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SAFILO PRESENTS ITS NEW OPTICAL FRAME COLLECTIONS  FOR FALL/WINTER 2017

SAFILO PRESENTS ITS NEW OPTICAL FRAME COLLECTIONS FOR FALL/WINTER 2017

Safilo, the fully integrated Italian eyewear creator, manufacturer and worldwide distributor of quality and trust, presents its new Fall/Winter 2017 optical frame collections, anticipating the main design trends for the season. Safilo is renowned worldwide for its unique craftsmanship legacy dating back to 1878 and its expertise and technical know-how that over the years has provided the industry with some of the most relevant innovations such as the Elasta hinge, the newest 360° hinge and the UFO patent. The strength of this heritage has made Safilo synonymous with optical eyewear and now affirms its renewed leadership in the optical segment by enhancing its optical capabilities in the entire value chain: from collection design to manufacturing to sales force training and after-sales service. From catwalks to red carpets, eyeglasses are gaining status as a beauty, fashion and design accessory, enhancing the latest statement of personality and style achieved through increased visibility on many celebrities and global influencers such as Gigi and Bella Hadid. Ophthalmic frames are now finally considered, with full legitimacy, as a complement to the total look and an accessory to enhance...
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Haus Alkire Debuts FW2017 Collection Accessorized with neubau eyewear

Haus Alkire Debuts FW2017 Collection Accessorized with neubau eyewear

Yesterday, womenswear label Haus Alkire, presented its Autumn/Winter 2017 collection at The Flea Theater with key looks complemented by optical eyewear and sunglasses from Austria-based brand neubau eyewear. The collection is filled with points inspired by the art direction of Henry Bumstead. The famed art director/production designer was known for his acute attention to detail and ability to transform environments into supporting characters in such films as Vertigo, Million Dollar Baby, Gran Torino, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Slaughterhouse Five, Cape Fear, and To Kill a Mockingbird. His two-time Academy Award winning career spanned over thirty-five years working with legendary directors Alfred Hitchcock, Clint Eastwood, and George Roy Hill. With their fresh, urban appeal, neubau eyewear served as an ideal accessory for the Haus Alkire aesthetic, underscoring the two brand’s shared values of modern, innovative design blended with creativity and craftsmanship. The Alkires live in the TriBeCa neighborhood of New York City. There they operate their own retail atelier where they work one-on- one with walk-in and private appointment clients. Recently, the designers were...
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Ellen Tracy Announces its Latest Eyewear Releases for Fall/Winter 2016

Ellen Tracy Announces its Latest Eyewear Releases for Fall/Winter 2016

ClearVision Optical introduces new styles for the Ellen Tracy fall/winter eyewear collection. The latest collection features three new styles: one acetate model and two metal combo models. A rich, jewel-toned color palette includes shades of green, wine, and blue. These polished designs feature sophisticated shapes and textured accents. Amsterdam: This sleek, metal combo frame features a wearable modified square eye shape. Multicolored acetate temples complement the metal front, which has a textured design. Available in black, green, and wine. Newcastle: This acetate frame has a modified square eye shape. The textured metal design along the front and temples takes inspiration from nature. Available in blue, brown, and wine. Singapore:  This semi-rimless design provides a modern yet classic look. The temples feature a lace-inspired print and oval-shaped accents for a touch of flair. Available in aubergine, blue, and brown.  To learn more about the Ellen Tracy collection, visit cvoptical.com, contact a ClearVision Sales Consultant or call 1.800.645.3733. Follow, like or visit ClearVision Optical on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, YouTube, and Instagram. About ClearVision...
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LUXURY IS LEATHER

LUXURY IS LEATHER

Adrienne Vittadini explores new avenues in luxury with the introduction of the Luxury is Leather eyewear collection. The personification of haute-leisure lifestyle, Adrienne Vittadini continues to keep her finger on the pulse of today’s fashion trends that personify “a constant state of style”. Adrienne Vittadini eyewear collection continues to bridges the gap of European fashion with timeless appeal of American style with bold details and clean lines in eyewear styling. Fall Winter 2016 Adrienne Vittadini release highlights sophisticated and on trend styling with three new optical frames featuring leather embellishment in jewel tone Burgundy, Caramel Brown and lush Black. Style AV 1200 is a full size feminine square in Italian acetate featuring delicately woven leather trim on upper temple, flanked by metal castings on each end. Temple tips accented with the AV logo add the finishing touch to this timeless style. Metal styles AV 1196 and AV 1198, two statement making frames, feature woven leather trim inset along the metal top brow and extending throughout temple length. Representing two very classic style shapes, AV 1198 highlights soft rounded eye rims where the AV 1196 emphasizes...
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WILLIAM MORRIS ANNOUNCE STUNNING NEW FW/16 FASHION CAMPAIGN

