Style.Pages Check.Out: Vision Trends

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:01 AM

20/20 Magazine's Gloria Nicola Retires: 27 Years Covering Eyewear Trends

By Marge Axelrad
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:00 AM

NEW YORK—20/20 Magazine’s Gloria Nicola, senior editor for frames, sunwear and accessories for 27 years, will be retiring from the magazine, effective Oct. 31.

Bold Face: Fall Films

By Deirdre Carroll
Friday, October 17, 2014 10:30 AM Summer may be full of big budget blockbusters but autumn has its fair share of fantastic movies too. In this week’s edition of Bold Face we feature the stars of three of fall’s films and the favorite frames of the famous faces that appear in them…

Target Optical Launches First Eyewear Collaboration, The AndrewAndrew Collection

By Staff
Monday, October 13, 2014 12:30 AM NEW YORK— Target Optical, operated by Luxottica Retail NA, has launched its first eyewear collaboration.

Marchon Signs Worldwide License With Etro, Line to Debut in September 2015

By Staff
Friday, October 10, 2014 12:24 AM MELVILLE, N.Y. and MILAN, Italy— Marchon Eyewear and fashion brand Etro have signed an exclusive worldwide licensing agreement to design, manufacture and distribute sunwear and ophthalmic collections.

The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Announces New Group: Eyewear Designers of the CFDA

By Staff
Monday, October 06, 2014 11:30 AM NEW YORK—The Council of Fashion Designers (CFDA) announced today that there is a new working group within the Council, the Eyewear Designers of the CFDA.

Bold Face: TV's Ladies

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, October 06, 2014 10:30 AM Hollywood used to be a hard place for a lady (rumor has it that it still can be) but some women have managed to carve out a little place for themselves on the small screen and are doing quite well. In this edition of Bold Face we highlight three of them in fabulous eyewear and hope that they continue to blaze a trail for women in entertainment…

Italian Eyewear Company Lines and Capabilities to Be Featured at Italian Trade Commission Events in Chicago and Miami

By Staff
Monday, October 06, 2014 12:21 AM CHICAGO and MIAMI—The Italian Trade Commission, via its offices in Chicago and Miami, are organizing two events and workshops for U.S. optical buyers and eyecare professionals, to encourage them to learn more about the capabilities and see the latest product collections of Italian luxury eyewear manufacturers.

Silhouette and Adidas Extend License to Include ‘Performance’

By Staff
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 12:21 AM LINZ, Austria— Silhouette International and Adidas have extended their current licensing agreement, first signed 22 years ago, for an additional five years to now include the sub-brand “Performance,” effective until the end of 2019.

Bold Face: Highly Anticipated

By Deirdre Carroll
Friday, September 26, 2014 11:30 AM There are just some movies you can’t wait to see. In this week’s edition of Bold Face we feature the stars of three highly anticipated films and the eyewear they clearly can’t wait to wear…

Glimpse Into a Modern Manufactory

By Catherine Wolinski
Friday, September 26, 2014 10:30 AM As evidenced in VM’s "A Day in the Life of Optical,"  there are places, processes and pieces of the optical industry that one might never know existed had they not looked for them or been a part of their production.

Accessories Council and L&Co Join Forces to Launch First Emerging Designers Competition

By Staff
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 12:21 AM NEW YORK— The Accessories Council, the non-profit organization serving the accessories industry, and Lividini & Co (L&Co), a brand engagement company, have joined forces to launch the first Emerging Designers Competition.

Folk Lore

By Deirdre Carroll
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 12:00 AM

LBI Signs License for Maui and Sons Premium Eyewear

By Staff
Friday, September 19, 2014 12:27 AM NEW YORK— LBI Eyewear has entered into an exclusive, license arrangement with Maui and Sons for the design, manufacturer, imports and marketing of a premium line of sport eyewear and premium sunwear under the Maui and Sons brand label.

Allison Launches ill.i Collection in Partnership With

By Staff
Thursday, September 18, 2014 12:33 AM PADUA, Italy— Allison SpA has partnered with musician and designer George Gorrow on a collection of eyewear called ill.i.