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Safilo Unveils Newly Renovated Optical Collection, Reinforcing Its Design Heritage

PADUA, Italy—Safilo Group unveils a completely renovated optical collection, redesigned with a new concept and positioning while reinforcing the company’s technical and aesthetic heritage. The collection will be available in select optical stores this fall. This new Safilo collection builds on the company’s heritage of technical and aesthetic content with a new range of optical frames which celebrate superior design, functional innovation and “Made in Italy” know-how that the brand is recognized for. The Safilo optical frames which speak to a “demanding and educated consumer” and celebrate the Italian DNA of the brand includes a balance of mixed styles in…


A&A Optical Launches the New Cremieux Collection

CARROLLTON, Texas—AA Optical is launching the new collection Cremieux Eyewear, geared toward individuals seeking a taste of French elegance. This first collection features 12 styles with a total of 33 SKU and is categorized by contemporary classic style coupled with a touch of timeless French Riviera, the company said. The Cremieux Eyewear collection features preppy details with quality, chic elegance. All of the frames in this collection feature high quality materials with a combination of Italian and Japanese acetates, German and Austrian spring hinges, fine metal and iconic Cremieux custom prints. All frames feature a French quote from Stephane Cremieux:…


Optical Boutique Embraces Community Culture by Supporting Local Artists

Susie Sykes, owner of Eyes On Main optical boutique, supports local artists by exhibiting their work for free. The gallery lighting at Eyes On Main is perfect for displaying both eyewear and art. Currently, Bob Friday’s photography hangs on the walls. SANTA MONICA, Calif.—Since 1986, eyewear enthusiast Susie Sykes has owned her optical boutique, Eyes On Main, which is just a short walk away from beautiful Venice Beach. Although her main focus is providing fashionable eyewear and specialty lenses for her customers, the blank, white walls of Eyes On Main reveal another one of her interests—art. At any given time,…


Texas State Optical Elects Peña as Chairman and Five New Board Members

Dr. Benny Peña.​ HOUSTON—Texas State Optical (TSO), a member-owned cooperative consisting of more than 120 optical locations across Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma, has announced the results of its recent election of directors and board officers. Dr. Benny Peña of Fredericksburg, Texas, was elected chairman of the TSO board, according to the announcement earlier this week. Other newly elected board members are: Dr. Alexander Chen of Houston, Dr. Jon House of Bryan, Texas; Dr. Reid Robertson of Allen, Texas, and Dr. Jonathan Sher of McKinney, Texas. In addition, Dr. Mark Wright, president of Pathways to Success and professional editor of Review…


Venice Beach Optical Boutique Embraces Community Culture by Supporting Local Artists

Susie Sykes, owner of Eyes On Main opticalboutique, supports local artists byexhibiting their work for free.SANTA MONICA, Calif.—Since 1986, eyewear enthusiast Susie Sykes has owned her optical boutique, Eyes On Main, which is just a short walk away from beautiful Venice Beach. Although her main focus is providing fashionable eyewear and specialty lenses for her customers, the blank, white walls of Eyes On Main reveal another one of her interests—art. At any given time, Sykes will have various pieces from local artists displayed all around her store. Since the Eyes On Main’s location was once an art gallery, the layout…