WILLIAM MORRIS ANNOUNCE STUNNING NEW FW/16 FASHION CAMPAIGN

New for Fall/Winter 2016, William Morris are delighted to announce their latest fashion campaign. Shot over some of the city’s most trendy outdoor locations, the campaign delivers the best of London fashion and style. Taking these inspirations from the heart of the capital, William Morris then creatively transfers them into their latest eyewear collections. Inspired by the easy going mood and unique charm of Notting Hill in West London, the campaign introduces two new faces for the season. Reinforcing the fun and quirky personality of the London born brand and in keeping with our Great British humor, the campaign also features a canine companion named Quincy. Drawing on the creative backdrops of one of London’s most picturesque boroughs, the new William Morris eyewear collections feature stunning new shapes and compelling color pallets in line with the roots of the brand. Traditional British inspirations can be seen throughout the latest lines, with a fresh take on creative styling and color combinations that mean London style take you over. William Morris remains as consistent today as it did in 1996, with an unswerving commitment to creating directional and conservatively different...
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Introducing Lisa Loeb Eyewear Fall/Winter 2016

Introducing Lisa Loeb Eyewear Fall/Winter 2016

Classique Eyewear unveiled the new Lisa Loeb Fall/Winter collection and new marketing campaign, featuring modern inspired retro and vintage frame designs, which all showcase Lisa’s signature iconic look with contemporary and refined point of view. The frames are classic, with a noticeable element of surprise, expressing Lisa’s approachable and flirty, yet confident style! Lisa Loeb proudly introduces her new contemporary takes of round and oval shapes from the 60’s and 70’s. These new shapes feature Lisa Loeb’s classic tortoiseshell and black essential collection theme colors, with that added touch of striking translucent gradient color blends in in an array of tantalizing colors, including mocha , khaki, olive-violet, berry-grape, and indigo-azure. The newest designs are available in both full-rim and semi-rimless style options, in pure acetate and metal-acetate combinations. Lisa Loeb’s new styles are classic and refined, while a little daring at the same time, allowing women to express their strong feminine side with confidence and style. The new shapes and styles are versatile, and can be worn for everyday business chic to that special night out on the town!
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Introducing Kingsley Rowe’s “FALL IN LOVE” Fall/Winter 2016 Collection

Introducing Kingsley Rowe’s “FALL IN LOVE” Fall/Winter 2016 Collection

The “Fall in Love” collection was created to celebrate the rich colors and textures of Fall. The brand tapped the perfect location in the Art District, Downtown Los Angeles, to host the Fall/Winter 2016 campaign. Setting the tone for the campaign titled, Fall in Love, shaping their vision into a reality.  
 Fall in Love with Kingsley Rowe’s Fall/Winter collection – inspired by the rich colors and textures of the season – from the the changing leaves to the rich oak trees – warm marble shades, together with crystal hues reflect this. Some styles are finished with rich metal detailing, while sun lenses are in solid and ombre shades.   The collection features five new styles, each in 3 to 4 new colors. Two of these styles are available in both sun and optical variations. All styles are unisex. 
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New from the Roberto Cavalli FW16 Eyewear Collection

New from the Roberto Cavalli FW16 Eyewear Collection

FALL/WINTER 2016-2017 COLECTION Roberto Cavalli presents its new Fall/Winter 2016-2017 eyewear collection, the perfect embodiment of the aesthetic values of the fashion house. Expert workmanship highlights the impeccable quality of the materials used for the new range of eyewear, in which sophisticated nuances alternate with bold color contrasts and a mix of materials blend with precious details. The new sunglasses and eyeglasses communicate the brand’s luxury style with sophisticated and contemporary shapes. WOMEN’S SUNGLASSES COLLECTION: The RC1012 frame features intriguing metal details and modern interpretations of the iconic snake, which can be glimpsed through the large, boxy lenses. Slim metal sections define the frame front, marking out the upper and lower parts, except for the upper corners, in which the frame takes on the bold appearance of the iconic snake motif. The same pattern decorates the curved temples, which display the RC monogram on the near ends. The new RC1013 sunglasses model expresses elegance and exclusivity with its classic design. Reinterpreting the timeless aviator design, Roberto Cavalli presents a distinctly feminine frame: clean, curved...
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Harley-Davidson® Eyewear Fall/Winter 2015 Optical Collection

