Check.Out: Collegiate Peak Eyecare

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, September 12, 2016 12:45 AM STATE Optical Co. is a first-of-its-kind brand of luxury American eyewear proudly being manufactured in Chicago. STATE believes luxury isn’t about a name, it’s about the design and craftsmanship behind the frames. Inspired by iconic Chicago streets, STATE designs evoke the style, the grit, the substance of the doers and thinkers the frames are made for. Learn more about the brand at stateopticalco.com

Modo Is Off to the Races as the Premium Partner of the Sauber F1 Team

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, September 12, 2016 12:45 AM NEW YORK—Modo Eyewear is off to the races as the new premium partner of the Sauber F1 Team. The partnership kicks off during the upcoming Italian Grand Prix in Monza and goes through the remainder of the 2016 Formula One season.

Taste The Rainbow

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, September 12, 2016 12:45 AM Who: If Skittles are your go-to candy to satisfy your sweet tooth and for those who loved Rainbow Brite as a child. For Wizard of Oz lovers who know all of the words to “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” and for those taking fashion inspiration from the ever-eclectic Solange Knowles.

What Are You Wearing?: Peepers Optical, Denver, Co.

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, September 12, 2016 12:45 AM Alex has been in the optical industry since 2008 when he was hired to edge lenses at a private practice lab in Fort Collins, Colo. “The owners’ daughter saw potential and thought I would be a successful optician, and they began my training immediately,” he said. After four years with that practice, Bennett relocated to Denver, Colo. where he has been working with Peepers Optical. He’s currently in the process of completing prerequisite courses to qualify for optometry school.

What Are You Wearing?: Selima Optique, New York City

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, August 29, 2016 11:00 AM Amanda has been working in the optical industry for 16 years. “I started when I was in school getting my Masters in Fine Arts, and I needed a job to pay my studio bills. I love being an artist and an optician. My creative background brings an edge to my optical styling, and I love working with artists to help them see better.”

Blackfin Renews Partnership With Andrea Bocelli and Creates Limited Edition Frames

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, August 29, 2016 9:00 AM Blackfin has created four special, limited-edition frame models in honor of its renewed partnership with Andrea Bocelli and the Associazione Teatro del Silenzio. In its 11th year, the concert titled Le Cirque, was open to the public and took place on July 30 at the Teatro di Lajatico in the province of Pisa.

Check.Out: Smoke Vision Care

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, August 29, 2016 9:00 AM ProDesign was originally founded in 1973 and was restructured in 2000. Clean Danish design with a twist is the basis of their products. They aim to balance classic and clean with bold and bright to continuously keep classic styles updated. ProDesign is an ambitious company establishing a growing position in world markets through the ability to quickly recognize and pick up trends, supplying prompt deliveries and efficient inventory management.

Crown Jewels

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, August 29, 2016 8:00 AM Who: Royalty like the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Anne Hathaway in the Princess Diaries, Gem and the Holograms, the singer Jewel and the Lorde song, “Royal.”

Toughen Up With These Sunnies

By Staff
Friday, August 19, 2016 12:11 AM Floral prints don’t always have to translate to sweet and girly. There are many outfit combinations that can transpose some much needed edge to flowery patterns. Take a look at what the perfect sunglasses are to toughen up your summer florals.

The Perfect Shades for Every Stanley Kubrick Film

By Staff
Friday, August 19, 2016 12:08 AM Sunglasses aren’t just for summer. So although this article from Vogue.com is suggesting “revamp your summer look” with sunglasses inspired by iconic Kubrick films, these sunnies have the power to work all year round to accessorize any seasonal look. From “A Clockwork Orange” to “Dr. Strangelove” take a look at this roundup of 15 film worthy sunnies.

Summer in the City

By Staff
Friday, August 19, 2016 12:05 AM “Spending summer in the city means you can be more spontaneous with your look while still keeping one accessory a staple part of your ensemble: your sunglasses.” We couldn’t have said it any better! Check out how New York local and blogger of Atlantic-Pacific, Blair Eadie, accessorizes her outfits with her signature pair of sunwear.

Carrera’s The Maverick Video Launches

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, August 15, 2016 12:00 AM PADOVA, Italy—After receiving over 1,000 submissions from musicians, athletes and artists who reflected “Carrera’s Maverick Spirit” and announcing winners back in May, the Carrera Mavericks video final cut launched in July.

Check.Out: EyeCrave Optics

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, August 15, 2016 12:00 AM Götti eyeglasses stand for “Swissness.” The collections cultivate simplicity in its most beautiful form, providing latitude for personal character to unfold and exemplify the best of two worlds: craftsmanship and high-tech

Temple Tantrum

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, August 15, 2016 12:00 AM Who: Famous temples like Angkor Wat in Thailand, the Parthenon in Greece and Karnak in Egypt. Architects, designers and of course, the precocious Shirley Temple.

What Are You Wearing?: Labrabbit Optics, Chicago

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, August 15, 2016 12:00 AM Coyote DeGroot has been working in the optical industry for 17 years. “My mom made me get a job after I got kicked out of college back in the 90s, so I randomly got a job in an optical lab. I was crazy enough to never leave.”
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