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Charmant USA Announces New Appointments To Executive Staff And Management

Charmant USA Announces New Appointments To Executive Staff And Management

CHARMANT, known for producing top-quality, comfortable and attractive eyewear, has announced changes to its executive staff and management. Promotions were awarded to several in management roles, creating a new executive staff to support the newly appointed president, Mr. Urayama. Promotions included Dee Berghuys, who moved from Director of Product and Marketing to become VP of Operations. Dee will now oversee Stock Control & Logistics and IT, as well as Product and Marketing. “I am very excited to take on this new role within CHARMANT,” states Dee Berghuys. “I’ve worked closely with the managers and directors in these departments for years, and I’m confident we will continue to work well together, while implementing any needed changes to increase workflow and productivity.” Promotions included Keith Andreotta, formerly Manager of Human Resources to Director of General Affairs; Wataru Iwasaki, formerly Manager of Corporate Planning to Director of Corporate Planning; Doug Fryer, formerly Manager of Inventory and Product Control to Director of Stock Control and Logistics; Michele Ziss, formerly Brand Manager to Director of Product and Marketing. About CHARMANT Based in...
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New Styles For February From Ducks Unlimited

New Styles For February From Ducks Unlimited

Ducks Unlimited is committed to conservation and authentic style. The February optical collection is directly inspired by duck calls, consistent with Ducks Unlimited’s vision of maintaining wetlands for today tomorrow and forever. TRANSIT IN OLIVE TORTOISE AND NAVY GRADIENT Striker is a full acetate frame with classic soft square eye shape. Multicolored, and double laminated acetates give each frame undeniable character while duck-call inspired temple tips add extra style. Spring hinges assist in a more comfortable fit. Striker is available in Dark Brown and Navy Tortoise. Patrol is a semi-rimless frame with a modern rectangle eye shape. End pieces featured twisted metal work reminiscent of a duck call. Round acetate temples and adjustable nose pads allow for a more comfortable and customized fit. Patrol is available in Brown and Gunmetal. Transit brightens up the collection with touches of Navy, Olive and Tortoise acetates. Modern rectangular eye shapes are adorned with duck-call inspired temple tips and spring hinges for a more customized fit. Transit is available in three colors Black, Navy Gradient, and Olive Tortoise. For more information, visit our website at www.mcgeegroup.com...
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Marcolin Announces The Early Renewal Of Its Licensing Agreement With TBL Licensing, LLC

Marcolin Announces The Early Renewal Of Its Licensing Agreement With TBL Licensing, LLC

Marcolin SpA, a worldwide leading eyewear company, and TBL Licensing, LLC announce today the early renewal of the licensing agreement for the design, production and worldwide distribution of Timberland® optical frames and sunglasses. This agreement extends the partnership duration until December 31st 2018, with the possibility to expand it for an additional 2 years. Giovanni Zoppas, CEO Marcolin, affirmed: “Timberland is a brand of worldwide relevance with a precise position in the lifestyle market and in our portfolio of brands. We are very pleased therefore to continue on with this successful partnership for many years.” “Marcolin and Timberland have developed a very strong partnership over the past 12 years, grounded in shared values and a passion for the Timberland brand and the promise it holds,” said Katherine Cousins, VP Licensing & Accessories for Timberland. “We’re excited to renew this partnership, and will continue to work closely with Marcolin to bring innovative and stylish Timberland eyewear to consumers around the world.” About Marcolin Marcolin is among the leading companies for eyewear and stands out in the luxury sector for high quality of products,...
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New Styles From Plume Paris by Best Image Optical, Inc.

New Styles From Plume Paris by Best Image Optical, Inc.

