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Carrera Fall/Winter 2014/2015 Eyewear Collection

Carrera Fall/Winter 2014/2015 Eyewear Collection

For Fall/Winter 2014/2015, Carrera plays with ultra-slim profiles and stunning color-blocking effects, giving life to new sunglasses and optical frames that assert an urban, contemporary personality. The new eyewear collection reveals an authentic spirit and a fresh, lively look, highlighted by the use of premium materials and reflecting the brand’s great passion for design and attention to detail. Last but not least, Carrera shakes up the world of fashion with its latest “Made in Italy” adventure: a revolutionary bitoric wraparound nylon/metal model. SUNGLASSES COLLECTION CARRERA 5019/S A contemporary design and fine detailing: with their softly rounded silhouette, these sunglasses in Optyl – a Safilo registered trademark for an ultra-lightweight high-tech material – reflect the season’s hottest trends and win every woman’s heart. The new model is adorned with the brand’s iconic trapezoid-shaped Victory C logo on the inside of the geometric temples and features rubber temple tips, delivering maximum comfort without sacrificing style. Multi-layer polycarbonate mirrored lenses are perfectly matched with fresh, feminine color combos: white/lilac with red lenses, black-lime...
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Gucci Introduces New Sunglasses & Optical Frames For Men For Autumn/Winter 2014

Gucci Introduces New Sunglasses & Optical Frames For Men For Autumn/Winter 2014

Gucci is pleased to present its new sunglasses and optical frames dedicated to the contemporary man, featuring a classic yet modern look. Combining retro style, impeccable workmanship and a modern material, these new frames features refined details, such as functional metal rivets with the hinges. A new minimal metal House Web motif displays an interplay of shiny and matt finishes, and a photo-engraved GG plaque adorns the temple-tips. Inspired by traditional craftsmanship that has been handed down over the years, these sunglasses and optical frames are distinguished by a skilfully hand-finished treatment, which gives the material a sophisticated look that perfectly blends past and present. The sunglasses and optical frames are available in bio-based acetate in classic black and Havana colours. Bio-based acetate is an innovative material that features the same comfort and quality as the finest plastics currently employed by the eyewear industry, but derives a large proportion of its components from natural origins. This helps reduce CO2 emissions from the production process of the material, thus supporting Gucci’s commitment to environmental issues. The round-shaped sunglasses come...
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Boss Orange Eyewear Fall/Winter 2014/2015 Collection

Boss Orange Eyewear Fall/Winter 2014/2015 Collection

BOSS Orange presents its new eyewear collection for Fall/Winter 2014 featuring the exclusive triangle hinge: a colored rubber insert, interpreted in a new reversed version that reveals its inner soul. Fresh and urban optical frames come in easy-to-wear shapes with a fresh look and seduce with innovative materials and tone combinations. WOMEN Style: BO 0181 Acetate shapes slightly squared for this optical frame. The rubber detail on the hinge comes in bright colors such as fuchsia or aqua, standing out on the hues of havana/blue, havana/rust, havana/fuchsia or matte black. MEN Style: BO 0180 Acetate optical frames with a classic squared silhouette and a vintage touch underlined by the key bridge on the nose shape. The color palette plays on natural colors such as spotted honey, khaki havana or transparent gray with orange, blue, green or yellow rubber triangle detail. If you have any questions, please visit www.safilo.com
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Gucci Women’s Fall/Winter 2014- 2015 Fashion Show Sunglasses

Gucci Women’s Fall/Winter 2014- 2015 Fashion Show Sunglasses

For Fall/Winter 2014-2015, Gucci eyewear celebrates rigorous codes of luxury with a new sunglasses defined by precise, pure lines, designed for a sophisticated woman, with a romantic and contemporary femininity. The linear and essential drop-shaped silhouette is inspired by a Sixties sensual style, enhanced by unique metal side inserts, with a magnetic mirror-effect for a wraparound feeling. An audacious interplay between metal and Optyl, a registered trademark for the ultra-lightweight plastic material allowing for unparalleled chromatic effects, brings movement to the frame, while the ultra-slim metal temples are enhanced by original plastic oval-shaped end-tips with the GG logo visible inside for a subtle distinctive touch and a comfortable feeling. To reflect the key fashion show colors, these sunglasses are available in candy colors, such as nugget with green/brown lenses, pink with light rose lenses, eucalyptus with light green lenses, aquamarine with blue lenses, together with the classic black with grey lenses. These sunglasses will be available at Gucci boutiques and selected high-end opticians worldwide beginning Fall 2014 (style GG 3737/S). For more information visit www.safilo.com
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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
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
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
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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