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Report of foreign issuer [Rules 13a-16 and 15d-16]

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

Form 6-K

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 UNDER
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

COMMISSION FILE NO. 1 - 10421

LUXOTTICA GROUP S.p.A.

Piazzale Cadorna 3, MILAN, 20123 ITALY
(Address of principal executive office)

Set forth below is the text of a press release issued on October 26, 2015

Growth in sales and profitability continues into the third quarter of 2015, record free cash flow generation 3

Groups adjusted 3,5 net sales up by 15.4% to Euro 2.2 billion

Adjusted 3,5 net income of Euro 209 million (+21%)
Free cash flow
3 generation up by 25% to Euro 396 million

· Groups adjusted 3,5 net sales +15.4% (+5.5% at constant exchange rates 2 ) to Euro 2.2 billion

Wholesale divisions net sales +10.1% (+6.8% at constant exchange rates 2 ) to Euro 826 million

Retail divisions adjusted 3,5 net sales +18.8% (+4.7% at constant exchange rates 2 ) to Euro 1.4 billion

· Adjusted 3,5 operating income +18.6%, adjusted 3,5 operating margin up by 50 bps to 16%

· Adjusted 3,5 net income of Euro 209 million and adjusted 3,5 net margin of 9.5%

· Record free cash flow 3 generation: Euro 396 million

· Capex up by 20% to support long-term growth

Milan, October 26 2015 The Board of Directors of Luxottica Group S.p.A. (MTA: LUX; NYSE: LUX), a leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear, met today to review the consolidated net sales and preliminary results for the third quarter and the nine months ended September 30, 2015 in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (IFRS).

Third quarter of 2015 1

First nine months of 2015 1

During the third quarter of 2015, Luxottica maintained its growth trajectory in key markets, in line with the trends experienced in the first half of the year. Solid demand for the latest sun collections in North America and Europe, Sunglass Hut and LensCrafters buoyant performance and the continued expansion in new markets were the biggest contributors in the quarter. The Group continues to use speed and flexibility to achieve its strategic objectives and to benefit and drive the structural growth of the global eyewear market.

In a rapidly changing and more challenging macroeconomic environment, Luxottica posted adjusted 3,5 net sales year-to-date of approximately Euro 7 billion, representing a 19.7% increase on a year-over-year basis. The pursuit of efficiencies and cost management helped Luxottica improve adjusted 3,5 operating margin by 110 basis points, while adjusted 3,5 net income grew by 29.7% to Euro 734 million. Strong free cash flow 3 generation to approximately Euro 700 million during the past nine months, Euro 396 million generated solely in the third quarter, allows Luxottica to accelerate its investment plan and support future growth.

It is really gratifying to see the Group continue to grow in retail, wholesale and in key markets. There is vast opportunity across the board for our business, commented Adil Khan and Massimo Vian, Chief Executive Officers of Luxottica .

Our eyewear collections, which continue to be among the most loved and sought-after by consumers around the world, together with the customer service we provide, drove Wholesales positive performance during the quarter. Similarly, our Retail business performed well with Sunglass Hut continuing to shine in the Americas, Europe and Australia, while strong performance from LensCrafters in North America helped to counter the weakness experienced in Australia and Hong Kong.

Results achieved so far allow us to confidently confirm our 2015 outlook. We expect the positive trend of organic growth to carry into 2016, with earnings continuing to grow faster than sales. Looking forward, we believe the opportunities offered by the industry, coupled with our investment plan, allow us to confirm our objective of doubling sales over the next ten years.

Group performance for the third quarter and the first nine months of 2015 1

In the third quarter of 2015, the Group delivered adjusted 3,5 net sales growth of 15.4% (+5.5% at constant exchange rates 2 ) to Euro 2.2 billion. Both segments contributed to this increase, with sales up by 10.1% in the Wholesale division and by 18.8% in the Retail division on an adjusted basis 3,5 .

During the first nine months of the year, the Groups adjusted 3,5 net sales rose by 19.7% (+6.4% at constant exchange rates 2 ) to approximately Euro 7 billion. Net sales increased by 13.8% for the Wholesale division and by 24.1%, on an adjusted basis 3,5 , for the Retail division.

Group adjusted 3,5 operating income increased by 18.6% to Euro 351 million in the third quarter, with an adjusted 3,5 operating margin of 16%, up by 50 bps from the third quarter of 2014. The adjusted 3,5 operating margin expanded by 50 bps to 21.7% for the Wholesale division and by 50 bps to 16.2% for the Retail division.

