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CHLOé INTRODUCES THE “JACKSON” SUNGLASSes COLLECTION.

CHLOé INTRODUCES THE “JACKSON” SUNGLASSes COLLECTION.

THE ROUND AND GLAMOROUS JACKSON SILHOUETTE ENCOMPASSES THE REFINED EXPRESSION OF THE CHLOé’s FEMININE and SOPHISTICATED SPIRIT, with a touch of VINTAGE. THE LIGHTNESS OF THE MATERIAL IS FEATURED IN THE DISTINCTIVE DESIGN OF THE METAL TEMPLES, RESEMBLing the FLUIDity of MOVEMENT. THE OVERSIZED ROUND LENSES ARE HIGHLIGHTED BY SOFT GRADIENT COLORS, PAIRED WITH MATCHING ACETATE TEMPLE TIPS. AVAILABLE IN FOUR MODERN AND refined COLOUR COMBINATIONS, THE JACKSON WILL BE DISTRIBUTED WORLDWIDE FROM JANUARY 2016 IN CHLOé BOUTIQUES AND SELECTED OPTICAL RETAILERS.
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REM Eyewear Launches New Spring 2016 John Varvatos Collection

REM Eyewear Launches New Spring 2016 John Varvatos Collection

John Varvatos, one of the world’s fastest growing menswear brands, launches his spring 2016 optical and sun collection from REM Eyewear. A recent recipient of the “Designer of the Year” award from The Accessories Council, John Varvatos’ new eyewear is an elevated product assortment of luxurious fabrics, meticulous design and outstanding details.   In the new collection, consumers can expect styles that are reminiscent of a vintage soul paired with contemporary craftsmanship. Standing out is the Soho Collection V206 optical acetate frame which features a perfect round shape, paired with warm and inviting color ways in black tortoise and Havana tortoise. For the man who craves elegance and urban sensibility, the Soho Collection V605 sunglass is unmatched with its soft-to-the-touch ultra-polished acetate construction, classic round silhouette evocative of John Lennon’s iconic style and curved brushed gunmetal top bar that creates a beautiful architectural dimension.   John Varvatos Eyewear offers four collections – Soho, Artisan, Classic and Bowery. Drawing inspiration from John Varvatos’ past, the four assortments reflect the quality and attention-to-detail inherent...
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ClearVision Offers Customization Through Color with its New IZOD Interchangeable Collection

ClearVision Offers Customization Through Color with its New IZOD Interchangeable Collection

Eyewear industry leader ClearVision Optical introduces IZOD Interchangeable eyewear, a unique new collection that lets consumers customize their eyewear by changing the temple color to match their look. Designed for those who like to express their own unique style, this youthful, on trend collection includes 4 handmade acetate front shapes in 2 colors and 2 sizes each, and 8 vibrant temple colors, all crafted from lightweight, hypoallergenic TR-90 material. By choosing one frame and two additional temple colors, consumers have the opportunity to create three looks with one frame.   “Especially in the past few years, customization and personalization have become key trends in fashion, whether its footwear, clothing, and accessories – even eyewear,” says Peter Friedfeld, ClearVision’s Executive Vice President. “Consumers use customizable products as another way they can express their own uniqueness. So we created the IZOD Interchangeable collection for those self expressive consumers to whom ‘one size fits all’ does NOT apply; it’s a unique collection that lets these consumers quickly and easily customize their look. Plus, it reinforces IZOD’s trademark...
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Vera Bradley Sunwear Collection

Vera Bradley Sunwear Collection

Modern meets vintage with the latest Vera Bradley Eyewear collection, combining classic styles with signature Vera Bradley prints. Classic eyeshapes and acetates combined with the latest Vera Bradley colors for the perfect look. Ashleigh and Paulette pay homage to retro glamour. Ashleigh features a combination cat eye frame with Vera Bradley patterns prominently displayed on the brow and temple acetates. Metal end pieces feature the Vera Bradley name plate. Ashleigh is available in Blush Pink and Camofloral. Paulette is a full acetate frame with faux vintage hinge pins on the end pieces. Keyhole bridges add character to the rounded eyeshape. Paulette is available in Pink Crystal, Blue Crystal and Brown Horn. Rita features a sleek rounded rectangle eye shape and full acetate frame. Vera Bradley patterns are displayed on the outer temples. Rita is polarized and available in Alpine floral and Rosewood. Aviators are always in style! A recolor of a best-seller. Barbara features an aviator shape with brown gradient lenses and a Windsor rim wrapped in signature print. Thin temples display Vera Bradley signature patterns on temple tips. Barbara is available in Blush Pink...
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Introducing new August Vera Bradley Sunwear Collection from the McGee Group

