The Vision Council Launches Revamped Eyecessorize.com Website

By Staff
Monday, May 30, 2016 12:21 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council’s Eyecessorize campaign, which promotes the fashion and lifestyle aspects of eyewear, is pleased has revamped its website, Eyecessorize.com.

Marcel Wanders to Help Judge Safilo and L’Uomo Vogue Tutoring Contest

By Staff
Friday, May 27, 2016 12:21 AM MILAN—Designer Marcel Wanders will be the honorary member of the jury that will judge and select the winning projects for the first tutoring contest in eyewear, a partnership project among Safilo and L’Uomo Vogue.

Marcolin and Dsquared2 Announce Early Renewal of License

By Staff
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 12:27 AM LONGARONE, Italy—Marcolin Group and Dsquared2 announced the early renewal of an exclusive license agreement for the design, manufacture and worldwide distribution of Dsquared2 sun and optical eyewear.

A Look at the 69th Cannes Film Festival

By Staff
Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:45 PM With the 69th Cannes Film Festival coming to a close, there are as many if not more red carpet looks to review as there are independent films. The 11-day independent film festival boasted many talented works from film veterans as well as newcomers. Take a look at this roundup courtesy of the Los Angeles Times and see which stars opted to accessorize with frames this year.

Word on the Street (Style)

By Staff
Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:40 PM According to popular fashion site, WhoWhatWear.com the biggest sunglass trend hitting the street style scene are flat lenses. Get ahead of the curve and take a look at the picks that they predict will take over this summer’s fashion.

‘Manus x Machina’ at the 2016 Met Gala

By Staff
Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:35 PM There’s never a dull moment at the Met Gala. With this year’s Costume Institute theme being “Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology,” the idea focused on the contrast between handmade couture and machine-made fashion. Many eclectic looks graced the red carpet—take a look at some highlights via this Vogue.com compilation.

Safilo and Jimmy Choo Renew License Through 2023, Will Add Men’s Collection

By Staff
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 12:27 AM PADUA, Italy and LONDON—Safilo Group (SFL.IM) and Jimmy Choo (CHOO:London) , the iconic luxury fashion brand, have announced the early renewal of their agreement for the design, manufacturing and distribution of the Jimmy Choo Eyewear collection. The agreement has now been extended to Dec. 31, 2023.

Check Out: EYEEYE

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM Super by Retrosuperfuture is a leading brand producing outstanding contemporary eyewear. Founded in Italy in 2007 by Daniel Beckerman, Super has become highly popular for its eclectic collection of colorful acetate sunglasses. Starting from a classic, clean silhouette, Super has gradually built up their impressive collection, currently comprised of a long list of timeless yet cutting edge shapes.

Etnia Barcelona Targets Street Artists With Its Jean-Michel Basquiat Collection

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Etnia Barcelona is targeting a new audience, the street art community, with the launch of its Jean-Michel Basquiat collection. This newest collection of sunglasses is inspired by three original works by Basquiat—Fallen Angel, Glenn and In This Case.

Marchon’s Nike Vision Debuts Running Eyewear With Zeiss Optics

By Alexandrea Mobijohn
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Marchon has announced the Spring 2016 Nike Vision Running Collection of performance eyewear with Nike + Zeiss Optics. The 5-piece collection offers runners of all levels a formation of aerodynamic, highly functional designs engineered for both speed and comfort.

Safilo Announces New Eyewear by Marcel Wanders

By Alexandrea Mobijohn
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM PADUA, Italy—Safilo Group has announced an exclusive eyewear collection of six optical and three sun styles created by renowned designer, Marcel Wanders.

Shaping Up

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM Who: Math lovers, all of the square pegs and round holes, Iris Apfel’s frames designed by Selima Salaun and runway shows like Thomas Wylde FW 2016.

What Are You Wearing?: One Hip Chic Optical, Inc., Rochester, N.Y.

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM Tamra has been in the optical industry for 35 years. She began as a frame stylist at a chain optical store, but opened up One Hip Chic Optical 19 years ago. She curates beautiful frames from around the world for her customers who aren’t afraid to show their individuality.

Jones New York Partners With Glance for New Sunglass Collection

By Staff
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 12:21 AM NEW YORK—Authentic Brands Group, LLC (ABG), owner of a global portfolio of fashion, sports, celebrity and entertainment brands, has announced a multi-year partnership with Glance Eyewear for Jones New York eyewear collections for women featuring non-ophthalmic eyewear such as sunglasses, reading glasses and eyewear accessories which will launch to key accounts in spring 2017.

Safilo Group’s Kids by Safilo Line to Present on May 5 ‘Modern Living with kathy ireland’ Show

By Staff
Monday, May 2, 2016 12:27 AM LOS ANGELES—Safilo Group’s Kids by Safilo collection and eye health initiative, designed by pediatric experts and developed to raise awareness of the importance of vision care for children from 0 to 8 years old, will be appearing on an upcoming “Modern Living with kathy ireland” show, which is airing nationally on the E! Network on May 5.
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