Materialise and Luxexcel to Develop Additive Manufacturing Processor

By Staff
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 12:21 AM LEUVEN, Belgium—Materialise NV (NASDAQ: MTLS), a provider of additive manufacturing software and 3D printing technology for the medical, industrial and eyewear markets, announced that it is collaborating with Luxexcel, a Dutch start-up of customized 3D printed optics.

Adlens Reveals New Frame Styles for AdlensFocuss

By Alexandrea Mobijohn
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:00 AM OXFORD, U.K.—Adlens has revealed two new frame styles for AdlensFocuss, the world’s first prescription adjustable focus eyewear.

L’Amy America Presents the TLG Collection of Thin Light Glasse

By Alexandrea Mobijohn
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:00 AM WILTON, Conn.—Short for thin, light glasses, the TLG Collection launched by L’Amy America combines innovative materials with technological features for a modern mens design.

Tom Ford by Marcolin Launches Private Eyewear Collection

By Alexandrea Mobijohn
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:00 AM LONGARONE, Italy—Marcolin has announced the launch of the Tom Ford Private Eyewear Collection, a special edition of five sunglasses and six optical frames designed for the eyewear connoisseur. This 11-piece collection commemorates Tom Ford’s 11 years of making eyewear.

Zenni Optical Supports 2016 Graduates With $1 Million Eyewear Giveaway

By Staff
Friday, June 17, 2016 12:15 AM NOVATO, Calif.—Zenni Optical, a leader in online prescription eyewear, has launched Class of Zenni, a massive giveaway of $1 million in glasses to 2016 graduates.

IECP to Source Lenses from EGMA, Eyewear from A&A Optical

By Staff
Monday, June 6, 2016 12:30 AM WICHITA, Kansas—Independent Eye Care Professionals  has reached an agreement with EGMA LLC and A&A Optical to manufacture ophthalmic lenses and  eyewear sets for programs administered by IECP subsidiaries.

The Vision Council Launches Revamped Eyecessorize.com Website

By Staff
Monday, May 30, 2016 12:21 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council’s Eyecessorize campaign, which promotes the fashion and lifestyle aspects of eyewear, has revamped its website, Eyecessorize.com.

Marcolin and Dsquared2 Announce Early Renewal of License

By Staff
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 12:27 AM LONGARONE, Italy—Marcolin Group and Dsquared2 announced the early renewal of an exclusive license agreement for the design, manufacture and worldwide distribution of Dsquared2 sun and optical eyewear.

Marchon’s Nike Vision Debuts Running Eyewear With Zeiss Optics

By Alexandrea Mobijohn
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Marchon has announced the Spring 2016 Nike Vision Running Collection of performance eyewear with Nike + Zeiss Optics. The 5-piece collection offers runners of all levels a formation of aerodynamic, highly functional designs engineered for both speed and comfort.

Safilo Announces New Eyewear by Marcel Wanders

By Alexandrea Mobijohn
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM PADUA, Italy—Safilo Group has announced an exclusive eyewear collection of six optical and three sun styles created by renowned designer, Marcel Wanders.

Safilo Group’s Kids by Safilo Line to Present on May 5 ‘Modern Living with kathy ireland’ Show

By Staff
Monday, May 2, 2016 12:27 AM LOS ANGELES—Safilo Group’s Kids by Safilo collection and eye health initiative, designed by pediatric experts and developed to raise awareness of the importance of vision care for children from 0 to 8 years old, will be appearing on an upcoming “Modern Living with kathy ireland” show, which is airing nationally on the E! Network on May 5.

Hoya Partners With Frameri to Offer Interchangeable Eyewear at 500 Independent Practices

By Staff
Sunday, April 17, 2016 12:30 AM LEWISVILLE, Texas—Hoya Vision Care has entered into a partnership with Frameri, creator of the interchangeable frame and lens system.

The McGree Group Licenses Designer Trina Turk

By Staff
Friday, April 15, 2016 12:21 AM MARIETTA, Ga.—The McGee Group has announced a new licensing agreement with fashion designer Trina Turk. The new multi-year license will feature optical and sunwear, infused with the bold signature prints and dynamic colors unique to the Trina Turk brand.

Artoptic International Updates Legendary Partner Series

By Marge Axelrad
Monday, April 11, 2016 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Artoptic International has completely updated its classic Partner series with new materials, new colorations and new images. Targeting young and adult men, “the new collection is designed to be rugged, sporty and masculine,” according to Artoptic’s founder, George Gero.

Charmant Launches Isaac Mizrahi New York Eyewear

By Alexandrea Mobijohn
Monday, April 11, 2016 12:00 AM MORRIS PLAINS, N.J.—Designed in conjunction with Xcel Brands Inc., Charmant has launched the new Isaac Mizrahi New York Eyewear Collection of sunglasses for confident women ages 30 and up.
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