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 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.)

Talking 'Faces' with Scott Schuman of The Sartorialist

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Naples, Italy. Mid-July. Early evening. The Grand Hotel Vesuvio overlooking the sea.

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…

Luxottica and The Sartorialist Introduce 'Faces'

By Deirdre Carroll
Thursday, July 31, 2014 2:40 PM NEW YORK—"Eyeglasses are a fascinating accessory. They can both reveal and transform a person" said Scott Schuman, of The Sartorialist.

VMail ProductWatch for 7-29-14

By Deirdre Carroll
Tuesday, July 29, 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
Safilo: Hugo Hugo Boss
Essilor: Optifog
SECOND LOOKS
L'Amy Paris Collection
Zyloware: Via Spiga Sun
Costa Women's Suns
ALSO NEW

Bold Face: Movie Men

By Deirdre Carroll
Friday, July 25, 2014 10:00 AM Starlets often get all the hype but here at Bold Face we’re a big fan of movie men too. In our latest edition, we feature three super talented actors and some of their most recent projects…

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… 
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