NEW YORK, September 27, 2013 – MOSCOT, a New York City institution renowned worldwide for its iconic eyewear — The MOSCOT Originals, MOSCOT Spirit, and MOSCOT Sun Collections — today announced a new partnership with South African distributor, 101 Designs. Having successfully sold its MOSCOT Originals Collection at VisionView in Cape Town for the past two years, the new partnership with 101 Designs means greater access to all MOSCOT Collections for fans across South Africa.MOSCOT and 101 Designs will inaugurate their new partnership at Str.Crd 2013, South Africa’s leading culture festival, held at Constitution Hill in Johannesburg, where 101 Designs will host a trunk show. Following Str.Crd 2013, The MOSCOT Originals, MOSCOT Spirit, and MOSCOT Sun Collections will begin arriving at specially selected optical boutiques and specialty stores beginning October 1, 2013.
"Partnering with 101 Designs to distribute our Collections in South Africa is very exciting,” said Wendy Simmons, Co-President of MOSCOT. “We've built a loyal following of fans, so it's really great to have the opportunity to make MOSCOT more widely available with the help of a partner who shares our commitment to quality and customer service.”
"We're focused on importing niche, high-end fashion eyewear brands into South Africa that focus on design, style, and quality,” said Gary Sher, President of 101 Designs. “MOSCOT is a perfect example of quality, aesthetics, and understated style. Working with MOSCOT is the perfect alignment with our brand strategy.”
Look for MOSCOT in the following shops October 1st 2013:
Extreme Eyewear Cape Town
RAD by Warm & Glad
For more information on MOSCOT South Africa visit facebook.com/MOSCOTsafrica.