Sold-Out EyeRock Show Energizes New Eyes

By Andrew Karp
Thursday, April 02, 2015 5:30 PM Optical suppliers, retailers and rock music lovers joined together during International Vision Expo East for EyeRock a benefit concert supporting New Eyes for the Needy, a non-profit organization focused on providing prescription eyeglasses to the poor.

Party Time at Vision Expo and Around Town

By Staff
Thursday, March 26, 2015 2:00 PM NEW YORK—With Expo still fresh on everyone’s minds, Vision Monday presents a slideshow to recap some of the sights and excitement that helped make up Vision Expo East. See who was at the industry parties held on the show floor and around New York City last week.

Dita Opens East Coast Boutique in SoHo

By Staff
Monday, March 16, 2015 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Los Angeles-based eyewear brand Dita celebrated its first East Coast boutique opening in SoHo with an intimate cocktail party and dinner last month.

Italia Independent Opens First U.S. Boutique

By Staff
Monday, March 16, 2015 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Italian eyewear brand Italia Independent celebrated the opening of its first U.S. boutique here in SoHo last month.

Luxottica Celebrates the Launch of Michael Kors Eyewear

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, March 02, 2015 12:00 AM NEW YORK—On the tail end of New York Fashion Week, Luxottica and Michael Kors hosted a party for the launch of the brand’s new Miranda eyewear collection.

Tickets Go on Sale for EyeRock Concert, Featuring Guest Artist Lisa Loeb

By Andrew Karp
Monday, March 02, 2015 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Tickets are now on sale for EyeRock, the optical industry fundraiser for nonprofit vision care groups, the event’s organizers announced.

Emilio Pucci and Marcolin Group Celebrate First Collection in Paris

By Tiffany Wong
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:00 AM PARIS—Emilio Pucci and Marcolin Group celebrated the worldwide launch of the Emilio Pucci Eyewear Collection by throwing an exclusive cocktail party and candlelit dinner here.

Metro Optics Eyewear Opens New Flagship Store Featuring Electronics

By Andrew Karp
Monday, January 19, 2015 12:00 AM BRONX, N.Y.—Metro Optics Eyewear threw a party on Dec. 9 to celebrate the opening of its new flagship store in the Throgg’s Neck Shopping Center.

ACE Awards Spotlight Accessories’ Influence

By Staff
Monday, November 17, 2014 12:00 AM NEW YORK— Fashion press, major and specialty retailers, senior executives, designers and celebrities were among those (glamorously) packing the house at Cipriani’s 42nd Street here for the 2014 Accessories Council Excellence (ACE) Awards and dinner gala, an occasion which also marked the 20th anniversary of the Council, which advances the interests of all those connected to the fashion accessories field.

Safilo Hosts Bloggers Day in Paris

By Staff
Monday, November 17, 2014 12:00 AM PARIS—During Paris Fashion week, Safilo hosted its latest Bloggers Day at its Parisian showroom gathering a community of international bloggers, models, actors and influencers.

10 ‘Optical Pioneers’ Honored at Hall of Fame Awards Banquet

By Staff
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:01 AM LAS VEGAS—Members of The Vision Council’s Optical Lab Division celebrated the contributions of 10 industry veterans at the Director’s Choice and Fifteenth Annual Hall of Fame Awards Banquet, held Sept. 15 at the Mirage Hotel.

Accessories Council Honors 20/20 Magazine With ‘Hall of Fame’ Award

By Staff
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:01 AM LAS VEGAS—The Accessories Council, the leading not-for-profit organization dedicated to nurturing accessory design in America, honored 20/20 Magazine on Sept. 19 with its annual Hall of Fame Award.

Labapalooza Pays Tribute to Wholesale Labs

By Staff
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:01 AM LAS VEGAS—Labapalooza, a lab industry favorite gathering, took place here Sept. 18 in the Venetian Hotel.

Optical Women’s Association Networking Event at Expo

By Staff
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:01 AM LAS VEGAS—Members and friends of the Optical Women’s Association (OWA) gathered at the annual networking reception and raffle event held Sept. 19 in the Venetian/Palazzo Congress Center.

Accessories Council Honors 20/20 Magazine With 'Hall of Fame'

By Staff
Friday, September 26, 2014 3:00 PM The Accessories Council, the leading not-for-profit organization dedicated to nurturing accessory design in America, honored 20/20 Magazine on Sept. 19 with its annual Hall of Fame Award. Celebrating 20/20 Magazine's 40th anniversary this year, the ceremony took place at Tao in The Venetian.
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