In this issue:
The good folks at Wiley X mentioned that we ran a picture about the
2007 Jim Yates Pro Stock Pontiac in a recent story about the
expectations and plans for the 2008 season. They
Marchon Goes to Hollywood
Just in time for the 80th Annual Academy Awards, Marchon fit some of
the famous faces that walked the red carpet, including one who took
Oscar home. Best leading actress Marion Cotillard, who won for her role
as French cabaret singer Edith Piaf in “La Vie En Rose,” wears hot new
brand Pucci style EP105S.
Gentlemen…Start Your Eyewear
The NASCAR season is at an all-time high in terms of fan excitement,
pivoting on massive exposure for the recent 50th anniversary of the
Daniel Swarovski eyewear made the runway sparkle at the recent
New York Fashion Week. The new Avenues of Light Collection was featured
on the catwalk during the Pamella Roland Fall 2008 show and at The
Heart Truth’s Red Dress celebrity event. Five of designer Pamella
Devos’ looks were paired with the eyewear adding the perfect shine to
her latest collection.
Go For The Gold
To celebrate Mick Fanning’s 2007 Association of Surfing Professionals
World Championship win, Dragon has created a special gold sport
sunglass in his honor. In 1996, Dragon was the first brand to use
then-15-year-old Fanning in a photo shoot, helping to jumpstart his
Run Lolo Run
Aside from being a stunning addition to Oakley’s women’s team, Lolo Jones is already an accomplished hurdler and is set on making world records and winning Olympic medals.
The Sunglasses Awards
It was a busy time on the award show circuit for Sàfilo USA. They,
along with Solstice Sunglass Boutique, were sponsors of the Sundance
Film Festival Hollywood Life House in Park City, Utah, and participated
in both the official gift lounge at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards in
Los Angeles and the Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, Calif.
Hall of Frames
The Sundance Kid — Robert Redford (1) wearing the Cole Haan sun model CH 671 from ClearVision at this year’s Sundance film festival in Park City, Utah...
- Finola Hughes Promotes Varilux Crizal at Fashion Week
- Vision-Ease Lens Debuts Bilingual Web Site Additions
- Informational Drivewear Videos for ECPs and Patients
The occasion of Vision Expo East in New York seems the perfect time to
hit the streets of Las Vegas and peruse the peepers staring at the
strip sites of Expo West’s host town.
The Elements of Sports
The beach is Courtney Conlogue’s oyster.
She has spent the past few years riding the
wave of success, placing in both amateur and
professional surfing competitions, competing
for that proverbial surf-champion pearl on
sun bleached shores throughout the world.
You have the perfect sports glass for cycling, boating, golfing…
Eye Deals: SugarPlums
Eye Deals Eyewear launches SugarPlums, a collection of frames designed
for women of all ages. The 14 styles are made of stainless steel and
zyl. Some models are available with narrow bridge sizes, which make
them a good fit for petite adults, teens and tweens.
Nouveau Eyewear: Fleur de Lis
Nouveau launches Fleur de Lis Eyewear, a collection for the mature
woman who values classic, feminine styling but needs frames deep enough
to fit progressive lenses. The initial collection contains eight
styles—six metals and two plastics.
Eyewear by ROI: Colours by Alexander Julian
Eyewear by ROI launches Colours by Alexander Julian Eyewear, featuring
ophthalmic frames by the American designer known for his eye-catching
colors. Included are 11 metals, five zyls and four metal/zyl
L’Amy America: Theory
L’Amy America launches Theory Eyewear, a line of 24 women’s ophthalmic
and sunglass styles that captures the brand’s modern aesthetic,
focusing on the core values of innovation, fit and material quality.
The Sporting Life
The Elements of Sports
Playing the Bifocal Blues
They just can’t kill bifocals. No matter how hard the big lens
companies may try, those darn multifocals with lines just won’t go
Polarized Lenses Can Color Your Game
Whether it’s a mitt, clubs, spikes, helmet or pads, there is no more
important piece of equipment than eyewear. When it comes to sports,
words like big, strong and fast are important.