edCFDA Hosts Accessories Showcase in New York

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NEW YORK—On Nov. 14 the eyewear members of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) held an accessories showcase featuring eyewear and jewelry designers at Samsung 837 here from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

During the event, edCFDA members including Barton Perreira, Blake Kuwahara, Christian Roth, l.a. Eyeworks, Leisure Society, Morgenthal Frederics, Robert Marc and Selima Optique had the opportunity to showcase their latest eyewear collections via appointments.

Launched in 2014, the edCFDA is a working group within the CFDA whose aim is to promote and empower eyewear design and the optical industry through education, collaborative initiatives and mentoring.

(L to R) edCFDA designers, Blake Kuwahara, Gai Gherardi, Steven Kolb, CEO of CFDA, Patty Perreira, Christian Roth and Jeff Press.