Starting out as a graffiti artist, Marc Ecko is a fashion designer born in Lakewood, New Jersey in 1972. He founded his company, Marc Ecko Enterprises, in 1993 along with Seth Gerszberg, and Marci Tapper.
Today, the company is a brand of youth apparel that has been popular since the late 1990s that has captured the imagination of today’s youth culture. They offer footwear, leather goods, gloves, outerwear, underwear, bags, a women’s collection and, of course, sunglasses.
Marc Ecko Sunglasses are created incorporating the latest fashion trends and are personalized with the famed rhino logo. They are characterized by their bold and vivid color selection.
Viva International Group is the licensed manufacturer of Marc Ecko Sunglasses.
Founded in 1978 by Harvey Ross, Viva International Group is a global leader in designer fashion eyewear. Product designs are created by Viva’s designers in Italy and the United States. Viva International Group has offices and direct sales forces in the United States, Canada, Mexico, France, Belgium, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Spain, Brazil, Germany, The Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Holland, Portugal and Japan, with distribution in more than 50 countries.
Licensed brands available from Viva International Group include Guess, Escada, Harley Davidson, Candie’s, Magic Clip, Etro Vision and Catherine Deneuve.