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Emilio Pucci Eyewear Collection Preview

Emilio Pucci Eyewear Collection Preview

Emilio Pucci presents its new eyewear collection for the fall-winter 2015/16 season, produced and distributed by the Marcolin Group following the new licensing agreement between the two organizations. Laudomia Pucci, CEO of Emilio Pucci, declares: “Two Italian success stories, Emilio Pucci and Marcolin, have partnered together, giving rise to a licensing agreement for Emilio Pucci sunwear and optical collections. Merging creativity and know-how, brand values and innovation, our shared passion has brought forth a collection with a strong character and a touch of irony. We consider eyewear a strategic part of our business and Marcolin is the ideal partner to help us strengthen and grow the business, not only on the stylistic side, but also in terms of production and worldwide distribution, whilst maintaining the high standards of “Made in Italy” excellence”. Giovanni Zoppas, CEO of Marcolin Group, says: ”We are very pleased and honored to start our collaboration with Emilio Pucci today. It’s a brand with a very unique position in the consumers’ mindset due to its extraordinary heritage, iconic and with a great and long-standing tradition. In common we have high affinity...
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Silhouette Introduces Titan Contour

Silhouette Introduces Titan Contour

More than ever, individual expression is in demand and customization is the trend. Silhouette’s Titan Contour Collection allows its wearers to express themselves through a completely customizable design experience. The collection features an essential mixture of 8 rimless eyewear models in 8 colors with 8 different lens shapes for seemingly endless eyewear styling options. “The play of surface and contour fascinated me from the beginning,” explained eyewear designer Gerhard Fuchs. “I dreamed of aesthetic purity and that fine line that lends contour and stability.” The result of this inspiration is eyewear that lives up to its name: Titan Contour ¬— modern minimization that creates an expression of the individual. This collection is defined by clarity, openness, and a minimalistic design that allows for ultra-light wearing comfort. A distinctive SPX® design element accentuates the flat titanium temple. The titanium bridge and side parts complement each other with clean form and a harmonious mix of materials. The linear design of this unisex collection makes way for the urbane lifestyle. The fresh color concept is just in time for the hues of Spring/Summer 2015 – neutral...
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L’amy America’s Columbia Eyewear Launches Spring 2015 Ophthalmics

L’amy America’s Columbia Eyewear Launches Spring 2015 Ophthalmics

L’Amy America’s Columbia Eyewear, an industry leader in outdoor ophthalmic design, announces the worldwide launch of 6 new ophthalmic models in its Columbia Sportswear collection, expanding upon its highly successful Columbia Performance Eyewear series. Introducing Dusty and Ewan, a new Eco-Acetate duo in Extended Sizes for a larger-than-average-fit consumer. Columbia’s exclusive “Eco Acetate” (E3) is a “cellulose diacetate”: recyclable, and made of plant-based, compostable material (which releases less C02 emissions than a basic bio-degradable material). The duo also features, retro design, heavy-duty spring hinge systems, and 3 color options each. New models, McBride Mountain and Hayden Mountain, feature intricate split temple design. McBride Mt. with handmade acetate, full-rim front and stainless steel temples, is offered in 3 colors. Hayden Mt., a semi-rimless offering, is constructed entirely of stainless steel for durability. Colton 500 and Colton 600 are petite-fit, combination models featuring stainless steel fronts with legendary H90™ thermoplastic, fully-adjustable temple stems. “We’ve combined superior frame comfort and frame performance with durability....
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The New Sean John Eyewear Collection

The New Sean John Eyewear Collection

With a modern approach to classic styling, the new Sean John Eyewear Collection draws inspiration from vintage looks while adding a unique, urban chic touch. Sophisticated color palettes, fashionable styles, and edgy metal details create a sense of luxury. MENS – OPTICAL SJ1042. This sophisticated rectangle frame delivers rich tortoise colorations on the temples that are embellished with metal details. Two flat studs along with a metal plaque give a luxurious finish to the temples. Available in Gunmetal, Olive and Gold. SJ1043. The minimalist approach of this semi-rimless metal style brings plenty of personality with variations of tortoise featured on the temples. Dual metal studs and plaque accentuate the color palette of the temples, giving a modern allure. Available in Gunmetal, Olive and Gold. SJ1045. This over-sized rectangle frame gets a modern update with a matte two-toned color palette. Whether casual or dressed up, this frame gives a confident look. Available in Black, Brown and Antique Gold. MENS – SUNS SJ855S. For an urban chic look, this ultra-thin frame with squared-off lenses is fashioned with mirrored lenses. A neutral color palette adds sexy sophistication. Available...
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Silhouette Introduces Radiance

