Industry Friends and Colleagues Recall Gloria Nicola’s Talent and Generosity

By Staff
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Accolades for former 20/20 Magazine editor Gloria Nicola flowed from friends and colleagues following news of her death last week.

Increase in Exhibitors and Expansion of Booths to Headline Vision Expo West

By Staff
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 12:18 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Show organizers for International Vision Expo West 2017 have confirmed an increase in exhibitors and expansion of many existing exhibitor booths in the trendsetting Galleria on the show floor, as well as over 140 luxury brands for its exclusive Suites program in the Venetian Hotel.

Gloria Nicola, Former 20/20 Magazine Fashion Expert, Passes Away

By Staff
Monday, July 24, 2017 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Gloria Nicola, a former senior editor of 20/20 magazine, passed away on July 19 at her home in Long Island, N.Y. She was 74 years old. Nicola, who retired from the magazine in October, 2014 after 27 years, covered frames, sunwear and accessories.

New Presenters and Honorees Listed for the 21st Annual ACE Awards

By Staff
Monday, July 24, 2017 12:21 AM NEW YORK—The Accessories Council will celebrate its 21st annual ACE Awards on Aug. 7, 2017 at Cipriani 42nd Street.

Gloria Nicola, Former Senior Editor at 20/20 Magazine, Dies at 74

By Staff
Friday, July 21, 2017 10:05 AM NEW YORK—We were saddened to learn that our friend and former colleague, Gloria Nicola, passed away on July 19 at her home in Long Island, New York. Nicola, who was 74, was a senior editor of 20/20 magazine and a keen observer of the eyewear fashion scene for nearly three decades. A full obituary will follow soon. This 2014 Vision Monday article discusses Nicola’s career and accomplishments.

The Sunnies Kate Bosworth Is Loving This Summer

By Staff
Thursday, July 20, 2017 12:11 AM Actress Kate Bosworth’s style is both classic and cool. From movies like Remember the Titans and Blue Crush to her street style—Bosworth doesn’t disappoint. Take a look at the article from WhoWhatWear.com to see what frames she's sporting.

Girls Who Wear Glasses

By Staff
Thursday, July 20, 2017 12:08 AM In this installation of Man Repeller’s “What to Wear This Week,” they spoke to Babba Canales, owner of the brand marketing agency By Babba. Get to know how she feels about personal style and what she has to say about her eyewear after having worked in the industry.

Bringing Color to Your Shades and Home

By Staff
Thursday, July 20, 2017 12:05 AM Technicolor tints are on the fashion scene right now, but why not translate that pop of color from eyewear to home décor? Domino magazine has some tips on how to incorporate some color into your living space here.

Today is World Emoji Day

By Staff
Monday, July 17, 2017 12:18 AM Today is the fourth annual World Emoji Day and in anticipation of “The Emoji Movie,” out July 28, Sony Pictures Animation is joining in on the fun as they salute the characters, who have become a means of communication that cross borders and language.

Check.Out: Sunny Eye Shop

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, July 17, 2017 12:05 AM Jacques Marie Mage (J.M.M.), is a small-batch, limited-edition eyewear collection that reflects the designer’s vision and refined aesthetic vocabulary, one that reconfigures influences ranging from Art Deco to American Folk to La Belle Époque. Additionally, J.M.M. is equally committed to the well-being of their craft and craftsmen. Their products are created using fair and ethical production methods.

ic! berlin and Jeremy Tarian Collab for the Summer 2017 VegeTarian Eyewear Collection

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, July 17, 2017 12:05 AM BERLIN—ic! berlin has partnered with eyewear designer (and former ic! berlin intern), Jeremy Tarian to create the VegeTarian Collection for Summer 2017.

Technicolor Tints

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, July 17, 2017 12:05 AM Color tinted lenses are back on the fashion scene. Along with the more iconic yellow/orange hued lenses, sun frames are taking this up a notch featuring rose, purple, green and blue colored lenses. Used in both acetate and metal frames, this is definitely the look of Summer 2017.

What Are You Wearing?: Paradise Optical, Aiea, Hawaii

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, July 17, 2017 12:05 AM Darrell has been in the optical industry for 35 years, joining the family business right out of college. His father founded the company in 1963, making Paradise Optical Hawaii’s oldest optical store. “We’ve enjoyed growing with our customers, serving multiple generations of Paradise Optical families,” Darrell said. “My father always said, ‘The small details are the most important, because they’re the hardest to see.’ I’ve continued to apply this lesson to the business, always promising our customers the attention to service and quality that he would be proud of.”

Hands of Time Eyewear Launches Christie’s Jewelry Eyewear Collection

By Staff
Monday, July 17, 2017 12:04 AM SAN ANSELMO, Calif.—Hands of Time Eyewear, a new company whose purpose is to put the independent eyecare professional first, has launched its Christie’s Jewelry Eyewear collection.

Karen Walker Debuts Men’s Eyewear Line, Monumental

By Staff
Monday, July 17, 2017 12:04 AM AUCKLAND, New Zealand—Karen Walker steps into men’s eyewear with the Monumental collection—adding a modernist take on styles from the ‘30s and ‘50s.
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