Harley-Davidson® Eyewear Fall/Winter 2015 Optical Collection

Marcolin USA introduces two new men’s ophthalmic styles to the Harley-Davidson® Eyewear Fall/Winter 2015 collection. The clean and classic designs are infused with high-quality materials and interesting temple detailing that reflect the brand’s continuing pursuit of excellence in design, function and aesthetics. With concepts inspired by the brand’s esteemed motorcycles, the collection retains its unique look, while never leaving its core values. The masculine design of style HD0731 features a semi-rimless front crafted in metal and available in satin black, shiny gunmetal or shiny navy. This streamlined silhouette merges with handmade acetate temples that have a slight flair and are completed in a matte finish offered in a rich color palette of black, tortoise or navy. Clean subtle metal detailing highlights each temple, showcasing the brand’s iconic logo. The frame’s rectangular profile easily accommodates a wider variety of face shapes, since it is available in two sizes. Classic styling is achieved in the design of style HD0732, which is further enhanced by its textured metal temple detailing. This metal treatment is inspired by the hardware found in the brand’s...
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New from the Dsquared2 FW15 Eyewear Collection

New from the Dsquared2 FW15 Eyewear Collection

The new Dsquared2 Fall/Winter 2015 eyewear collection includes models loyal to the brand’s DNA, mixing retro influences and modern touches with carefree abandon. The result is a collection dedicated to men and women whose style is intensely personal and truly iconic. Vivacious graphic elements and beguiling color choices make for models rich in fantasy and energy, while fun, sexy styling adds a final flourish to the whole affair. These sumptuously seductive sunglasses for women hit style perfection thanks to their broad 1950s-inspired cat-eye shape. Sure to catch the eye, the Betty (DQ0180) model wows with the stunning streak-effect finish that adorns the front section and temples. Indeed, the edges of the front section and parts of the temples are accentuated with transparent elements, which lend a streaked appearance to the acetate. While clearly paying tribute to the brand’s most iconic sunglasses, these new Grenoble (DQ5172) optical frames assert their own personality through the squared, metal lines that merge into the upper part of the clean, cateye front section in acetate. Retro influences and modern flourishes combine for a timelessly feminine effect. Please see attached...
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New from the Emilio Pucci FW15 Eyewear Collection

New from the Emilio Pucci FW15 Eyewear Collection

The two new styles from the Emlio Pucci Fall/Winter 2015 eyewear collection perfectly interpret the aesthetic philosophy of the florentine brand, one that’s characterized by tradition, elegance and style offset with modern touches, celebrating a creative vision in continuous evolution. Refined materials, stunningly modern design, sophisticated production techniques, master craftsmanship, attractive construction and an unerring pursuit of quality are the defining features of these new creations: a classy reinterpretation of elegance and femininity. The EP5005 cat-eye optical style is full of sophisticated charm thanks to the contrast of materials linking front and temples. Acetate and metal alternate to give the frames an elegant, unusual feel, something further emphasized by the Vivara print embossed onto the metal part of the temples. Available in bright tones and more classic colors, this model is the embodiment of simple, understated femininity.   Versatility and functionality are the cornerstones of these acetate frames, which boast a broad, squared front section. The refined femininity of style EP5014 is emphasized by the iconic detailing of the temples: choose between...
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MODERN OPTICAL INTERNATIONAL  Expands URock Collection with 2 New Styles

