Bold Face: Hearing Voices

By Deirdre Carroll
Friday, May 22, 2015 2:00 PM Usually hearing voices is not considered a good thing, but in this week’s edition of Bold Face we turn that concept on its head thanks to sunwear looks from the Top 8 Finalists from this season’s The Voice.

The Ultimate Accessory

By VM Staff
Monday, May 18, 2015 12:01 AM Eyewear is perhaps the first accessory people notice, which means frames must have innovative design, distinct details, and lenses that protect eyes and improve sight. The ability to translate all of these functions into a single product is what designers and fashion brands strive for, and is what makes eyewear the ultimate accessory. Read all about it in this joint editorial initiative of Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine.

A&A Optical Intros SeventyOne Collection

By Tiffany Wong
Monday, May 18, 2015 12:00 AM DALLAS—A&A Optical has launched SeventyOne, its latest eyewear collection that pays homage to yesteryear.

Black is the New Black

By Dierdre Carroll
Monday, May 18, 2015 12:00 AM Who: Legions of New York City dwellers; Wednesday Addams; designers Gareth Pugh, Yohji Yamamoto and Rei Kawakubo, who have all made the inky hue mainstays of their collections; Vogue’s Grace Coddington, who rarely wears another color; and clearly the Men in Black.

L’Amy America Launches Kenzo Eyewear in the U.S.

By Tiffany Wong
Monday, May 18, 2015 12:00 AM WILTON, Conn.—L’Amy America has introduced a brand new eyewear line from Kenzo. “We are very pleased to partner with Kenzo, such an iconic Paris fashion house” said Stephen Rappoport, president of L’Amy America.

Moscot Debuts 2015 Sun Collection

By Tiffany Wong
Monday, May 18, 2015 12:00 AM NEW YORK—The century-old, family-owned Moscot has introduced a new four-piece sun collection.

Style.Pages Check.Out: Island Opticians

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, May 18, 2015 12:00 AM Weighing only 4.1 grams, the Blackfin Zero Edge collection, distributed in the U.S. by Villa Eyewear, features frames made from an ultra-thin layer of beta-titanium that display the very best of Blackfin technology.

Tura Marries Vintage With Modern for Kate Young Collectio

By Tiffany Wong
Monday, May 18, 2015 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Tura and fashion stylist Kate Young have partnered to launch Kate Young for Tura, an eyewear collection inspired by Young’s penchant for modern retro styling.

Essilor Launches Business Unit to Promote Plano Sun Lenses

By Staff
Wednesday, May 06, 2015 12:21 AM CHARENTON LE PONT, France—Essilor International is expanding its presence in the global sun lens market with the launch last month of a new business unit, Essilor Sun Solution, that is dedicated to developing and marketing non-prescription sun lenses.

Bold Face: Look Alikes

By Deirdre Carroll
Friday, May 01, 2015 3:10 PM Even celebrities can sometimes have well-known doppelgangers. In this edition of Bold Face we feature four famous faces with very similar looks…

Bold Face: Throwing Shade

By Deirdre Carroll
Friday, April 24, 2015 3:45 PM Sometimes a little attitude is necessary. In our latest edition of Bold Face, we feature a few famous faces well known for throwing a little shade...

Optical Retail Leaders Stay Connected to Stay Relevant

By Catherine Wolinski
Monday, April 20, 2015 12:26 AM In the fifth session of the VM Global Leadership Summit, three key decision makers took the stage to discuss their strategies for developing meaningful relationships with customers, as well as how new technologies can facilitate the business-to-consumer bond.

Warby Parker’s Blumenthal Makes Surprise Appearance

By John Sailer
Monday, April 20, 2015 12:04 AM In a session on disruption at the conclusion of this year’s VM Global Leadership Summit, a surprise guest brought the theme to life, appearing on stage in much the same way that the company he co-founded appeared on the scene a few short years ago, unexpected and unannounced.

ImageWear Debuts Betsey Johnson Optical Collection

By Tiffany Wong
Monday, April 20, 2015 12:01 AM MINNEAPOLIS—ImageWear has introduced the Betsey Johnson eyewear collection, an optical line that “emphasizes personality, free spirit, bright color and movement,” the company said.

Italia Independent Introduces EYEYE Line

By Tiffany Wong
Monday, April 20, 2015 12:01 AM MILAN—Italia Independent has launched its EYEYE line featuring quality frames with the brand’s signature aesthetic at a competitive price point.