Introducing new August Vera Bradley Sunwear Collection from the McGee Group

Modern meets vintage with the latest Vera Bradley Eyewear collection, combining classic styles with signature Vera Bradley prints. Classic eyeshapes and acetates combined with the latest Vera Bradley colors for the perfect look. Heidi is a medium-fit double bar aviator with a metal front and thin temples featuring Impressionista and Katalina Blues. The metal casted endpiece adds dimension to the frame, with smoke polarized lenses. Adjustable nose pads ensure a comfortable fit. Cadence features a rounded square eyeshape in a high shine acetate. Tapered rounded temples feature Vera Bradley patterns on the outter temples. Metal embellishments wrap the end pieces. Cadence is available in Midnight Paisley and Katalina Blues. Portia features a modern rectangular eyeshape with a combination of solid and crystal acetates. The CNC basket weave texture on the exterior temples is offset with recessed Swarovski stones. With Katalina Blues and Parisian Paisley on the interior temples, Portia offers a bold retro look for any fashion forward woman. A recolor of a best-seller. Barbara features an aviator shape with brown gradient lenses and a Windsor rim wrapped in signature print....
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Introducing the Roberto Cavalli FW15 Eyewear Collection

Introducing the Roberto Cavalli FW15 Eyewear Collection

The Roberto Cavalli Fall/Winter 2015-16 eyewear collection is an expression of true originality, one that strikes the perfect balance between the Florentine stylist’s exclusive flair and the expert craftsmanship of the Marcolin Group. With its unmistakable style and synergy with current trends, the new collection combines elegant, distinctive forms with jeweled detailing in some models, conferring a unique charm to the frames. A mix of romanticism and rule-breaking, perfect for any woman with an individualistic streak. SUNGLASS COLLECTION A classic interpretation of the Roberto Cavalli style, the broad profile of these RC902S sunglasses in acetate exudes a marked sense of femininity. The exclusive animalier pattern available in some versions, further emphasizes the daring spirit of the frames, while an elegant metal plaque bearing the brand’s logo holds pride of place on the initial part of the temples.   Put simply, this 1960s-inspired RC908S model radiates unadulterated vintage charm. Its geometric silhouette is characterized by a broad mask-shaped front section, where an elegant metal motif traces the form of the iconic Roberto Cavalli serpent. The same detail is included...
Seraphin Expands Its Sunglass Collection With New Iconic Styles

Seraphin Expands Its Sunglass Collection With New Iconic Styles

Seraphin expands its acclaimed sunglass collection by reintroducing the design elements of a bygone era paired with today’s modern approach. Three iconic new styles manifest vintage distinction with chic sophistication, providing the retro look Seraphin continues to exemplify. Craftsmanship, style and timeless design are prominent in the Branson Sun, Everett Sun and Malibu Sun, bringing Seraphin to the forefront of today’s affordable luxury eyewear market. Branson Sun The Branson Sun emerges into the Seraphin Sun Collection as a retro revival with a modern feel. This oversized pilot shape is emphasized with a distinct keyhole bridge with a vintage feel. Premium Italian acetate showcases perfectly paired solid fronts with tortoise temples. The Branson Sun is evocative of the bygone era, illuminating retro influences with a twist of today. Everett Sun Seraphin introduces the Everett Sun, a flattering acetate sunglass with a chic matte finish. Unique matte to glossy temple tips showcase the iconic fleur-de-lis emblem which signifies an air of vintage distinction. Featuring the signature chrome hinge accent and coordinating embellishments, the Everett exemplifies sophistication. Malibu...
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BCBGMAXAZRIA Eyewear: The Latest On Trend Styles for Spring