Silhouette Introduces Radiance

The new rimless luxury eyewear collection, Radiance by Silhouette, spells out spectacular splendor with the tiniest of crystals set into an extraordinary bouquet. Elegant contemporary design, quality materials, and that special Silhouette know-how create a luxurious harmony. “Inspiration from the sparkling world of crystals has resulted in a design that is minimalistic yet sophisticated,” says designer Sonia Serlenga. She notes, “The asymmetrical design of the crystal decoration brings to mind organic shapes in nature.” The contemporary cut of the temple provides the perfect backdrop for the crystals. A straight line and the openness of the temple contribute to harmonious lightness and clean elegance. Extraordinary craftsmanship is of special importance and a tradition at Silhouette. The fascinating sparkle of the Radiance Collection is perfected with the elaborate crystal appliqué technique. With precise craftsmanship, the crystals are set using an in-house technique by which each piece of eyewear becomes something distinct. The perfectly cut crystals are individually applied to the temples by hand with the aid of a magnifier. The result is a glamorous crystal firework that...
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Crystal Diva, Sparkling Beauty and Lightness

Crystal Diva, Sparkling Beauty and Lightness

Soft lines, precision, and an intricate manufacturing technique make the feminine Crystal Diva models by Silhouette, truly unique. The perfect detail of the softly waved glamorous hairstyles of the early Hollywood movie stars, served as inspiration for the elegant women’s eyewear collection. The feminine design of this frame combines opulence with lightness and rimless wearing comfort. The hand-polished golden surfaces of the temple shine with 23-carat multi-layered gold plating. The Silhouette Crystal Diva is a multifaceted, softly sparkling piece of jewelry for the eyes, which is crafted by hand in Austria. Crystal Appliqué is a unique technique that creates luminous brilliance. Silhouette crystal setters are specially trained to apply 300 finely cut crystals, with a diameter of barely a millimeter, to the temples. This process is done by hand with the utmost precision. As a result, each crystal truly sparkles where it is meant to. Thanks to an adhesive specially developed by Silhouette, the crystals gleam in supreme splendor. The limited release of the three models of the rimless Silhouette Crystal Diva Collection are available in three classic colors — Gold-Vintage Rose Crystal,...
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Carbon Intarsia,  Linear – Sporty Elegance

Carbon Intarsia, Linear – Sporty Elegance

Carbon is the epitome of high-tech quality materials, extreme resilience, and masculine elegance. Its application has been used in everything from designer chairs to fast cars. It is dynamic, direct, and an essential component of Carbon Intarsia by Silhouette. The new rimless eyewear collection, boasts a sleek design with an exciting material mix of SPX®, gold, and carbon. Truly unique items are created from an equal combination of innovation, knowledge, and craftsmanship. A very fine carbon weave is skillfully inlaid by hand to the 23-carat gold-plated temple of the rimless eyewear. This innovative, resin-backed carbon weave is another material, like SPX®, that was developed by Silhouette to enable extraordinary aesthetic details. “Carbon Intarsia’s decorative element has a visible structure you can feel. Its matte shimmer subtly shifts depending on how the light hits it,” says designer Martin Preuer-Lackner in regards to perfecting the balance of technology and performance. The Carbon Intarsia Collection by Silhouette has been created especially for select locations, and consists of four rimless models that are available in three color variants — Gray, Gold, and sporty Black...
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Introducing: Dolabany Winter 2015

