ClearVision Optical Marc Ecko Eyewear Launch Party

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Hauppauge, NY – May 2011 – On Tuesday, May 17th, ClearVision Optical hosted a press event to officially unveil its Marc Ecko Cut & Sew Eyewear Collection.

Held at the Marc Ecko showroom in New York City, attendees were invited to an exclusive breakfast event and a chance to experience the Marc Ecko Cut & Sew collection firsthand.  There were also given the opportunity to meet and chat with the designer himself, Marc Ecko.

Effy Zinkin, President of Emerging Business and Licensing at Marc Ecko Enterprises, Peter Friedfeld, ClearVision’s Executive Vice President, Marc Ecko, and David Milliman of ClearVision Optical’s Product Design Team.

ClearVision’s Peter Friedfeld presented an overview of the provocative collection, while Marc Ecko treated guests to his personal interpretation of the Marc Ecko Cut & Sew brand discussing its inspiration and history, as well as the partnership with ClearVision.  Jennifer Coppel, ClearVision’s Manager of Product Design and Development, closed the event with exciting inside view of the brand  – complete with design highlights and key concepts.

Marc Ecko

Guests were invited to view the collection, take photos, preview the innovative and custom-designed website, watch videos and more.

To view additional images from this exciting event, please visit the ClearVision Facebook page – www.facebook.com/clearvisionoptical

About Marc Ecko Enterprises

Marc Ecko Enterprises is a full-scale global fashion and lifestyle company with reported sales of over $1.5 billion in 2009 and approximately 1,000 employees worldwide. Over the past 17 years, the group of companies that comprise Marc Ecko Enterprises (MEE) has grown to include: Ecko Unltd., the largest young men’s brand in better department stores today; Eckored, a young women’s brand both identified by the ‘World Famous Rhino’ logo; Marc Ecko Cut & Sew, a contemporary menswear line; Zoo York, the first and largest east coast action sport brand; Marc Ecko Entertainment, an interactive entertainment and videogame unit; and Complex Media LLC, a publishing and new media division. Iconix Brand Group, Inc. owns, licenses and markets a growing portfolio of consumer brands and owns an interest in the ECKO (R), MARC ECKO (R) and ZOO YORK (R) brands.

About ClearVision

Founded in 1949, ClearVision Optical is an award-winning leader in the optical industry, designing and distributing eyewear and sunwear for top brands, such as BCBGMAXAZRIA, Cole Haan, Ellen Tracy, IZOD, Ocean Pacific, Jessica McClintock and Fisher-Price®. ClearVision’s house brands include ClearVision Collection, Junction City and Digit. A privately held company, ClearVision is headquartered in Hauppauge, New York and has more than 250 associates throughout the U.S. ClearVision’s collections are distributed throughout North America and 20 countries around the globe.

 

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