signed a global license agreement valid until 2015 for the design, development, production and distribution of the Tommy Hilfiger optical and sunglass collections

Safilo Group, world leader in the premium eyewear sector, announces a global licensing agreement with the Tommy Hilfiger Group through 2015 with an optional five year extensions. The agreement is for the exclusive design, development, production and distribution of Tommy Hilfiger opththalmic and sunglass products. The products will be available in Fall 2010 in optical stores, Tommy Hilfiger, department and specialty stores.

About The Tommy Hilfiger Group

With a premium lifestyle brand portfolio that includes Tommy Hilfiger and Hilfiger Denim, The Tommy Hilfiger Group of

Companies is one of the world’s most recognized designer apparel groups. The Group’s focus is designing and marketing high-

quality menswear, womenswear, children’s apparel and denim collections. Through select licensees, the Group offers

complementary lifestyle products such as accessories, fragrances and home furnishings. Tommy Hilfiger Group merchandise is

available to consumers worldwide through an extensive network of dedicated retail stores, leading specialty and department

stores and other carefully controlled distribution channels.

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About The Safilo Group

The Safilo Group is worldwide leader in the premium eyewear sector and maintains a leadership position in the prescription,

sunglasses, fashion and sports eyewear sectors. Present in the international market through exclusive distributors and 39

subsidiaries in primary markets (U.S.A., Europe and Far East). The main proprietary branded collections distributed are: Safilo,

Carrera, Smith, Oxydo, Blue Bay, and the licensed branded collections are: Alexander McQueen, A/X Armani Exchange,

Balenciaga, Banana Republic, Bottega Veneta, BOSS by Hugo Boss, Diesel, 55DSL, Dior, Emporio Armani, Fossil, Giorgio

Armani, Gucci, HUGO by Hugo Boss, J.Lo by Jennifer Lopez, Jimmy Choo, Juicy Couture, Kate Spade, Liz Claiborne, Marc

Jacobs, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Max Mara, Max&Co., Nine West, Pierre Cardin, Saks Fifth Avenue, Valentino, Yves Saint