Marcolin Group, a worldwide leading eyewear company, and Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc. are proud to announce the early renewal of an exclusive license agreement for the design, manufacture and worldwide distribution of Kenneth Cole New York and Kenneth Cole Reaction sun and optical eyewear.

The partnership between the two companies, started over 12 years ago in 2003, will be extended until December 2021.

Fabrizio Gamberini, chief executive officer of Marcolin USA, declared: “We are very pleased of this renewal because Kenneth Cole covers a specific position in our brand portfolio. The brand is strong in the USA, representing a reference market for Marcolin with a consistent heritage in accessories. The Marcolin Group and Kenneth Cole Productions partnership is strengthened by both organizations’ strong commitment to globalization.”

Marc Schneider, chief executive officer of Kenneth Cole Productions, said: “We are pleased to be continuing our long-standing partnership and further build upon the success of our business with Marcolin, a global leader in the eyewear category. Marcolin’s strength in the international eyewear market further supports our strategic global marketing initiatives.”