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Portrait of an Athlete: Special Olympics of New Jersey & United States Paralympics

Portrait of an Athlete: Special Olympics of New Jersey & United States Paralympics

(Morristown, NJ) — The Special Olympics USA Games will be hosted by New Jersey June 14-21, 2014. Nearly 3,500 athletes will compete in 16 Olympic-style team and individual sports, with the support of 1,000 coaches, 10,000 volunteers and 70,000 family, friends and spectators. In celebration of the accomplishments of the New Jersey Special Olympics athletes, the Morris Museum is proud to present Portrait of An Athlete: Special Olympics of New Jersey & United States Paralympics, June 12 – November 16, 2014. The exhibition features portraits by photographer Pete Byron, who has travelled all over the state to capture the athletes during practice, competition, or just being themselves. Portrait of An Athlete: Special Olympics of New Jersey & United States Paralympics is sponsored by Safilo Group. “As the global frames supplier to the Special Olympics-Lions Club International Opening Eyes vision care program for over a decade, Safilo salutes the Morris Museum for its commitment to providing programs that serve the special needs community and for this exhibit, in particular, that pays tribute to the triumphant Special Olympics athletes from all over NJ,” said Glenn Rusk, Commercial...
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Tommy Hilfiger Introduces the Fall/Winter 2014 Eyewear Collection

Tommy Hilfiger Introduces the Fall/Winter 2014 Eyewear Collection

The Tommy Hilfiger Group, which is wholly owned by PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH], is pleased to introduce the Fall/Winter 2014 eyewear collection, manufactured by Safilo Group S.p.A. The new collection of optical frames for men features eclectic details that fuse functionality, comfort, versatility and style. An innovative combination of acetates introduces new brushed effects, color contrasts, graphic outlines and chromatic color blocking. The collection, available in Fall 2014, reflects the relaxed vibe, youthful spirit and irreverent attitude at the core of Tommy Hilfiger’s brand identity.   EAST COAST PREP Models TH 1292 and TH 1290 These men’s optical frames are inspired by the classic preppy lifestyle. The temples are enhanced with a shaded color-block effect in gray/black/Havana blue; mud/orange/Havana; transparent blue/solid blue/Havana; gray/blue/Havana; Havana/green/transparent gray; and Havana red/fuchsia/lilac. An exclusive new five-barrel hinge on the temples ensures comfort while adding an innovative twist to the design. Tommy Hilfiger eyewear is manufactured by Safilo Group S.p.A and distributed by its wholly owned subsidiary through exclusive agreements with international...
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Paolo Nutini Wearing Carrera 85/S Sunglasses

Paolo Nutini Wearing Carrera 85/S Sunglasses

Scottish singer Paolo Nutini wearing Carrera 85/S sunglasses at Glastonbury Festival in Pilton (Somerset), on June 29th, 2014 Style: CA 85/S Retail Price: $149.00 Availability: Select high end optical retailers nationwide Credit: Getty Images For more information visit www.safilo.com
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Rihanna Wearing DiorExquise Sunglasses

Rihanna Wearing DiorExquise Sunglasses

Rihanna wearing DiorExquise sunglasses. The DiorExquise sunglasses ally graphic elegance and exceptional know-how. Their extreme thinness and lightness adds to the refinement of their feminine rectangular shape. Stemming from cutting-edge techniques, their frame is composed of two thin plates of acetate placed around a metal structure, handcrafted with unique manufacturing skills. Rihanna’s Style: Dior Exquise Retail Price: $740.00 Availability: Select high end optical retailers nationwide Credits: Xposure/Olycom   For more information visit www.safilo.com
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Robert Pattinson Wearing Dior Homme 0196/S Sunglasses

Robert Pattinson Wearing Dior Homme 0196/S Sunglasses

Robert Pattinson wearing Dior Homme Dior 0196/S sunglasses. Dior 0196/S are round sunglasses with a cutting-edge design. Their thin acetate front is fixed to a metal structure with metal clips that also hold the lenses for a strong look. The crystal endtip of the slim matte lacquered metal temples offers a novel interpretation of the emblematic Dior Homme cut. Robert Pattinson’s Style: Dior 0196/S Retail Price: $490.00 Availability: Select high end optical retailers nationwide, starting in November Credits: Xposure/Olycom   For more information visit www.safilo.com
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Dior Introduces DiorMetallic for Winter 2014

