VSP Global’s Mark Ginsberg Named as Accessories Council’s 2017 ‘Hall of Fame’ Honoree

By Staff
Friday, June 2, 2017 12:30 AM NEW YORK—Mark Ginsberg, chief marketing officer of VSP Global has been named the Accessories Council’s “Hall of Fame” 2017 honoree.

Accessories Council Announces 21st ACE Awards; Polaroid Eyewear Honored With Legacy Award

By Staff
Friday, May 26, 2017 12:21 AM NEW YORK—The Accessories Council will celebrate its 21st annual ACE Awards which honors individuals and companies who have furthered the awareness and use of accessories on Aug. 7, 2017 at Cipriani 42nd Street.

The Doneger Group and the Accessories Council Unveil New Classroom at NYC’s Fashion Institute of Technology

By Staff
Monday, December 19, 2016 12:18 AM NEW YORK—The Doneger Group and the Accessories Council unveiled The Doneger Group/Accessories Council Classroom at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in a ribbon-cutting ceremony here last week.

Safilo Group and The New School’s Parsons School of Design Partner for Fashion Thesis Competition

By Staff
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Safilo Group and The New School’s Parsons School of Design have announced the launch of their first installment of the Safilo x Parsons Design Thesis Competition which is a partnership of the up-and-coming designers of the next generation.

We Love Eyes Launches Natural Eye Cleansing Products

By Alexandrea Mobijohn
Monday, October 19, 2015 12:00 AM OAKLAND, California— Founded by Tanya Gill, OD, We Love Eyes, a green beauty company, has introduced eye cleansing products made with tea tree oil that are natural, non-toxic, vegan and cruelty free.

Aspex Debuts Patented ModifEye Adjustable Readers Collection

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:00 AM PEMBROKE PARK, Fla.—Aspex Eyewear has launched its newest optical collection, ModifEye.

A.T. Cross Company Completes Sale of its Cross Accessory Division

By Staff
Monday, September 9, 2013 12:20 AM LINCOLN, R.I.— A.T. Cross Company (NASDAQ: ATX ), a competitor in the writing instrument, stationery and premium sunglass businesses, announced the completion of its previously announced sale of its Cross Accessory Division. The company sold to a newly-formed affiliate of Clarion Capital Partners, LLC for $60 million.

REM Debuts New Visualites Clear Reading Glasses

By Deirdre Carroll
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 12:23 AM Quick Take: REM has expanded ultra-comfortable Visualites reading glass collection with new colors, styles, and categories.

REM Introduces Visualites Sun Readers

By Deirdre Carroll
Tuesday, May 31, 2011 12:24 AM Quick Take: Visualites, the reading glass collection from REM, is introducing a sunglass reader that combines a full size plano sunglass lens with a reading power built into the lower portion of the lens.

FGX's Magnivision Launches a Collection of Reading Glasses

By Deirdre Carroll
Tuesday, April 19, 2011 12:27 AM Quick Take: FGX International’s Magnivision has presented its 2011 collection of stylish readers in bright colors, patterns, floral prints and sophisticated tones, all at affordable prices.

Ogi Unveils New Scojo New York Premium Reading Eyewear

By Deirdre Carroll
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 12:24 AM Quick Take: Ogi Eyewear’s Scojo New York reading eyewear has amplified its image as one of the elite providers of premium reading eyewear with its spring 2011 Tribeca Collection, which exemplifies the uniqueness of the brand and its vision for the future.

La LOOP Introduces New Styles from Designer Elizabeth Faraut

By Deirdre Carroll
Tuesday, January 18, 2011 12:27 AM Quick Take: La LOOP has releases new designs from jewelry designer Elizabeth Faraut. La LOOP jewelry combines artful design with practicality, resulting in a fashionable item that any person (male or female) on-the-go who owns a pair of sunglasses or readers, can appreciate.

Maui Jim Highlight Maui Readers

By Deirdre Carroll
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 12:27 AM Quick Take: Maui Jim wants to bring attention to its Maui Readers. Maui Jim’s unique reader design features a reading segment that is encased in polycarbonate and positioned to optimize distance views, while giving user near power when they need it.

Nanofilm Offers Eco-Friendly Cleaner

By Deirdre Carroll: Senior Editor
Monday, January 18, 2010 12:41 AM VALLEY VIEW, Ohio—In response to a growing demand for earth-friendly products, Nanofilm, based here, is launching Clarity EcoClens Lens Cleaner.

Accessory Council Holds 13th Annual ACE Awards

By staff
Monday, December 14, 2009 1:15 AM New York—The Accessories Council held their 13th Annual ACE Awards ceremony on Nov. 2, 2009 at Cipriani’s on 42nd Street,