September 30, 2017|


Decoding the Complexity of Accessories and Fashion

NEW YORK—Carolina Herrera once said, “Fashion has always been a repetition of ideas, but what makes it new is that way you put it together.” MoMA’s newest exhibition, “Items: Is Fashion Modern?” sets out to challenge museumgoers to think about the ways clothing and accessories are made, how they become pervasive symbols of their time and gain a deeper insight into the systemic complexity of fashion itself.
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1-800 lawsuit, nominees for Silmo d’Or Awards, optical assesses Maria’s effects in P.R., probe of proposed Essilor and Luxottica merger, OWA and AC networking event and CooperVision study for ECPs all topped this week’s VMail news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

Settlement Proposed in Suit Related to 1-800 Contacts and Keyword Search

Silmo Announces Nominations for the 2017 Silmo d’Or Awards

Optical Companies Begin Assessing Effects of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

EU Opens In-Depth Probe of Proposed Essilor and Luxottica Merger

OWA, Accessories Council to Host Networking Event in L.A.

New CooperVision Study Reveals Ways for ECPs to Engage Patients on DES Topics

VM’s Top Labs Report

Published annually since 1991, Vision Monday's Top Labs Report ranks and profiles both supplier owned and independent wholesale labs. The individual lab profiles indicate the lab’s ownership and key executives, and provide useful details such as their number of locations, number of employees, and proprietary products and special services they offer. This information, if viewed together, creates a rich and varied portrait of a vital sector of the optical industry.
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This week’s #WeShareIt is another one of our #TuesdayTreats. New York City Ballet’s Sara Mearns flaunted her eyeful costume, created by Japanese designer, Tsumori Chisato. The ballerina rocked the costume when she danced in the premiere of Justin Peck’s “Pulcinella Variations,” on Sept. 28.

North Carolina OD Uses Triple Combo of Optometry, Eyewear and Lifestyle to Shape OptomEyesLife

BOONE, N.C.—Although she has only been practicing since 2015, Amanda Rights, OD, has been making quite an impression in the social media world. Her blog, OptomEyesLife, is an independent ocular health and lifestyle blog that serves up Rights’ personal perspective on current trends in optometry, eyecare, eyewear and everything in between. The mission of OptomEyesLife is to “help you See Great, Look Stylish and Live Well,” according to the blog.
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