Baumvision Releases Mothersbaugh and Baum Eyewear Collaboration

By Ashley Grohoski
Monday, November 17, 2014 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Inspired by his background in music and art, artist Mark Mothersbaugh has collaborated with founder and CEO of Baumvision, Shane Baum, to launch the new Mothersbaugh and Baum eyewear line.

Designer Blake Kuwahara Debuts His Own Eyewear Collection

By Ashley Grohoski
Monday, November 17, 2014 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Blake Kuwahara, founder of the multi-disciplinary design agency Focus Group West, has created a new eyewear collection under his own name.

Green & Tort

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, November 17, 2014 12:00 AM Who: Turtles, Jaguars (the car, not the animal), libraries in English manor houses and the Fall 2014 collections from Bottega Veneta, Max Mara, Alberta Ferretti, Calvin Klein and Hermès.

Modo Launches New Biotech Collection

By Ashley Grohoski
Monday, November 17, 2014 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Modo has launched its new Biotech Collection including eight frames in four color choices.

Style.Pages Check.Out: Uptown Eyes

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, November 17, 2014 12:00 AM

Marchon Signs Worldwide License With Etro, Line to Debut in September 2015

By Staff
Friday, October 10, 2014 12:24 AM MELVILLE, N.Y. and MILAN, Italy— Marchon Eyewear and fashion brand Etro have signed an exclusive worldwide licensing agreement to design, manufacture and distribute sunwear and ophthalmic collections.

The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Announces New Group: Eyewear Designers of the CFDA

By Staff
Monday, October 06, 2014 11:30 AM NEW YORK—The Council of Fashion Designers (CFDA) announced today that there is a new working group within the Council, the Eyewear Designers of the CFDA.

Silhouette and Adidas Extend License to Include ‘Performance’

By Staff
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 12:21 AM LINZ, Austria— Silhouette International and Adidas have extended their current licensing agreement, first signed 22 years ago, for an additional five years to now include the sub-brand “Performance,” effective until the end of 2019.

Glimpse Into a Modern Manufactory

By Catherine Wolinski
Friday, September 26, 2014 10:30 AM As evidenced in VM’s "A Day in the Life of Optical,"  there are places, processes and pieces of the optical industry that one might never know existed had they not looked for them or been a part of their production.

LBI Signs License for Maui and Sons Premium Eyewear

By Staff
Friday, September 19, 2014 12:27 AM NEW YORK— LBI Eyewear has entered into an exclusive, license arrangement with Maui and Sons for the design, manufacturer, imports and marketing of a premium line of sport eyewear and premium sunwear under the Maui and Sons brand label.

Allison Launches ill.i Collection in Partnership With

By Staff
Thursday, September 18, 2014 12:33 AM PADUA, Italy— Allison SpA has partnered with musician and designer George Gorrow on a collection of eyewear called ill.i.

REM Eyewear Signs Licensing Agreement With Home and Lifestyle Designer Jonathan Adler

By Staff
Thursday, September 18, 2014 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Designer Jonathan Adler and REM Eyewear have announced a licensing agreement to produce women’s eyewear, which will launch in March 2015 at optical and department stores.

B. Robinson Launches the All New Revo Sun Collection

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, September 15, 2014 12:00 AM NEW YORK—B. Robinson has launched a new Revo Collection, the first for the company since signing its license with Sequential Brands Group, which acquired the brand last August from Luxottica.

Kenmark Unveils Zac Posen Eyewear Collection

By Chloe Beach
Monday, September 01, 2014 12:00 AM LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Kenmark Group has announced the launch of the Zac Posen Eyewear Collection including optical and optical sun styles for men and women.