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ClearVision Optical Introduces New IZOD Styles for Fall/Winter 2016

ClearVision Optical Introduces New IZOD Styles for Fall/Winter 2016

Eyewear industry leader ClearVision Optical introduces the latest release from IZOD, featuring 11 new styles. Featuring active styles with a clean, classic look, these new releases are accented with a variety of materials, including carbon fiber, TR-90, and rubber. The color palette is subdued with subtle pops of green, ink, merlot, and brown. IZOD PerformX styles are designed with memory metal bridges and temples to provide durability and high performance. Styles include: IZOD 2018: This acetate frame features a stylish rectangular eye shape. The temples are made of TR-90 material and feature a rubber logo accent. The uniquely-shaped temple tips are inspired by the sea and resemble oars of a boat. Available in black and tortoise. IZOD 2022: IZOD 2022 is a youthful acetate style. This colorful frame features fade coloration on the front and contrasting pops of color on the temples. The carbon fiber accented on the temples feature a pattern reminiscent of IZOD's pique polo shirts. Available in black fade and brown fade. PFX 3013: This classically sporty style is constructed with a memory metal bridge and temples for added durability and comfort. Inspired by the texture of...
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Art-Craft Optical Since 1918

Art-Craft Optical Since 1918

Art-Craft Optical America’s oldest and last full line manufacture entered the Rx safety market in 1983 with USA Workforce. At the time, the collection consisted of 18-percent nickel silver frames with gold plating. Today, the materials range from Monel to titanium, polycarbonate, carbon fiber, TR90, stainless steel as the most popular metal. The company uses an E coat, or electrophoretic coat, a chemical bath that electronically transposes onto metal for a strong, anti-corrosive Military Spec finish. In 2012 Art-Craft Optical re-launched a new and the only American Made RX Safety collection. The “AM Collection” was designed to address a market need and demand for domestically produced RX safety frames. The initial collection was six styles of stainless steel then followed by a carbon fiber styles and TR90 frames. These three releases have been very successful in the safety market. The company offers four to six new safety styles a year. The number of new styles is kept to a minimum because Vice President Charlie Eagle says fulfillment is essential in this market. “The most critical thing for industrial is backorders. If you have a backorder on a safety frame, someone doesn’t...
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ZIG Eyewear Releases Fall collections by Eyewear Artist, Cendrine O.

ZIG Eyewear Releases Fall collections by Eyewear Artist, Cendrine O.

ZIG Eyewear USA announced the release of the highly anticipated fall collections of ZIGGY® and Jean Reno Eyewear by designer Cendrine O. Each collection features 10 frame designs; all available in a range of colors. ZIGGY® and Jean Reno collections are the creations of Cendrine Obadia, a French-Canadian eyewear artist who has spent more than 20 years honing her craft. Cendrine O. is the designer behind some of the most innovative and inspirational pieces available on the market today. Her standout style sets her designs apart from the rest, with use of vibrant colors, intricate detail and bold design features. The new ZIGGY® fall collection is full of surprises, featuring design firsts and enhancements to best sellers that will delight fans of the designer. Beautiful details include laser engraving, sparking accents and contrasting colors that bring the individual frames to life. Be prepared to be WOWED with the new acetates in caramel, royal blue, shades of red and black – all with sparkles embedded in the acetate. Cendrine O.’s Jean Reno line is a cutting edge brand of eyewear inspired by famed French actor, Jean Reno. 1960s styles, glossy pop-art references, faux-wood detailing,...
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New styles from Alexander Collection

New styles from Alexander Collection

A&A Optical announces the release of four new styles from the Alexander CollectionTM: Clementine, Lorrie, Marlene and Perfect Fit Maisie. Reveal inner grace and sophistication in eyewear inspired by the woman who adorns herself with rich color and style, whether understated or dramatic. Alexander CollectionTM offers fine hand crafted details, such as Swarovski crystal accents, metal inlays and delicate laser etching in acetate, metal, semi-rimless and combination frame styles. Alexander CollectionTM is designed to complement women of all face shapes. Petite and perfect fit (extended fit) styles are available in eye sizes 47 to 57 mm. Lace Details. Chic and sophisticated Clementine features laser cut filigree and Swarovski crystal accents on the upper temples. The metal frame with modified square shape is available in black, chocolate, and iris. Size: 53-16-135. Understated Elegance. Vintage inspired style Maisie features a butterfly-shaped zyl front and metal temples. The mod frame with elongated temple tips is available in black, cocoa (with gradient front), and iris (with gradient front). Maisie is a Perfect Fit style available in size: 55-16-140. MARKETING: Alexander CollectionTM...
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LULU GUINNESS EXPANDS SIGNATURE CAT EYE OPTICAL COLLECTION

