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.

VMail ProductWatch for 7-22-14

By Deirdre Carroll
Tuesday, July 22, 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

i. Frame: Sesame Street
SECOND LOOKS
Safilo: Saint Laurent
Eyenavision: Chemistrie Blue
Altair: Genesis
ALSO NEW

Bold Face: Multi-Tasking

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, July 21, 2014 10:00 AM Sometimes you’re just so busy you have to multi-task. The three beauties in this week’s edition of Bold Face are not only doing just that by keeping their phones close at hand while on the move, but are doing it in fabulous sunwear… 

Blue Jeans

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, July 21, 2014 12:00 AM

Davesh Presents Blakened Eyewear Collection

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, July 21, 2014 12:00 AM SPOKANE, Wash.—Davesh LLC has introduced the Blakened line of ophthalmic frames and sunwear. The Blakened collection is inspired by music and the lasting impression it leaves on our lives.

i. Frame Introduces Sesame Street Eyewear to North America

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, July 21, 2014 12:00 AM BURLINGTON, Ont.—i. Frame Inc. has announced the North American launch of the Sesame Street ophthalmic eyewear collection for children.

Kenmark Launches Original Penguin Youth Eyewear

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, July 21, 2014 12:00 AM LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Kenmark, along with Perry Ellis International, Inc., has launched the Original Penguin Youth eyewear collection.

Made in the U.S.A.

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, July 21, 2014 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Manufacturing is the backbone of the U.S., and something our nation was built on, but in the 80s and 90s we all learned a new “dirty” word—outsourcing.

Overheard

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, July 21, 2014 12:00 AM

Safilo Unveils the HUGO Hugo Boss Optical Collection

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, July 21, 2014 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Safilo has introduced the HUGO Hugo Boss eyewear collection to the U.S. with the launch of men’s optical frames.

VMail ProductWatch for 7-15-14

By Deirdre Carroll
Tuesday, July 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

Unilens: C-Vue ADDvantage Multifocals
SECOND LOOKS
Mondottica: Christian Lacroix
Modo: Paper Thin Collection
Charmant: Puma
ALSO NEW

Bold Face: Nekkid

By Deirdre Carroll
Friday, July 11, 2014 12:00 PM It’s summer. It’s hot. Many people are wearing as little clothing as possible to stay cool. But the three ladies featured in this week’s edition of Bold Face have set tongues a’ wagging thanks to their seeming comfort with being in the buff… 

VMail ProductWatch for 7-8-14

By Deirdre Carroll
Tuesday, July 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
Zeiss: PureCoat Plus
SECOND LOOKS
Safilo: Tommy Hilfiger
Altair: Revlon
ESE: Jaguar
ALSO NEW

Bold Face: Brit Pop

By Deirdre Carroll
Thursday, July 03, 2014 12:00 PM What do you get when you have a lovely British lady with a connection to the music world? Brit pop, obviously. In this week’s edition of Bold Face we feature three U.K. birds, their eyewear and their music ties…

VMail ProductWatch for 7-1-14

By Deirdre Carroll
Tuesday, July 01, 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
Alcon: Air Optix Colors
Zyloware: Red Tiger
SECOND LOOKS
Silhouette: Adidas
Theo: Mille
Modern Optical: Modz Kids
ALSO NEW

Bold Face: Yum

By Deirdre Carroll
Friday, June 27, 2014 3:00 PM Bold Face loves summer. Longer days, sunshine, men without their shirts. In this week’s edition we feature some of the yummiest boys of summer in eyewear that only adds to their appeal…
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