029 [ INFORMING ] 084 081 079 Their love for art and design and their personal appearances has made them famous. Barbara McReynolds and Gai Gherardi of l.a.Eyeworks developed a complete own style that has never been matched by anyone else in the market. None of the three owners of Orgreen; Henrik Orgreen, Gregers Fastrup and Tobias Wandrup have had a formal training as optician but instinctively they knew what spectacle and sunglass wearers were looking for. After a struggle of ten years the company now is a renowned and well-established manufacturer with a clear design signature, offices in Denmark and Japan and sales in 40 countries worldwide. 084 With almost 30 years of eyewear experience and as a member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, Robert Marc has earned his position in this list. His first own store is considered to be one of the first high-end eyewear boutiques bringing eyewear to the forefront of fashion. In 1999 he launched his first own collection for which Vogue announced “Robert makes his Marc” 085 SILMO President Guy Charlot has held this position since 1993 and was re-elected in 2007. He is supported by the fair’s Managing Director Eric Lenoir who travels the world to meet the industry leaders and feel the pulse of the branch at fairs all over the world. 081 [ THE E YEWEAR ISSUE 2009 ]

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