GLASSING is born in a diverting summer of 2008 on the island Ibiza in Spain.
Inspired by the beauty of the island and its intrinsic creativity, Alessandro Forte and Stefano Ottone decide to establish their own brand of eyewear. Glassing is born from a profound passion for vintage eyewear that Alessandro and Stefano sold on the island, and the success they had doing so, made them decide to start the creation of their own design that begun with the production of sun fluo multi-coloured sunglasses.
coloured frames. Their products, distributed by means of vending machines placed in the numerous clubs on the island, reached the sale of over 20.000 glasses in just one summer. Due to the reputation earned on Ibiza and the expertise acquired, Glassing broadens its horizons reaching the best shops all over the world. From then on Glassing is sold all over the world in more than 1500 points of sale like the Exelsior and LaRinascente in Milan, the Lafayette Galleries in Peking, Twist in Hong Kong, Mr. M in Beirut, and in Dubai through The Beach, JBR and the City Walk. Another step in the growth of Glassing has been reached by starting in 2013 with The opening of its own mono-brand stores,located in the most demanding resorts in the world. The shops are showcases that satisfy the most demanding and trendy clients. Glassing owns a great deal of its success to its partners and clients, being the best brand ambassadors to help Glassing to strengthen its position in the world. The Glassing mood is not only expressed by its collections; the will of Alessandro and Stefano is to catch on and transmit a life style that has been their inspiration from the beginning; having passion and faith in what they do without losing the irony of those who never take themselves too seriously.