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.

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.

Tura Unveils the Tura Legends Collection

By Deirdre Carrol
Monday, June 16, 2014 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Tura Inc. has debuted the Tura Legends Collection, a series of retro-inspired ophthalmic and sunglass frames that pay homage to the brand’s history.

Rivet & Sway's Finale, CEO Speaks Out

By Sarah Bryar
Friday, June 06, 2014 2:00 PM In response to the women’s online eyewear brand, Rivet & Sway, shutting down, as reported in VMail, its CEO Sarah Bryar discusses the reasons for the company’s closing.

Designer Diane von Furstenberg Brings Fashion Touch to Google Glass

By Staff
Monday, June 02, 2014 11:45 PM NEW YORK—Fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg is bringing her high profile brand into the realm of wearable technology by joining forces in a partnership with Google.