The deal between both parties has been signed for the design, production, and international distribution of eyewear under the Roger Federer (“RF”) and Oliver Peoples brand names.
EssilorLuxottica, a global leader in the design, manufacture, and sale of eyeglasses, frames, and sunglasses, was founded in 2018 with the objective of aiding people worldwide in seeing more and becoming more by addressing their changing vision demands and personal style goals.
Oliver Peoples was founded in 1987. The vintage aesthetic and unique culture of Los Angeles, in addition to elements of fashion, the film industry, art, music, and Southern Californian elegance, continue to inspire the brand.
Federer and Oliver Peoples collaborated on the first collection, which is set to be released in the spring of 2024. Their shared dedication to craft excellence and appreciation for understated luxury will serve as design inspiration.
Francesco Milleri, Chairman and CEO of EssilorLuxottica, said, “Roger Federer is a legendary athlete, a passionate entrepreneur, and a force in the worlds of fashion and lifestyle. Our shared values and his global influence makes him the perfect partner for us and for the Oliver Peoples brand. We’re looking forward to creating beautiful eyewear together.”
Roger Federer, commented, “I am thrilled to collaborate with Oliver Peoples. I’ve been a fan of the brand for years and have always appreciated their exceptional craftsmanship alongside timeless, elegant designs. We both found great commonality in how we approach our work, and they are a perfect partner for the debut of my RF eyewear collection in 2024.”
Rocco Basilico, CEO of Oliver Peoples, added, “We are excited to partner with Roger Federer. His prominence and cultural impact is legendary and reaches beyond the world of tennis. We very much look forward to what’s to come.”