Chiara Ferragni

Designer and Luxury

Chiara Ferragni Expands RTW Collection, Launches First Sunglasses

Ferragni is unveiling for fall her first total look collection under the Swinger International license and her first eyewear capsule produced by Luxottica will be available starting March 8.

clock February 23, 2021Luisa Zargani

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Persol Teams With Stone Island

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

clock September 24, 2020Thomas Waller

Brooks Brothers RTW Fall 2019

Mergers and Acquisitions

Group of Italian Investors Eyeing Brooks Brothers

Club Deal 8 is keen on protecting the storied men’s wear brand, developing an online business and expanding key categories.

clock July 19, 2020Luisa Zargani

Brunello Cucinelli Presents the Hamlet of the Spirit

Human Resources

Brunello Cucinelli Names Co-CEOs

While confirming his role as executive chairman and creative director of his namesake luxury company, Cucinelli has passed the ceo baton to Luca Lisandroni and Riccardo Stefanelli.

clock May 21, 2020Luisa Zargani



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


Human Resources

Luxottica Steps Up Support of Employees in Coronavirus Emergency

The aid package and agreement with the unions come as chairman Leonardo Del Vecchio donates 10 million euros to a new Milan hospital through his namesake foundation.

clock April 2, 2020Luisa Zargani

A look from Ray-Ban.

Government and Trade

European Commission Probes EssilorLuxottica’s Purchase of GrandVision

European Union regulators are concerned the proposed merger could lead to higher prices and reduced choices for consumers.

clock February 7, 2020Joelle Diderich

An outfit from a Fabricant collection, created by a computer that was fed images from Paris Fashion Week.

Fashion Features

Moore From L.A.: 2020s Fashion Predictions: Synthetic Stylists, Stilettos by Drone, Chanel AR Glasses

“The era of fashion and technology becoming inextricably intertwined is upon us.”

clock January 10, 2020Booth Moore

A look from Ray-Ban.


EssilorLuxottica Reports Financial Fraud at Thailand Plant

The fraudulent financial activities will have an estimated impact of up to 190 million euros on its full-year operating result.

clock December 30, 2019Joelle Diderich

Business Features

Digital Mind-set, Sustainability Seen Key to Attract Investments

The topic was discussed at the fifth edition of the CEO Roundtable summit held in Milan.

clock November 7, 2019Martino Carrera

The Milan Bourse

Business Features

Personal and Planetary Health Is Among the Main Concerns of Young Italian Consumers

According to PwC, 90 percent of the county’s Millennial and Gen Z customers would pay a premium price to purchase ethical products.

clock November 6, 2019Alessandra Turra

Luxottica in-store digital tool.


EssilorLuxottica Q3 Sales Rise 8.4% With Improvement in U.S.

The eyewear giant noted improved business at Sunglass Hut thanks to digital investments.

clock October 30, 2019Mimosa Spencer

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

Vision Expo West 2019


Vision Expo West 2019: Eyewear Execs Talk Consolidation, Launches and China Tariffs

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

clock October 1, 2019Thomas Waller

A look from Ray-Ban.


EssilorLuxottica Expects Up to 600 Million Euros in Synergies by 2023

The eyewear giant said its teams are now working well together.

clock September 26, 2019Jennifer Weil

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