Without sacrificing creativity the Plume Paris collection releases beautiful designs that are not only comfortable to wear but exude confidence. The newest styles are a wonderful mixture of inspirations from the past with an eye to a more modern and edgy style. One of the most significant design elements to the collection is the blending of easy to wear frame shapes with exquisite and unique temple and brow-bar designs. A notable trend in this season’s collection is the designer’s inclination for a moderate feline eye-shape. These captivating cat-eyes have been embossed with bold colors and prismatic patterns, offering coquette looks in women’s eyewear. Plume Paris spectacles are far from being demure, as they confidently capture a spectator’s curiosity. The attention to detail, a signature trademark to the collection, is exquisite and a true testament of art in eyewear design. The play on colors, shades, and shapes are skillfully fabricated using stainless steel material. Plume Paris models Tanlay, Nantes, Ville, and Orbey add a lovely feminine flare to the 2015 collection.   Model Name: Tanlay Brand: Plume Paris Colors: Wine Stripe, Olive Stripe, Chocolate...
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The McGee Group Introduces the Latest Collection from Totally Rimless Boutique

The McGee Group Introduces the Latest Collection from Totally Rimless Boutique

Totally Rimless Boutique combines the minimalist look and feel desired by rimless wearers with glamorous jewelry inspired details for elegant and fashionable frames. TR-222 has a soft rectangle eye shape with a beta-titanium frame. Looped textured temples are encrusted with Swarovski crystals. Adjustable nose pads allow for a more comfortable fit. TR-222 is available in Lavender and Taupe. TR-223 features a modern oval eye shape with a frame of durable beta-titanium. Textured temples are adorned with Swarovski crystals. Adjustable nose pads assist in a more comfortable fit. TR-223 is available in Burgundy and Ink. TR-224 features a teacup eye shape and beta-titanium frame. Colorful engraved temples are decorated with Swarovski crystals. Adjustable nose pads and bowed temples create a more comfortable fit. TR-224 is available in Amethyst and Dusty Blue. The McGee Group markets ophthalmic frames, sunwear, reading glasses and cases to all customer groups throughout North America and many international markets including eye care professionals, distributors, large optical chains, mass merchants, and department stores. Since its inception in 1976, The McGee Group has gained recognition as...
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The McGee Group Introduces the Latest Collection from Totally Rimless

The McGee Group Introduces the Latest Collection from Totally Rimless

Totally Rimless combines the minimalist look and feel desired by rimless wearers with a mix of shapes, colors and sizes to fit every style. The minimalist look and feel of TR-225 and TR-226 are perfect for the man who appreciates good design, craftsmanship and a light, comfortable fit. TR-225 has a soft oval frame shape and titanium frame. Acetate temple tips, spring hinges and adjustable nose pads allow for a more comfortable fit. TR-226 is available in Slate Blue and Bronze. TR-226 features a narrow rectangle eye shape and durable titanium frame. Rubberized flexible temples and adjustable nose pads create a customized fit. TR 226 is available in Gunmetal/Blue and Brown. The McGee Group markets ophthalmic frames, sunwear, reading glasses and cases to all customer groups throughout North America and many international markets including eye care professionals, distributors, large optical chains, mass merchants, and department stores. Since its inception in 1976, The McGee Group has gained recognition as a forward thinking company by merging innovative technology with fashion, offering high quality products, superior marketing support and value added customer service. The McGee Group...
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Zyloware Eyewear Announces The Launch Of Leon Max Limited Edition This April 2015

Zyloware Eyewear Announces The Launch Of Leon Max Limited Edition This April 2015

Cutting-edge Leon Max Limited Edition Eyewear launched this April 2015. After the successful launch of the Leon Max eyewear collection in 2014, Zyloware Eyewear extends the collection to launch the Leon Max Limited Edition collection with 4 styles and 8 skus. Filling a niche in the market, this collection represents high-end luxury eyewear at an affordable price. The frames combine unique designs including rich materials and constructions creating more limited and exclusive styles. Styles include thick, sculptural zyl frames with intricate beveling and cutting features. Each frame in the collection incorporates the 7-barrel hinge, making the frames incredibly durable and strong while still embracing the on-trend vintage feel. All frames use the gold logo treatment inside the right zyl temple in a memorable way. In accordance with designer, Leon Max, the eyewear collection has been produced with a passionate dedication to quality. With attention to detail, unique beveling and architectural inspirations, Leon Max Limited Edition Eyewear is geared for the cutting-edge, trend-setting customer. The Leon Max Limited Edition 6001 is a full rim bold, zyl frame in an on-trend, oversized round...
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Wiley X® Introduces New Lens And Frame Colors For Many Popular Models

