Eyewear

The Faraday in Sazerac, from Felix Gray.

Eyewear

Felix Gray Expands Its Blue Light Filtering Lens Technology

The luxury eyewear start-up targeting digital eye strain is entering the prescription lens market.

clock April 11, 2018Vicki M. Young

Ricardo Guadalupe and Lapo Elkann

Eyewear

Hublot, Italia Independent Sign Licensing Agreement

The first eyewear collection of the Swiss watchmaker will be unveiled in September.

clock April 10, 2018Alessandra Turra

The Calvin Klein eyewear campaign.

Eyewear

Raf Simons Designs First Full Eyewear Collection for Calvin Klein Inc.

The range encompasses Calvin Klein 205W39NYC, Calvin Klein and Calvin Klein Jeans.

clock April 9, 2018Misty White Sidell

Tom Ford RTW Fall 2018

Eyewear

Marcolin Group, Moendi Establish Marcolin Mexico

The new company will manage the Mexican distribution of some of the eyewear collections produced by Marcolin Group.

clock April 5, 2018Alessandra Turra

World Famous Disney Characters Mickey Mouse (l) and Minnie Mouse (r) Pose For Photos in Front of the Independence Monument in Yangon Myanmar 25 September 2014 the Walt Disney Characters Are on a Tour in Myanmar to Promote the 'Disney Live!' Presentation of Three Classic Fairy Tales Featuring More Than 25 Disney Characters Such As Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Cinderella and Beauty and the Beast Planned at the Myanmar Event Park From 08 to 12 October 2014 Myanmar YangonDisney Characters in Myanmar - Sep 2014

Eyewear

Italia Independent, The Walt Disney Company Sign Eyewear Licensing Deal

The first eyewear collection, celebrating Mickey Mouse’s 90th anniversary, will be unveiled in September.

clock March 27, 2018Alessandra Turra

Calvin Klein eyewear - design, produced and distributed in partnership with Marchon.

Eyewear

Eyewear Industry Reacts to and Readies for Change

Vision Expo East was a study in how eyewear’s big firms are reacting to evolving consumer preferences and a shifting business landscape.

clock March 22, 2018Misty White Sidell

MVMT

Eyewear

MVMT Mounts Strategy to Take On Eyewear

The company’s revamped its offering with a broader assortment it hopes will move the needle for its eyewear business.

clock March 20, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Eyewear designed by specialists including Andy Wolf, Lafont, Selima Optique, Morgenthal Frederics, Blake Kuwahara, and Garrett Leight.

Eyewear

Eyewear Experiences a Specialist Revival Trend

Consumers seeking authenticity and unique looks are revisiting small-scale eyewear brands.

clock March 16, 2018Misty White Sidell

Vision Expo East

Eyewear

The Vision Council and WWD Partner for a Panel at Vision Expo East

Vision Expo East panel “Eye on Design: An Exclusive Talk With Influential Eyewear Designers” will be streamed live via WWD’s Facebook page.

clock March 16, 2018Thomas Waller

Barton Perreira's Arlequin frame.jpg

Eyewear

West Coast Eyewear Brands Make Statements at Vision Expo East 2018

Niche and sport performance brands have flourished in Southern California, while spreading the message and trends at the New York shows.

clock March 16, 2018Marcy Medina

Eyewear

Safilo Posts Loss for Year

Delivery delays and the loss of the Gucci business weighed on the eyewear firm.

clock March 13, 2018Sofia Celeste

Gucci spring 2017 eyewear campaign.

Eyewear

Kering Eyewear Inks Partnership With JD.com

This is Kering Eyewear’s first official flagship, offering designs from Gucci or Saint Laurent, among others.

clock March 13, 2018Luisa Zargani

An ad for the new collection.

Eyewear

Lacoste Creates Djokovic Sunglasses Collection

The collection will make its debut in April.

clock March 9, 2018Jean E. Palmieri

Backstage at Prada RTW Spring 2018

Eyewear

Luxottica Acquires Majority Stake in Japanese Eyewear Manufacturer Fukui Megane

The Italian giant bought a 67 percent stake in the Sabae-based company specialized in the production of titanium and gold frames.

clock March 6, 2018Alessandra Turra

Luxottica's Rayban

Eyewear

Luxottica, Essilor Merger Cleared by U.S., European Commission

China is the remaining country where antitrust approval is still pending.

clock March 1, 2018Luisa Zargani

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