Beauty Forced to Confront Racism

clock June 5, 2020Alexa Tietjen and Allison Collins and Ellen Thomas


Voices of Fashion's Black Creatives on the Work to Be Done

clock June 5, 2020Andrew Shang and Victor Vaughns Jr. and Thomas Waller and Luis Campuzano and Emily Mercer and Rosemary Feitelberg


Bottega Veneta Taps Designer Matthieu Blazy

clock 24hMiles Socha


Kaia Gerber and models on the catwalkChloe show, Runway, Fall Winter 2020, Paris Fashion Week, France - 27 Feb 2020


Kering Eyewear, Chloé Ink New Partnership

The first eyewear collection under the new agreement will bow for spring 2021 and be unveiled at Silmo in September.

clock June 4, 2020Luisa Zargani



Safilo Completes Majority Purchase of California DTC Eyewear Brand

Safilo has made a deep investment in digitally native label, Blenders Eyewear.

clock June 1, 2020Misty White Sidell

Ports 1961 RTW Fall 2020


Ports 1961, Safilo Sign Eyewear Pact for China

The 10-year licensing agreement will be limited to the Chinese market.

clock May 25, 2020Alessandra Turra



Coronavirus, Lockdowns Impact Safilo’s Q1 Profits and Sales

The COVID-19 pandemic halted a positive January and February performance of the Italian eyewear company.

clock May 6, 2020Luisa Zargani

Ahlem eyewear


Luxury Eyewear Brand Ahlem Launches ‘Reframed’ Buyback Program

The strategy lets customers swap out frames, in any condition, for a voucher to purchase a new style.

clock April 23, 2020Thomas Waller



Versace, Luxottica Renew Eyewear License

The early, 10-year renewal is effective starting April 1 and is set to expire on Dec. 31, 2029.

clock April 10, 2020Luisa Zargani

Anfao and Mido's president Giovanni Vitaloni.


Anfao’s Giovanni Vitaloni Voices Concerns of Italian Eyewear Companies

The Anfao and Mido president underscored that preserving employment and receiving financial liquidity are top priorities for businesses.

clock April 7, 2020Sandra Salibian

The Tommy Jeans eyewear collectiom manufactured by Safilo Group employing Aquafil's Econyl.


Safilo Cuts Loss, Sees Impact of Coronavirus

After a strong first two months of the new year, Safilo has seen a sharp drop in sales due to COVID-19.

clock March 11, 2020Gordon Sorlini

Backstage at Isabel Marant RTW Fall 2020


Isabel Marant, Safilo Ink 10-Year Eyewear License

The first collection under the new deal will bow for spring 2021.

clock March 10, 2020Martino Carrera


Human Resources

Marcolin CEO Massimo Renon to Exit Group, to Join Benetton

The Italian eyewear company has not yet named a successor.

clock March 9, 2020Sandra Salibian

A rendering of the new booth configuration at the Vision Expo East.


Vision Expo East Canceled Amid Growing Coronavirus Fears

The pivotal eyewear trade show will be consolidated into Vision Expo West, to be held in Las Vegas this September.

clock March 6, 2020Misty White Sidell

Luxottica in-store digital tool.


EssilorLuxottica Co-CFO Hilary Halper Steps Down

The company said it is in the process of appointing a new co-chief financial officer.

clock March 2, 2020Mimosa Spencer

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


Marchon’s Big Bet on Karl Lagerfeld Eyewear’s New Course

The Karl Lagerfeld’s eyewear licensee since 2007 is repositioning and relaunching the brand, starting with the spring 2020 collection.

clock February 27, 2020Martino Carrera

The scene at Mido 2019.

Fashion Scoops

Eyewear Trade Show Mido Postpones Dates Due to Coronavirus

The fair will move to July 5 to 7 as a result of the coronavirus outbreak in Italy.

clock February 22, 2020Martino Carrera

H.E.R. Creates Sunglasses Collection with Diff Eyewear

Fashion Scoops

H.E.R. Brings Her Signature Style to Diff Eyewear

“I feel like shades are just the icing on the cake and they add that extra oomph to my outfit.”

clock February 21, 2020Layla Ilchi

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Beauty Companies Donate to Black Lives Matter

clock June 5, 2020Alexa Tietjen

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