Founded by Horace Saks and Bernard Gimbel, Saks Fifth Avenue
is a chain of upscale department stores.
The very first branch store was opened in 1926 in the city of Palm Beach, Florida. Saks
Fifth Avenue stores compete on the same price
level as similar upscale stores such as Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman and
above Bloomingdale’s and Nordstrom. The
best of the world’s fashion designers are sold at Saks Fifth Avenue, of world’s most famous
and distinctively fashionable stores.
Saks Fifth Avenue Eyeglasses are designed for the elegant
and sophisticated woman. Many of the
frames feature ornate temple treatments using stones, pearls, and hand-carved
designs. They are available in many
shapes, colors and sizes to compliment any face shape.
Safilo is the licensed manufacturer of Saks Fifth Avenue
Established by the Tabacchi family in 1934, Safilo
manufactures and distributes eyeglass frames, sport goggles and sunglasses,
selling its products in sporting goods stores and through opticians under their
own Carrera and Smith brands and more than twenty licensed names including
Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Kate Spade, Liz Claiborne and Hugo Boss.
Using subsidiaries and distributors through out the world,
Safilo offers its products in over 120 countries.