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 Will.i.am

By Staff
Thursday, September 18, 2014 12:33 AM PADUA, Italy— Allison SpA has partnered with musician Will.i.am 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.

Seneca Eyewear Introduces New Frame Collection

By Chloe Beach
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Seneca Eyewear has released a new unisex optical and sunwear eyewear collection, Collection 001.

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.

Making It One of a Kind

By Deirdre Carroll
Friday, June 20, 2014 12:00 AM Personalization, individualization, customization, it goes by many names but creating something that is one-of-a-kind holds a certain appeal and can have a hefty price tag.

The Wilson, Inspired by John Lennon, by GLCO

By Catherine Wolinski
Monday, June 16, 2014 2:00 PM Like many eyewear advocates and creators, Garrett Leight, owner and designer at Garrett Leight California Optical, has seen the late and great John Lennon as somewhat of a muse for his optical pieces.
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