New CEO at Silhouette International

By Staff
Friday, April 29, 2016 12:27 AM LINZ, Austria—Jan Rosenberg is the new CEO of Silhouette International. He is now managing the family-owned company, together with Thomas Windischbauer, COO/CFO, the company said in an announcement.

Morgenthal Frederics Opens Third Madison Avenue Store

By Staff
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Luxury optical retailer and sunglass brand, Morgenthal Frederics, opened its third Madison Avenue location here earlier this month.

Hoya Partners With Frameri to Offer Interchangeable Eyewear at 500 Independent Practices

By Staff
Sunday, April 17, 2016 12:30 AM LEWISVILLE, Texas—Hoya Vision Care has entered into a partnership with Frameri, creator of the interchangeable frame and lens system.

The McGree Group Licenses Designer Trina Turk

By Staff
Friday, April 15, 2016 12:21 AM MARIETTA, Ga.—The McGee Group has announced a new licensing agreement with fashion designer Trina Turk. The new multi-year license will feature optical and sunwear, infused with the bold signature prints and dynamic colors unique to the Trina Turk brand.

A More Put Together Look for Festival Season

By Staff
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 9:20 AM Festival Season is quickly approaching with the start of Coachella, and while denim cutoffs and cropped tees might seem the norm, PopSugar has a roundup of looks that you can wear beyond the festivals. One thing is for sure though, the sunglasses in this roundup are timeless. Check them all out here.

Cara Delevingne Models Chanel Eyewear

By Staff
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 9:15 AM She’s a bonafide “It Girl,” a budding actress and an accomplished model. What can’t Cara Delevingne do? This time around, she’s modeling Chanel’s S/S 2016 eyewear and sunglasses. Looking chic yet playful in Chanel’s signature tweed and a series of baseball caps, Delevingne brings the cool to this campaign.

A Red Carpet Roundup From the MTV Movie Awards

By Staff
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 9:10 AM The 25th annual MTV Movie Awards kicked off on Sunday, April 10, and in typical MTV Movie Award fashion, were shy of laughs and buzz-worthy moments. However, it was the red carpet where celebrities from all walks got to express themselves through style from Kendall Jenner to Baddie Winkle. We even saw a few frames make come cameo appearances. Click through for a look.

Scott Betty Joins Eyeking as SVP Product and Design

By Staff
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 12:27 AM MELVILLE, N.Y.—Eyeking, a leader in performance sunglasses, has announced the addition of Scott Betty as senior vice president of product and design.

Vuarnet Names Chad Smith Rx Sales Development Director

By Staff
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Vuarnet announced that Chad Smith has been appointed to the position of Rx sales development director.

Accessories Council Marks 20th ACE Awards, This Year’s Event to Be Held Aug. 2

By Staff
Monday, April 11, 2016 12:24 AM NEW YORK—The Accessories Council will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the organization’s annual ACE Awards, honoring individuals and companies who have furthered the awareness and use of accessories.

Artoptic International Updates Legendary Partner Series

By Marge Axelrad
Monday, April 11, 2016 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Artoptic International has completely updated its classic Partner series with new materials, new colorations and new images. Targeting young and adult men, “the new collection is designed to be rugged, sporty and masculine,” according to Artoptic’s founder, George Gero.

Charmant Launches Isaac Mizrahi New York Eyewear

By Alexandrea Mobijohn
Monday, April 11, 2016 12:00 AM MORRIS PLAINS, N.J.—Designed in conjunction with Xcel Brands Inc., Charmant has launched the new Isaac Mizrahi New York Eyewear Collection of sunglasses for confident women ages 30 and up.

Check Out: Eye See Euphoria

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, April 11, 2016 12:00 AM Matthew Williamson, known for his mastery of prints, embellishments and use of colors, reflects a sophisticated yet free-spirited sense of allure in his collections. Born in Manchester, U.K. and educated in London, Williamson launched his namesake line in 1997.

Classic Specs Teams Up With Top Artists to Create Frames for Special Series

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, April 11, 2016 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Classic Specs, a New York-based eyewear provider, has teamed up with influential names in the art community to design a new collection of frames. The glasses and sunglasses in The Artist Collaboration Series feature each artist’s creation on the inside of the frame.

Flower Power

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, April 11, 2016 12:00 AM Who: Self-proclaimed hippies and those who deem spring as their favorite season. Individuals sporting a green thumb as well as lovers of Marc Jacobs Daisy and the likes of Gucci’s Cruise 2016 collection and Erdem’s spring 2016 runway.
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