EYEWEAR & FASHION NEW – MARCH 2017

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THE MCGEE GROUP, LIFE IS GOOD

Marking its foray into optical, lifestyle brand Life is Good-which carries a message of spreading optimism-partnered with The McGee Group to produce 16 ophthalmic, 16 sun and 10 reader styles for adults and kids. Men, women and teen styles became available in January, while children’s styles launch this May. The brand donates 10% of profits to its Life is Good Kids Foundation that helps children in need. 800.966.2020, McGeeGroup.com.

 


NEW YORK EYE, ESQUIRE

Designed with the editors of men’s style bible Esquire magazine, the Esquire ophthalmic collection for male wearers will launch at Vision Expo East with 30 styles. Frames are constructed in acetate or stainless steel and titanium for a lightweight feel and durable fit. Acetates come in classic colors such as black and tortoise as well as eye-catching cobalt. 800.221.6966, NewYorkEye.net.

 


SAFILO GROUP, HAVAIANAS

Inspired by the tropical weather of Brazil, the Havaianas sunglass collection is available in six bright colors (blue, green, red, orange, yellow and gray) in rubber, acetate and polyamid. Models are named after famous Brazilian beach destinations (Rio, Paraty, Trancoso and Noronha) and come in small, medium and large sizes. Glass, mirrored or gradient lenses offer both UVA and UVB protection. The special Brazil model features an acetate front layered with the colors of that country’s flag. 800.631.1188, Safilo.com.

 


L’AMY AMERICA, ANN TAYLOR TAILORED FIT

This collection features adjustable nosepads that can tailor bridge fit or accommodate progressives by eliminating the need to induce either pantoscopic or retroscopic tilt. There are five styles, including one petite fit model, and frames incorporate tortoise patterns, matte color blocking with layers of crystal and tortoise. 800.USA.LAMY, LamyAmerica.com.

 

MARCHON,
DRAGON GOGGLE, X2

The X2 features Lumalens technology that blocks unwanted color light while allowing others for increased contrast and clarity. Helmet-compatible with a medium fit, the X2’s frameless lenses with Swiftlock enable easy swapping for different conditions. Injection-molded lenses offer 100% UV protection, armored venting and anti-fog coating. 800.645.1300, Marchon.com.
DERIGO REM, POLICE,
SPL410

Police’s spring collection comprises nine unisex, men’s—and now women’s—ophthalmic and sun styles. Speed and Sparkle models feature injected rubber on the temple, and all styles include Police’s signature wing tip detail reimagined to take on different forms. 800.423.3023, DeRigo.US.
COSTA, CORE
COLLECTION, Whitetip

Constructed of biodegradable resins, these five sun styles (Bloke, Kiwa, Reefton, Tasman Sea and Whitetip) are designed to withstand outdoor elements. Available in both plano and Rxable models, styles feature polarized lenses and 580 lens technology. 800.447.3700, CostaDelMar.com.
ALTERNATIVE & PLAN “B” EYEWEAR, SUN154C2
Eight new Rxable sun styles for women and men feature polarized lenses and backside anti-reflective coating. Frames in gradient colors, demi-acetate and matte finishes include fun designs and playful temple details. 888.399.7742,
AlternativeEyes.com.
VUARNET, LIMITED EDITION SNAKESKIN GLACIER
Designed for Printemps, Paris’s luxury department store, the Snakeskin Glacier is now available for a limited time in the U.S. Featuring blue mirrored, mineral glass lenses, the frames sport removable snakeskin side shields. 914.495.3701,
Vuarnet.com.

 

MAUI JIM, MONSTERA LEAF
Taking its offerings to a luxe level, this collection features 24k gold temple décor patterned to replicate the tropical flowering plant found in the Hawaiian Islands. Each frame features an exquisitely molded monstera leaf detail in gold, white gold or rose gold. 888.666.5905, MauiJim.com.
MOREL, OGA TRYCK, 8313
Four new styles in the Oga Tryck men’s collection incorporate a flex system achieved through a stainless steel strip that adds pressure to the endpiece. Hues include charcoal, cognac and black along with variegated smoky tones and tortoiseshell mixed with stripes. 800.526.8838,
Morel-France.com.
OGI, SERAPHIN,
BANNING 8147

Four timber-inspired frames capture the hearty aesthetic of wood grain without sacrificing the adjustability of acetate. Each faux-wood style is named after a Minnesota majestic state park or forest: Banning, Itasca, Superior and Temperance. 888.560.1060, OgiEyewear.com.
MONDOTTICA USA,
HACKETT LONDON EXTENDED FIT, HEK-1164

HEK 1164 fuses black laminate with an updated tortoise shell while HEK 1159 offers a rich two-toned matte metal with geometric tailored temples for male wearers with larger size heads. Unique materials combines with classic shapes for that distinct Hackett fit, feel and finish. 866.666.3662, MondotticaUSA.com.
ZYLOWARE, PROJECT
RUNWAY, PR 129M

A stylish geometric shape sets the stage for either a shiny black metal front with fun translucent pink acetate glitter temples or shiny navy with glittery temples in translucent purple. Both colors feature spring hinges and can accommodate progressives. 800.765.3700, Info@Zyloware.com.
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