Damage Grows From Paris Protests

clock December 8, 2018Joelle Diderich


Burberry, Vivienne Westwood Rave on King's Road in London's Chelsea  

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James Charles: Beauty's Next Consultant?

clock December 7, 2018Allison Collins


Inside Ace & Tate's Soho store


Renewed Vision: U.K. Eyewear Market Bolstered by New Labels, Revitalized Customer Experiences

Young, direct-to-consumer eyewear labels are entering the U.K. market and providing a new price point and purchase experience.

clock December 6, 2018Natalie Theodosi


Kering Eyewear Unveils Company Web site

The revamped platform offers insight experience of the company.

clock December 5, 2018Sandra Salibian


Initial Tender in EssilorLuxottica Merger Successful

A second tender period will open on Dec. 19 to complete the sellout procedure.

clock November 29, 2018Katya Foreman

Victoria Beckham's spring 2019 preview.


Victoria Beckham Taps Marchon for Global Eyewear License

The new sunglasses and optical frames will debut for fall 2019.

clock November 20, 2018Samantha Conti

Safilo New HQ in Secaucus, New Jersey


Safilo Group Continues to Support Special Olympics

The eyewear manufacturer will donate to the organization 60,000 optical frames and sunglasses annually until 2021.

clock November 16, 2018Martino Carrera

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Safilo Sales Down 9% in Q3

Soft business in Europe and North America dented the performance of the Italian eyewear company.

clock October 31, 2018Luisa Zargani



Brands Stand Behind EssilorLuxottica

The search for a ceo at the eyewear powerhouse will begin in January 2019.

clock October 29, 2018Luisa Zargani

A look from Giorgio Armani.


Giorgio Armani to Tender Shares in EssilorLuxottica

The designer is a longtime shareholder in Luxottica, which is his fashion group’s eyewear licensee.

clock October 27, 2018Luisa Zargani

Donnie Yen in a pair of his own designs.


Action Star Donnie Yen Launches Sunglasses Line

Called DonniEye, the line is a collaboration with On Aura Tout Vu.

clock October 26, 2018Zaneta Cheng

A look from Prada.


Retail, Online Sales Drive Luxottica Q3 Revenues Up 2.9%

The Italian eyewear group, owner of brands such as Ray-Ban and Persol, and a licensee for the likes of Giorgio Armani, Burberry, Prada and Versace, confirmed its outlook for 2018 with sales growth of 2 percent.

clock October 22, 2018Luisa Zargani

Silmo d’Or nominated design by Blake Kuwahara


Disruption in Luxury Eyewear Sector Boosts Demand for Authenticity at Silmo

With luxury groups taking control of eyewear, buyers reported greater demand for quality craftsmanship.

clock October 9, 2018Devorah Lauter

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Vision Expo West: Eyewear Execs Talk Consolidation, Product and How to Best Serve Customers

At Vision Expo West, eyewear execs talked macro forces shaping the industry, as the trade show itself evolves.

clock October 4, 2018Marcy Medina

Behind the scenes at the Sean John fragrance advertising shoot.


Sean John Signs Licensing Deal With Allure Eyewear

Allure Eyewear will manufacture and distribute eyewear and sunglasses for Sean John.

clock October 3, 2018Aria Hughes



Essilor and Luxottica Merge, New Holding to Begin Trading in Paris on Oct. 2

The newly formed EssilorLuxottica will launch a mandatory exchange offer for all the remaining shares between Oct. 29 and Nov. 27, with the view of delisting Luxottica’s shares in Milan, but the squeeze-out, if any, could be expected between Jan. 28 and March 4.  

clock October 1, 2018Luisa Zargani



Bally, Marcolin CEOs Discuss New Eyewear Line

The two executives have high expectations for this collection, which will be launched in 2019, as Bally expands under a new owner, the Chinese giant Shandong Ruyi.

clock September 27, 2018Luisa Zargani

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