Nathalie Fordeyn is a Parisian designer who started her own brand in 2014. Her logo is the dragonfly which seems to suit as the dragonfly symbolizes change. Personally speaking, if she is part of the fashion industry that is concerned with environmental issues, that is a great change. This is what she says on her […]
Many of the first eyeglasses were rimless. Drill four holes put in a bridge and two temples and there was your eyeglasses. Then came the invention of the nylon cord which wrapped the lenses to the frame, that started around 1960. The next revolution was the Rimless Faceted Polaris eyeglasses in the 1970’s- 1980’s. Both […]
Statement Socks were huge on the runways for both Spring and Fall 2017. I don’t know about you, but I have have been wearing statement socks for 30 years, so it it nice to know that finally I am on trend! Alas.. what do you eyewear with statement socks? Should they be as flamboyant or […]
Black Eyewear evolved when Roope Opticians decided to create their own 50’s inspired eyewear and sunglasses. Being a jazz fan, the eyewear is also tribute to jazz greats with most of the styles named after musicians . While we love the styling and the inspiration, we also love heart shaped glasses the perfect couture accompaniment for […]
We ran across across a stunning and luxurious pair of sunglasses by a jeweler we never heard of Mellerio. They are known as one of the oldest (1613) still in business today Jewelry companies in France. Apparently back in the 1950’s-1960’s they made solid gold eyewear. These vintage 18Kt gold and sapphire rimless sunglasses are […]
Of course there has to be eyewear to celebrate the Year of The Rooster. This new exclusive sunglass by MCM, has a removable Rooster clip one. The two roosters face other and have embellished Swarovski crystal eyes.
The Austrian eyewear label neubau eyewear celebrated its debut at Berlin Fashion Week as part of renowned Berlin designer Hien Le’s catwalk show. Since 2011, Laos-born Hien Le took part in Berlin Fashion Week, showcasing his fall/winter 2017/18 collection at the “Kaufhaus Jandorf”. For 7 out of 30 looks he chose spectacles from the neubau […]
Gazal Eyewear is a fairly new eyewear collection designed by opticians. Their latest is a Wicked collection of eyewear that is wickedly comfortable, wickedly durable, and wicked looking! Each design utilizes the best Japanese Titanium to allow a light weight and long lasting design. The ergonomic temple tips give a huge wow factor allowing for the […]
Faithful to its identity, to its signature and to its name, a name with strong values of differentiation, innovation, comfort and quality – OKO by OKO presents in the BEN collection, the half-rimmed stainless steel frame BEN 36 which will put you upside down ! More than just a way of life, it is this brand […]
New York, NY (January 17, 2016) – Billy Reid, the CFDA-award-winning designer celebrated for his style, has entered into a multi-year agreement with eyewear platform eponym to design, produce, and distribute the designer’s first-ever eyewear collection. Under the agreement, eponym’s in-house design team will closely collaborate with Reid on the Billy Reid Optical collection, and […]
Life is Good® Enters the Eyewear Market in Collaboration with The McGee Group Prescription Glasses, Readers and Sunglasses Now Available for Men, Women and Kids Boston, MA (January, 2017) – Positive lifestyle brand, Life is Good®, entered the eyewear market in collaboration with The McGee Group, launching new readers, optical frames and sunglasses for men, […]
La Marca Eyewear looks like a Monet landscape. The layering appears like brush strokes, the color combinations are fabulous and you can’t stop drooling. I don’t know how they did this look, but it is wonderful. The eyewear speaks for itself.
Being from Southern California, we have our local favorite flaps to wear. I had heard of Havaianas but I didn’t realize they were the ‘must haves’ in South America and in Europe until I travelled with a Brit in Peru. We went on a mission to find value priced Havaianas. This was 10 years ago […]
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 […]
New York, NY (January, 2017) — General Vision Services (GVS) is proud to announce a partnership with RestoringVision in a world-wide effort to bring clear vision to people in need. RestoringVision is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing free new glasses to disadvantaged people in developing nations. As of January 1, 2017, every time a […]