SOLSTICE Sunglasses celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with a "Celebrate Summer Solstice" promotion which offers hot savings on cool shades now through July 31, 2012 at all SOLSTICE Sunglasses points of sale: full price SOLSTICE Sunglass Boutiques, SOLSTICE Outlets and www.SOLSTICEsunglasses.com. Shoppers will be rewarded with gift cards on a future sunglass purchase (redemption valid until 10/31/12) in the following ways:

·         Receive a $25 Solstice Gift Card with a purchase of $125 or more

·         Receive a $50 Solstice Gift Card with a purchase of $200 or more

·         Receive a $75 Solstice Gift Card with a purchase of $275 or more

·         Receive a $100 Solstice Gift Card with a purchase of $350 or more

·         A free pair of Carrera flip flops with any purchase of Carrera sunglasses while supplies last

Fans can also check out the SOLSTICE Sunglasses website www.SOLSTICEsunglasses.com and Facebook page www.facebook.com/#!/solsticesunglassboutique for the chance to win their ideal pair of shades in the new Shades-A-Day Giveaway promotion. Starting today, customers can enter to win a $150 SOLSTICE Gift Card.

SOLSTICE Sunglasses Exclusive: Be among the first to try on the new Carrera 6000 sunglasses. SOLSTICE Sunglasses has the exclusive on the highly anticipated U.S. launch collection. An iconic frame with a contemporary feel which borrows its name from the temperature of the sun's photosphere, these "ultra-hot" sunglasses feature a vintage inspired square shape and distinctive wavy temples. Made from Optyl™, a registered Safilo trademark which identifies a high quality, lightweight, hypo-allergenic and heat and fade-resistant material, the Carrera 6000 is now available in nine sophisticated color combinations highlighted in gloss/matte color contrasts, vertical stripes in the sports style-inspired versions or camouflage tones at a retail price of $129.00

"We are thrilled to celebrate our 10th anniversary by giving back to our customers who can potentially earn up to $100 worth of SOLSTICE gift cards as well as daily chances to win $150 gift cards, plus free Carrera flip flops, and first access to the new Carrera 6000 collection," said Rick Talmage, COO of SOLSTICE Sunglasses.

SOLSTICE Sunglasses offers a unique sunglass shopping experience as all of its sunglasses are displayed openly and readily available to customers. The hugely successful open sell retail format, coupled with its unparalleled assortment and knowledgeable sales staff, makes SOLSTICE Sunglasses the store of choice for fashion-forward and sports-active customers as well as its widespread celebrity fan base. Additionally, the sunwear experts at SOLSTICE Sunglasses are in the know about the latest trends, styles, and celebrity favorites, and are always available to help customers choose sunglasses that will best suit their face shape and lifestyle.

Offering more luxury, designer and sport performance sunglasses than any other retailer or sunglass specialty store in the U.S., SOLSTICE Sunglasses has over 145 locations nationwide and over 1,000 pairs from which to choose in a variety of price points. Highly coveted brands available at SOLSTICE Sunglasses locations include:  Armani Exchange, Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Bottega Veneta, Carrera, Carrera X-cede, Celine, Dior, Dior Homme, Emporio Armani, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Hugo Boss, Jimmy Choo, Juicy Couture, Kate Spade, Marc Jacobs, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Tommy Hilfiger and Yves Saint Laurent, to name a few. 

SOLSTICE Sunglasses is an upscale sunglass specialty chain owned and operated by Solstice Marketing Concepts (SMC), LLC, the New York City based subsidiary of the renowned Italian designer eyewear manufacturer Safilo Group. SOLSTICE Sunglasses operates SOLSTICE Sunglass Boutique and SOLSTICE Outlet store locations as well an e-commerce website. Visit www.SOLSTICEsunglasses.com for store locations and general information or toll free 1-866-280-7620.