Safilo x Max Mara Renew Eyewear Licensing

Padua/Reggio Emilia, September, 2016 – Safilo Group, the fully integrated Italian eyewear creator, manufacturer and distributor of quality and trust, and Max Mara brand announce the early renewal of their licensing agreement for the design, manufacturing and worldwide distribution of the collections of optical frames and sunglasses. The new agreement will now run until December […]

Eyeking Opens Design Studio In California

Melville, New York — Eyeking, the worldwide leader in performance eyewear, is pleased to announce the opening and staffing of a design and development studio in Irvine, California. This elite team will focus on the ideation and creation of Under Armour Eyewear and Hobie Polarized collections. Scott Betty, Senior VP of Design for Eyeking stated, […]

270 Natural Materials Eyewear Companies

The use of Natural materials in the eyewear industry is growing. The strongest trend is wood and bamboo. We have also included skateboards, as most are made from wood. Wood sunglasses can be made from plywood, wood veneer, reclaimed wood, composite, FSC certified wood, driftwood, baseball bats, wood flooring, skate decks and  whiskey barrels. The […]

Board of Directors Of Safilo Approves Financial Results

Sales of the going-forward brands gain momentum with Q2 growing 9% Progress on cost savings contributed to improved operating performance in Q2 Padua, August, 2016 – The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.p.A. has today reviewed and approved the results of the first half of 2016. The first half of the year was one […]

Henri Blomqvist Appointed CEO Safilo North America

Padua (Italy) – Parsippany (New Jersey, USA), May, 2016 – Safilo Group, the fully integrated Italian eyewear creator and worldwide distributor of quality and trust, appoints Henri Blomqvist as new CEO of Safilo North America. He also adds the responsibility for the Group’s Global Sports Commercial Channel, and is a member of the Safilo Group […]

Safilo and Jimmy Choo Renew Eyewear Agreement

Padua/London, May, 2016 – Safilo Group, the fully integrated Italian eyewear creator and worldwide distributor of quality and trust, and Jimmy Choo, the iconic luxury fashion brand, announce the early renewal of their agreement for the design, manufacturing and distribution of the Jimmy Choo Eyewear collection. The agreement has now been extended to December 31, […]

Eyebobs Hires Michael Magern as CEO

Consumer and Retail Industry Veteran Joins the Leader in Luxury Readers Minneapolis, Minnesota (May 2, 2016)  – eyebobs is pleased to announce that Michael Magerman, a leading consumer industry executive and entrepreneur, has joined the company as its first-ever CEO. Since founder and president Julie Allinson launched eyebobs in 2001, the company has successfully created […]