Cutler and Gross today announced a licensing agreement with Paul Smith. The three-year agreement will cover the design, production and worldwide distribution of Paul Smith sunglasses and optical frames. utilizing our expertise that spans almost 50 years. All frames will be made by hand at Cutler and Gross’ own factory in Northern Italy and fitted with lenses supplied by Dalloz Creations, the pioneering French sun lens manufacturer for the high-end market.
The first collection under the new license will feature a combination of metal and acetate frames in classic shapes, with subtle details that echo Smith’s colors and tailoring. The frames will launch at the Mido optical trade show in Milan next February.