The Haven® Signature Collection of Premium Sunglasses for Eyeglass-Wearers to be Showcased at VEE

Glamorous and elegant fits over sunglasses turn heads

Haven Signature Dahlia with Crystals (Photo: Business Wire)

SMITHFIELD, R.I.--()--FGX International is excited to showcase an inspired line of fits over sunglasses at Vision Expo East, March 19-22, 2015, aimed at optical and specialty venues. Unique, confident and elegant describes the Haven® Signature collection of premium polarized fits over sunglasses designed to be worn over prescription glasses or readers. Haven® Signature’s line incorporates some of fashion’s latest trends including crocodile and leopard patterns, alluring crystals and tasteful metallic bars. This level of intricate detailing and refined sophistication is not seen on any other brand of fits over sunglasses.

Haven® Signature fits over sunglasses are a stylish and practical alternative to prescription sunglasses and are ideal for driving or while enjoying the outdoors. The Haven® Signature collection is geared toward a discerning consumer who has good taste and is eye-protection savvy. “The Haven® Signature collection is a level above ordinary fits over sunglasses. Its upscale designs, craftsmanship, superior sun protection and advanced lens and frame technology are what makes Haven® Signature a one-of-a kind line of fits over sunglasses," commented Gina Lazaro, EVP of marketing at FGX. Retailing at under $40, the Haven® Signature collection is affordable luxury.

The Haven® Signature collection’s Optify™ technology boasts polarized, 100% UVA/UVB blocking, scratch-resistant, optical-grade lenses. Its premium olephobic lens coating repels oil, grime and water for maximum visibility and durability, while BendtoFit® temples provide a secure, comfortable and customized fit.

Haven® Fits Over Sunwear is a premium fits over sunglass brand designed by the leader in the fits over sunwear category, Dioptics, a Division of FGX International. Dioptics has been a leader in polarized fits over sunglasses and clipon sunglasses since 1979, specializing in products that combine function with fashion and Advanced UV Protection® for eyeglass-wearers. For more information on Haven® Fits over Sunwear, visit www.Haven®fitsoversunwear.com or call 800.959.9038. Visit us at VEE booth #4335.

About FGX International

FGX International is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Essilor International. FGX International Inc. is a leading designer and marketer of non-prescription sunglasses and reading glasses with a portfolio of established, highly recognized eyewear brands including Foster Grant®, Ryders®, Magnivision®, Gargoyles®, Corinne McCormack®, Solar Shield®, and Polinelli®. FGXI also holds licenses for brands such as Reebok®, Revlon®, Ironman®, Dockers®, Nine West®, and Panama Jack®. Based in Smithfield, Rhode Island in the United States, FGXI has approximately 500 full time employees. Additional offices are located in New York City; San Luis Obispo, California; Toronto; Vancouver; Milan; Stoke-on-Trent, England; Mexico City; and Shenzhen, China. FGX International is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Essilor International. For more information about Foster Grant Signature, please visit the www.fostergrant.in website.

About Essilor

Essilor is the world leader in ophthalmic optics. From design to production, the company has developed a wide range of lenses to correct and protect vision. Its mission is improving lives by improving sight. The company invests more than €150 million per year in research and innovation to offer increasingly high-performance products. Its leading brands include Varilux®, Crizal®, Transitions®, Definity®, Xperio®, Optifog™, Foster Grant®, Bolon® and Costa®. Essilor also develops and markets equipment, instruments and services for optical professionals. For more information, please visit the www.essilor.com website.

Contacts

FGX International
Cheri Eichman, 805-782-4798
Marketing Director
ceichman@fgxi.com

Contacts

FGX International
Cheri Eichman, 805-782-4798
Marketing Director
ceichman@fgxi.com