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Safilo to launch Etro eyewear for SS24, renews Kate Spade deal early
Safilo is having a busy week with the Italian eyewear giant having announced a new deal with Etro and the early renewal of its longstanding Kate Spade agreement
CEO Simon Jablon on reviving Linda Farrow
Linda Farrow is the ultimate insider’s eyewear marque. Remarkably, in an era of rapid consolidation in this industry, Linda Farrow has thrived as an cool indie label. We met CEO Simon Jablon to comprehend its success.
Apple to sell Vision Pro AR headset for triple Meta's top-line price
Apple on Monday unveiled a costly augmented-reality headset called the Vision Pro in its riskiest bet since the introduction of the iPhone more than a decade ago, barging into a market dominated by Meta.
Edward Enninful to exit British Vogue, taking on global advisory role
And another one bites the dust. Edward Enninful is to exit British Vogue the magazine has made known, making him the latest editor-in-chief of a Vogue in the past several years to exit their position.
Lenskart aims to marry technology and offline support for growth
Eye wear and eye care business Lenskart is working on increasing the synergies between its online and offline offerings as it sees this as its key to growth.
Lenskart launches new brand 'Lenskart Studio'
Eye wear and eye care business Lenskart has launched a new brand named ‘Lenskart Studio’, designed to mix fashion with functionality and offer collections inspired by various subcultures.
Daniel Wellington unveils handbag line amid major strategic shift
Amid the splendor of the Ritz in Paris, Daniel Wellington unveiled its debut handbag line, the latest new development amid a major strategic shift for the Swedish watchmaker.
John Jacobs Eyewear launches collection with Vijay Varma
John Jacobs Eyewear has launched a new collection named ‘JJ Rhapsody’ in partnership with Bollywood actor Vijay Varma.
Vogue Eyewear celebrates 50th anniversary with campaign featuring Taapsee Pannu
Eyewear brand Vogue Eyewear has launched a campaign featuring its brand ambassador for India actor Taapsee Pannu to celebrate its 50th anniversary this year.
Ludovic de Saint Sernin leaves Ann Demeulemeester
Barely six months after Ludovic de Saint Sernin was appointed creative director of Ann Demeulemeester the house has announced the departure of the designer. No successor has been named.
Giorgio Armani to stage One Night Only in Venice
Giorgio Armani will stage his latest One Night Only fashion and soirée event in September in Venice amidst the celebrations for the lagoon city’s annual film festival, its 80th edition.
Adeju Thompson of Lagos Space Programme wins Woolmark Prize 2023
Adeju Thompson, founder of Nigeria-based Lagos Space Programme, has won the International Woolmark Prize for 2023, nabbing first place in the oldest and most esteemed fashion award.
Bulgari teams up with Thélios for eyewear line
The historic Roman jeweller has commissioned the design, production and worldwide distribution of its men’s and women’s eyewear to Thélios. The new line’s first collection will première in January 2024.
Safilo sees Q1 strength in Europe, but N America is soft
Eyewear giant safilo has released a Q1 update and said that Europe and emerging markets continued to drive the growth of its own brands and core licenses, but “the business environment remained soft in North America”.
EssilorLuxottica's sales grow in the first quarter
Luxury eyewear maker EssilorLuxottica reported on Thursday a rise in first quarter revenues as a rebound in China led growth.
Uniqlo bag tops Lyst Index, Prada is star brand, sunglasses, 90s, quiet luxury are key
Prada may still be the hottest brand on the planet — according to the latest Lyst Index covering Q1 — but the top item being searched for globally via Lyst has been a less-than-$20 shoulder bag.