Altair and Tommy Bahama Renew License Agreement Through 2016

Rancho Cordova, Calif., October 22, 2010 – Altair® and Tommy Bahama®, the U.S.-based apparel, accessories, and home furnishings subsidiary of Oxford Industries, Inc. (NYSE: OXM), have extended their current license agreement for design and distribution of eyewear and sunwear through September 2016
"I am delighted to continue our partnership with Tommy Bahama, a key asset in our brand portfolio," said Steve Wright, President of Altair. "As the definitive representation of upscale leisure living, Tommy Bahama ophthalmic collections are top sellers due to on-trend design, quality materials and strong brand awareness."
Altair originally launched the Tommy Bahama optical and sunwear collection for men and women in fall 2004 to independent eyecare professionals, Tommy Bahama retail locations, specialty retailers and resorts.
“Eyewear is an important fashion accessory for the Tommy Bahama consumer,” said Chrisann Furciato, Vice President of Licensing at Tommy Bahama. “Altair is a model partner for us and we are pleased to extend our agreement with this growing company who has built an outstanding reputation for quality craftsmanship and service excellence among distribution channels.”
Altair supports independent eyecare professionals with advanced eyewear technologies and distinctive brands including bebe®, JOE Joseph Abboud®, Joseph Abboud®, Revlon®, Sigrid Olsen®, and Tommy Bahama® distributed to upscale optical retailers and department stores across the U.S.
Altair is a division of Marchon® Eyewear, a VSP GlobalSM company. Visit for more information.
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