LULU GUINNESS EXPANDS SIGNATURE CAT EYE OPTICAL COLLECTION

Tura Inc., the inventor of fashion eyewear in 1938, debuts optical styles from its glamorous Lulu Guinness line, with four soft shapes inspired by the retro cat eye. This collection showcases frame fronts that marry retro with modern influences and luxury features. This selection of models features a statement color palette with unique color placement. The Lulu Guinness eyewear collection is always Irresistible, Glamorous, and Mischievous with a hint of retro Chic styling. Cat eye shapes are commonly seen throughout the collection ranging from extreme, dramatic cats to softer shaped cats for a more everyday wearable frame. The collection ranges from Hi-fashion styles that capture Lulu’s love for experimentation, to styles that are charming and perfect to wear every day. The frames are designed for the confident, independent, artistic, and sophisticated woman. The palette has a range of colors which include the prominent use of black, white, and red. They are featured in various ways through the use of color blocking and in her exclusively designed prints. Custom shaped end tip and Red lip foil logo plaque are featured on every frame for brand continuity. A common characteristic seen...
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MODERN OPTICAL INTERNATIONAL  Debuts 4 New Modern Art Styles

MODERN OPTICAL INTERNATIONAL Debuts 4 New Modern Art Styles

    Value eyewear leader Modern Optical International releases four new styles for its Modern Art Collection. Modern Art makes elegance and sophistication accessible to all women. Ultra-feminine detailing and tasteful embellishments define this well-curated collection. Practical as well as beautiful, styles include highly desirable features such as spring hinges, deeper silhouettes, and silicone nose pads. With 50 styles in a diverse color palette, Modern Art designs range from sleek chic to modern vintage. Every woman deserves her very own piece of Modern Art! Modern Optical International debuts four new Modern Art styles representing a beautiful, wearable selection of contemporary designs. Rich color tones characterize A381, a handmade zyl frame with spring hinges. Translucent hues pulled from abstract temple patterns exude an upbeat, modern vibe. Colors: brown matte, plum matte and teal matte. Size: 53-15- 145. The simple elegance of A382 will accentuate her natural beauty. An over-sized silhouette coupled with tastefully embellished temples make this style a top choice for the sophisticated woman. Colors: black/gold, burgundy/silver, and tortoise/gold. Size: 56-16- 145....
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EXCLUSIVE OKO by OKO by MLC. INNOVATION NEW MATERIAL : WITH ‘MLC’ ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE

EXCLUSIVE OKO by OKO by MLC. INNOVATION NEW MATERIAL : WITH ‘MLC’ ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE

By combining the benefits of acetate and injection material, a new material has been born. OKO by OKO is proud to announce its exclusive partnership OKO by OKO by MLC (Multi Layer Co-injection) for its newly released MIX collection including models MIX12, MIX13 et MIX14 – totally unique. Indeed, the brand is the first and the only one to use this new material in the optical industry.   Ultra resisting, MLC is a plastic material which allows to integrate visual and touch-sensitive effects but still remaining ultra light – appearing like a hot-melted mask with a thickness of 2.8mm – then cut and worked. All layers being processed by Co-injection into one single operation. Multiple possibilities of … TEXTURE : Leather effects / METALLIC : Electro Plating effects / HD Colors : Graphic effects / CARBON FIBRE : Carbon Fibre Effects The base of the lens as well as the nose ripping are created by the mold – giving a natural curve of the material which gives an additional comfort for the person wearing it – and the bevel mounting allows a much easier cold shrink. The reasons to make the MLC a ‘must-have’ for OKO by OKO : Design Flexibility – to express personalities ;...
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Dior presents DiorUmbrage

