In this issue:
Breaking the Mold
Want tailor-made eyewear designed just for you with your collaboration? Indivijual Custom Eyewear has a solution.
Lone Sun State
It got a little bit shadier in the Lone Star state thanks to Ilori.
You can always count on ic! Berlin to up the ante when it comes to great imagery.
You Looked, You Saw, You EyeVoted
Licenses, Liasons & New Collections
Match Eyewear signed a licensing agreement with Adrienne Vittadini, a
women’s lifestyle brand (pictured) for the distribution of ophthalmic
frames and sunglasses.
Hall of Frames
Coming Soon to a Theater Near You...
Transitions Optical has announced the grand-prize winners and finalists
of the “Live Your Vision” photo contest in the eyecare professional and
Kids need sport glasses, just like adults.
Total e Clips of the Frame
David Salk’s custom clip-on sunglass empire, known now as e Clips, was
born when an opportunity presented itself while managing his store, The
Focal Point in Berkeley, Calif.
Because of the economic downturn and consumer uncertainty about the
future—exhibited in a reluctance to buy and spend—the sunglass business
has suffered in the past year.
Eyewear Designs: Kensington Collection
Eyewear Designs launches its Kensington Collection, a line the company describes as superior quality eyewear at retailer friendly prices.
Silhouette: Adidas Ambition Ophthalmics
Adidas Eyewear presents Ambition, its new, sport-inspired ophthalmic collection, available from Silhouette Optical.
Gripping Eyewear: Paris Hilton Sunglasses
Under a worldwide licensing agreement, Gripping Eyewear Inc. (GEI) launches the first Paris Hilton Sunglass collection.
Be There, the Eyes of March
Yes, I know it’s only January so why am I already titling this note with bad puns playing off the Ides of March?
Step Up to Premium Single Vision
Until recently, the term “premium single vision lens” seemed like an oxymoron.
Premium Free-form Single Vision:
When we fit conventional ophthalmic lenses in accordance with proper,
corrective curve guidelines, they will deliver the excellent optical
performance their designers intended.