Monday, July 9, 2018 12:00 AM
NEW YORK—For the fifth year in a row, the optical industry came together to celebrate National Sunglasses Day held on June 27. With an abundance of resources, The Vision Council once again encouraged people to protect their eyes with its National Sunglasses Day 2018 campaign.
Monday, May 14, 2018 12:21 AM
MILAN, Italy—Luxottica Group
(MTA: LUX) and Bass Pro Outdoor World L.L.C., announced they have signed an agreement to roll out the Sunglass Hut
retail concept in approximately 160 Bass Pro Shops
’s stores across the U.S.
Thursday, January 11, 2018 12:18 AM
SAN FRANCISCO—Next generation polarized nanochemistry startup Light Polymers
recently reached an agreement with Liquid Polarized to collaborate on the next generation of polarized sunglasses and eyewear. Light Polymers’ polarizing film wafers will be included in a variety of eyewear products from Liquid Polarized and their brand Rock Wilson
. The agreement with Liquid Polarized allows Light Polymers to advance lyotropic liquid crystal technology while providing consumers with greater color choice in polarized sunglasses and more durable functional lenses.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 12:21 AM
PARIS—A number of design students were honored at an award ceremony last week at Silmo
for their winning proposals in the E-Sun Kolor Up Project.
Monday, September 11, 2017 12:30 AM
NEW YORK—State Optical Co
., the American luxury eyewear brand and Creatures of the Wind
, the American ready-to-wear brand have announced a first ever luxury Made-In-America sunglass collaboration.
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 12:29 AM
LEWISVILLE, Texas—Hoya Vision Care
has partnered with Tifosi Optics
, a maker of sports sunwear, to expand prescription sunglass offerings for both ECPs and consumers.
Friday, June 2, 2017 12:24 AM
BELLEGARDE-SUR-VALSERINE, France—Essilor Sun Solution
, the Essilor Group division dedicated to sun plano lenses, and the European Institute of Design
have announced that the first phase of the E-Sun Kolor Up project has successfully concluded and that the best project proposals will be awarded at Silmo 2017 in Paris.
Friday, May 19, 2017 12:33 AM
SAN DIEGO—Augen Optics Rx Lab, based here, is expanding its sun lens offering through a new partnership with American Sunglass Manufacturing
a San Diego company with over 30 years of experience in sunglass and Rx manufacturing.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 12:24 AM
is acquiring key assets of Exciton
, a Dayton-based technology company with expertise in the development and integration of high performance dyes into the medical, electronic and optical industries.
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:00 AM
BARCELONA, Spain—Etnia Barcelona, having built its story through reflections of art and photography icons, explores the world of graffiti and street art with the launch of the Jean-Michel Basquiat collection of sunglasses.