Costa President and CEO Chas MacDonald Announces Retirement

Daytona Beach, Fla. – March, 2016 – Costa’s President and CEO Chas MacDonald today announced his retirement from the company, effective April 30. Since joining Costa in 2003, he’s helped grow the organization to be one of the world’s fastest growing sunglass brands, led the company through two mergers and acquisitions, and overseen significant investments in Costa’s […]

Safilo Inks Eyewear Deal With Swatch

Padua – Biel, February 9th 2016 – Italian eyewear creator Safilo and Swatch Ltd have signed a collaboration agreement for Swatch branded Eyewear. Creative, playful and lifestyle oriented, Swatch The Eyes will be launched in spring 2016. The launch of the collection will be supported by the “I ALWAYS WANT MORE LOOKS” Swatch advertising campaign […]

Safilo’s 3 Year Commitment to Special Olympics

Padua, Italy – Safilo Group, the fully integrated Italian eyewear creator distributor of quality and trust, continues its commitment to support Special Olympics, the global non-profit organization dedicated to year- round sports training and competition for people with intellectual disabilities. Founded in 1968 by Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Special Olympics now serves more than 4.5 million […]

Mondottica Renews Eyewear Licenses

Mondottica has announced to have renewed eyewear licenses with Ted Baker, Pepe Jeans and Christian Lacroix. The Ted Baker license runs through 2020, while Pepe Jeans and Christian Lacroix will run through 2018. They join Hackett, Anna Sui and Marimekko, with whom long term agreements continue to be in place. Mondottica founder and CEO Michael […]

Happy New Year Of The Monkey 2016

Happy New Year! 2016 is the Year of the Monkey. If you were born in 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016, and 2028 your lucky colors are white, blue and gold. Your lucky numbers are 4 and 9 and any combination of those numbers (49, 94). Lucky flowers are chrysanthemum and crepe myrtle. […]

Merry Christmas

We wish each of you a Merry, Merry Christmas, Happy Hankukah, Happy Holidays, and any other appropriate seasonal greetings. WE love this vintage optometrist holiday postcard hailing from 1963. It says “It’s a Fitting Time…to say Happy Holidays to our Friends and Prosperity for the New Year.

Happy Thanksgiving

We at Optical Vision Resources are Thankful so many things this year. We are still alive and healthy. We have family and friends. We are not homeless and hungry. Our heart goes out to those in need, refugees and victims. Those who are hungry and have no home. We thank each of our readers, sharers […]