VSP Global Adds Kering Eyewear as Premier Program Strategic Partner

By Staff
Monday, June 29, 2020 12:21 AM RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—VSP Global announced a new strategic partnership with Kering Eyewear, the company said, adding that "This will expand choice and offer exclusive benefits to practices participating in the VSP Global Premier Program.

The Vision Council’s Open Your Eyes Frame Vendue Auction Accepting Bids Until Friday, June 26, Website Now Live

By Staff
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 12:27 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Open Your Eyes Frame Vendue, an auction presented by The Vision Council and featuring frames with special significance designed by leading independent designers to support the Equal Justice Initiative and My Brother's Keeper Alliance, is accepting bids until Friday, June 26 at 11:59 p.m. EDT.

Bold & Bright

By Gwendolyn Plummer
Monday, June 22, 2020 1:00 AM Bright, bold frames with exciting patterns and hyperactive shapes are perfect for summer—indoors or out.

Accessories Council Extends 'Design Excellence Awards' Nomination Deadlines and Adds PPE Among the Product Categories

By Staff
Tuesday, June 9, 2020 12:18 AM NEW YORK—The Accessories Council reports that the deadline to submit entries for its 2nd annual Design Excellence Awards has been extended through July 26, 2020. The Design Excellence Award finalists will be announced on Aug. 3 and the winners in each category will be unveiled on Sept. 3.

Pretty Pastels

By Gwendolyn Plummer
Monday, May 18, 2020 1:00 AM WHAT: Pastels for Spring and Summer that feel light, airy and carefree.

Love What Your Mama Gave You

By Gwendolyn Plummer
Monday, May 4, 2020 12:05 AM Eyewear made with natural or recycled materials that pays homage to the Earth and reminds us just how precious our home really is.

Mykita and Leica Camera AG Announce Exclusive Sun Collection

By Gwendolyn Plummer
Monday, May 4, 2020 12:04 AM NEW YORK—Mykita and Leica Camera AG have announced a partnership, launching with a debut sunglasses collection. The Mykita|Leica collection centers around new sun lenses which Mykita and Leica engineered together, exclusively for this collection. The lenses are optical grade quality and, paired with Mykita’s distinct and iconic design language, bring the highest level of German engineering to eyewear. The collection was designed in collaboration with the Leica design studio in Munich and handcrafted at the Mykita Haus in Berlin.

[Partner Post] Focus On the Good

By Staff
Monday, May 4, 2020 12:03 AM Even in a virtual classroom, optimism is fashionable. Whether it's a refreshed retro shape, lightweight durable metals, or cool fashionable colors, Life is Good eyewear for teens helps spread good vibes.
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WE GRAMMIN' Spotlight

By Staff
Monday, May 4, 2020 12:03 AM @VisionMonday’s Instagram features eyewear related celebrity fashion, street style and trends. Here, musician H.E.R. wears Karen Walker sunglasses while thanking our essential workers.

Love What Your Mama Gave You

By Gwendolyn Plummer
Monday, April 20, 2020 12:45 AM Eyewear made with natural or recycled materials that pays homage to the Earth and reminds us just how precious our home really is.

Mykita and Leica Camera AG Announce Exclusive Sun Collection

By Gwendolyn Plummer
Monday, April 20, 2020 12:44 AM NEW YORK—Mykita and Leica Camera AG have announced a partnership, launching with a debut sunglasses collection. The Mykita|Leica collection centers around new sun lenses which Mykita and Leica engineered together, exclusively for this collection. The lenses are optical grade quality and, paired with Mykita’s distinct and iconic design language, bring the highest level of German engineering to eyewear. The collection was designed in collaboration with the Leica design studio in Munich and handcrafted at the Mykita Haus in Berlin.

Garrett Leight and Rimowa Intro Special Edition Collaboration

By Gwendolyn Plummer
Monday, April 20, 2020 12:43 AM NEW YORK—Garrett Leight and premium luggage brand Rimowa have introduced a special edition collaborative collection, made up of six pairs of sunglasses (three metal and three acetate), two luggage sticker sets and a limited-edition Rimowa x Garrett Leight California Optical Essential Cabin Suitcase in white gloss.

Accessories Council Launches the 2020 Design Excellence Awards, Recognizing Outstanding Products, Including Eyewear

By Staff
Monday, April 20, 2020 12:24 AM NEW YORK—The Accessories Council will launch the 2nd Edition of the Design Excellence Awards today.

Elaine Gold Launch Pad and the Accessories Council Give $250,000 to A Common Thread for COVID-19 Assistance

By Staff
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 12:21 AM NEW YORK—The Elaine Gold Launch Pad program, created in a partnership of the Accessories Council and the Council of Fashion Designers (CFDA), is making a $250,000 donation to A Common Thread, the new CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund initiative that supports those in fashion impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Impeccably Inscribed

By Gwendolyn Plummer
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:05 AM WHAT: Frames that incorporate writing or lettering along the temples and fronts that bring fashion and penmanship together.