Dior Introduces DiorMetallic for Winter 2014

FOR WINTER 2014, THE « FEMME-FLEUR » CELEBRATED EACH SEASON BY RAF SIMONS, IS TRANSPORTED IN A NEW ENVIRONMENT. « CITY LIGHTS » AND THEIR GRAPHIC SILHOUETTES ARE MIRRORED IN THE TOP OF THE LENSES’ MAGNETIC COLOURS. THE FINE FACETED METAL LINE APPLIED ON THE LENS UNDERLINES THIS GRAPHIC ELEGANCE AND ARE PROLONGED TO CREATE FINE OPENWORKED TEMPLES. THE PACE AND ENERGY OF THE CITY ARE TRANSCRIBED IN THESE NEW SUNGLASSES WITH THEIR AERIAL FRAME AND ARCHITECTURAL LINES.   THE COLOUR PALETTE COMPRISES THE FOLLOWING NUANCES: - CRACKLED GUN METAL FRAME, COSMIC SILVER MIRRORED AND GREY LENSES - GUN METAL FRAME, DUSK BLUE MIRRORED AND BLUE LENSES - GOLDEN METAL FRAME, POWER PINK MIRRORED AND GREY LENSES - GOLDEN METAL FRAME, PURE ORANGE MIRRORED AND BLUE LENSES Style: Dior Metallic Availability: Starting August 2014 in select high end optical retailers nationwide For additional information contact: Safilo Group (800) 631-1188, www.safilo.com
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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Wearing Fendi FF0026/S

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Wearing Fendi FF0026/S

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is wearing Fendi FF0026/S sunglasses while out and about in Los Angeles Style: FF 0026/S Retail Price: $340.00 Availability: Select high end optical retailers nationwide Credits: courtesy of Fendi For more information visit www.safilo.com
Fendi And Safilo Celebrate The New Color Block Eyewear Collection With A Sunglasses Party In CannesSpecial Guest Kiesza

Fendi And Safilo Celebrate The New Color Block Eyewear Collection With A Sunglasses Party In CannesSpecial Guest Kiesza

To celebrate the launch of the new Eyewear Collection, FENDI and Safilo toasted in Cannes with an exclusive cocktail party on the rooftop of one of the iconic place in Cannes, the Club Costes by Albane, the famous and fashionable club located in the middle of the renowned Croisette. The party was held by the pool of the beautiful terrace with a breathtaking view on the Cannes skyline whose ambient has been furnished by FENDI Casa, really in line with the FENDI DNA codes. During the evening there has been an engaging performance by Canadian singer Kiesza: an exclusive opportunity to enjoy the cool vibes of the talent, who recently released the acclaimed song Hideaway. Kiesza is also the protagonist of a “secret” video to present the Color Block Sunglasses Collection whose backstage was shown as a worldwide preview during the event. The party was animated by a startling and spirited “Eyewear Bar”: the guests, in a very captivating and playful atmosphere, wear the FENDI Sunglasses, at the rhythm of music of the DJ Pierre Sarkozy, in an over lighted photo call. Many international celebrities, socialites and friends of the house attended the event and had the opportunity to discover...
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James Franco Wearing Gucci Style GG 1047/N/S

James Franco Wearing Gucci Style GG 1047/N/S

James Franco is wearing Gucci military green Carbon Fiber sunglasses in NYC this past spring Style: GG 1047/N/S Retail Price: $375.00 Availability: Select high end optical retailers nationwide Credits: courtesy of Getty Images
Sarah Gadon wearing Fendi FF 0025/S

Sarah Gadon wearing Fendi FF 0025/S

  Sarah Gadon wearing Fendi sunglasses (FF 0025/s) at her arrival at Nice Airport during the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 19th Style: FF 0025/S Retail Price: $340.00 Availability: Select high end optical retailers nationwide Credits: courtesy of Fendi
Safilo Expands Its Presence In Eastern Europe

Safilo Expands Its Presence In Eastern Europe

The Safilo Group, the worldwide leader in the premium eyewear sector, strengthens its presence in the Eastern European markets with a new showroom in Budapest. At the ribbon cutting ceremony, which was held on April 11 and 12, Safilo showcased its new collections to its major customers and players in the eyewear industry. The new showroom, which is Safilo’s first one in Hungary, is located in western Budapest, on the first floor of a historic building called Dorottya Udvar, which in 2003 won the award for “The best office building in Budapest”. With the new showroom, which offers ample work space and is the perfect venue for business meetings, presentations and product displays, Safilo takes another step forward in its expansion in the European market, where the Group is enjoying great success. About Safilo Group The Safilo Group is worldwide leader in the premium eyewear sector for sunglasses, optical frames and sports eyewear. With an international presence through 30 owned subsidiaries in primary markets – in America, Europe and Asia – and exclusive distributors, Safilo produces and distributes its proprietary brands – Carrera, Oxydo, Polaroid, Safilo, Smith Optics –...
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Carrera And Jimmy Choo Collaborate To Launch Capsule Men’s Eyewear Collection

