Our Story

Our Story

Since the inception of Match Eyewear in 2001, Match has continued to grow with the addition of new brands and new divisions. Today, Match has become into a multi-brand organization developing, manufacturing, and distributing more than a dozen high performance eyewear brands.

Match continues to expand with the introduction of Design Gallery, a luxury division of Match Eyewear dedicated to marketing independent designer eyewear to optical boutiques and finer ECP’s. Featured brands include VANNI and Kata Eyewear. www.mydesigngallery.com.

Match Timeline

2001 – Match Eyewear is born and opens its doors in Long Island, NY

2002 – Office opened in Brazil for international distribution

2004 – Office opened in Italy for international distribution

2009 – Licensing agreement with Adrienne Vittadini

2011 – Licensing and creation of Danny Gokey Eyewear

2012 – Acquisition of Optiq Frames. Distribution in Canada begins through Match Eyewear Canada

2014 – Launch of Design Gallery. Agreement with Vanni Occhiali for US distribution

2016 – Acquisition of Kata brand

2017 – Exclusive licensing agreement with Cosmopolitan

2021 – Exclusive licensing agreement with Members Only