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Dior Sunglasses Safilo Group

Eyewear

Safilo Signs Distribution Agreement With Colombian Partner

Kronotime will distribute the eyewear collections made by Safilo in the South American country.

clock November 6, 2017Alessandra Turra

PHARRELL WILLIAMSTHE BRIT AWARDS, EARLS COURT, LONDON, BRITAIN - 17 FEB 2004

Fashion Scoops

EXCLUSIVE: N.E.R.D Comeback Rumors Fueled With New Fashion Collaboration

Pharrell Williams’ experimental rock trio is to release a new fashion tie-up next month.

clock October 31, 2017Misty White Sidell

Neil Blumenthal

Retail

Warby Parker’s Charity Is Meant to Inspire Businesses, Not Customers

Cofounder and co-ceo Neil Blumenthal said a lot of Warby Parker shoppers don’t know about its charitable strategy.

clock October 26, 2017Kali Hays

Safilo New HQ in Secaucus, New Jersey

Eyewear

Safilo Inaugurates New U.S. Headquarters in New Jersey

The new location is dedicated to the management of the company’s U.S. wholesale business.

clock October 18, 2017Alessandra Turra

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Fashion Scoops

‘Disrobed’ Author Syl Tang Discusses How Clothing Can Predict the Economy, World Issues and the Future

In addition to a sense of adornment or function, clothing can provide insights to global issues like the economy and climate change.

clock October 9, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Warby Parker

Legal

Warby Parker Joins Amazon, States in Push Against Trump’s DACA Rollback

One of the fashionable eyewear brand’s cofounders is an immigrant.

clock October 5, 2017Kali Hays

Gentle Monster DTLA

Fashion Scoops

Gentle Monster to Open Second U.S. Store in Downtown Los Angeles

The Korean eyewear brand’s second store celebrates sculpture and technology.

clock September 29, 2017Marcy Medina

Calvin Klein Reveals 205W39NYC Campaign for Fall

Eyewear

Calvin Klein, Marchon Renew Eyewear License

The two entities mark the 25th anniversary of their partnership this year.

clock September 29, 2017Misty White Sidell

Luxottica makes eyewear for brands like Chanel (pictured) but its tie-up with lens-maker Essilor is coming under government scrutiny.

Government and Trade

Luxottica Facing Antitrust Investigation of 46 Billion Euro Essilor Merger

The European Commission said there are “several issues” with the proposed deal.

clock September 26, 2017Kali Hays

A look from the Tommy x Rossignol capsule collection.

Eyewear

Rossignol, Italia Independent Team for Cobranded Eyewear Collection

The offering will be unveiled at the next edition of the Milanese eyewear trade show Mido, running Feb. 24 to 26.

clock September 20, 2017Alessandra Turra

LVMH

Legal

Court Gives Go Ahead for LVMH to Compensate Former Eyewear Licensee Workers

Employees of Groupe Logo, Tag Heuer’s former eyewear-maker, sued the luxury giant after losing their jobs when the license was not renewed last year.

clock September 14, 2017Alex Wynne

Quay Australia's first store in the Brea Mall.

Fashion Scoops

Quay Australia Opens First Store in Orange County; San Diego to Follow

The fashion-forward sunglass brand chose to open its first retail store in Orange County, Calif.’s Brea Mall; followed by one in San Diego.

clock September 13, 2017Marcy Medina

Italia Independent fall 2017 ad campaign

Media

Italia Independent Unveils Fall Ads

The campaign, named “Disrupt the Future,” features black-and-white images.

clock September 12, 2017Martino Carrera

A look from Giorgio Armani.

Eyewear

Vision Expo West to Showcase Latest Eyewear Trends and Newest Brands

The Las Vegas trade fair, starting Sept. 14, will preview the newest styles and tech innovations from megabrands and niche eyewear makers.

clock September 8, 2017Marcy Medina

Gentle Monster's Shanghai flagship.

Eyewear

L Catterton Asia Takes Stake in Eyewear Brand Gentle Monster

The quirky South Korean sunglasses-maker can become a billion-dollar brand, L Catterton said.

clock September 7, 2017Tiffany Ap

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Saks Fifth Avenue's 2017 Holiday Display

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Holiday Windows 2017: Urban Odes and Outsize Spectacles

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