Sean Rosenberg, Managing Director of Frames Etcetera is excited to announce that we have been appointed the new distributor for both Charmant Group and Lafont in Australia.

 To ensure the continuation of supply to the Australian market, Frames Etcetera have acquired the services of Grant Chick as Sales Manager, Nerina Vasco in NSW, Susan Laurie in Victoria and Tasmania, and Cynthia Stanes in South Australia and Western Australia. An agent for Northern NSW and Queensland will be announced shortly.

 We would like to advise all stockists of Charmantand Lafont product that wherever possible Frames Etcetera will honour any manufacturing warranty claims, regardless of whether the frame was purchased from Frames Etcetera or the previous supplier.

 Mr Wataru Aoyama –Director of the International Business Division of Charmant Group in Japan said

 ‘Charmant is pleased to announce a new partnership with Frames Etcetera for the distribution of our products in Australia. We are enthusiastic about this new relationship and are committed to providing a smooth transition. We appreciate your continuous support and business with us.’

 Last week Frames Etcetera had the pleasure of hosting Mr Wataru Iwasaki and Mr Kunio Nakabayashi from Japan. They were excited to present the MIDO releases of Charmant Titanium Perfection, Charmant Blue Label Titanium, Elle, Esprit, Aristar, Line Art and Charmant Z. These new ranges will also be officially launched at OMEGA in Melbourne.

 Mr Raphael Rambeau, Export Director of Lafont Paris was in Australia last week with the 2019 Silmo releases of Lafont Paris, Issy & LA Optical & Re Edition, and is looking forward to presenting the new ranges and having the pleasure of meeting both new and existing customers at OMEGA 19 in Melbourne July 19-21.  To secure an appointment to see Mr Rambeau at please call Mr Grant Chick on 0408 276 987.

 We would sincerely appreciate your patience and understanding whilst we transition Charmant and Lafont back into the market, with the goal of ensuring an efficient supply chain to our new and existing customers.

 The addition of these exciting new brands to the current Frames Etcetera brand portfolio of William Morris London , Charles Stone New York, Caroline Abram Paris, Daniel Hechter Paris, C-Zone Netherlands, Matisse, OWP and Mexx from  Germany and our well known house brands Capri and Capri Fashion, Onyx, Zana & Max, Maze, MAZE+,  Spinach and Spinach Boost, as well as Beckett and Hudson Eyewear will truly put Frames Etcetera amongst the leading independent wholesalers in Australia.