Carrera And Jimmy Choo Collaborate To Launch Capsule Men’s Eyewear Collection

Carrera, a leading brand of Safilo Group and the iconic luxury fashion brand Jimmy Choo are proud to announce an agreement for the design, production and distribution of an exclusive capsule collection of Carrera by Jimmy Choo sunglasses for men, following the success of the Carrera by Jimmy Choo women’s capsule collection of sunglasses launched last year. This marks Jimmy Choo’s first foray into the Men’s eyewear category expanding their existing offering of Men’s shoe, bag and small leather good offering. The collection will blend the eyewear expertise and passionate attitude of Carrera with the confident, masculine attitude expressed by the Jimmy Choo man in a range of unique and eye catching models featuring signatures of the Jimmy Choo Men’s collection. Carrera’s latest best-seller, the Carrera 6000, with its distinctive shaped temples will be presented in three finishes, combining high performance in a fashion forward aesthetic. “The Jimmy Choo Man has an innate confidence and an effortless pronounced masculine style with a refined feel for detail and a rebellious sense of humour, all qualities that are shared by Carrera,” commented Luisa Delgado, CEO of Safilo...
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Rita Ora wearing Marc Jacobs 532/S

Rita Ora wearing Marc Jacobs 532/S

Rita Ora wears MJ sunglasses (MJ 532/s) while in NYC – April 2014
Marc By Marc Jacobs Eyewear Hosts Music Festival #Sunnystyle Pool Party At The Ace Hotel

Marc By Marc Jacobs Eyewear Hosts Music Festival #Sunnystyle Pool Party At The Ace Hotel

To celebrate the Spring season, Marc by Marc Jacobs Eyewear presented the Spring Summer 2014 collection during the Coachella #MBMJSunnies pool party at the Ace Hotel yesterday. Notable celebrities, industry executives and society influencers enjoyed Marc by Marc Jacob’s unique brand experience. Mamie Grummer, Jesse Metcalfe, Scout Willis, Sofia Richie, Rumi Neely, Arcade Fire’s Richard Parry and Jeremy Gara, Andrew Bevan and Marc by Marc Jacobs designer Katie Hillier, swam and danced to live music. The Ace Hotel, one of Palm Springs most iconic locations, provided the perfect desert setting for this special installation. Marc by Marc Jacobs offered guests an opportunity to relax poolside in the #MBMJSunnies cabanas and view the new sunglass styles in a one-day-only pop-up shop filled with the eyewear collection, where they also had the chance to model favorite sunglasses in a photo booth and share images on their personal social channels. Following the huge success of this party, more Marc by Marc Jacobs Eyewear events will hit Europe this Spring, bringing the cool and edgy eyewear collection also to Italy, Spain and France. The first party will be in Rome on May 23rd, then in Barcelona...
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Introducing Tommy Hilfiger Spring 2014 True To The Blue

Introducing Tommy Hilfiger Spring 2014 True To The Blue

The Tommy Hilfiger Group, which is wholly owned by PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH], is pleased to announce the launch of the True to the Blue eyewear capsule collection complementing Tommy Hilfiger’s Spring 2014 True to the Blue sportswear collection. True to the Blue celebrates the everlasting impact of denim, chambray and indigo, and the role these materials and colors have played as part of Tommy Hilfiger’s heritage. With a history of individuality, freedom and youthful irreverence, these fabrics have become synonymous with the American lifestyle and are globally recognized as style essentials. The True to the Blue sportswear and eyewear collections will be available at Tommy Hilfiger stores in Europe, North America, Asia, Latin America, and at tommy.com beginning April 14, 2014. The True to the Blue collections honor the enduring influence and evolution of denim, chambray and indigo in Tommy Hilfiger’s collections, from when he founded the brand in 1985 until today. Hilfiger’s design philosophy has always celebrated a re-imagination of the classics by reinventing wardrobe staples with a modern twist. Denim, chambray and indigo represent the ease of American style, inspiring a dedicated...
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