Dior presents DiorUmbrage

THE DIOR WINTER 2016 FASHION SHOW PLAYS WITH THE MIX AND COMPILATION OF MATERIALS AND PATTERNS TO ETCH OUT THE CONTOURS OF A FEMININITY IN MOVEMENT, ECCENTRIC AND PLAYFUL. REVEALED ON THE SHOW, THE NEW DIORUMBRAGE SUNGLASSES TRANSCRIBE THE STYLES OF THE COLLECTION THANKS TO ITS NOVEL ROUND SHAPE MADE OF A JUXTAPOSITION OF HAVANA ACETATES. THE MIRRORED LENSES DEVELOPED EXCLUSIVELY FOR THE HOUSE REFLECT A BOLD AND GRAPHIC FOLIAGE PATTERN. THE THIN METAL TEMPLES ARE ADORNED WITH SOPHISTICATED DETAILS. THE COLOR PALETTE INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING MAGNETIC NUANCES: – FRAME IN DARK AND LIGHT HAVANA ACETATE, ROSE GOLD METAL TEMPLES, PINK FOLIAGE MIRRORED LENSES – FRAME IN TURQUOISE AND PINK HAVANA ACETATE, GOLD METAL TEMPLES, VIOLET FOLIAGE MIRRORED LENSES – FRAME IN BLUE AND TURQUOISE HAVANA ACETATE, SILVER METAL TEMPLES, GREEN FOLIAGE MIRRORED LENSES – FRAME IN BLUE AND LIGHT HAVANA ACETATE, ROSE GOLD METAL TEMPLES, BLUE LENSES – FRAME IN BLACK AND LIGHT HAVANA ACETATE, GUN METAL TEMPLES, GREY LENSES
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From the Racetrack to the Boardroom – Mondottica launches 3 new releases for Hackett London

From the Racetrack to the Boardroom – Mondottica launches 3 new releases for Hackett London

Inspired by Hackett’s global partnership with Aston Martin, Hackett introduces 3 new styles capturing the essence of racing. Drawing from signature automotive features, Hackett offers unique detailing from subtle grill inspired patterns as seen on the HEK 1172 to angled, three-dimensional door handle shapes found on HEK 1171. British craftsmanship at its finest. When it comes to that subtle contrast of racing colors, you’ll find a juxtapose of gunmetal and navy that every racing enthusiast will recognize. Hackett also combines fine acetate fronts fused with sleek metal design as shown on HEK 1170 resembling the iconic metallic finish found on each Aston Martin. Please contact us at 866-666-3662 or visit us at www.mondotticausa.com for more information on our new releases.
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[Dolabany] Fall Styles are In…

[Dolabany] Fall Styles are In…

We’re excited to introduce to you the latest releases to the Dolabany Collection The Dolabany Collection is known for its recreations of mid-century eyewear.And this Fall 2016 the collection will showcase an array of striking styles celebrating the craft & creativity of vintage workmanship with Dolabany’s unique take on the classics. Subtle cat-eyes and over-sized frames mark the season’s trends. The styles have been produced in high-quality Italian Zyl with remarkable coloring. New color combinations have been introduced to the line that you will not want to miss along with Dolabany’s best-selling colors.
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Styles by Clariti Eyewear

Styles by Clariti Eyewear

KP5541 Konishi Pure KP5541 is a durable Titanium frame that will hold up and retain its classic look without weighing you down. Designed with a chisel edge crafted along the temples KP5541 is pure style. Try yours on in Gunmetal and Brown! KF8478 Konishi Flex is made with Titanium materials that will bend and flex without a heavy feel plus it’s designed with a 180° Spring Hinge! KF8478 has rugged batwing temples that curve with a perfect fit giving you a secure hold throughout the day. Try yours on in Gunmental and Black! M8886 Monalisa M8886 is a lovely frame made with delicate detail! A woven golden design is etched perfectly on the temples which fit softly providing you with an elegant feel while providing a delicate touch! Find your perfect fit in Satin Black or Mocha! M8889 Soft and demure! This Monalisa M8889 is a petite frame made with exquisite detail and a diamond touch! The perfect frame for those who need a little more depth for a progressive lens while still retaining a Classic style! Find yours in Tortoise and Satin Black!
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Introducing ECO FW16

