Bebe Stores, Inc., an American clothing retailer founded in 1976 by the Iranian born Manny Mashouf, who emigrated to the United States in the early 70s, designs, develops and produces a distinctive line of contemporary women’s apparel and accessories, which it markets under the Bebe, Bebe Sport and Bebe O brand names.
Bebe Sunglasses are designed to appeal to hip, younger women who are looking for sophistication and sensuality to add to their everyday look. Their customers tend to look for the latest fashion trends to suit their style and budget.
Many of today’s hottest celebrities can be seen sporting Bebe Sunglasses including Eva Longoria of the hit series Desperate Housewives, tennis ace, Anna Kournikova, Lacey Chabert, star of Mean Girls, Virginia Madsen star of Sideways, Paris Hilton, Britney Spears and Vivica A. Fox.
Signature Eyewear is the licensed manufacturer of Bebe Sunglasses.
Based out of Los Angeles, California, Signature Eyewear sees eyeglasses and sunglasses as the ultimate fashion statement. Licensed brands manufactured by Signature Eyewear include Laura Ashley, Nicole Miller, Eddie Bauer, Dakota Smith, Bebe, Hart Schaffner & Marx, and General Motors’ Hummer. Signature Eyewear also makes there own line of frames through contract manufacturers in Hong Kong. In 2003 Chairman Richard Torre obtained roughly 28% of Signature Eyewear from former CEO Bernard Weiss.