Everlast Worldwide Inc, manufacturer, marketer and licensor of sporting goods and apparel under the Everlast brand name, today announced that the company has signed Miami, Florida-based Sans Pareil, Inc, an international eyewear company, to launch the Everlast Ophthalmic Eyewear and Sunwear Collections.

Sans Pareil will be offering Everlast's ophthalmic frames, sunglasses and athletic goggles to eyecare professionals in the US and Canada beginning in the first quarter of 2002.

George Q Horowitz, chairman and CEO of Everlast Worldwide Inc, said: "The launch of this new line of merchandise highlights our continued success in expanding Everlast's product offerings."