Eyewear Designs and L’Amy America to Distribute New Balance Eyewear

By Staff
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 12:21 AM BETHPAGE, N.Y.—Eyewear Designs Ltd. and L’Amy America have entered into an agreement to distribute New Balance Eyewear in Europe, Canada, Mexico and select U.S. accounts.

FGX International Signs Levi’s License

By Staff
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 12:18 AM SMITHFIELD, R.I.—FGX International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Essilor International, has announced they have partnered with the Levi’s brand to launch a unisex collection of branded Levi’s eyewear for both sunglasses and optical frames in in Latin America, Europe and North America.

The All New and Improved Style.Pages

By Staff
Monday, January 25, 2016 12:02 PM NEW YORK—Check out VM's newly expanded Style.Pages section. We’ve kept everything readers love about it—the two page trend centerfold and full page Check.Out retail feature—but we’ve moved What Are You Wearing? up from the End.Page and introduced Editor.Picks, a new monthly rotation of cool frame-related product and trends, collections and sightings. To house all this great content, we’ve designed a brand new resource page.

Editor Picks: Shared Vision(s) With Kingsley Rowe Eyewear

By Deirdre Carroll
Thursday, January 21, 2016 12:03 AM LOS ANGELES—Like attracts like. So for Kingsley Rowe, a new eyewear brand that “embrace[s] the spirit of fashion forward design and all avenues creative,” based here, partnering with creative types for its newest digital campaign was a natural. Called “Shared Vision,” the campaign was created to celebrate inspired and unconventional visions of entrepreneurial influencers.

Edison Optics Launches Plus-Sized More to Love Collection

By Alexandrea Mobijohn
Monday, January 18, 2016 12:00 AM FARMERS BRANCH, Texas—Edison Optics has partnered with entrepreneur Rachel Estapa for the launch of their maiden eyewear line, More to Love. Designed for women of all shapes and sizes, the More to Love collection combines quality, old school craftsmanship with a newfangled twist in 18 unique and spacious frames.

L’Amy America Bows Champion Eyes Collection

By Alexandrea Mobijohn
Monday, January 18, 2016 12:00 AM WILTON, Conn.—L’Amy America has launched the Champion Eyes collection from Champion of affordable ophthalmic frames and Rx sunglasses for active, energetic men, women and tweens who embrace life, the company said.

Thomas Wylde Bows Couture Collection by Sama Eyewear

By Alexandrea Mobijohn
Monday, January 18, 2016 12:00 AM LOS ANGELES—Designer Sheila Vance, founder Sama Eyewear, has developed a new eye couture collection of optical and sun styles for L.A.-based design house, Thomas Wylde set to launch this summer.

Tura Introduces Two Gwen Stefani Eyewear Collections

By Alexandrea Mobijohn
Monday, January 18, 2016 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Tura, in collaboration with Gwen Stefani, have introduced a line of sunglasses and optical eyewear for the L.A.M.B. and gx by Gwen Stefani brands. The collections offer a mixture of urban shapes, bold colors and fashion-forward elements emblematic of Stefani’s unique personal style.

On The Rocks

By Deirdre Carroll
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 12:05 AM Who: The Taj Mahal, the Washington Monument, the Pantheon and a slew of other ancient Greek and Roman buildings; Alexander Wang’s debut collection for Balenciaga; people in Knoxville, Tenn.; collectors of cheese plates; sculptors and any blogger known for their artfully arranged tabletop still lives.

Check.Out: River City Eyecare

By Deirdre Carroll
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 12:04 AM Founded in 2011 by Shaun Paterson, Shauns seeks to redefine California style while challenging the notion of what luxury should really stand for. Paterson’s upbringing in Europe and his affection for his new home in California are influential in the Shauns aesthetic.

What Are You Wearing?: Felice Dee Eyewear

By Jamie Wilson
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 12:02 AM Felice (left) owns six pairs of glasses and four pairs of sunglasses. “I love the iconic shape of the round frames. They’ve become one of my signature looks.” Janet owns five pairs of glasses and three pairs of sunglasses. “The Mini Blue suits me very well because of my small PD as well as the dramatic uplift of the cat eye shape.”

Golden Globes 2016: See All the Nominated Eyeglasses Looks

By Deirdre Carroll
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 1:15 PM

The 73rd annual Golden Globes kicked off Awards season this year on Sunday, Jan. 10. Of course the red carpet can always be counted on for some serious fashion and eyewear and sunwear often make an appearance. But this year, the folks over at Vint and York have rounded up all the eyewear looks in the films that were nominated for a Golden Globe this year.

For Tom Ford, the Real Runway Is the Red Carpet

By Deirdre Carroll
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 1:10 PM

“One of the most effective ways Ford showcases his designs is by dressing celebrities on the red carpet, with the world’s paparazzi and social media diffusing the images globally within seconds,” says Dan Rookwood, U.S. editor at luxury online retailer and destination Mr Porter. “The red carpet is his true catwalk; celebrities his models.”

Hollywood’s Leading Men Shine at Golden Globe Awards

By Deirdre Carroll
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 1:05 PM Come award’s season it’s usually the women who are the focus of the reporters cameras and questions as everyone clamors to learn everything about an actresses award show look. But this year, just like the #AskHerMore movement encouraged reporters to ask these leading ladies more about their craft and performances, MR Magazine flipped the script and has provided us a slideshow of all the most dapper of leading men and their red carpet looks.

Word of the Year: A Drinking Game

By Staff
Sunday, December 27, 2015 12:07 AM 437. That’s how many times the word “Millennial” appeared in Vision Monday’s print editorial through our Nov. 16 issue. It was a big year for Gen Y and VM devoted a whole editorial project toward covering the Millennial market. We understand that our readers might be a little tired of the word but nonetheless we’re declaring it the Word of the Year.  We thought we’d up the ante and put a fun little twist on our gratuitous use of the “M” word… by making it a drinking game.