G Is for Glasses, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, June 10, 2019 1:00 AM Jessie has been in the optical industry for 10 years since her graduation from the Illinois College of Optometry in 2009.

Underlined

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, June 10, 2019 1:00 AM A partially rimless style that features the rim at the bottom of the frame front with the top of the style remaining rimless or one that shows off the rim’s construction in an unconventional manner.

[Partner Post] 30 Years in the Making

By Staff
Thursday, May 30, 2019 12:58 PM Celebrating 30 years of American Glam, Badgley Mischka has released their latest optical frames for men and women. "We are honored to celebrate this wonderful milestone and introduce the fashion world to our newest collection—an homage to our history and nod to today's steadfast, confident and captivating woman," said Mark Badgley. Shop the entire collection at mcgeegroup.com.

JINS Opens First East Coast Pop-Up at MoMA Design Store in New York, Along With a New Try-On App

By Staff
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 12:21 AM NEW YORK—JINS Eyewear, the eyewear brand and retailer which operates 546 stores throughout Asia, including five in the U.S., has opened its first shop on the East Coast via a pop-up shop inside the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Soho location.

Best Makeup Looks for Almond-Shaped Eyes

By Staff
Thursday, May 23, 2019 11:15 AM There’s so much experimentation to be had when playing around with makeup looks. But when it comes to our eyes there are certain tips and tricks for various eye colors and shapes. Take a look at this article from Byrdie.com to see what the best makeup tips are for individuals with almond-shaped eyes.

Summer 2019 Trending Styles

By Staff
Thursday, May 23, 2019 11:12 AM With a new season comes another chance to change your look up and what better way to do that than with accessories. While you should be wearing sunwear year-round no matter the weather, summer is definitely a time to experiment with different sunglass trends and WhoWhatWear.com has a roundup of what’s in and what’s out for Summer 2019. Take a look here.

Ideal Sunglasses for Each Face Shape

By Staff
Thursday, May 23, 2019 11:09 AM While there is such a wide range of sunglass styles in the market, finding the perfect pair or pairs might seem a bit daunting. Take a look at this article from Marie Claire as they break down the perfect styles for each face shape.

Check.Out: Bright Eyes Vision

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, May 13, 2019 12:20 AM Caroline Abram uses diverse materials such as resin, silver, wood and semiprecious stones in her collections which showcase flattering, feminine, unique designs. Caroline Abram’s collections of eyewear appeal to all women who want to feel beautiful, sensual or just themselves.

De Rigo Vision and Chopard Unveil Sunglass for 72nd Cannes Film Festival

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, May 13, 2019 12:20 AM SUN VALLEY, Calif.—To celebrate the iconic partnership that Chopard has forged with the Cannes Film Festival, De Rigo has created a special edition women’s sunglass that exudes the old Hollywood glamour of the 1950s.

Something Blue

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, May 13, 2019 12:20 AM As the 1990s continue to trend, we’ve seen the comeback of the classic baby blue colorway. However, we’re also seeing this color trend adopted in sunglass lenses as opposed to a colored acetate. These light blue lenses come as solid tints, gradient effects or mirrored treatments.

What Are You Wearing?: Market Lane Optical, Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, May 13, 2019 12:20 AM “I love wearing this frame because it is a unique shape, and I particularly love the thicker metal gold sides. My anti-fatigue lens design relaxes my eyes for my everyday lifestyle, as I am always on the go and spend countless working hours in front of media devices. I absolutely love the Trivex material as I am rough with my glasses.”

Alexander Wang and DITA Eyewear Sign First Exclusive Global License

By Staff
Thursday, May 9, 2019 12:21 AM NEW YORK—DITA Eyewear has announced that it has signed an exclusive long-term global licensing agreement with Alexander Wang for the worldwide distribution of sunglasses and optical collection under the Alexander Wang brand. The first new collections developed under this agreement will debut globally beginning in fall 2020.

Kering Eyewear Among the Companies and Brands to Be Honored at June 10 ACE Awards

By Staff
Monday, May 6, 2019 12:18 AM NEW YORK—As the Accessories Council marks its 25th anniversary this year, the organization will honor several brands, companies and influencers at its upcoming ACE Awards dinner next month here. Among the 2019 honorees will be Kering Eyewear's CEO, Roberto Vedovotto, who will be presented with the Business Visionary award. Other brands with ties to the eyewear category are also on the 2019 award roster, including Columbia Sportswear, who will get the Legacy award (Columbia has an eyewear collection with Marchon), and Sperry, (which has an eyewear collection with L'Amy America) which will get the Sustainability award, and Steve Madden (who does an eyewear collection with ClearVision Optical) will receive the Visionary award. Todd Snyder, who will be honored as Designer of the Year, does eyewear collaborations with Le Specs and Moscot.

Kenmark Eyewear and Vera Wang Renew Multi-Year Exclusive License

By Staff
Thursday, May 2, 2019 12:21 AM LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Kenmark Eyewear announced that it will be renewing its licensing agreement for the development, production and worldwide distribution of eyewear for the Vera Wang brand. The license will extend through 2025. Kenmark Eyewear has partnered with Vera Wang since 2001, launching the brand into the eyewear industry with segments that include Vera Wang optical, Vera Wang optical sung and VWX. “We are thrilled to be renewing our relationship with Vera Wang for an additional five years; this iconic brand has been and will continue to be a great partnership.” said CEO, Mike Cundiff.