In this issue:
It was a who’s who of the world of sports as Marchon partnered with
Nike Eyewear and ESPN giving personal eyewear makeovers to the star
athletes and sport...
Tura Offers Rewards
Tura has released the Tura Advantage Rewards, a new incentive program for Tura retailers.
LICENSES, LIAISONS & NEW COLLECTIONS
L’AMY TO SUB-LICENSE COLUMBIA TO STYLEMARK L’Amy America has signed a sub-license agreement with Stylemark Inc.
Meet Oakley’s Elite
“We’re not normal,” declares Oakley CEO Colin Baden, describing
the company to a small gathering of journalists who have flown in from
all corners of the globe for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of
Eye Sing the Songs
Bass players: Can’t live without them and... can’t live without them.
The phones were ringing off the hook for Carmen Marc Valvo sunglasses during QVC’s annual Super Saturday sale, a prestigious shopping event that raises money for the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund
Hall of Frames
Twilight Zone — Heartthrob and “Twilight” star Robert Pattinson (1) was seen in New York preparing to shoot scenes for the upcoming drama “Remember Me” while wearing Karl Lagerfeld KL603S from Marchon…
Global Optics, in cooperation with Innereactive Media of Ada, Mich.,
recently released disc five of the Jumpstart training series,
“Jumpstart 5: Warranties and Remakes.”
In Puerto Rico the sun is hot and the coastal breezes are cool.
Thank you for your recent editorial and Kristen Spina’s article on her and your son’s experience with vision therapy.
Luxury at its best is often quiet. Very quiet.
Dr. Wada’s Eyewear Enterprise
Clariti Eyewear: AirMag
Clariti Eyewear introduces AirMag, a line of ophthalmic frames paired
with polarized, magnetic sun clips targeted to men and women 25 and
A&A Optical: Quiksilver & Roxy
Under a licensing agreement with Hossegor, France-based Quiksilver, Inc., A&A Optical launches Quiksilver and Roxy ophthalmic eyewear, two global brands whose names are synonymous with the board-riding lifestyle and youth culture.
Marchon Eyewear launches U-Turn, a collection of eyewear that gives individuals two wardrobe options in one, simply by turning the temple.
Backward to Basics
Luxury eyewear? High-end eyewear? Are you folks at 20/20 losing your minds?
Behind the Seens
October 2009 Fashion Photoshoot
Common Sense Responses
I have received several emails from readers who have taken me to task for my June column, “Common Sense Dispensing.”
Twenty Essential Troubleshooting Tips for Opticians
Dispensers have a wide array of options today when recommending spectacle lenses and frames. Technology shows no sign of slowing down either, so that means more tools available to create outstanding eyewear.