During the first nine months of 2015, Group adjusted 3,5 operating income rose by 27.8% to Euro 1.2 billion, with a 110 bps increase in adjusted 3,5 operating margin reaching 17.7%. The adjusted 3,5 operating margin grew by 120 bps to 25.9% in the Wholesale division and by 100 bps to 15.7% in the Retail division.

Adjusted 3,5 net income for the third quarter of 2015 amounted to Euro 209 million, an increase of 20.6% from the third quarter of 2014, resulting in adjusted 3,5 EPS (earnings per share) of Euro 0.44 (US$ 0.48 at the exchange rate of /US$ of 1.1117).

In the first nine months of 2015, adjusted 3,5 net income was Euro 734 million, a 29.7% increase from the first nine months of last year and resulting in adjusted 3,5 EPS (earnings per share) of Euro 1.53 (US$ 1.71 at the exchange rate of /US$ 1.1144).

Free cash flow 3 generation was Euro 396 million for the three-month period ended September 30, 2015, the highest in the Groups history in a single quarter. Net debt 3 as of September 30, 2015 was Euro 1,050 million (Euro 1,447 million as of June 30, 2015), with a net debt/adjusted 3,5 EBITDA ratio of 0.6x, having achieved the Groups 2015 full-year target a full quarter in advance.

Third quarter of 2015 1

Nine months of 2015 1

North America

North America has proven to be one of the key growth engines for the Group, with adjusted net sales 3,5 increasing by 22.8% (+4.5% at constant exchange rates 2 ) in the third quarter. Both the Wholesale and Retail divisions contributed to this solid performance with Wholesale growing by 7.0% at constant exchange rates 2 in the third quarter, confirming the strong growth experienced by the division over the past year. At the same time, Retail posted excellent results with year-over-year comps 4 growth of 4.5%, supported by the performance of Sunglass Hut, whose comps 4 growth accelerated to 7.8% compared to the first half of 2015, and LensCrafters, posting comps 4 up by 3.8% compared to the first half of 2015. The two brands benefitted from their superior levels of service, the capillarity of their store networks and their ability to anticipate the ever-changing needs and tastes of consumers.

Europe

Europe has also proven, along with North America, to be another key engine of the Groups net sales growth. Sales in Europe further strengthened during the quarter, growing 8.9% overall and double-digits in certain countries such as Italy, Spain, Germany and the UK. These results were enhanced by a strong summer season, the effectiveness of the capillary distribution network and the increased penetration of the STARS program, which improves the clients product assortment and levels of service. The Retail division, up 18.6%, benefitted from the excellent results achieved by Sunglass Hut in Continental Europe.

Asia-Pacific

Asia-Pacific sales were up 3.2% in the third quarter with double-digit growth in India and Korea and a solid contribution from Japan. The Chinese market showed a temporary slowdown due to the combined effect of the previously announced price harmonization program and the negative economic environment in Hong Kong. However, China is among the countries with the highest growth potential and currently represents only 3% of Luxotticas aggregate net sales. October portfolio orders and the planned expansion of Sunglass Hut, with a network of twenty locations in Mainland China, leads Luxottica to be optimistic on its growth opportunities in the country, with a strong recovery in volumes anticipated in the coming months. During the third quarter, Sunglass Hut entered the Thai market with five stores and another ten openings are planned before year-end. Sunglass Hut also posted double-digit growth in comps 4 in Australia as compared to the third quarter of 2014, where the re-alignment of OPSMs optical strategy is in progress.

Latin America

During the third quarter of 2015, the Group confirmed its strong growth trend in Latin America, notwithstanding the devaluation of the Brazilian Real. Sales in the region increased by 13.6% at constant exchange rates 2 , mainly due to the success of the made in Italy collection in Brazil, continuous growth in Mexico and encouraging results in Chile and Colombia, where the Wholesale division opened two local subsidiaries earlier in the year. In Retail, GMO and Sunglass Hut recorded strong comps 4 growth as compared with the third quarter of 2014.

Results for the third quarter and nine months of 2015 will be discussed today during a conference call with the financial community starting at 1:30PM US EDT (5:30PM GMT, 6:30PM CET). The call will be available via live webcast and can be accessed at www.luxottica.com

The officer responsible for preparing the Companys financial reports, Stefano Grassi, declares, pursuant to Article 154-bis, Section 2 of the Consolidated Law on Finance, that the accounting information contained in this press release is consistent with the data in the supporting documents, books of accounts and other accounting records.

Contacts

Alessandra Senici

Group Investor Relations and Corporate Communications Director

Tel.: +39 (02) 8633 4870

Email: InvestorRelations@luxottica.com

www.luxottica.com/en/company/investors

Marco Catalani

Group Corporate Media Relations Senior Manager

Tel.: +39 (02) 8633 4470

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