LAUNCH: ØRGREEN, 20TH ANNIVERSARY MINI COLLECTION
Commemorating 20 years, Ørgreen’s anniversary collection comprises four styles named for company employees. Gregers, Sahra, Tobias and Henrik models all include an open temple inspired by the wing of the 1959 Cadillac DeVille, a recurring design feature now updated with a slimmer wing to mark the company’s milestone. The four models in Japanese titanium (two unisex, one men’s and one women’s) take influence from some of the brand’s most iconic styles. This mini collection, for the first time, incorporates titanium nosepads to “complete Ørgreen’s minimalist aesthetic.” 844.796.4623, OrgreenOptics.com.
IMAGEWEAR, BETSEY JOHNSON, BLISSFUL
Premium zyl construction with marble texturing in playful colors are featured in five women’s styles, each incorporating a signature heart-shaped cutout on the temple tip. Frames on Blissful models mix solid colors with tortoise for a unique contrast. 800.414.7656, ImageWear.com.
MODERN OPTICAL, GB+, SIGNIFICANT
Eight women’s styles come with extended temple lengths and eyesizes for accurate fit. Frames combine handmade acetate, stainless steel and TR-90 materials, with some styles featuring multi-faceted gemstones. Models include spring hinges and silicone nosepads and come in three colorways. 800.323.2409, ModernOptical.com.
ZYLOWARE EYEWEAR, DULCINA
This modified cat eye focuses on trendy crystal and milky, pastel hues. The champagne and slate versions have a translucent crystal frame front while the tortoise/crystal combination incorporates tortoise layered over crystal on both the front and temples. VS Dulcina includes spring hinges and accommodates progressives. 800.765.3700, Zyloware.com
MARCOLIN USA, MARCIANO, GM0315
Soft and feminine, this slightly oval cat eye plays with contrasts. Patterned temples are paired with crystal fronts while solid or tortoise fronts are mixed with crystal/translucent temples. 800.345.8482, Marcolin.com.
COSTA, CORE COLLECTION
Montauk, Cape, Slack Tide and Bayside models feature ventilation ports to reduce fogging and channels along the temple length to allow airflow to cool. A new sweat management system features thinner bottom eyewires for better moisture drainage and Hydrolite nose- and temple pads to manage sweat and heat. 800.447.3700, CostaDelMar.com.
LEISURE SOCIETY BY SHANE BAUM, SATIE
Six unisex and one women’s style for spring 2018 were inspired by and named for artists who connect their work to mathematics. Two styles, Satie and Savoye, feature “reverse-rimless floating lens” technology, utlizing nylon threading around the grove of lens to keep it in place. 949.645.8783, Leisure-Society.com.
MONDOTTICA USA, SPINE, SP1406
With temples that open smoothly and close automatically, these 11 ophthalmics and six suns are constructed without any screws. Tips are designed with “vertebrae-engineered” technology to reduce slippage, and silicone nosepads provide comfort. 866.666.3662, MondotticaUSA.com.
KENMARK EYEWEAR, VERA WANG LUXE, KORA
Swarovski crystal detailing and a feminine color palette define these six ophthalmic styles for women. Frames— either in full acetate or acetate/metal combinations—come in feminine shapes such as slight cat eye and square/oval combination. 800.627.2898, KenmarkEyewear.com.
WESTGROUPE, FYSH UK, F-3591
Raised patterns, layering and color contrasts come into play on four women’s models. The diamond-shaped, laser- etched pattern of F-3591 has been treated with epoxy lacquer for a glossy finish. With a gradient acetate front, F-3594 has a custom,five-barrel hinge plus a universal-fit bridge and lower nosepad height. 855.455.0042, WestGroupe.com.
OGI EYEWEAR, RED ROSE, CARRAR
Handmade in translucent, high-density acetate for lightweight comfort and durability, the Carrara features stainless steel temples with a crosshatched pattern, acetate adjustable tips and the Red Rose emblem. The pastel colorways include aloe green and rose dust. 888.560.1060, OgiEyewear.com.