A Reframe style from Ace & Tate, which is selling on Depop


Ace & Tate Tests a Circular Sales Model With Depop

The eyewear retail brand is now tuning up used frames, and selling them on Depop.

clock October 28, 2020Samantha Conti

Adidas' new glasses, by Marcolin, designed with anti-fogging and outdoor exercise in mind.


Eyewear Industry Claims Positive Outlook as Consumers Seek Function During COVID-19

Companies say sales are rebounding as shoppers buy products that help them adjust to our socially distanced, work-from-home culture.

clock October 28, 2020Misty White Sidell



Safilo, The Ocean Cleanup Launch Eyewear in Recycled Plastic

The sunglasses are made with injected plastic derived from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch through an upcycling process that turns it into a high-quality and safe material.  

clock October 28, 2020Luisa Zargani

A unisex aviator part of the Karl Lagerfeld eyewear's "Icons of an Icon" range, manufactured by Marchon.


Marchon Adds Recycled Acetate to Sustainability Efforts

Marchon will roll out a recycled acetate material in its sunglass and optical products, with production beginning January 2021.

clock October 13, 2020Misty White Sidell

The scene at Mido 2019.


Mido’s 50th Edition to Take Place in June

The leading eyewear trade show will make a comeback with a physical event June 5 to 7.

clock October 12, 2020Alessandra Turra

Pierre Cardin


Safilo, Pierre Cardin Renew Eyewear Licensing Agreement Until End of 2026

The first partnership between the Italian eyewear company and the storied French brand dates back to 1991.

clock October 6, 2020Luisa Zargani



Safilo Shares Soar After Business Update

In the update, the eyewear company said it expects sales for third-quarter 2020 to grow by midsingle digits at constant exchange rates.

clock October 2, 2020Luisa Zargani

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Converse and Marchon Announce Eyewear Licensing Deal

Converse has signed a long-term deal with Marchon for the design, development and distribution of both optical and sunglass styles.

clock October 2, 2020Misty White Sidell

A look from Rafaella Eyewear.


Rafaella Extends Eyewear License With I-deal Optics

The new deal now runs through 2023.

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Persol stone island


Persol Teams With Stone Island

The two Italian brands have created a limited-edition pilot-style sunglass frame.

clock September 24, 2020Thomas Waller



Max Mara, Marcolin Sign Licensing Agreement

The first eyewear collection created by Marcolin will be unveiled at the Max Mara spring 2021 show on Sept. 24 during Milan Fashion Week.

clock September 14, 2020Luisa Zargani

Tom Brady for Christopher Cloos.


Tom Brady to Serve as Ambassador of Christopher Cloos Eyewear

The two have also partnered on a collection of dual-branded sunglasses and blue light lenses.

clock September 9, 2020Jean E. Palmieri



Market Moments: 3rdEyeView

3rdEyeView is the eyewear brand that will have you seeing socially.

clock August 20, 2020Victor Vaughns Jr.



COVID-19 Disrupts Safilo’s H1 Performance, Company Sees Rebound in July

The Italian eyewear company posted a loss and a 32.3 percent drop in revenues in the first six months of the year, impacted by the lockdown in April and May.

clock July 31, 2020Luisa Zargani

Stella McCartney


Stella McCartney Signs With LVMH-owned Thélios for Eyewear Partnership

Thélios will begin to develop, manufacture and distribute sustainable eyewear collections starting from her spring 2021 collection. 

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