BCBGMAXAZRIA Eyewear: The Latest On Trend Styles for Spring

Eyewear industry leader ClearVision Optical introduces the newest release from BCBGMAXAZRIA, adding 10 new optical and two sunglasses styles to this iconic fashionable collection. Heavier profiles, bold statement makers and on trend elements like color blocking and mixed materials are evident throughout this ‘edgier’ release. A rich, boudoir palette of jewel tone colors like ink and plum provide a nice contrast to classic colorations like tortoise vintage. Runway inspired designs, as well as the brand’s iconic stud bar hardware and butterfly logo, further align the eyewear with the retail brand. The release also includes a new Global Fit model, Franca, designed with built up nose pads for a more comfortable, universal fit. Highlights include: Ariana: This full acetate, wayfarer and runway inspired design makes a bold statement through its heavier profile and sexy, curved temples. Rich, tortoise and multicolored materials are complemented by solid temples, adorned with the BCBG metal plaque. Available in ink multi, plum multi, and tortoise vintage. Flavia: Trend setter: this very deep, wayfarer inspired acetate style offers beautifully colored tortoise fronts complemented by translucent...
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The Retro Touch Made Contemporary

The Retro Touch Made Contemporary

The Swing collection brings the exuberant popular rhythm of the Forties to some evergreen shapes, a constructional revival of vintage eyewear favorites given new life thanks to modern technology and unmistakable VANNI style. In the metal version VANNI reinterprets those memorable glasses with their colored brow line, highlighting the top edge of the front in a darker shade of color. To complete the range, there are some broad roundish shapes in bright colors, the rims picked out by the thinnest of Havana sheaths. In acetate, the women’s shapes are vaguely retro, the men’s broad and comfortable; a dappled based combines with solid transparent monotones, while the brow line is marked by tone-on-tone or contrasting material. For more information visit www.mydesigngallery.com
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Altair Evolution Spring 2015 Collection Is Celebrating A Relaxed West Coast Style

Altair Evolution Spring 2015 Collection Is Celebrating A Relaxed West Coast Style

The Altair Evolution Spring 2015 collection blends retro design with cool California colors for men and women. Vintage color inspirations and rich materials with a comfortable fit are reminiscent of West Coast style, leaving us in a golden state of mind. MEN’S A4034. Temples tell the story in this full-rim stainless steel and acetate combination style for men. Rich horn temples saturated with bold colors complement polished metal frame fronts in Black, Brown and Gun. A4035. A4036. Bold variations of horn on sharp rectangular frame fronts with stylish Deep B measurements call out classic Altair Evolution style with custom rivet detail. A4035 offers a more subtle shape in Black, Navy and Tortoise while A4036 cuts a sharper line in Black Horn, Brown Horn and Olive Horn. WOMEN’S A5028. Evolution’s custom rivets add character to this on-trend, easily wearable cat eye shape for her. A sleek satin finish on milled metal constitutes a lightweight progressive friendly style in Black, Teal and Plum. A5029. A5030. Beachy hues of horizon colored horn acetate are paired with retro-inspired rectangle frame fronts and Evolution’s custom rivets in these Deep B sister styles. A5029 is a modified...
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Introducing The New XOXO April Sun Collection

Introducing The New XOXO April Sun Collection

XOXO April Sun Collection offers glamourous round and vintage inspired trendy butterfly frames in bold patterns and colors! X2338 features an oversized 70’s inspired eye shape, with a pearlized animal print acetate. X2338 is available in Snow Leopard and Chocolate. X2339 is a butterfly frame shape with metal end pieces and XO embellished logo on each side. Acetate temples and adjustable nose pads assist in a more comfortable fit. Visit our website, mcgeegroup.com, to view the entire collection. For more information, contact The McGee Group at 800-966-2020 or sales@mcgeegroup.com. The McGee Group markets ophthalmic frames, sunwear, reading glasses and cases to all customer groups throughout North America and many international markets including eye care professionals, distributors, large optical chains, mass merchants, and department stores. Since its inception in 1976, The McGee Group has gained recognition as a forward thinking company by merging innovative technology with fashion, offering high quality products, superior marketing support and value-added customer service. The McGee Group currently manufactures and distributes Badgley Mischka Eyewear and Sunwear, Vera Bradley Eyewear...
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Woman On Mode MYMUSE By Oko Paris®