MODERN OPTICAL INTERNATIONAL Expands URock Collection with 2 New Styles

Modern Optical International expands its recently revamped URock Collection with two new styles. Geared for the male millennial, URock offers minimalist designs that balance cool with edge. A masculine color palette along with subtle patterns and matte finishes invite broad appeal to this elusive, style-conscious demographic.  In addition to everyday wear, URock represents a go-to choice for gamers and computer users because the high cost of lenses is offset by URock’s affordability. Quality materials such as TR90 memory plastic, handmade zyl, and spring hinges support their active lifestyles. Value pricing plus a two-year warranty will earn buyers’ stamp of approval. On-trend designs, catchy model names, a URock video and new collection logo all embody the core of this essential eyewear collection. “Do What Rocks Your World with URock eyewear!” Modern Optical expands its URock Collection with two new releases for Fall/Winter. Meshing well with his laid-back style, Halfpipe let’s him do what he wants, when he wants. This rectangular, mixed material frame delivers extreme all-day comfort with its spring hinges and snap-in silicone nose pads. Colors: matte black/silver,...
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Catch The New Marc Jacobs Fall/Winter 2014/2015 Eyewear Collection

Catch The New Marc Jacobs Fall/Winter 2014/2015 Eyewear Collection

Marc Jacobs presents the Fall/Winter 2014/2015 eyewear collection. The new sunglasses and optical frames convey a contemporary style, in a smart blend between elegance and sporty inspiration. With geometric shapes and unparalleled color combinations, the frames are enhanced by an innovative mix of materials: acetate and metal melt together to create extra-light silhouettes while rubber details underline the contemporary personality of the men’s sunglasses. Subtle opal shades define the elegant allure of the women sunglasses, while the men’s styles are offered in bold hues, such as black, blue and burgundy. Mod. MJ 564/S These women’s sunglasses represent the brand’s love for retro-chic accessories and feature a wraparound style with rounded translucent edges. The frame is enhanced by a pastel color palette features in the F/W fashion show: beige, milky brown, green, Havana and milky orange. The three metal dots on the temples are Marc Jacobs’ signature details.   Mod. MJ 560/S and MJ 572 These acetate sunglasses and optical frames exhibit an alluring mix of colors and materials. The slim silhouette is enhanced by a sophisticated metal frame, covered by acetate on both...
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Alexander McQueen Fall/Winter 2014/2015 Eyewear Collection

Alexander McQueen Fall/Winter 2014/2015 Eyewear Collection

The Alexander McQueen eyewear collection for Fall/Winter 2014/2015 explores new interpretations of the brand’s accessory and ready-to-wear creations: cut off metal studs, perforated flat metal and a textured effect. These latest styles showcase Alexander McQueen’s signature craftsmanship. The colour palette ranges from classic colours such as blue, black, burgundy to oxidized metals such as ruthenium, copper and bronze. PERFORATED AMQ 4260/S and AMQ 4267 These square-shaped sunglasses for women are made of a lightweight and thin flat metal perforated with a geometric motif as seen on Alexander McQueen’s jewellery pieces. The style is available in oxidised shades of black, ruthenium, copper and bronze. Both sunglasses and optical frames are available. TEXTURED AMQ 4261/S The distinguishing feature of these cat eye shaped sunglasses is the textured ‘etched’ effect. The textured surface is hand-painted on a layer of colour and hand-polished to ensure the colour remains only on the engravings. The colours available include dark havana with a gold coating, black with a silver coating and black with a pearl blue coating giving it an iridescent sheen. METALLIC STUDS AMQ 4258/S...
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Carrera And Jimmy Choo Launch Capsule Men’s Eyewear Collection

Carrera And Jimmy Choo Launch Capsule Men’s Eyewear Collection

Carrera and Jimmy Choo are pleased to announce the launch of an exclusive capsule collection of Carrera by Jimmy Choo sunglasses for Men, following the success of the Carrera by Jimmy Choo Women’s capsule collection of sunglasses launched last year. This marks Jimmy Choo’s first foray into the Men’s eyewear category expanding their existing offering of Men’s shoes, bags and small leather goods. The collection will blend the eyewear expertise and passionate attitude of Carrera with the innate confidence, effortless attitude and overtly masculine style expressed by the Jimmy Choo man in a range of unique and eye catching styles featuring signatures of the Jimmy Choo Men’s collection. Carrera’s latest best-seller, the Carrera 6000, with its distinctive shaped temples, will be presented in three finishes, combining high performance in a fashion forward aesthetic. The extraordinary work in Optyl material allows the use of silks which are injected into the sunglasses, featuring contrasting colors, camouflage prints with hidden burlesque silhouettes, sophisticated details and a rebellious sense of humor. The Carrera by Jimmy Choo sunglasses capsule collection will also be featured...
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