L’AMY AMERICA, NIKI NICOLE MILLER First designed for tween girls, the revamped Niki Nicole Miller aims even higher, with sophisticated styles for teens. Then the company received feedback from the market and needed to shift, according to Cheryl Canning, L’Amy’s VP of marketing and brand management, luxury/lifestyle. “The demand arose for sophisticated, fun, ﬂirty eyewear that offered the modern styling that Nicole Miller is known for combined with her signature prints and colors but in a larger size for the teen girl,” Canning said. Four new ophthalmics incorporating prints and hues from the designer’s spring 2017 runway collection,ﬂorals take center stage, each available in three colorways. All styles feature ﬂex hinges and come with L’Amy’s Total Kid Coverage warranty. 800.243.6350, LamyAmerica.com.
|TURA, TED BAKER, JUST KIDDING, B954||WESTGROUPE, SUPERFLEX KIDS, BACK TO SCHOOL 2017, SFK-176||MODERN OPTICAL, MODZ KIDS, PUZZLE||OGI, OGI KIDS, OK333|
|Creating take-downs of adult styles, these two models (one for boys; one for girls) combine classic styling with fun detailing. The B954 for girls come in green, rose and purple pastel with Ted Baker’s signature cheery patterns and fade acetates. 800.242.8872, Tura.com.||Three styles for boys and ﬁve for girls comprise this retro- inspired collection. Frames incorporate laser cut-outs, color blocking and diamond-shaped rivets in vintage shapes. Color combos include blue/orange, chocolate/fuchsia and navy/teal. 855.455.0043, WestGroupe.com.||Seven fresh styles (four unisex) feature handmade zyl and stainless steel with spring hinges and colors such as purple, blue and tortoise combinations. Starstruck features laser-engraved stars on the temples, while Puzzle’s blue, burgundy or white color- infused tortoise temples add a youthful twist. 800.323.2409, ModernOptical.com.||New to Ogi’s “Mommy & Me” series, this stainless steel style is modeled after Ogi’s 4319 adult version. Featuring Flex Uno spring hinges and bright acetate temple tips, OK333 comes in four colors: coastal blue, sable, petrol and imperial purple. 888.560.1060, OgiEyewear.com.|
|MARCHON, NIKE KIDS, NIKE 4678||CLEARVISION OPTICAL, Op KIDS, 856||MCGEE GROUP, VERA BRADLEY KIDS, WHITNEY||DE RIGO REM, CONVERSE KIDS CAPSULE COLLECTION, K502|
|Over-molded Flexon allows these frames to bend in every direction. A concealed memory metal bridge provides durability, while dual-injected rubber temple sleeves add a pop of color. Core wire temples allow for adjustability, and openings in temple arms prevent fogging and moisture accumulation. 800.645.1300, Marchon.com.||With spring hinge technology for 180° ﬂexibility in fun patterns and colors, the metal and acetate boys’ models come with either solid (853) or camo-printed (854) temples. The girls’ 855 mixes a triple acetate front with metal temples, while the 856 features a ﬂat metal brow and multicolor temples. 800.645.3733, CVOptical.com.||Three models for kids and three for teens show off Vera Bradley signature patterns on inner and outer temples. The semi-rimless Loretta for teens features mold-ed metal endpieces with acetate temples. The Whitney kids’ style incorporates accents on the temples and corners of the brow for a fresh, modern look. 800.966.2020, McGeeGroup.com.||Five limited edition models
(two girls, three boys) offer light-weight stainless steel construction and adjustable nosepads and temple tips. Bright colors contrast with a graphite metal ﬁnish for a hip feel. Frames come in a soft square and modern cat eye for girls and a square, round and rectangle for boys. 800.423.3023, DeRigo.US.
|ALTAIR, KILTER, K5009||SAFILO, KIDS
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|NOUVEAU EYEWEAR, TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES, FIEND||MARCOLIN, TIMBERLAND KIDS, TB5069||MATCH EYEWEAR,
FLŌAT KIDS, KP255
|TR90 material in addition
to 180° integrated spring hinge technology provides durability and comfort for ages 6 to 14. The boys’,
girls’ and unisex models come in three colors each: black, navy and plum. 800.505.5557, AltairEyewear.com.
|Constructed with an injection front and rubber/injection temples, this soft rectangular, unisex style is designed speciﬁcally for 6- to-8 year olds. An available clip-on sun cover comes with polarized lenses in three colors: red, violet and blue. Soft silicone temple tips provide extra comfort. 800.631.1188, Saﬁlo.com.||Young fans will appreciate character artwork on the inside temples or temple tips on Fiend, Gallant, Impulse, Guts and Scholar. Fiend is a translucent acetate with a deep front for a “geek chic” look, and Impulse’s lightweight metal frame includes color accents inside each temple tip. 800.292.4342, NouveauEyewear.com.||Designed for boys on the go, the lightweight stainless steel TB5068 model has textured rubber accents on each acetate temple. The TB5069 incorporates a handmade acetate front and ﬂat metal temples with sporty rubber striping. 800.345.8482,
|Spring hinge temples and adjustable nosepads on four styles for kids ages 4 to 16 ensure a perfect ﬁt. The girls’ KP255 combines a camouﬂage-patterned front with contrasting solid temples, and the KP254 for boys features a solid acetate front and two-tone temples with a color strip-ing effect. 877.88MATCH, MatchEyewear.com.|