Introducing ECO FW16

MODO is pleased to present our new 2016 ECO Campaign! The new campaign takes the ECO concept to a new world, where visitors are led through an imaginary land where humans and nature join together and live in cooperation. Enjoy!  
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SAFILO AND MAX MARA ANNOUNCE THE EARLY RENEWAL OF THE LICENSING  AGREEMENT FOR MAX MARA EYEWEAR TO THE END OF 2023

SAFILO AND MAX MARA ANNOUNCE THE EARLY RENEWAL OF THE LICENSING AGREEMENT FOR MAX MARA EYEWEAR TO THE END OF 2023

Safilo Group, the fully integrated Italian eyewear creator, manufacturer and distributor of quality and trust, and Max Mara brand announce the early renewal of their licensing agreement for the design, manufacturing and worldwide distribution of the collections of optical frames and sunglasses. The new agreement will now run until December 31, 2023. Safilo and Max Mara enjoy a partnership which spans nearly 20 years, dating back to 1997. They share a proud Italian heritage, a deep commitment to craftsmanship, authentic products and impeccable design, all elements that they both place at the heart of their respective long-term business growth strategies. Max Mara Eyewear was recently selected by Vogue.com as one of the ‘7 Best Accessories From the Milan Fall Winter 2016 Fashion Week’. “Max Mara Eyewear is today the result of a shared long-term philosophy and deeply felt values between our two companies, built on the long standing creation of high standard, unmistakable elegance of timeless Italian design as embodied by the legendary Max Mara Coat, and mutual trust in search of excellence. We have more recently also made our common passion for Art and the celebration...
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ZYLOWARE ANNOUNCES THE AUGUST 2016 LAUNCH

ZYLOWARE ANNOUNCES THE AUGUST 2016 LAUNCH

When it comes to the new Shaquille O’Neal Squad Eyewear Collection, comfort and style is the new cool. On-trend design and performance-based materials team up in this game changing collection. Sized and designed for younger guys with an active lifestyle, Squad introduces three metal and three plastic styles in a variety of full rim and semi-rimless frames. Quality material such as TR-90 thermoplastic that is lightweight, durable and flexible, memory metal temples, comfort grip temple tips and features such as bold pops of color reflect today’s athleisure styling. The Shaquille O’Neal Squad 501M is geared for the younger guy who wants a frame that is both modern and masculine and offers the wearability of a memory metal bridge. Featuring distinct styling, Black (021) delivers a refined matte black finish, lime green and black diagonal stripes on the outside temple and matching green on the inside of the temple. Gunmetal (058) in a matte gunmetal finish features red and gunmetal diagonal stripes on the outside temple. This full rim metal frame comes in an attractive modified oval shape and features the SHAQ logo on the outside temple. Spring hinges and snap-in nosepads...
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ACETATE RELEASE BIZ9 JOINS THE BIZ COLLECTION. DESIGNER, COLORFUL, FUN AND SO OKO !

ACETATE RELEASE BIZ9 JOINS THE BIZ COLLECTION. DESIGNER, COLORFUL, FUN AND SO OKO !

  Chromatic combinations never stop fascinating the OKO house which plays on visual material effects thanks to the acetate which allows to let go, consider and investigate new possibilities. With this new comer the BIZ9, small innovative achievement, the designer succeeded on putting first and in front the intermediate plate to create an original visual effect – with no cutting or incision, epoxy free – all in subtlety, with a clean line giving a regular visual effect which gives the impression of a multi-layer treatment. This specific multi-layer plates achievement enhances the front and intermediate colors subtlely mixed together – giving an exclusive and aesthetic surprising result without being too extravagant. It points out and underlines the frame with charm and fantasy and makes it a very original frame. « It’s like being backstage but still watching the show from front !» comments David Beddok, Designer OKO PARIS LUNETTERIE.   OKO by OKO Paris – eyewear designer for all since 1999 – good design for good people.
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