Fashion

Dior Plots Global Retail Push for Chiuri's First Collection

The initiative combines freestanding pop-ups, partnerships with key retailers and special in-store merchandising.

clock 4hJoelle Diderich and Sharon Edelson

Eye

Franca Sozzani's Mass Draws Designers, Executives in Milan

The Mass was held at the tail end of Milan Fashion Week to remember the late editor in chief of Vogue Italia, who died in December.

clock 14hLuisa Zargani and Alessandra Turra

Business

Warren Buffett Baffled by Retail

The investor praised Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and said he can’t figure out retail.

clock 4hEvan Clark

Eyewear

Belstaff eyewear campaign

Eyewear

Belstaff Launches Eyewear With a Sporty Twist

Collection is part of effort to build lifestyle offer.

clock February 24, 2017Samantha Conti

Pierpaolo Piccioli

Eyewear

Valentino Mirage Event Launches First Eyewear Collection

DIFFERENT STROKES: “I like the idea of being able to change your point of view,” Pierpaolo Piccioli, creative director of Valentino, said at the launch event Wednesday of the first eyewear collection produced by Luxottica Group. Piccioli chose “a playful way” to present the line, setting up a sort of magic castle in a storied building in […]

clock February 23, 2017Luisa Zargani

Longchamp eyewear sketch

Eyewear

Longchamp, Marchon Sign Eyewear Licensing Agreement

The first collection of optical frames and sunglasses will launch in September.

clock February 20, 2017Katya Foreman

Campaign images for Tilda Swinton x Gentle Monster shot by Erik Madigan Heck

Eyewear

Tilda Swinton, Gentle Monster Team on Sunglass Collection

Three styles will go on sale March 1.

clock February 17, 2017Misty White Sidell

Daniel Lalonde

Eyewear

SMCP Group Steps Into Eyewear

The firm has signed a six-year licensing agreement with Hong Kong-based Mondottica for its Sandro and Maje brands.

clock February 2, 2017Katya Foreman

Mykita Studio 1.2

Eyewear

Mykita Gets Creative With Studio Collection

The Berlin-based eyewear firm is launching distinctive capsule collections that allow its design studio unrestricted creative freedom.

clock January 26, 2017Susan Stone

Backstage at Elie Saab Couture Spring 2017

Eyewear

Safilo Group Launches Atelier Division

The new division, launching with the Elie Saab Couture and Oxydo brands, will design and produce hyper luxury eyewear collections.

clock January 25, 2017Alessandra Turra

Eyewear

Safilo Group Partners With Seeone for Distribution in South Korea

The country is of strategic importance for the Italian eyewear group.

clock January 24, 2017Sandra Salibian

A look from the new sunglass collection.

Eyewear

Vilebrequin Signs Sunglass License

The 24 styles will be available beginning in February.

clock January 19, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

Eyewear

LVMH-Marcolin Deal Seen Pressuring Safilo

The French company is said to be buying up to 10 percent of the Italian firm, which would make eyewear for some of LVMH’s fashion brands.

clock January 19, 2017Luisa Zargani and Joelle Diderich

Marcolin's Massimo Renon

Eyewear

Marcolin Taps Massimo Renon

The executive joins the Italian eyewear company as worldwide commercial general manager.

clock January 9, 2017Luisa Zargani

Eyewear

Former Eyewear Licensee Employees Sue Tag Heuer and LVMH

Tag Heuer is contesting the two-pronged claim of abuse of economic dependency and loss of opportunity.

clock December 23, 2016Katya Foreman

Henrik Stenson in a look from his new collection

Eyewear

Henrik Stenson to Introduce Eyewear Collection

A performance and a lifestyle collection will be introduced at the PGA show in January.

clock December 23, 2016Jean E. Palmieri

Ralph Lauren Men's Spring 2017

Eyewear

Ralph Lauren, Luxottica Renew Eyewear Licensing Agreement

The 10-year pact for the design, production and distribution of the Ralph Lauren and Polo Ralph Lauren eyewear collections has been extended through 2027.

clock December 23, 2016Alessandra Turra

The new SafiloX logo.

Eyewear

Safilo to Launch Wearable Technology Glasses With Smith Brand

In a license with Interaxon, Safilo’s Smith glasses will “enable mental focus for enhanced performance and personal well being,” Safilo said.

clock December 21, 2016Luisa Zargani

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Spring bags from Michael Kors featured in The Walk campaign.

Business

Michael Kors Reprises ‘The Walk’ Street-Style Handbag Campaign

clock 4hLisa Lockwood

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