Wiley X® Introduces New Lens And Frame Colors For Many Popular Models

Global eyewear leader Wiley X® has introduced a wide variety of new frame and lens colors across its popular Climate Control™, Active Series, Street Series and Changeable Series sunglass families. With more than a dozen new versions across the 2015 line-up, Wiley X is bringing bold new looks and functionality to a wide range of wearers and activities. These new versions include several first-ever polarized lens colors for Wiley X, delivering not only a new sense of style, but also superior visual performance for fishing, boating, driving and other high-glare environments. These include Polarized Crimson Mirror (Grey tint), Polarized Venice Gold Mirror (Amber tint), Polarized Yellow and Polarized Amber (both ideal for increasing contrast in low light or hazy conditions). Among the new frame and lens combinations in the Climate Control Series are three new versions of the WX Arrow — Smoke Grey lenses with an eye-catching Crystal Plum frame, Polarized Amber lenses in a Matte Layered Tortoise frame, and a Matte Black frame paired with Polarized Yellow lenses. The popular Climate Control WX Echo is now available with a Matte Layered Tortoise Frame and Polarized Amber lenses. The Climate...
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Crown Sports United Announces Partnership with Dragon Alliance for  U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association

Crown Sports United Announces Partnership with Dragon Alliance for U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association

Crown Sports United (Crown Sports) announced a partnership agreement with Dragon Alliance for U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) events. As part of the deal, Dragon Alliance will serve as the official eyewear partner for the USSA and will have sponsorship sales rights to several USSA events, notably the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix at Mammoth Mountain and Park City Mountain Resort and the USANA International Cross Cup at Squaw Valley. The agreement includes integration of signage, on-site marketing space, in-event promotion, video content both on broadcast and in-event and promotion on USSA social media channels. “We are pleased to partner with two market leaders and provide them exceptional and innovative sponsorship opportunities under Crown Sports,” said Kings Chief Revenue Officer Jeff David. “We believe this relationship will create significant opportunities to expand the reach of both brands regionally and nationwide.” Dragon Alliance, a subsidiary of Kings partner VSP Global®, develops diversified eyewear primarily in surfing and snow sports. As the industry leader in snow optics advancement, Dragon is rooted in innovation, technical design and producing a product that...
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The New Nike Vision Eyewear Collection

The New Nike Vision Eyewear Collection

Nike Vision’s product line continues to expand with an array of new optical styles that maintain the same attention to detail and ultimate focus on the athlete, providing premium quality eyewear to help see sport better. MALE Nike 7233. This lightweight acetate frame features a modified rectangle silhouette for a sleek, trendy look. Dynamic color accent on the inner temples and front pins adds subtle pop color to the frame. Laser etched enamel filled Nike block logo appears on the outer temples for a branded finish. Available in Satin Black, Satin Dark Grey, Satin Grey Tortoise and Tortoise. Nike 7236. A sophisticated design, this square shape features a unique color palette. The lightweight acetate frame is accompanied by authentic pin hinge construction with a sturdy 3-barrel hinge. Rich colorations on the inner temples and front pins add appeal. Laser etched enamel filled Nike block logo is featured on the outer temples. Available in Black/Dark Grey, Satin Tokyo Tortoise/Black, Satin Navy Tortoise and Violet Ore/Black. Nike Flexon. Designed specifically for those who are tough on their frames, these ultra-lightweight and flexible styles can bend, but are engineered to return to...
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COVERGIRL Eyewear Launches New Designed to Fit Collection

COVERGIRL Eyewear Launches New Designed to Fit Collection

COVERGIRL Eyewear launches four new styles to its Designed to Fit collection for Spring 2015. The sub-collection is designed to provide a more comfortable fit for customers with unique facial features and size requirements. The new styles resonate with the brand’s innate philosophy to appeal to women of all ages and ethnicities by offering specialized size options, including larger eye sizes and increased temple lengths, while delivering trendy and colorful designs. The collection captures the fun and fresh spirit of the COVERGIRL lifestyle, enhanced by a rich color palette that compliments any skin tone. Feminine embellishments, including stones, enamel and laser patterns add excitement to each style. “We are very pleased to offer such an exclusive collection in the COVERGIRL lineup,” said Fabrizio Gamberini, CEO of Marcolin U.S.A. Eyewear Corp. “We are also very proud of our partnership with the COVERGIRL brand, including our recent license renewal with The Procter&Gamble Company for the design, production and distribution of COVERGIRL Eyewear in the American market.” A rhinestone metal plaque adorns the temples of style CG0439, adding a splash of elegance to this handmade...
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The New Nautica Eyewear Collection