Introducing: Dolabany Winter 2015

The Dolabany Eyewear collection recreates original vintage design that captures the true retro trend. Every frame in the collection is a perfect blend of yesterday and today. The collection includes enhanced original designs and incorporates the finest Italian zyl in a wide spectrum of colors. Comfort and fit are always an integral part of the design. The wide variety of materials used in the collection include zyl, stainless steel and TR-90 which make this collection unique and exciting. The look of the collection is versatile, while always maintaining a high standard of functionality and excellence. The line’s retro models are made the old-fashioned way – using high-quality acetate, real rivets, and multi-barrel hinges. The Dolabany Eyewear model, Arnold, is a prime example of their successful retro looks, becoming one of the line’s best-sellers. Recreating one of the most iconic looks of the 1950s, Dolabany Eyewear designed the frame with a shield that was custom molded for their exclusive production. The Arnold also showcases functional rivets, seven-barrel hinges and a 45° miter cut at the temple end, capturing the true retro features. It has been reintroduced this season...
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Esprit Eyewear Introducses New Styles For SS 2015

Esprit Eyewear Introducses New Styles For SS 2015

Esprit understands the importance of style, confidence and comfort when it comes to fashion and lifestyle. Since its founding in the late 1960s, this global brand has fused elements of its sunny Californian heritage with East Coast elegance and chic catwalk accents to create attractive looks that are at once on-trend and classic. Longevity and comfort are quintessential aspects of the Esprit creed. The highest quality standards are applied to ensure that each Esprit product fits well and is made to last. The designers of Esprit eyewear share these fundamental brand principles. This spring brings fresh trend influences to the latest frame profiles. Expressive looks capture next spring/summer’s hottest color directions with glimmering accents and unexpected bursts of color. ET17467 – Women This fun, young frame presents a simple, square profile souped-up with sparkles. The glittery coloring effect adds a fresh and playful element to the classic rectangle shape. Available in three sparkling color options: plum, metallic brown, and dark gray—there’s a color for every fashionista! Colors 546 plum 560 metallic brown 568 dark gray ET17468 – Women Complete your new spring style with...
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New ELLE Releases for SS2015

New ELLE Releases for SS2015

ELLE is synonymous with the distinctive style and magnetic charisma of a very special modern woman. Her look and charm echo the beauty and passion of Paris. Like the city, her sense of style is chic, individual and spontaneous with occasional catwalk nuances or unique vintage flourishes. Vivacious and curious, the ELLE woman catches all eyes as she strolls confidently along a tree-lined avenue or laughs with her friends over coffee. New ELLE eyewear for spring summer 2015 conveys the femininity and classic French panache of the brand while infusing each frame with up-to-the-minute design inspirations. Sprightly silhouettes are realized in a playful array of zesty spring-like colors and classic shades, in solid and translucent executions and combinations. Elegant profiles are tastefully embellished by Parisian-inspired decorative temples with textured 3-D effects. EL13385 The front profile of this expressive ELLE frame is on-trend with slightly upturned corners and elegantly distended sides. Temples play off frame fronts with solid colors to the translucently striated fronts; and are further enhanced by an intricate 3-D metallic temple detail. Inspired by the baroque beauty of Paris,...
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Zyloware Announces The March 2015 Launches For Sophia Loren, Stetson, Randy Jackson

Zyloware Announces The March 2015 Launches For Sophia Loren, Stetson, Randy Jackson

Exciting new Zyloware Eyewear releases for Sophia Loren, Stetson and Randy Jackson for March 2015. The Sophia Loren M257 Petite is a beautiful semi-rimless metal frame in a modified round shape. This timeless frame features an open metal endpiece with a raised metal pattern, epoxy fill and stones. The smooth zyl temples, snap-in nosepads, spring hinges and the ability to accommodate progressives are comfort features of this frame. Colors: Gold (057) • Brown (183) Sizes: 49-17-135 Special Features: Semi-rimless metal frame; Design on metal temples; Zyl temple sleeves; Snap-in nosepads; Spring hinges; Accommodates progressives The Sophia Loren Beau Rivage BR 67 is a full rim metal frame featured in two striking colors. This frame has an updated contemporary oval shape but is still deep enough for a short corridor progressive lens. The open metal endpiece connecting the front to the zyl temples is a beautiful modern flower design. The handmade zyl temples have a special engraved area embedded with small stones making this frame extremely elegant. Colors: Natural (003) • Burgundy (077) Sizes: 52-17-135 Special Features: Full rim metal frame; Design and stones on temples; Zyl temples;...
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Avlang: Volume, Robustness, and Lightness

