Anne Elisabeth Jane "Liz" Claiborne, an American fashion designer and entrepreneur, co-founded Liz Claiborne Ltd in 1976. Notably, Liz Claiborne was the first woman to become chair and CEO of a Fortune 500 company.
Liz Claiborne became successful by making clothes specifically for the American working woman. There was a significant gap in the market that allowed her company to acquire one-third of the American women's upscale sportswear market by 1988.
Liz Claiborne expanded on her success with a lines of accessories including eyewear for men and women. Much like her women's offerings, the men's line is geared toward a business casual audience and the Claiborne for Men eyewear transitions easily from work to play.
Details like adjustable silicone nose pads and vented temples add a versatile and sporty edge.