Key dates

L’AMY TIMELINE

1810

L’Amy is founded by Louis Félix LAMY in Morez, birthplace of the French spectacle trade. The first glasses start to be exported to Italy.

1870

AUGUSTE LAMY develops nose pads and frames.

1879

International Exhibition in Sydney.

1883

Construction of a modern factory in Morez.

1927

JEAN LAMY becomes head of the company.

1945

ROBERT and JACQUES LAMY take over after the war.

1970

Production reaches 1.2 million frames per year.

1981

The L’Amy Group is one of the forerunners in the manufacture of glasses under licence.

1984

MARC LAMY joins L’Amy SA.

1991

Signing of the CHEVIGNON licence.

1994

L’Amy is one of the few remaining French companies to base all its manufacturing in the Jura.

2003

Signing of the KENZO licence. SONIA RYKIEL and ROCHAS licences are relaunched.

2009

Online sales catalogue is launched.

2010

Online after-sales service.

2011

LE TEMPS DES CERISES and TED LAPIDUS licences launched at SILMO.

2012

BALMAIN and CERRUTI 1881 licences launched at MIDO.
BALLY licence launched at SILMO.

2013

MUGLER licence launched at MIDO.

2014

Le Temps des Cerises Junior licence launched

2015

The group takes on new staff at the Morez site and produces 500,000 pairs of glasses Made in France SONIA RYKIEL children's collection is launched