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Safilo Renews Partnership with Special Olympics

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Padua, Italy–Better performance comes with better vision. This credo seems to explain why eyewear group Safilo recently announced a new three-year commitment to Special Olympics, a global organization that helps intellectually disabled athletes. Supporting a program called “Opening Eyes,” which provides eye healthcare such as visual exams and prescription eyewear to Special Olympics …

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Visionworks Focuses on Younger Generations with Project Runway Junior Sponsorship

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San Antonio, TX—The ever-popular “Project Runway” has had its share of sponsorship and tie ins with the fashion industry. Now, its spin-off “Project Runway Junior” is getting the same treatment. Visionworks, a national eyewear retailer with 700 locations, is partnering with Lifetime’s “ “Project Runway Junior.” For the two-part season …

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Item of the Day: Luca Pagni

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“Ordered Chaos.” Sounds like last minute shoppers crowding aisles as they finish their Christmas lists. But Italian eyewear designer Luca Pagni says he follows that philosophy when designing. “The human face is naturally asymmetrical, this is what makes it unique and fascinating” says Pagni. “Just as happens in nature, where …