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Luxottica Signs Valentino EyewearLicense

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Valentino has partnered with Luxottica Group on a new and exclusive eyewear license agreement for the design, manufacture and worldwide distribution of Valentino eyewear. The 10 year license kicks off January 2017. Valentino eyewear will taking inspiration from the Italian fashion house’s ready-to-wear collections and accessories. The first collection presented …

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Marchon Renews Eyewear License with Lacoste

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Eyewear manufacturer and distributor Marchon Eyewear, Inc. has renewed its global licensing agreement with Lacoste, a leading urban lifestyle brand which exemplifies elegance and comfort. Originally signed in 2011, the long-term extension of the licensing agreement grants Marchon the rights to design, produce and distribute Lacoste-branded sun and ophthalmic collections. …

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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 …

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Adlens Bows “Greatest Advancement in Optics”–Adjustable Lenses

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Boston–Adlens has launched its ground-breaking adjustable prescription eyewear “AdlensFocuss”, which the leader in adjustable focus eyewear claims is “the greatest advancement in optics in more than 50 years.” AdlensFocuss provides the benefits of a single vision lens – full frame viewing area – with the best features of a progressive …