Avlang: Volume, Robustness, and Lightness

Öga’s Avlang, meaning “oblong” in Swedish and Norwegian, is designed revolving around a fine-walled, stainless steel 4mm tube combining robustness and lightness. The Avlang concept was inspired by the modern cylindrical architectural style from the Art Deco period of the 1930’s known as, Streamline Moderne. This particular style of architecture is echoed in Avlang’s fluid lines. Avlang features an exclusive double-flex screwless hinge whose mechanism is an integral part of the identically designed endpiece. A die-cast colored section at the joint of the endpiece and the temple provides a touch of color. Avlang is offered in seven metal models; three semi-rimless, four full-rimmed. Look forward to more from Avlang in Spring 2015! For more information visit www.morel-france.com
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The Blackfin S/S 15 Collection Preview Essential Design, Exceptional Quality

The Blackfin S/S 15 Collection Preview Essential Design, Exceptional Quality

For the coming spring, Blackfin, the all-Italian titanium eyewear brand, is once again living up to its style imperatives – clean, uncluttered lines, exclusive design details and colours with personality to match the people who wear them. The excellent quality of the material and the blend of traditional craftsmanship with the latest technology add up to a product that every time reaffirms its power in modern, linear styling that is truly one of a kind. This excellence is plain to see in the new titanium models. Two optical frames, one for men and one for women, express that unique essence that is Blackfin and our pride in being all-Italian. The classic panto-shape, reinterpreted in a modern key, of Model BF728 KEY WEST, is sure to become a must-have for fans of this style. The vintage-look design retains the brand’s trademark unfussy, clear-cut lines enhanced by colour combinations that contrast understated with livelier tones for truly original solutions: midnight blue/sky blue, opaque dark grey/fluorescent green, chocolate brown/orange, deep purple/opaque fuchsia, opaque black/silver. Model BF727 MELVILLE is the frame for dynamic women bursting with personality. The slightly...
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Announcing 12 New Adult Styles From Crocs™

Announcing 12 New Adult Styles From Crocs™

A&A Optical announces the release of 12 adult styles (36 skus total) from Crocs™ eyewear. Crocs™ eyewear interprets the relaxed and distinctly fun Crocs™ spirit, incorporating the unique style and creative design in terms of colors, shapes, materials and comfort of Crocs™ branded products. The collection uses an assortment of high quality materials such as ultra‐lightweight stainless steel, hypo‐allergenic silicone rubber and flexible polymer. Opposites attract. Sporty and modern CF323 features a sleek stainless steel front and sporty silicone rubber temples. The semi‐rimless style is available in 20GY (black front; black and white temples), 40OE (brown front; brown and orange temples), and 80BE (brown front; brown and blue temples). Size: 52‐17‐135. Vibrant colored CF331 features a deep oval eye and two tone temples. Available in 20RD (black front with red accented temples, 35GY (purple front with grey accented temples), 40GN (brown front with lime green accented temples), the combination frame combines and acetate front with silicone rubber temples. Size: 53‐15‐137 Wearable, colorful and lightweight CF624 features a modified oval shape and mixed materials....
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Dolce, a New Romantic Temple Line in LineArt CHARMANT

Dolce, a New Romantic Temple Line in LineArt CHARMANT

CHARMANT has unveiled a brand new temple style: “Dolce” for 2015 from its signature brand LineArt CHARMANT. As the name Dolce indicates, the new styles have been designed for the independent, self-confident women interested in expressing the sweet and tender side of their personality. Dolce Dolce embraces and enhances the wearer’s femininity from every angle. With a melody all its own, our newest temple line romances wearers with its heart-like shape, expressing “dolce e con affetto,” or tender with affection. This newest temple line consists of two delicate Excellence Titan strands that intertwine and form a horizontal heart, beautiful and eye-catching from all angles. A three-dimensional design, the finished look produces just a touch of romantic atmosphere. The sleek strands are accented with beautifully shaped knots, adding an extra element of visual intrigue, as well as strength and stability for the wearer. This unprecedented and delicate design is achieved by CHARMANT’s unparalleled craftsmanship and innovative technology. Excellence Titan The material represents the next generation of eyewear and is the latest results of CHARMANT’s continuing and dedicated research...
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