Owndays started life in 2013.


L Catterton Looks to the Japanese Eyewear Market

The private equity giant and Mitsui & Co. have invested in fast-growing Japanese eyewear retailer Owndays.

clock November 8, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

Linda Farrow Melrose Place

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Linda Farrow Eyewear Opens Latest Boutique in Los Angeles

The U.K.-based brand has opened three U.S. shops in 18 months, including New York and Bal Harbour.

clock October 19, 2018Marcy Medina

Rebecca Minkoff


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

Stylist Kate Young wearing the sunglasses she designed for Tura


Vision Expo West Brings Together Fashion, Technology, Retail Trends in Eyewear

The eyewear trade fair is a showcase for the latest optical and sunglass trends driven by fashion, technology and retail.

clock September 27, 2018Marcy Medina

Cutler and Gross fall 2018


Ones to Watch: Marchon’s Multiprong Approach

Marchon’s Nicola Zotta is actively seeking opportunities in the specialty eyewear space to add to the company’s licensed goods business.

clock September 27, 2018Misty White Sidell

Raen eyewear


Vision Expo: Ones to Watch: Raen Eyewear

The independent eyewear brand focuses on high-quality materials while maintaining an approachable price point.

clock September 27, 2018Thomas Waller

Francesco Carrozzini


Francesco Carrozzini Designs Eyewear for Independent Label

The first style designed by the photographer and filmmaker for Children of Ra is available at the brand’s online store.

clock September 26, 2018Alessandra Turra

An eyewear style from Timberland fall/Winter 2018 collection


Timberland, Marcolin Renew Eyewear Licensing Agreement

The partnership has been extended through 2023.

clock September 26, 2018Alessandra Turra

Backstage at Fendi RTW spring 2019 show

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Safilo Names New Latin America Vice President

David Anabitarte, an eyewear industry veteran, will replace Andrea Busato in the role.

clock September 25, 2018Martino Carrera

An image from the fall Banana Republic campaign.


Safilo, Banana Republic Renew Eyewear License

The deal, originally signed in 2006, is extended through 2025.

clock September 24, 2018Martino Carrera

Cutler and Gross fall 2018


Marchon, Cutler and Gross Ink Distribution Deal

Marchon has signed on as the U.K. eyewear brand’s U.S. distribution partner.

clock September 24, 2018Misty White Sidell

A style from the new Thierry Lasry optical line.


EXCLUSIVE: Thierry Lasry Unveils Optical Collection

The collection will launch at the Silmo trade show in late September.

clock September 21, 2018Katya Foreman

A sunglass look for BCBGeneration.

Fashion Scoops

BCBG to Offer Sunglass Lines

There are separate lines for BCBG Max Azria and BCBGeneration.

clock September 5, 2018Vicki M. Young

A frame option from Felix Gray.

Fashion Scoops

Eyewear Brand Felix Gray Gives Back to Teachers

Ten percent of all sales will benefit DonorsChoose.org, a nonprofit that supports classrooms around the country.

clock August 28, 2018Vicki M. Young

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