Radiant Orchid

By Deirdre Carroll
Wednesday, April 02, 2014 12:00 AM Emilio Pucci and Carolina Herrera helped get it started with touches in their Resort 2014 collections; while for their Spring 2014 Ready-to-Wear presentations fashion heavy-hitters like Burberry Prorsum, Chanel, Gucci, Giorgio Armani, Lavin and Monique Lhuillier had runways awash in radiant orchid.

Style Pages Check.Out: Georgetown Optician

By Deirdre Carroll
Thursday, March 20, 2014 12:00 AM According to Hoffmann Natural Eyewear, their natural horn frames are created from the horn of the Indian water buffalo.

E-tail Tales

By Staff
Monday, March 17, 2014 12:00 AM

Lite as Air

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, March 17, 2014 12:00 AM Who: Designers have long explored the world of lightweight, breathable fabrics, especially in activewear where bulk is a hindrance that’s frowned upon.

Style Pages Check.Out: The Optical Boutique

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, February 17, 2014 12:00 AM In 1987, Wim Somers and Patrick Hoet, opticians with a store in Belgium, decide to design an eyewear collection because they wanted to offer their clients something different than the mainstream glasses selling at the time.

In Print

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, February 10, 2014 12:00 AM Long used in carpets, textiles and interior design, Alexander McQueen’s Spring 2010 collection is generally credited for putting digital printing on the fashion map.

Candy Stripes

By Deirdre Carroll
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 12:00 AM

Who: Sailors, Beetlejuice, Robin Thicke channeling Beetlejuice at the 2013 MTV VMAs, prison inmates, Waldo, Bretons, the 2014 Resort collections from Marc Jacobs, J. Mendel, Carolina Herrera, DVF and Missoni, and of course candy stripers.

Style.Pages Check.Out: Oliver Peoples

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, January 20, 2014 12:00 AM Released in 2010, The Riley from Oliver Peoples features rounded contouring, pin detailing and a unique keyhole bridge.

Style.Pages: 2013 In Review

By Deirdre Carroll
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 11:12 AM Trends may come and trends may go but Vision Monday’s 2013 Style.Pages’ trends are here to stay. As we head into the New Year, be sure to catch up on all the trends retailers and ECPs need to know when considering their frame mix, seeking inspiration for in-store and window merchandising or when interacting with their customers…

TOUCHY FEELY

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, December 16, 2013 12:00 AM

Seeing Double

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, November 18, 2013 1:00 AM WHO: Brick Tamland (The Legend Continues Dec 20!), Christian Bale in the upcoming American Hustle, Jennifer Aniston in next year’s Squirrels to the Nuts, Terry Richardson and pretty much every celebrity he has ever photographed, forward thinking eyewear aficionado Apl.de.ap and even Lady Gaga was seen in a pair earlier this year (#truth).

Emerald City

By Deirdre Carroll
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 8:00 AM WHO: Taylor Swift on the November 2013 cover of In Style magazine, Kermit the Frog, redheads, the Jolly Green Giant...

What's Your Angle?

By Deirdre Carroll
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 10:00 AM WHO: Squares and lines from Sportmax, Marc Jacobs and Louis Vuitton, Cushnie et Ochs talent for framing the body’s angles and curves and Balmain’s graphic harlequin prints and major shoulder pads for Spring 2013.

High Contrast

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, September 09, 2013 5:00 PM WHO: After seasons of color blocking, Marc Jacobs, Narciso Rodriguez, Jil Sander, and Céline all showed back-to-basics black and white in their Spring 2013 collections, not to mention the high contrast inherent in Janelle Monae’s entire wardrobe and Robin Thicke’s Beetlejuice inspired suit at the 2013 MTV VMAs.
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