NEW YORK — AAi FosterGrant Inc., the Smithfield, R.I.-based manufacturer of sunglasses, reading glasses and costume jewelry, has acquired sunglass maker Gargoyles Inc.’s brand portfolio for an undisclosed sum.

The deal, which comprises the Gargoyles, Anarchy, Angel, G-Force, GXP and Idol-Eyez brands, gives the manufacturer an entry into higher price points and a new consumer base that is younger and edgier than its core namesake brand. Foster Grant’s existing lines typically retail for under $30, whereas the Gargoyles collection, for instance, starts at around $80 and can retail for up to $120. The firm plans to keep the trade channels and pricing strategy for the acquired brands.

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