Deirdre Carroll

Deirdre Carroll, Senior Editor

Deirdre covers news and developments in the frames, sunwear and fashion accessories markets, including products, marketing initiatives, companies and brand licenses. She also oversees retail buying and merchandising trends in these sectors. Deirdre is the editor of Style.Pages, a monthly print feature exploring fashion trends in ophthalmic eyewear and sunwear. She is the editor of VMail ProductWatch, a weekly e-newsletter offering lively briefings on frame, sun, spectacle lens and contact lens line additions. She is also the editor of Bold Face and High Visibility on VisionMonday.com and oversees Vision Monday’s social media properties @VisionMonday, Facebook.com/VisionMonday and LinkedIn. Contact Deirdre at dcarroll@jobson.com.

Persol Celebrates 'Film Noir'

By Deirdre Carroll
Thursday, April 17, 2014 2:30 PM MILAN—To celebrate the launch of its Film Noir Edition capsule collection, Luxottica held an event in Milan on Feb. 20 at the city’s iconic Biblioteca Ambrosiana.

VMail ProductWatch for 4-15-14

By Deirdre Carroll
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 9:00 AM A weekly update on the latest in frame, sun, spectacle lens and contact lens line collections and additions.

In This Edition...

LAUNCHES
L'Amy America: AsianFIT
SECOND LOOKS
McGee: Badgley Mischka
Acuvue Oasys for Astigmatism
Eastern States: Execs
ALSO NEW

Bold Face: Period Pieces

By Deirdre Carroll
Friday, April 11, 2014 2:30 PM Sometimes the best stories are ones that have already been told. In this edition of Bold Face, we feature three celebrities in fabulous frames that make revisiting the past through their work a real pleasure...

High Visibility: America's Favorite Pastime

By Deirdre Carroll
Thursday, April 10, 2014 3:30 PM As warmer weather approaches, so does days spent on the baseball diamond or out watching a game. In this edition of Hi Vis we show fans of “America’s Favorite Pastime” two more ways to enjoy the sport and the eyewear brands that support it...

VMail ProductWatch for 4-8-14

By Deirdre Carroll
Tuesday, April 08, 2014 9:00 AM A weekly update on the latest in frame, sun, spectacle lens and contact lens line collections and additions.

In This Edition...

LAUNCHES
Oliver Peoples West
Altair: Evolution
SECOND LOOKS
Safilo: Marc by Marc Jacobs
Alcon: AquaComfort Plus Torics and Multifocals
WestGroupe: Fysh UK
ALSO NEW

Bold Face: Trophy Wives?

By Deirdre Carroll
Friday, April 04, 2014 11:10 AM The three ladies featured in this week's Bold Face could easily have taken their places as "trophy wives," both real and fictional, once they married but they are bucking convention to prove they are powerful in their own right...

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.

VMail ProductWatch for 3-25-14

By Deirdre Carroll
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 9:30 AM A weekly update on the latest in frame, sun, spectacle lens and contact lens line collections and additions.

In This Edition...

LAUNCHES
Zyloware: Leon Max
Ogi: Innotec
SECOND LOOKS
Marcolin: Kenneth Cole New York
REM: Tumi
Zimco: English Laundry
ALSO NEW

VMail ProductWatch for 4-1-14

By Deirdre Carroll
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 9:30 AM A weekly update on the latest in frame, sun, spectacle lens and contact lens line collections and additions.

In This Edition...

LAUNCHES
REM: Converse Jack Purcell
141 Eyewear: Ultem Collection
SECOND LOOKS
Hydrogel: Icuity H20 LD
Viva: Harley-Davidson
Moscot: Sun Collection
ALSO NEW

Bold Face: Looking for Some Action

By Deirdre Carroll
Friday, March 21, 2014 2:30 PM Award season is over and we’re heading into warmer weather; that means the start of the action movie onslaught. In this week’s Bold Face we feature three stars currently starring on the big screen in films perfect for those looking for some action…

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.

VMail ProductWatch for 3-18-14

By Deirdre Carroll
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 9:30 AM A weekly update on the latest in frame, sun, spectacle lens and contact lens line collections and additions.

In This Edition...

LAUNCHES
Safilo: Fendi
FGX: Corinne McCormack
SECOND LOOKS
Silhouette: Adidas Originals
Tura: Lulu Guinness
J.F. Rey: Fusion Collection
ALSO NEW

Bold Face: Beyond Football

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, March 17, 2014 12:00 PM Being a professional athlete is just one part of it. Many of today’s most recognizable NFL players can thank their work off the field for much of their success. In this week’s Bold Face we feature three players who have extended their reach beyond the pigskin…

141 Eyewear Debuts Ultem Collection

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, March 17, 2014 12:00 AM PORTLAND, Ore.—141 Eyewear, the philanthropic eyewear company that donates a pair of frames to a child in need for every pair they sell, has launched a six style Ultem collection of frames.
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