B. Robinson CEO on Revo Acquisition and Expansion Plans

The company is increasing Revo’s distribution and marketing spend to take the cult sunglasses brand to $100 million in sales.

clock June 13, 2019Obi Anyanwu

Karen Wazen


Influence Peddler: Karen Wazen Gives Eyewear Label International Push

Wazen, who is Dubai-based, is debuting the new collection for her sunglasses label at Harvey Nichols in London.

clock June 13, 2019Natalie Theodosi

Colorful lenses by Dior


Safilo to Sell Solstice, Shares Rise Following Announcement

The Italian eyewear group said Friday it has signed an agreement to sell its U.S. Solstice retail chain to Fairway LLC.

clock May 24, 2019Luisa Zargani

Angelo Trocchia and David Beckham


David Beckham Inks Eyewear License With Safilo as Brand Reorganizes

Changes are afoot at David Beckham’s company, which has split from longtime partners XIX Entertainment, reinforced the commercial team and inked an eyewear deal with Safilo.

clock May 14, 2019Luisa Zargani and Samantha Conti

Details at Fendi RTW Spring 2019


Safilo Reports Encouraging Q1 Performance

The eyewear company said first-quarter net sales were up 3.4 percent to 247.3 million euros.

clock May 10, 2019Sandra Salibian

Alexander Wang


Alexander Wang Signs Eyewear License Contract With Dita

The designer’s sun and optical designs will be produced by the luxury firm.

clock May 6, 2019Misty White Sidell

Backstage at Dior RTW Spring 2019


Safilo Sets Up South Korean Joint Venture

The Italian eyewear-maker will own 51 percent of the new company developed with Parma International.

clock April 29, 2019Martino Carrera

Gucci SS17 eyewear campaign.


Paris Court Moves to Break Deadlock at EssilorLuxottica

It has named Frank Gentin as the ad hoc agent at the eyewear giant, where top management has been clashing.

clock April 26, 2019Jennifer Weil

A look from Prada.


EssilorLuxottica Board Nixes Proposed Resolution for New Member or Two

The suggestion had been submitted by shareholders to help unblock a deadlock at the world’s largest eyewear company.

clock April 24, 2019Jennifer Weil

A mask from Billionaire Boys Club manufactured by Italia Independent.


Italia Independent Names New CEO

Succeeding Giovanni Carlino, Mario Pietribiasi will guide the relaunch of the eyewear company.

clock April 8, 2019Alessandra Turra



Revo’s Collaborative Spirit

Vintage styling attracts fans from across the lifestyle and fashion continuum.

clock March 27, 2019Sharon Edelson

A shield style by Atelier Swarovski, designed and produced by Marcolin.


Eyewear Sales Veer Toward High Luxury, Contemporary

Executives say that a market divide has squeezed out the mid-price category, with high luxury and contemporary selling best.

clock March 25, 2019Misty White Sidell



Safilo, Kate Spade New York Renew License

The agreement for both sunglass and optical collections will now run until June 30, 2026.

clock March 22, 2019Luisa Zargani

Moscot Orchard Street location in New York.


Moscot Eyewear Makes Its Own Path

More than a century old, the family-owned business blends its brick-and-mortar heritage with the digital world.

clock March 22, 2019Thomas Waller

Carrera’s plastic acetate and Kate Spade New York’s stainless steal frames. Haight knit maillot and Robin Piccone micro nylon and spandex.


Spring 2019 Eyewear Trend: Hot Stuff

That Donna Summer song perfectly captures the latest eyewear styles, which have a definite Seventies retro vibe with oversize designs, geometric shapes and colored lenses with clear frames.

clock March 22, 2019Alex Badia and Thomas Waller and Luis Campuzano

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