Woman On Mode MYMUSE By Oko Paris®

Having received overwhelming support until now for its sunglasses’ women’s models, the brand MYMUSE by OKO Paris® has also being developing a line dedicated to optics for women with a big W, where elegance and refinement get together united to give birth to magnificent acetate and combined acetate/metal jewels. This women’s optical collection has been developed and created in the in-house design studios of the group – just like the men’s optical line. All in sobriety but recognizable at first sight thanks to the unique design of the brand which knows how to play with shapes – current or retro-vintage, which knows how to play with the material – acetate plates exclusively chosen and developed for the brand, and which knows how to play with originality thanks to acetate collage of different colors – on the nose pieces and on the stems. Followers and fans of show-off, abstain yourself. It’s all about elegance here. It’s a fashion and glamorous chapter which gets written in the history of OKO EYEWEAR Group – in the art of proposing frames that are always more astounding, always more unexpected and always more beautiful. Through this women’s optical line,...
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Modern Optical International Introduces 4 New Styles to Modern Art Collection

Modern Optical International Introduces 4 New Styles to Modern Art Collection

Value eyewear leader Modern Optical International introduces four new styles to 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, many styles also have such desirable features as spring hinges, deeper silhouettes, and silicone nose pads. With over 50 styles in a diverse color palette, Modern Art offers designs ranging from sleek chic to modern vintage. Every woman deserves her very own piece of Modern Art. Modern Optical expands its Modern Art Collection to include four beautiful laser-engraved stainless steel styles. Unique patterns texturize each frame surface from brow lines to the thin graduated temples. Matte-finished neutral tones along with varying shades of blue and purple welcome the warmer days ahead. All styles use silicone pads and two styles include spring hinges. A364, with a linear design, represents an ideal choice for the no-nonsense woman who seeks contemporary styling. Matte colors: burgundy/gunmetal, dark brown/brown, plum/lilac. Size: 55-15-140. A365 presents another smart design by utilizing a lattice...
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Zyloware Launches Brand New Booth At Vision Expo East

Zyloware Launches Brand New Booth At Vision Expo East

Donʼt miss out on your chance to win amazing raffle prizes exclusively at Zyloware Booth #4753! On Friday, March 20th, Zyloware will be raffling off a 24” HDTV! On Saturday, March 21st, Zyloware will be raffling off a set of Beats By Dre headphones! On Sunday, March 22nd, Zyloware is raffling off an authentic Randy Jackson guitar signed by Randy himself! Simply stop by the booth to participate! The time has come! Itʼs finally here and we canʼt wait to show off our brand new, state-of-the-art Vision Expo East booth! In the last few years, Zyloware has continued to grow and expand. The new booth is a part of a major reinvestment for Zyloware proving that we are ready to deliver even better specialized services to retailers that do business with us. Stop by and join the Zyloware family in celebrating our new booth and take advantage of great show specials and promotions! Be the first to see the very special new Leon Max Limited Edition. Filling a niche in the market, this collection represents high-end luxury eyewear at an affordable price. With attention to detail, unique beveling and architectural inspirations, the collection combines unique designs including rich materials and...
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L’Amy America Launches Three New Nicole Miller Optical and Three Sunglasses for Spring 2015

L’Amy America Launches Three New Nicole Miller Optical and Three Sunglasses for Spring 2015

Sophisticated, and fun with an attitude, are the hallmark of the six new styles-three ophthalmic, three sun-L’AMY America is launching in their Nicole Miller collection, ready for Spring 2015 wearing. SUNGLASSES Prominently featured on Nicole Miller’s Spring 2015 runway, the Nicole Miller Pacific sunglass evokes a modern vintage feel with a retro shape and easy to wear colors that is a bit rock and roll yet glamorous. The vintage shape is enhanced by a matte metal temple detail with Nicole’s N-star logo that repeats in a random pattern. Flex hinges, CR-39 lenses, 100% UVA/UVB, 50-21-138.  Available in black, tortoise, and burgundy horn. The feminine sportiness-with-an-edge of the Nicole Miller Norfolk sunglass is reflected in the updated modern aviator shape accented with a combination matte metal and acetate temples. The end piece features a raised Celtic symbol for that tough-girl flair, and the dual color acetate temples feature matte metal tips which have an embossed Celtic symbol both inside and outside. CR-39 lenses, 100% UVA/UVB, 50-15-130. Available in tortoise, black and gunmetal. The modern club master style of the Nicole Miller Tompkins sunglass reflects a modern take...
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