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.
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