Scotch & Soda is branching out into eyewear


Scotch & Soda Introduces Eyewear

The Amsterdam-based label’s first eyewear collection has a vintage feel.

clock January 28, 2020Fleur Burlet

Adriana Lima visits to discuss her sunglasss line.


EXCLUSIVE: Adriana Lima on Her Eyewear Line and Her Desire to Launch Lingerie

The Brazilian model has created a collection with Privé Revaux, the affordable eyewear brand.

clock January 27, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

Balmain Eyewear by Akoni


EXCLUSIVE: Balmain to Debut New Eyewear With Start-up Akoni

PARIS — Balmain will be debuting its new eyewear collection on the runway at its men’s show Friday, a premium line created with new licensee Akoni, a start-up based in Switzerland that was cofounded by industry veteran Rosario Toscano. Nearly a year in the making, the line — initially a capsule of five sunglass styles […]

clock January 16, 2020Alex Wynne



David Beckham, Safilo Present Eyewear Collection in Milan

The line will hit stores in February and reflects the soccer champion’s style and details-oriented approach.

clock January 14, 2020Luisa Zargani

Colorful lenses by Dior


Changes Rock Italian Eyewear Industry

Italian eyewear companies are reviewing their strategies, adapting to the times while also forging new paths.

clock January 8, 2020Luisa Zargani

Backstage GCDS RTW Spring 2020


GCDS, Marcolin Ink Five-Year Eyewear License

The deal runs through 2024 with the first collection hitting stores in April.

clock December 17, 2019Martino Carrera

Barton Perreira x 007


Barton Perreira Debuts 007 Eyewear Capsule for ‘No Time to Die’

The three styles, worn by characters in the 25th James Bond film, is available at Barton Perreira and global retailers.

clock December 12, 2019Obi Anyanwu

A mask style from Carrera, manufactured by Safilo.


Safilo Shares Fall in Wake of 2020-24 Business Plan Presentation

The plan includes laying off 700 employees and a revision of the Italian eyewear group’s sales and margins forecasts. 

clock December 11, 2019Luisa Zargani



Safilo Sees 700 Jobs at Risk, Revises Sales, Margins Forecasts

The Italian eyewear group revealed its new 2020-24 business plan on Tuesday, based on its most recent developments, which include the exit of the Dior and Fendi licenses.

clock December 10, 2019Luisa Zargani

Details at Marc Jacobs RTW Spring 2020


Marc Jacobs, Safilo Sign Early License Renewal

As part of the deal, now extended through 2026, a Marc Jacobs Runway eyewear collection will flank the existing line starting from 2021.

clock December 10, 2019Sandra Salibian



Safilo Group Acquires Majority Stake of Blenders Eyewear

The California-based digitally native brand was launched in 2012 and the acquisition will allow the Italian eyewear group to boost its digital and American business, while targeting a younger consumer.

clock December 9, 2019Luisa Zargani



CEO Talks: Marcolin’s Massimo Renon on Brand Diversification, Industry’s Changing Scenario

A licensing agreement with BMW Group is the latest addition to the Italian eyewear company’s portfolio.

clock November 13, 2019Luisa Zargani

Chanel Cruise 2019


Chanel, Luxottica Sign New Eyewear License

It will run for another five years, effective Jan. 1, 2020, through Dec. 31, 2024.

clock October 22, 2019Jennifer Weil

Barton Perreira x Robert Geller


Barton Perreira and Robert Geller Team on First Eyewear Collaboration

The limited-edition sun and optical frames are available through Barton Perreira and top global retailers.

clock October 11, 2019Obi Anyanwu

Marcolin Group ceo Massimo Renon


Marcolin to Develop Omega and Longines Eyewear Collections

Both the collections, including sunglasses and optical frames, will hit stores in November.

clock October 8, 2019Alessandra Turra

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