LVMH to take up to 10 percent of Italy’s eyewear firm Marcolin

French luxury goods group LVMH (LVMH.PA) is set to take a stake of up to 10 percent in unlisted Italian glasses-maker Marcolin as it seeks to increase control over eyewear manufacturing for its brands, a source close to the matter said on Thursday. The move follows rival Kering’s (PRTP.PA) decision to take its eyewear business […]

Randolph Engineering, Inc. Partners with VintageAirRally 2016

(RANDOLPH, MA)—Randolph Engineering, Inc. Massachusetts’ premiere eyewear manufacturer announces its alliance with VintageAirRally Crete2Cape, the flying rally across Africa. The VintageAirRally launches and departs Crete on November 12th, with crews arriving in Cape Town five weeks later. The VintageAirRally has 20 teams that will set out for the biplane rally and travel for 35 days […]

Marcolin Renews Montblanc Eyewear License Early

LONGARONE, ITALY- (October , 2015) – Marcolin Group, a worldwide leading eyewear company, and Montblanc International announced the early renewal of an exclusive license agreement for the design, manufacture and worldwide distribution of Montblanc sun and optical eyewear. The partnership between the two companies, which began in 2001, illustrates an on-going mutual commitment to the […]

Match Eyewear To Launch Judith Leiber Eyewear

Westbury, NY (SEPTEMBER, 2015) – Match Eyewear announces a 10 year global license agreement with Judith Leiber.  In the agreement, Match Eyewear will develop both ophthalmic and sun collections for Judith Leiber Couture as well as the newly created JL by Judith Leiber. Both collections will be distributed in the optical channel next year. “We […]

Mezzi Holding To Acquire Capital Eyewear

Aug 28, 2015 Mezzi Holdings Inc. (“MEZZI” or the “Company”) (MZI)(fra:0MZ) is pleased to announce that it has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire Capital Eyewear (“Capital”), which is a profitable independent eyewear design and manufacturing company based in San Francisco, California. Since commencing operations in 2009, Capital has developed a popular line of […]

Dancing With Davette Lunettes

I have known Davette for years in the optical industry. She has sold eyewear and now she has developed her own eyewear collection called Davettes Lunettes. Since I know her, I see her personality reflected. Davette was/ is a dancer and I think you see dance moves in some of the designs. Olivia has the […]

Adlens Announces, Game Changing Project to Embed Electronics into Eyewear

June, 2015 – Adlens®, the world leader in adjustable focus eyewear, announced its key design project for the next 2 years that will integrate electronics into their ground-breaking lenses. AdlensFocuss™, the powerful and stylish adjustable prescription eyewear that is Precision Vision On Demand, launched in June 2015 and has been called the biggest optical innovation […]