Safilo Group is a fully integrated Italian company that manufactures sunglasses and medical frames. The company is also otdnim of the leaders in the premium segment for sunglasses, optical frames and sports eyewear. One of the oldest companies in the industry began its history back in 1878 and focused on the production of sunglasses and frames in the last 80 years. The company manufactures and sells high-quality frames, sunglasses and sports eyewear under license for leading luxury and premium brands, as well as under its own brands. Founded in Padua, Italy, Safilo is the second largest manufacturer of optical products around the world in terms of turnover and the world leader in the premium segment.
Safilo directly controls the entire business cycle and strongly focused on product development and design.
At the end of 2012, Safilo Group acquired at their disposal a very old and famous brand Polaroid Eyewear.
Thus, in the portfolio of the company Safilo has its own brands: Carrera, Oxydo, Polaroid, Safilo, Smith Optics. Also on the license, the company manufactures sunglasses and frames under brands like Alexander McQueen, Banana Republic, Bobbi Brown, BOSS, BOSS Orange, Bottega Veneta, Céline, Dior, Fendi, Fossil, Gucci, HUGO, J.Lo by Jennifer Lopez, Jimmy Choo, Juicy Couture, Kate Spade, Liz Claiborne, Marc Jacobs, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Max Mara, Max & Co., Pierre Cardin, Saks Fifth Avenue, Tommy Hilfiger, Saint Laurent.
Safilo is present in about 130 countries, and its products are sold directly through the 30 commercial subsidiaries and through a network of local agents and distributors, which reach more than 80,000 points of sale worldwide. Over the past 30 years, Safilo carries out development policy for its distribution network, selectively open branches in the markets showing the greatest potential in terms of quality and quantity, which enables the company to effectively manage product distribution.