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Cejon Expands with Sunglass Division

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New York—Cejon, a leading supplier of scarves, cold weather and other fashion accessories to department and specialty stores, has expanded into sunglasses. According to David Seeherman, president, Cejon has been producing private label sunglasses for several years, but now the company has created a new sunglass division and is premiering …

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When is a cool sunglass not just a cool sunglass? When it’s part of Prada’s newest Manga Contest, which challenges comic book designers and illustrators (and us mere mortals if you dare) to design a comic strip where the heroine wears the latest jazz-inspired Prada Swing Sunglasses. Submissions are taken …

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Italy Steamrolls Fakes in First Nat’l ‘Anti-Counterfeiting Day’

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Venice–-Italy is saying “No to knockoffs.” In a public demonstration to kick off the country’s First National Anti-Counterfeiting Day,” Italian officials drove a steamroller and crushed a pile of confiscated merchandise, destroying 5,000 pairs of counterfeit glasses as well as fake Murano glass and branded footwear, all representing goods produced …

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See the world through rose colored glasses this fall—(chic aviators at that) all while giving back and supporting a meaningful cause. Foster Grant has created the perfect pair of shades every woman can wear proudly. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and with 6% of all sales going towards reasearch …

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Cubavera Adds Sunglass License

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Miami—Cubavera, the brand that has transformed the idea, joy and “sabor” of Latin culture into apparel, is adding a sunglasses and eyewear license. The agreement was announced this week by Cubavera’s parent, Perry Ellis International, and Oxford Ophthalmic Corporation, a division of Eyewear Designs Ltd. The Cubavera line will consist …

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We’d like to welcome Lumete, a brand new line of handmade sunglasses that combine a bit of feminine flair with an avant garde twist. Check out these frames—we know Cat Woman would be the first to grab. The dramatic cat eye shape is striking and bold, and the sculptural winged temples …

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Like her or not, Victoria Beckham knows a thing or two about the beauty of a fabulous pair of shades—after all she does spend most of her time shielding herself from the blinding paparazzi flash. If those aren’t the same lights your hiding from, don’t worry—you too can still look …

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Drama Queen. Don’t worry, it’s not a bad thing–we’re sure the name calling was exactly what our beloved Alexander McQueen was going for when he designed these beauties. His modern day cateyes mirror the classic ’50s/’60s silhouette– but with an updated modern twist. We love the use of two-tone colors, especially …

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Ann-Sofie Back–we’re glad you’re back. After skipping a season, we’re delighted to see the talented Swedish designer return. Now, check out her dripping glasses–they made US melt at first sight. You know the saying seeing the world through rose-colored frames? With these guys you not only do just that, but it’s as if you’re …