EYEWEAR & SUNWEAR NEW PRODUCT GALLERY – FEBRUARY 2014

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FROM THE COVER 
CLEARVISION’S PURITI GOES HEAVY ON THE LIGHT. Launching with six styles (and more to come), ClearVision Optical’s PuriTi is a 100% titanium collection for men. With textured details and contemporary temple designs, this collection employs an ion plating technique that enhances the frames’ strength and color richness. The progressive-friendly frames feature integrated spring hinges, PVC nosepads, and cellulose acetate tips. Each style is offered in two colorways, and options include gold, gunmetal, brown, brown matte, pewter matte, and black matte. Popular styles include Styles Nos. 306 in black matte and 303 in pewter. For more information, contact ClearVision Optical Co. at 800-645-3733 or cvoptical.com.

 


FROM THE COVER
DURABLE MEETS SLIM FOR ZYLOWARE’S STETSON.
Lightweight comfort defines Stetson Slims, the new range born out of the Stetson Collection. These frames feature a flexible stainless steel core wire temple and offer the same level of durability of thicker zyls. The Slims also allow for even distribution of the frame’s weight, thus reducing pressure on the nose. Style No. Stetson 310 is shown here. For more information, contact Zyloware Eyewear at 800-765-3700 or zyloware.com.

AVALON COUTURE DRESSES UP.
The late-19th-century influence of Japanese culture on French fine arts makes this new collection from Avalon Eyewear a true standout. With four styles in the initial release, the Avalon Couture collection is made in France and features unique acetates with an overlay of copper powder. This approach creates different colors and textures as it oxidizes and is cured, resulting in a look reminiscent of the ancient Japanese lacquer technique known as Maki-e. Style No. AV710 is shown here in cognac. For more information, contact Avalon Eyewear, Inc. at 888-767-0383 or avaloneyewear.com.

 

WESTGROUPE’S FYSH UK DIVES DEEP. A rich palette gives the Spring FYSH UK collection a look all its own, with oceanic blues, deep purples, velvety reds, black, and white. The styles in the collection include a range of vintage shapes, and materials include stainless steel as well as acetate. The progressive-friendly frames feature retro stripes, lace patterns, and laser-cut floral designs. Style No. 3505 is shown here. For more information, contact WestGroupe at 855-455-0042 or fyshuk.com. NOUVEAU’S VAN HEUSEN ROLLS A SEVEN. With seven new designs from both Van Heusen and Van Heusen Studio, men have their options cut out for them. Literally! Three Van Heusen frames include Big Man Fit styles, with extended headroom. Key styles include Style No. H114 (shown here in brown) and Style No. S336, which has a geometric pattern and is offered in olive green or deep blue trim. For more information, contact Nouveau Eyewear at 800-292-4342 or nouveaueyewear.com. MCGEE’S ARGYLECULTURE CELEBRATES STYLE. Men looking to add a little edge to their look have three new styles to choose from with the latest collection from Argyleculture by Russell Simmons. Smokey, available in black/red and gunmetal, has a rectangular eyeshape and brushed metal front, while Campbell, shown here in brown, is a full-rimmed horn acetate with milled details and a rounded eyeshape. The only semi-rimless in the group, Martin, has a metal front and acetate temples. This progressive-friendly style offers a larger fit and has a deep rectangular eyeshape. Colorways for Campbell and Martin include black and brown. For more information, contact The McGee Group at 800-966-2020 or mcgeegroup.com.
MOREL’S CORAL II SUNS CATCH SOME RAYS. Maintaining the sensibility of the Coral II ophthalmic release, the suns of the same name have triple acetate, sea-anemone-inspired temples and a coral-reef-esque, visible metal core. This collection includes three styles, all of which are fitted with stop hinges, have a gloss finish, and include 100% UV CAT3 lenses with a graduated look and anti-reflective treatment inside. Style No. 7249K is shown here. For more information, contact Morel at 800-526-8838 or morel-france.com. VIVA GETS A HIGH FIVE FROM SKECHERS. The Spring 2014 ophthalmic collection from Viva International Group’s Skechers features five
colorful, youthful frames. Style Nos. SK 3118 and SK 3120 (shown here) each have a metal front and a rubber cutout detail that wraps around the metal temples. Still colorful and just as playful, Style Nos. SK 2084, SK 2085, and SK 2086 are made with double-layered acetate. For more information, contact Viva International Group at 800-345-VIVA or vivagroup.com.
REVOLUTION’S ROBERT GRAHAM RAISES THE ECLECTIC BAR. The new collection from Revolution’s Robert Graham maintains the American Eclectic spirit wearers have come to expect, with iconic fabric and trim designs infused into its stylish silhouettes. A featured style of the collection is the Robert, shown here in light brown. Other colorways include black clear, cola, and tortoise beige. For more information, contact Revolution Eyewear at 800-986-0100 or revolutioneyewear.com.
 
OGI FLEXES ITS INNOVATION MUSCLE. Bringing the future into the present, Ogi Eyewear’s new styles have a forward-thinking look and feature lightweight, mixed materials. Designed for larger faces, Style No. 4816 has a sleek swooping brow and a wider width, while Style No. 4817 has a rectangular eyeshape and slight ridge, making for a modern design (shown here). Style No. 4818 boasts an oval eyeshape, matte texture, and blotted color. For more information, contact Ogi Eyewear at 888-560-1060 or ogieyewear.com. L’AMY AMERICA’S NICOLE MILLER WEARS WINTER WELL. Two new ophthalmic styles from Nicole Miller will help bring wearers in from the cold this season: a full-rimmed and a semi-rimless frame. Jane has a soft rectangular eyeshape, with a metal front and acetate temples with graduated, changing colors. An interlocking metal hinge makes this design memorable and colorways include matte black, matte chocolate brown, and matte eggplant. Featuring a Celtic theme, Mott, shown here, boasts raised metal temple décor as a gateway from its metal front to its acetate temples. It comes in matte black, matte dark brown, and matte burgundy. For more information, contact L’Amy America at 800-USA-LAMY or lamyamerica.com. WILEY X SHOWS SOME MOXY WITH…MOXY. Part of its Street Series collection, Wiley X recently introduced a new style: Moxy. Like all of the brand’s eyewear, this style meets ANSI Z87.1 High Velocity and High Mass Impact Safety standards, so wearers receive occupational grade protection. Moxy is available in a Black Ops edition as well as an olive stripe frame with polarized green platinum flash lenses (shown here). For more information, contact Wiley X Eyewear at 800-776-7842 or wileyx.com.
 
ASPEX’S GREG NORMAN WEARS ITS MATTE HAT. A stainless steel frame and spring hinges make Greg Norman Eyewear’s Style No. GN240 suitable and comfortable for all face shapes. This bifocal-friendly style is available in three matte colorways: matte dark brown/dark brown and bronze, matte black/black and steel (shown here), and matte navy/navy and steel blue. For more information, contact Aspex Eyewear at 800-277-3979 or aspexeyewear.com.
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