Bortuzzo to Head Kering Eyewear in the Americas

By Staff
Friday, February 27, 2015 12:27 AM NEW YORK—Long-time optical eyewear industry executive, Antonio Bortuzzo, has joined Kering Eyewear, a division of luxury fashion company Kering (FR 0000121485, KER.PA, KER.FP) as the head of the Americas for the company, VMail has learned.

Eyewear Designers of the Council of Fashion Designers of America and Vision Expo to Present ‘Speaking of Design’ Panel Discussion

By Staff
Friday, February 27, 2015 12:21 AM NORWALK, Conn.—International Vision Expo East will host the Eyewear Designers of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (edCFDA) in a special high-end designer discussion event on Friday, March 20.

ClearVision Introduces Aspire, ‘The Next Generation in Eyewear’

By Tiffany Wong
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:00 AM HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.—ClearVision Optical has debuted the new Aspire Eyewear collection using the latest innovative technology and materials.

Kingdom Eyewear Debuts ArtLife Collection in U.S.

By Tiffany Wong
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:00 AM PENRYN, Calif.—Kingdom Eyewear will debut ArtLife Eyewear’s Comic Paper Collection at the upcoming International Vision Expo in New York.

New Kingsley Rowe Collection Inspired by Avant-garde Fashion and Art

By Tiffany Wong
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:00 AM LOS ANGELES—Born from a passion for quality craftsmanship and innovative design, Kingsley Rowe has launched a unisex eyewear collection.

REM Eyewear Debuts Vertebrae-Inspired Spine in U.S.

By Tiffany Wong
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:00 AM LOS ANGELES—REM Eyewear has introduced a new type of hinge technology in the new Spine Collection.

Envisioning A Modern Future

By Marge Axelrad
Monday, January 19, 2015 12:05 AM NEW YORK—Just over a year since her official appointment as CEO of Padova, Italy-based Safilo Group (SFL.MI), Luisa Delgado is looking back at heritage as Safilo concludes 2014, its 80th anniversary.

Marsala

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, January 19, 2015 12:00 AM WHO: The Spring 2015 runways of Hervé Léger, Tommy Hilfiger and Dennis Basso; Kylie Jenner at the American Music Awards; Blake Lively at Cannes, Italian grannies and other fans of the fortified wine that is its namesake.

Style.Pages Check.Out: Optique

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, January 19, 2015 12:00 AM Carolina Herrera New York is an international fashion house recognized for timeless elegance and femininity.

Safilo and Kering Begin Execution of Gucci Transition, Announce Termination of Remaining Licenses

By Staff
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 12:21 AM PADUA, Italy— Safilo Group (SFLG.MI) has confirmed that their agreement with Kering, first reported by VMail on Sept. 3, 2014, has been executed, and the first of three compensation payments of €30 million was received on Jan. 12, 2015.

Holly Rush, President of Luxottica Wholesale U.S. Is Guest on Jan. 14 'Power Hour'

By Staff
Monday, January 12, 2015 12:18 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Holly Rush, president of Luxottica Wholesale, U.S., will be the guest on the Jan. 14 edition of the “Power Hour.”

Marcolin Renews Harley-Davidson License

By Staff
Monday, January 05, 2015 12:21 AM LONGARONE, Italy— Marcolin SpA and Harley-Davidson have extended their licensing agreement until Dec. 31, 2018 for the design, production and distribution of sunglasses and optical frames under the Harley-Davidson brand name.

Mondottica Launches Yohji Yamamoto Eyewear Collection

By Ashley Grohoski
Monday, December 15, 2014 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Mondottica has launched the Yohji Yamamoto eyewear collection including both optical and sunglass frames.

Green & Tort

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, November 24, 2014 12:00 AM Who: Turtles, Jaguars (the car, not the animal), libraries in English manor houses and the Fall 2014 collections from Bottega Veneta, Max Mara, Alberta Ferretti, Calvin Klein and Hermès.

Baumvision Releases Mothersbaugh and Baum Eyewear Collaboration

By Ashley Grohoski
Monday, November 17, 2014 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Inspired by his background in music and art, artist Mark Mothersbaugh has collaborated with founder and CEO of Baumvision, Shane Baum, to launch the new Mothersbaugh and Baum eyewear line.
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