Check.Out: Fayette Family Vision Care

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, March 27, 2017 12:30 AM WOOW Eyewear was created as a collection under Face à Face, and has now grown into a strong individual brand for the young and bold, sold in more than 40 countries across the world. Between traditional style and casual fashion, the WOOW style speaks to all with a sense of humor. The little message inserted in the end tip of the frame will make you smile first thing in the morning.

Laced Up

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, March 27, 2017 12:30 AM Who: Filigree—found in jewelry designs dating back to ancient Mesopotamia, popular in various parts of central Asia and Indian design as well as Medieval European designs. An ode to elegance and sophistication often drawing comparisons to lace.

Vuarnet Opens First Paris Boutique

By Staff
Friday, March 24, 2017 12:15 AM NEW YORK—Vuarnet announced the opening of the brand’s first boutique in the heart of Paris at 28 rue Boissy d’Anglais. This is the location where Roger Pouilloux, the optician who co-founded the brand with Jean Vuarnet, had his studio.

Kering Eyewear and Maison Cartier Partner for the Development of the Eyewear Category

By Staff
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 12:24 AM NEW YORK and PARIS—Kering (KER.PA) has announced that its subsidiary, Kering Eyewear, and the Maison Cartier, owned by Compagnie Financière Richemont, plan to enter into a strategic partnership bringing their operations together to create a stronger platform for the development, manufacturing and worldwide distribution of the Cartier eyewear collection, the company said.

WaveShades With Visa Payment Technology in Limited Distribution to Key Influencers

By Staff
Friday, March 17, 2017 12:21 AM SAN FRANCISCO—The Visa-powered WaveShades sunglasses—which feature a chip that enables consumers to pay for a purchase simply by waving the sunglasses over a point-of-sale reader—drew rapt attention at the SXSW Conference in Austin, Texas, this week.

[Partner Post] New Year, New Style

By Staff
Thursday, March 16, 2017 12:42 AM Enhance your eyes—and your outfit—with the new chic collection of Badgley Mischka eyewear.

Eyewear’s Rising Labels

By Staff
Thursday, March 16, 2017 12:11 AM Fashion and sunglasses have always gone hand in hand—and certain brands have become iconic household names. But according to Harper’s Bazaar, there are some “rising eyewear labels” that consumers should be keeping tabs on. Find out what their 12 recommendations are here.

Fall Fashion Goes to Outer Space

By Staff
Thursday, March 16, 2017 12:08 AM As you may have seen in Vision Monday’s February 13 Style.Pages “The Future Is Now” the space age, futuristic look is definitely on trend, and the runway agrees. Take a look at this roundup from the catwalk for Fall 2017 trends as metallic colors give a not so subtle nod to the future.

Sunglass Trends From “Fashion Month”

By Staff
Thursday, March 16, 2017 12:05 AM While sunglasses as an accessory will probably always be on trend, different styles are perpetually going in and out of style. Since “Fashion Month” has finally come to an end, take a look at this list of the top five sunglass trends that dominated the fashion shows. Do you agree?

Exploring Human Perceptions Through the Culture and Evolution of Eyewear

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, March 13, 2017 12:18 PM Thank goodness observations like “Boys don’t make passes at girls who wear glasses” are a thing of the past. What was once a mere medical device is now a personal and powerful fashion statement. Today, you can even add art to the growing qualifications of eyewear's DNA. Click here to read the latest edition of VMail Weekend.

Winners Announced for A Forward Vision for Eyewear Heritage Contest by Safilo and L’Uomo Vogue

By Staff
Monday, March 13, 2017 12:21 AM MILAN—Safilo Group along with L’Uomo Vogue launched the first tutoring project for the eyewear industry in April 2016 and have announced the winners of the contest.

Check.Out: Bella Eye Care Optometry

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, March 13, 2017 12:00 AM ProDesign was originally founded in 1973 but the ProDesign of today is a completely different company. Today, ProDesign is an ambitious company establishing a growing position in world markets through the ability to quickly recognize and pick up trends, supply prompt deliveries, efficient inventory management and support through their Danish headquarters and additional offices worldwide

Gentle Monster and Tilda Swinton Collaborate on Frame Collection and Campaign

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, March 13, 2017 12:00 AM SEOUL—Korean-based eyewear brand, Gentle Monster taps actress, performance artist and model, Tilda Swinton for its latest frame collaboration.

Jason Wu Relaunches Eyewear Collection With Eponym

By Staff
Monday, March 13, 2017 12:00 AM NEW YORK—For Spring 2017, designer Jason Wu, has relaunched his eyewear line in partnership with New York-based eyewear licensing company, Eponym. The collection features a full range of optical and sun styles that were created with Wu’s refined point of view.

Modern Optical Introduces GB+, a New Extended-Size Women’s Collection

By Staff
Monday, March 13, 2017 12:00 AM ROSELLE, Ill.—Modern Optical International had launched GB+, a new women’s collection with extended eye sizes and temple lengths. GB+ provides great-fitting eyewear for diverse market segments and utilizes ultra-feminine contours.
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