Hands of Time Eyewear Launches Christie’s Jewelry Eyewear Collection

By Staff
Monday, July 17, 2017 12:04 AM SAN ANSELMO, Calif.—Hands of Time Eyewear, a new company whose purpose is to put the independent eyecare professional first, has launched its Christie’s Jewelry Eyewear collection.

Karen Walker Debuts Men’s Eyewear Line, Monumental

By Staff
Monday, July 17, 2017 12:04 AM AUCKLAND, New Zealand—Karen Walker steps into men’s eyewear with the Monumental collection—adding a modernist take on styles from the ‘30s and ‘50s.

The McGee Group Bows Active Lifestyle Line, VOCA Eyewear

By Staff
Monday, July 17, 2017 12:04 AM MARIETTA, Ga.—The McGee Group is launching VOCA Eyewear created for those active life-enthusiasts and athletes of all ages seeking new experiences. The frames are designed for sport, active lifestyle and casual customers.

Hands of Time Eyewear Debuts Francis Drake Collection

By Staff
Monday, June 19, 2017 12:00 AM SAN ANSELMO, Calif.—New eyewear company, Hands of Time Eyewear, recently debuted its Francis Drake Eyewear collection for trendy men and women.

New York Eye Launches the Marie Claire Eyewear Collection for Women

By Staff
Monday, June 19, 2017 12:00 AM NEW YORK—New York Eye recently launched the Marie Claire Eyewear collection geared toward today’s style-oriented woman.

Safilo Reintroduces Emozioni Ophthalmic Collection for Women

By Staff
Monday, June 19, 2017 12:00 AM PARSIPPANY, N.J.—Safilo announced the reintroduction of its Emozioni women’s ophthalmic collection, a leading Safilo-owned brand for almost three decades.

WestGroupe Announces Partnership With Spectill in South Africa

By Staff
Friday, June 9, 2017 12:15 AM MONTREAL—WestGroupe announced that it has appointed Spectill (SA) Ltd as its new distributor for the FYSH UK, KLiiK denmark and Superflex brands in South Africa.

Marchon’s Flexon Rolls Out Digital Video Campaign, ‘Flexon Extreme: Don’t Try This At Home’ Series

By Staff
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 12:21 AM NEW YORK—Flexon, known for its technologically advanced memory metal designs, announced their latest digital video campaign which is inspired by Flexon Eyewear customer product reviews, customer testimonials and experiences.

Marcolin Group Announces the Early Renewal of Its License With Diesel

By Staff
Friday, May 26, 2017 12:27 AM LONGARONE, Italy—Marcolin Group S.p.A., and Diesel announced the early renewal of their license agreement for the design, production and worldwide distribution of Diesel Eyewear branded sunglasses and optical frames.

Eyemart Express and New York Eye to Donate Frames to Veterans and Active Military Members

By Staff
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:18 AM DALLAS—Eyemart Express, which ranked No. 10 on this year’s Vision Monday Top 50 U.S. Optical Retailers’ list, will honor and aid veterans, active-duty military members and their dependents this Memorial Day with free eyeglass frames and a 20 percent discount on purchases, the retailer announced.

Polaroid Celebrates Its 80th Anniversary with a Short Film Inspired by Its Founder

By Staff
Friday, May 19, 2017 12:15 AM Polaroid Eyewear, produced and distributed by Safilo Group, is celebrating the company’s 80th anniversary with the creation of a short film inspired by Edwin Herbert Land, the inventor of the polarized filter.

Eponym Launches Ottavo Readers

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, May 15, 2017 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Eponym, the eyewear licensing company that develops eyewear and e-commerce platforms for style and fashion brands recently launched Ottavo, a new eyewear brand specializing in high-quality reading glasses.

Safilo Reintroduces Elasta for Men Ophthalmic Collection

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, May 15, 2017 12:00 AM PARSIPPANY, N.J.—Safilo is reintroducing its own flagship Elasta ophthalmic collection, a leading brand dedicated to opticians for 50 years, for Spring 2017. The collection is specifically targeted toward men ages 40 and up and features 20 ophthalmic styles.

Meredith Corporation Announces License with FGX International for SHAPE Sunglass Line

By Staff
Friday, May 12, 2017 12:18 AM NEW YORK—Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP) announced a licensing agreement with FGX International, the owner and designer of Foster Grant eyewear.

Adlens Relocates to Larger, Central Headquarters

By Staff
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 12:21 AM CHILBROOK, UK—Adjustable focus eyeglass maker Adlens recently relocated its headquarters from Oxford, UK to larger, more central offices in Chilbrook, Eynsham, UK.
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