Eyewear

The Adidas Italia Independent sunglasses.

Eyewear

Adidas, Italia Independent Eyeglasses to Go on Sale Today

The glasses will retail for $199 and be sold at the Adidas SoHo flagship as well as the Italia Independent web site.

clock March 29, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

The Vuarnet store in Paris

Eyewear

Vuarnet Opens First Store

The iconic French eyewear brand is undergoing an aggressive relaunch, with an outdoor clothing collection planned for 2018.

clock March 28, 2017Katya Foreman

Cartier pilot sunglasses.

Eyewear

Kering Joins Forces With Richemont on Cartier Eyewear

The strategic partnership marks Kering Eyewear’s first license deal with a brand outside the group.

clock March 21, 2017Joelle Diderich

A Max Mara model produced and distributed by Safilo

Eyewear

Safilo Shares Fall in Morning Trading in Milan

The share performance followed news that the 
eyewear maker’s first-quarter sales will be impacted by delivery
 complications.

clock March 16, 2017Sofia Celeste

Eyewear

Safilo Profits More Than Double

The group’s sales were impacted by the wind down of its license with Gucci, as well as poorer performance at some key ‘Going Forward’ brands.

clock March 15, 2017Sofia Celeste

The MIDO fair in Milan.

Eyewear

Eyewear’s Spring Trends: Mixed Materials, Vintage Reinterpretations

At the MIDO fair in Milan, round, cat-eye, Wayfarer, half-rimmed and aviator shapes proliferated.

clock March 10, 2017Emily Backus

The first LensCrafters at Macy's Easton Town Center.

Eyewear

Luxottica Executives Defend Essilor Merger

On a conference call with analysts, the Italian eyewear giant detailed some of the expected benefits from the deal.

clock March 2, 2017Gordon Sorlini

Luxottica's Rayban

Eyewear

Luxottica Profits Climb 5.8 Percent

The Italian eyewear group in January revealed plans to merge with French group Essilor.

clock March 1, 2017Gordon Sorlini

Dev Patel

Eyewear

Giorgio Armani to Present ‘Films of City Frames’ in Austin With Dev Patel

The premiere of the short movies will take place on March 11 at the South by Southwest Conference and Festival.

clock March 1, 2017Alessandra Turra

Luxottica's Rayban

Eyewear

Luxottica Strengthens Eyewear Collaboration With Ferrari

The licensing deal involves the design, manufacture, distribution and sale of a range of Ray-Ban and Ferrari co-branded eyewear.

clock February 28, 2017Sandra Salibian

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

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

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