FGX International Hosts Raquel Welch Book Signing
Smithfield, RI (June 9, 2010): FGX International (NASDAQ: FGXI), a leading eyewear designer and marketer, held a book signing with Hollywood icon Raquel Welch at their NACDS Marketplace booth on Monday, June 7th. Over 200 people received personalized copies of Ms. Welch's new book, Raquel: Beyond the Cleavage. Ms. Welch also made herself available for photos with the attendees, making it a very popular event at this year's show.
Raquel Welch is an international sex symbol of the 1960s and 1970s, is known for lead roles in movies such as Fantastic Voyage, Bandolero!, Bedazzled and One Million Years B.C., among several others. In 1974, Ms. Welch won a Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture Actress in a Musical or Comedy for The Three Musketeers. She was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and earlier this year was named by GQ as one of the Top 25 Sexiest Film Stars of all time.
About FGX International
FGX International is a leading designer and marketer of non-prescription reading glasses and sunglasses with a portfolio of established, highly recognized eyewear brands including Foster Grant®, Magnivision®, Angel ™ , Gargoyles®, Anarchy®, Corinne McCormack®, SolarShield® and PolarEyes®. FGXI also holds licenses for brands such as Ironman, Levi Strauss, Body Glove and C9 by Champion. Based in Smithfield, Rhode Island, FGXI has approximately 350 full time employees. Additional offices are located in New York City, San Luis Obispo, CA; Toronto, Canada; Stoke-on-Trent, England; Mexico City, Mexico; and Shenzhen, China.
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