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Archibald Optics Lands in U.S.

The Warby Parker competitor plans global expansion.

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In the Mix: Michael Nelson Eyes First Collaboration

The New York-based fair-trade designer has teamed with Selima Optique on a collection of handmade Italian sunglasses.

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Vision Quest: Eyewear Focuses on the Future

Sunglasses have joined the ranks of must-have accessories, and makers are capitalizing on demand by offering more styles, brands and features than ever.

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Eyewear Trend: Neutral Zone

This season’s sunglasses look fresh in muted shades of beige, taupe and blush.

Chanel Renews License Agreement With Luxottica

The license is renewable until the end of 2020.

Luxottica Posts 11% Net Gain in Q2

Growth accelerated in the period, which also registered an all-time quarterly record in operating margin and free cash flow.

Safilo Sets 100 Voluntary Exits

Italian eyewear manufacturer said it “has prevented 1,000 potential redundancies.”

Safilo Renews Partnership With Venice's Peggy Guggenheim Collection

The eyewear firm has joined Intrapresae Collezione Guggenheim, a group that supports projects promoting art and its educational and business potential.

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Italia Independent Opens Paris Store

The company has planted its first store in Paris as it ramps up its retail expansion to telegraph the “lifestyle” ambitions of the eyewear-driven brand.

Marcolin, Pucci Sign Eyewear License

The first fruits of the collaboration between the two companies will be unveiled next year during the next edition of Mido.

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Olivia Palermo, Westward Leaning Team Up

Westward Leaning is betting on Olivia Palermo’s selling power.

Luxottica to Support Bocconi University

The company will finance a program of study grants for five years.

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