Giovanni Zoppas Marcolin
by Stephen Garner
Giovanni Zoppas Marcolin
Giovanni Zoppas

Eyewear company Marcolin Group has announced the early renewal of an exclusive license agreement for the design, manufacture and worldwide distribution of Guess and Marciano sunglasses and eyeglasses.

The license agreement is extended until 2025, consolidating a partnership between the two Groups, which has lasted for over 25 years.

“Guess, one of the most iconic and distinctive lifestyle brands in the fashion industry, and Marcolin Group has always shared an attention for the product’s quality with an aim to keep up with times,” said Giovanni Zoppas, executive vice chairman of Marcolin Group. “We would like to thank Paul Marciano and his Guess team for, once again, renewing their trust in Marcolin Group. We begin a new chapter of a collaboration that has distinguished itself for over 25 years of the two companies’ history. The license agreement renewal with Guess reaffirms our solidity and represents another important step in the long-term development and growth plan of Marcolin Group.”

“Throughout the past 25+ years, Marcolin Group has always respected Guess’ core values and honored the brand’s importance on product quality and trends,” added Paul Marciano, co-founder of Guess?, Inc. “Time and time again, they have proven to be a great partner to Guess and Marciano sunglasses and eyeglasses.  We look forward to future success and growth within the eyewear category as we continue to collaborate globally.”