Eyes of Faith Announces Charity Eyewear Collaboration With Radio Host Delilah

By Gwendolyn Plummer
Monday, January 20, 2020 12:30 AM LAS VEGAS—Christian eyewear brand Eyes of Faith announced a collaboration with Delilah Rene, the most-listened to woman on radio in the U.S. Made up of four styles, the collaboration will also support charity—Eyes of Faith will donate $10 to Delilah’s foundation Point of Hope for every frame sold. Delilah founded Point of Hope 15 years ago to advocate for children in the foster care system, raise points of hope across the U.S., and be a voice for children in West Africa. Donations from this collaboration specifically will provide funding to build homes for orphans at the Point Hope Village in Ghana.

Komono Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Limited Edition Capsule Collection

By Gwendolyn Plummer
Monday, January 20, 2020 12:30 AM Komono is celebrating its 10th anniversary with the release of a limited edition capsule collection created in collaboration with Munich-based design agency Bureau Mirko Borsche. The Komono 10Y Capsule Collection includes five watches and five sunglass styles and offers a play on one of the brand’s earliest successes, the Print Series.

Taking Flight

By Gwendolyn Plummer
Monday, January 20, 2020 12:30 AM Aviators have been a classic in men’s eyewear for decades, but modern materials, technology, and colorways easily bring the style into 2020.

Head-Turning Temples

By Gwendolyn Plummer
Thursday, December 19, 2019 12:04 AM Unsuspecting frames with bold, intriguing features on the temples that bring an added layer of attention to detail.

What Are You Wearing?: Eye Bar Optical Boutique, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

By Gwendolyn Plummer
Thursday, December 19, 2019 12:02 AM Susan and Christine have been working in the industry for 21 years. They met when they both worked at Rossland Optical—Susan was managing the optical’s social media and marketing, and Christine was a lab technician. The two later decided to partner up, and opened Eye Bar Optical Boutique in May 2019.

Barton Perreira Debuts Collaboration With Robert Geller

By Gwendolyn Plummer
Thursday, December 19, 2019 12:01 AM NEW YORK—Independent eyewear brand Barton Perreira, founded by Bill Barton and Patty Perreira, collaborated with German fashion designer Robert Geller on Harald, a frame named after Geller’s grandfather.

Barton Perreira Debuts Collaboration With Robert Geller

By Gwendolyn Plummer
Monday, December 16, 2019 12:45 AM NEW YORK—Independent eyewear brand Barton Perreira, founded by Bill Barton and Patty Perreira, collaborated with German fashion designer Robert Geller on Harald, a frame named after Geller’s grandfather.

Etnia Barcelona Debuts Limited Edition David Bowie Tribute Collection

By Gwendolyn Plummer
Monday, December 16, 2019 12:45 AM BARCELONA—Etnia Barcelona has debuted a limited edition David Bowie tribute collection, which includes two sunglass models, called Ziggy Stardust and The Thin White Duke.

Head-Turning Temples

By Gwendolyn Plummer
Monday, December 16, 2019 12:45 AM Unsuspecting frames with bold, intriguing features on the temples that bring an added layer of attention to detail.

What Are YOU Wearing?: Eye Bar Optical Boutique, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

By Gwendolyn Plummer
Monday, December 16, 2019 12:45 AM Susan and Christine have been working in the industry for 21 years. They met when they both worked at Rossland Optical—Susan was managing the optical’s social media and marketing, and Christine was a lab technician. The two later decided to partner up, and opened Eye Bar Optical Boutique in May 2019.

Social Purpose

By Gwendolyn Plummer and Mark Tosh
Monday, December 16, 2019 12:30 AM It’s been 50 years since the renowned economist Milton Friedman published his signature 1970 essay, “The Social Responsibility of Business Is to Increase its Profits,” in The New York Times. The world has certainly changed over the past five decades, as has the view of the role business should play in a more socially conscious, consumer-empowered world. But one thing has remained fairly consistent: businesses are powerful. Indeed, perhaps more powerful than ever, according to a Kantar Consulting report, “Purpose 2020 – Inspiring Purpose-Led Growth.”