The New Nautica Eyewear Collection

Rich in performance, color and authentic style, the new Nautica Eyewear Collection continues to enhance classic looks with water-inspired details that reflect the brand’s heritage and spirit. Masculine designs are completed with nautical elements, timeless color palettes, and sophisticated accents that appeal to the modern man who enjoys the outdoors. MENS – OPTICAL N7244. This semi-rimless metal rectangle frame features carbon fiber-inspired patterned temples that polish off the look. The temples are also fashioned with screws for an industrial look, with a distinctively placed subtle logo treatment. Available in Light Gunmetal, Black and Camo.   N8103. Sophisticated and timeless, this rectangle silhouette is updated with modern details. Inspired by industrial sailing materials, the carbon fiber-like temples effortlessly complement the zyl front. A unique design process stimulates the look of carbon fiber while allowing adjustability of the temples with functioning screws incorporated into the logo treatment that lend an aspect of masculinity. Available in Grey, Black, Olive and Navy. N8104. Drawing inspiration from the water, these unique zyl frames give the illusion of...
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The New MarchoNYC Kids Eyewear Collection

The New MarchoNYC Kids Eyewear Collection

The modern shapes and playful color combinations in the new MarchoNYC Eyewear Collection are highly appealing to kids who want a fun and trendy look. Not only fashionable and eye-catching, the collection is also durable, featuring premium construction and spring hinges to withstand kids’ daily mishaps. BOYS – OPTICAL Trevor. He no longer has to settle for an ordinary black frame. This handmade acetate style is sealed in a matte finish and features a cool, edgy camouflage pattern on the temples that gives a casual, yet sophisticated look he’ll love. Available in Black, Brown, Olive and Blue. GIRLS – OPTICAL Raven. Fun and carefree, this two-toned, multi-layer acetate frame features a bright, playful color palette. Temples are embellished with a trio of beautiful metallic butterflies accented with rhinestones that will surely make her heart flutter. Available in Brown Teal, Purple Pink, Grape Lemonade and Light Pink Lilac. About Marchon Eyewear, Inc. Marchon Eyewear, Inc. is one of the world’s largest manufacturers and distributors of quality eyewear and sunwear. The company markets its products under prestigious brand names including: Calvin Klein Collection, Calvin Klein,...
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ProDesign Introduces Fourth Dimension Style 4717-19

ProDesign Introduces Fourth Dimension Style 4717-19

The new Fourth Dimension 4717-19 is a collection of colorful sanded acetate frames based on a unique new way of handling the acetate material. To make a product, with less material consumption, this project was hatched from the original idea of using cut outs from front production, chopping them up into bits and pieces and mixing them all together again, and then reuse them for temples. The fronts have rivets as a retro reference, and they are all kept in calm sanded solid colors that complement the multicolor temples. For more information please call us or visit our website: http://prodesigndenmark.com
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The New Diane von Furstenberg Eyewear Collection

The New Diane von Furstenberg Eyewear Collection

Inspired by the DVF wrap dress, iconic design elements and the translations of signature prints, the new Diane von Furstenberg Eyewear Collection is beautifully crafted. From the DVF chain link pattern to metal stud detailing to new logo treatments, the collection offers Diane’s signature touch. SUN DVF592S Faith. Fashionable tortoise colorations are exemplified on this easy to wear frame. The sophisticated Sutra metal hardware at the hinge styles the temples. Available in Black, Soft Tortoise, Olive Marble and Blue Marble.   DVF596S Leah. Effortlessly cool and on-trend, this modified square frame is accented with metal studded temples that complement the DVF logo. Available in Black, Soft Tortoise, Emerald and Cosmic Cobalt. DVF600S Courtney. The signature DVF chain link pattern on the inner temples fashion these oversized square sunglasses that feature a translucent front. The new DVF metal logo plaque embellishes each hinge. Available in Grey, Brown, Emerald and Purple.   DVF107S. Drawing inspiration from the iconic DVF wrap dress, these modified oval-shaped sunglasses are wrapped in beautiful colorations, providing chic shading. Subtle logo detailing is featured on...
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