Opening Spectacle Offers Luxe Eyewear in an Uber-Chic Setting

Ultimate Spectacle, a new upscale eyewear boutique

New York—There’s a new eyewear shop in town and it is quite the spectacle. The Ultimate Spectacle, in fact. This new Upper East … [Read more...]

Alue Optics Premieres Unisex, Retro Sunglasses

Alue Optics One

Groton, CT—With retro chic on the minds of everyone from designer Miuccia Prada to Banana Republic’s “Mad Men” collection, even to … [Read more...]

Fall / Winter 2012 Paris: Eyewear

READY TO WEAR fall winter 2012_Alexander_Mc_Queen_Paris_march_2012

Runway fashion focusing on Eyewear by designer. … [Read more...]

Fall / Winter 2012 London: Eyewear

Ready to wear Fall Winter 2011 Acne London February 2012

Runway fashion focusing on Eyewear by designer. … [Read more...]

Balenciaga Eyewear License Heads to Marcolin

Spring 2012 runway look from Balenciaga

Longarone, Italy—The shuffle of licenses among Italy’s top eyewear companies continues. On Wednesday, Marcolin S.p.A., reported … [Read more...]

Marchon Rolls Out Eco-Friendly Eyewear Cases


Melville, NY—Like the best poker players, Marchon Eyewear "knows when to hold ‘em, when to fold ‘em and when to walk away"…from … [Read more...]

Marchon Signs Chloe License

A Chloe Fall Winter 2011-12 ad

Melville, NY--French fashion house Chloé recently signed a license with Marchon for a line of luxury eyewear. Under the … [Read more...]

B. Robinson Nabs Adrienne Vittadini Sunglass and Readers License

Adrienne Vittadini sketches for Pantone's Spring 2012 report

New York—Adrienne Vittadini is soon to be seeing very clearly. The company just signed a license for non-prescription sunglasses … [Read more...]

Item of the Day

Sunpocket Eyewear

I got a pocket, got a pocket full of sunshine….nope you don’t have to cup your ears, we’re not attempting to break any windows … [Read more...]

Safilo to Acquire Polaroid from Stylemark for $87 Million

Polaroid ad

Padua, Italy—At a time when polarized lenses are moving away from just sport and into the fashion arena, Safilo has signed an … [Read more...]

Luxottica Snaps Up Armani Eyewear License

Emporio Armani

Milan—In the tug of war between two Italian-based titans in the eyewear business over which company, Safilo or Luxottica, would … [Read more...]

Safilo Adds Celine to List of Designer Licenses

Celine Spring 2011 ad campaign

Padua, Italy—Safilo has put another notch on its eyewear temple. Safilo Group, which creates luxury eyewear under license for … [Read more...]