Safilo Announces Multi-Year Licensing Agreement for the Moschino and Love Moschino Eyewear Collections

By Staff
Friday, September 16, 2016 12:24 AM PADUA, Italy—Safilo announced a new licensing agreement for the design, manufacturing and worldwide distribution of the Moschino and Love Moschino collections of optical frames and sunglasses.

Oakley’s TruBridge Offers Optimized Fit Without Compromising Style

By Staff
Monday, September 12, 2016 5:45 AM FOOTHILLS RANCH, Calif.—Oakley is releasing TruBridge, a frame-fitting technology that creates an optimized fit with four different-size nose pads to fit the four most common nose bridges. TruBridge Technology provides optimum vision by creating a centered line of sight where the prescription is most accurate; maximum pad contact for even weight distribution; and a fit that eliminates cheek contact for all day comfort, the company said

Costa’s New Optical Eyeglass Collection Is Built for Adventure

By Andrew Karp
Monday, September 12, 2016 12:45 AM DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—Costa, renowned for its high quality polarized sunglasses for outdoor enthusiasts is entering a new sphere with the debut of its first set of optical frames based on the strong demand for a branded eyewear collection. Costa Optical, prescription eyewear that speaks to the adventurer, will launch this Fall.

Match Eyewear to Debut All New Judith Leiber Collections

By Staff
Monday, September 12, 2016 12:45 AM NEW YORK—Judith Leiber will launch its all new eyewear collections under the Judith Leiber Couture and JL by Judith Leiber labels, and both collections will debut at Vision Expo West 2016.

Rush Sees a Host of Expansion Products and Programs on Costa’s Horizon

By Marge Axelrad
Monday, September 12, 2016 12:45 AM DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—Costa intends to make some waves. The “Born on the Water” brand of performance sunwear, one of the fastest growing companies in the category, with double-digit compound growth every year for the past 10 years, is looking to set off new ripples for its storied brand.

Zyloware Launches Shaquille O’Neal Squad Eyewear Collection

By Staff
Monday, September 12, 2016 12:45 AM PORT CHESTER, N.Y.—The Shaquille O’Neal Squad Eyewear collection from Zyloware is all about comfort and style being the “new cool.” Game changing to this collection are performance-based materials and trendy design.

ClearVision Optical and Steve Madden Sign Global Multi-Year Eyewear License

By Staff
Monday, September 12, 2016 12:27 AM NEW YORK—ClearVision Optical and Steve Madden, the iconic footwear and accessories brand have signed a global multi-year licensing agreement for eyewear and sunwear.

Eponym Secures $7 Million Series A Financing Round

By Staff
Monday, August 29, 2016 12:22 AM NEW YORK—Eponym, the eyewear licensing platform that partners with several designers to create sunwear and optical lines, has completed a $7 million Series A round of financing led by Tenfore Holdings, Tribeca Venture Partners, RiverPark Ventures and WTI, according to an announcement from the company.

VSP Global and USC Launch Study and Pilot Test of Tech-Enabled Eyewear

By Andrew Karp
Monday, August 22, 2016 12:30 AM RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—The University of Southern California (USC) Center for Body Computing (CBC) and VSP Global are launching an academic study and consumer pilot test with the latest version of VSP’s tech-enabled eyewear, Level.

Nouveau Eyewear Will Debut Its Biggest Launch For Girls’ Eyewear With Licensed My Little Pony Collection at VEW

By Staff
Monday, August 22, 2016 12:27 AM CARROLLTON, Texas—Nouveau Eyewear will debut its biggest launch for girls’ eyewear at Vision Expo West with its multi-year license for My Little Pony prescription eyewear.

Barton Perreira Introduces New Allied Metal Works Brand

By Alexandrea Mobijohn
Monday, August 15, 2016 12:00 AM NEW YORK—After redefining style and elegance since 2007, Barton Perreira has introduced its newest brand of optical and sun styles called Allied Metal Works. Created by veterans of design, fashion and function over the course of four years, the collection will truly stand as the first “technical luxury” brand in eyewear, the company said.

Philly EyeWorks Releases Fun New Styles

By Alexandrea Mobijohn
Monday, August 15, 2016 12:00 AM PHILADELPHIA—Philly EyeWorks, a new brand of eyewear that celebrates individuality and diversity while remaining affordable, has released new styles for fall/winter 2016. The collection is geared toward fun and unique individuals who aren’t afraid to try something new.

Armourx Introduces Camouflage to Realtree Rx Safety Eyewear

By Alexandrea Mobijohn
Monday, July 18, 2016 12:00 AM Carrollton, Texas—Armourx has introduced the Realtree by Armourx safety eyewear collection that strikes a balance between practicality and style, the company said. Designed for men and women in the workplace, the seven-piece collection includes Armourx’s innovative wrap design with integrated side protection as well as several fashion-forward frames with removable or permanent side shields.

ED Ellen DeGeneres Launches Eyewear Collection in Partnership With Modo

By Staff
Friday, July 15, 2016 12:21 AM NEW YORK—ED Ellen DeGeneres, the new American lifestyle brand developed by the well-known television host, actress, writer and producer, announced that the company is launching ED eyewear with Modo Eyewear as its partner.

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.
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