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.

Style.Pages Check.Out: Unique Optique

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, September 01, 2014 12:12 AM

Coming Up Roses

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, September 01, 2014 12:00 AM

Who: Optimists, idealists, country music singer John Conlee, romantics, girly girls, former Destiny’s Child Kelly Roland… and artist Lisa Frank, obviously.

Bold Face: Video Stars

By Deirdre Carroll
Friday, August 29, 2014 10:30 AM Despite the fact that MTV plays very few actual music videos these days, they still hold their annual Video Music Awards (VMAs) to honor the year's best videos. Held on Sept. 23, this week's Bold Face features three of the most talked about stars from this year's awards...

VMail ProductWatch for 8-26-14

By Deirdre Carroll
Tuesday, August 26, 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: Digital Lens
Plan 'B' Eyewear: Staag
SECOND LOOKS
Match: Helium Paris
Marcolin: Tom Ford
Modo: 7 For All Mankind
ALSO NEW

Talking 'Faces' with Scott Schuman of The Sartorialist

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, August 25, 2014 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Naples, Italy. Mid-July. Early evening. The Grand Hotel Vesuvio overlooking the sea.

Bold Face: Coming Attractions

By Deirdre Carroll
Friday, August 22, 2014 10:00 AM Who doesn’t love a good movie? In this week’s edition of Bold Face we feature three stars from three of the most hotly anticipated films to imminently be released. The film’s plots all differ wildly but one thing they all have in common is their stars impeccable sunwear style…

VMail ProductWatch for 8-19-14

By Deirdre Carroll
Tuesday, August 19, 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
Seneca Eyewear: Collection 001
SECOND LOOKS
McGee: XOXO Girl
Spy: Ken Block Series
Altair: Bebe
ALSO NEW

Jewel Box

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:00 AM

Progress and Change

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:00 AM I recently celebrated a birthday (29… for the eighth time… if you’re counting). And as of this issue’s August 18 print date, it’s been eight years to the day that I started as an editor at Vision Monday. (Yes, I’ve been 29 the entire time.)

Bold Face: Locked Up

By Deirdre Carroll
Friday, August 15, 2014 2:00 PM Some famous people are not unfamiliar with time spent behind bars. Be it part of a role or consequences of real life bad behavior, the three stars in this week’s edition of Bold Face are familiar with time spent in the “big house”…

VMail ProductWatch for 8-12-14

By Deirdre Carroll
Tuesday, August 12, 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
Transitions: Graphite Green
Davesh: Blakened
SECOND LOOKS
Marcolin: Timberland
Eastern States: Exces
ImageWear: Callaway
ALSO NEW

Bold Face: Supporting Roles

By Deirdre Carroll
Friday, August 08, 2014 11:30 AM No man is an island. In this case, no actor is. Without a supporting cast of characters a TV series' lead wouldn’t be very interesting to watch. Of course, sometimes the supporting characters become even more interesting than the protagonist. In this week's Bold Face we feature three such actors who always seem to grab the spotlight...

VMail ProductWatch for 8-5-14

By Deirdre Carroll
Tuesday, August 05, 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

Kenmark: Original Penguin Kids
Shamir: Duo
SECOND LOOKS
Charmant: Titanium Perfection
Zyloware: Sophia Loren Petite
Face a Face: Alium
ALSO NEW

Bold Face: Over the Top

By Deirdre Carroll
Friday, August 01, 2014 12:20 PM There are stars and then there are STARS! Personalities that shine so bright and so spectacularly that it sometimes seems as if they might be from another planet. In this week’s Bold Face we feature three over the top celebrities and the eyewear they love…
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