Persol Celebrates 100th Anniversary during Cannes Film Festival


2017 Cannes Film Festival: Persol Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Will Smith, Eva Longoria and Donatella Versace were among the guests, who took in a live performance by Dionne Warwick.

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Rebecca Gayheart and Jessica Alba Oliver Peoples 30th Anniversary party, Los Angeles, USA - 05 May 2017

Fashion Scoops

Jessica Alba, Rebecca Gayheart Attend Oliver Peoples’ 30th-Anniversary Bash

The Los Angeles-based eyewear brand threw a party at Chateau Marmont to celebrate its third decade and the new Peter Lindbergh campaign.

clock May 17, 2017Marcy Medina

Luxottica's Rayban


Luxottica to Leave the New York Stock Exchange

The move comes ahead of the eyewear giant’s merger with Essilor.

clock May 16, 2017Evan Clark

The first LensCrafters at Macy's Easton Town Center.


Luxottica Sales Rise as Group Reshapes U.S. Retail Portfolio

The eyewear group envisions a future where it will fulfill consumer orders direct from the warehouse, meaning less inventory.

clock April 28, 2017Gordon Sorlini

Calvin Klein frames by Raf Simons.


U.S. Eyewear Executives Wary of Trump Trade Agenda

At the Vision Expo East trade show, eyewear giants relayed their reservations, saying import taxes would ultimately hurt consumers.

clock April 4, 2017Misty White Sidell

A view of the Prada headquarters where the conference was held

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Prada Group Hosts First Conference on Sustainability and Innovation

The event, called “Shaping a Creative Future,” was held in a partnership with Yale School of Management and Politecnico di Milano School of Management on March 20 and 21.

clock March 21, 2017Luisa Zargani and Alessandra Turra

The MIDO fair in Milan.


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

Ray-Ban The Grove

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Ray-Ban Latest to Pop Up at The Grove

The Los Angeles shopping center’s dedicated pop-up shop is now being used by Ray-Ban.

clock March 9, 2017Kari Hamanaka


Europe’s Stock Markets Decline in Mid-Morning Trading

Retail and luxury stocks were uneven early on Monday.

clock March 6, 2017Samantha Conti

The first LensCrafters at Macy's Easton Town Center.


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


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

The "Shaping a Creative Future" poster


Prada Group to Host First Conference on Sustainability and Innovation

Called “Shaping a Creative Future,” the event will be in a partnership with the Yale School of Management and Politecnico di Milano School of Management and will be held on March 20-21 in Milan.

clock March 1, 2017Luisa Zargani

Luxottica's Rayban


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


European Stock Markets Uneven in Mid-morning Trading

Retail and luxury stocks were mostly down early Monday.

clock February 6, 2017Samantha Conti

Luxottica's Rayban


Luxottica Sales Up 2.8% in 2016

The Italian eyewear company last year streamlined its operations and invested in infrastructures, seeing gains in its retail division.

clock January 30, 2017Luisa Zargani

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Laura Biagiotti and daughter Lavinia


Laura Biagiotti Dies at 73 in Rome

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