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L’AMY’S ANN TAYLOR BRIDGES THE GAP FROM DAY TO NIGHT. Sophistication rules for the new Ann Taylor eyewear collection from L’Amy America. The collection includes 17 ophthalmic and seven sun styles, all suitable for work, play, and everything in-between. Fashion-forward women can choose from a range of feminine shapes, materials, and color combinations. Sun designs include Style Nos. AT507, which has a metal front, AT502, with an inside pattern, and AT505, which features beveled detail and a hint of leopard print. Key ophthalmics in the collection are Style Nos. TYAT20102, TYAT30003, and TYAT30701. For more information, contact L’Amy America at 800-USA-LAMY or lamyamerica.com.
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AVALON GOES BIG WITH LE GRAND. With 16 styles, Avalon recently welcomed Le Grand into its Elan collection. Designed to suit men in need of extra large eyewear, Le Grand styles feature spring hinges, include plastics, metals, and combinations, and come in three colorways each. Sizes range from 56mm to 60mm and temple lengths range from 140mm to 155mm, with six styles being offered in multiple sizes. Style No. 3703 is shown here in black. For more information, contact Avalon Eyewear at 888-767-0383 or avaloneyewear.com.
|CLASSIQUE TAKES A STROLL DOWN MEMORY LANE. Paying homage to iconic stars of decades gone by, Classique’s new William Morris Black Label collection is inspired by stars including James Dean, Audrey Hepburn, Paul Newman, Woody Allen, and Michael Caine. The unisex luxury collection features European temple hinges and includes 10 styles, each available in three colorways. Materials include acetates and brushed stainless steel, and all frames have an inlaid William Morris Black Label gold monogram. Style No. BL026 is shown here. For more information, contact Classique Eyewear at 866-604-5700 or classique-eyewear.com.|
|KENMARK MAXES OUT. The new collection from Timex Max brings four new styles to men looking for larger sizes (ranging from 56mm to 58mm). These lightweight, durable frames include brushed stainless steel finishes, color striping, and clubmaster brows. Other notable features include extra-long temples and spring hinges. Style No. L039, the only semi-rimless frame in the collection, is shown here. For more information, contact Kenmark Group at 800-627-2898 or kenmarkoptical.com.||VIVA’S GUESS HAS THE ANSWERS. The new ophthalmic collection from GUESS Eyewear includes seven styles for women and five for men. Noteworthy features for the women’s designs include chain-link-style temples on Style Nos. GU 2406 and GU 2407, and iridescent effects on Style Nos. GU 2376 (shown here), GU 2378, and GU 2379. On the men’s side, wearers will find military-inspired hardware on Style Nos. GU 1782 and GU 1783. For more information, contact Viva International Group at 800-345-VIVA or vivagroup.com.||MARCOLIN SPARKLES WITH SWAROVSKI. The Swarovski Spring/Summer 2014 Eyewear Sun Collection from Marcolin is infused with inspiration from the ’60s while simultaneously offering contemporary designs in acetates and metals. Djulia (Style No. SK0065, shown here) has graduated brown lenses and features acetate frame and tips with metal relief. The collection includes 15 styles, and colorways include shiny black, blue, purple, red, and more. For more information, contact Marcolin USA at 888-MARCOLIN or marcolinusa.com.|
|MOREL SOARS WITH KOALI QUETZAL. Inspired by the tropical bird of the same name, Morel’s Quetzal’s styles in the Koali collection include three semi-rimless, progressive-friendly ophthalmics and four sunglasses. Triple-layered acetate temples are inspired by the quetzal’s wings and the acetate is milled to highlight the curve of the bird’s feathers. The suns feature gradient lenses with 100% UV CAT3 protection and an anti-reflective lens treatment. Sun Style No. 7274K is shown at left on top, and Style No. 7273K is shown on bottom. For more information, contact Morel at 800-526-8838 or morel-france.com.||NOUVEAU PURSES ITS LIPS. With 12 styles for tween and teen girls as well as 20-something women, Nouveau’s Hot Kiss collection features laminated acetates and metal-and-acetate combinations. Designs include animal prints, neons, and florals, all boasting the Hot Kiss signature logo of etched red lips on the temple tips and studded temple accents. Style No. HK10 is shown here. For more information, contact Nouveau Eyewear at 800-292-4342 or nouveaueyewear.com.||WESTGROUPE’S KLIIK KEEPS IT LIGHT. KLiiK:denmark’s Style No. K-509 is a full-rimmed combination frame employing a stainless steel front and TR-90 temples. The lightweight frame features integrated spring hinges and colorways include purple/fuchsia, brown/chartreuse, emerald/green (shown here), and black/white. For more information, contact WestGroupe at 800-361-6220 or kliik.com.|
|OGI’S EVO-TEC FINDS THE FUTURE. Made with an innovative material that closely mimics titanium, the two new additions to Ogi Eyewear’s Evo-Tec collection include a vintage round style and a soft oval eyeshape, each available in four colors. Style No. 4804 is shown here. For more information, contact Ogi Eyewear at 888-560-1060 or ogieyewear.com.||NEW YORK EYE TURNS A NEW PAGE WITH SEVENTEEN. Targeted to tween and teen girls, the Seventeen™ eyewear collection from New York Eye‘ includes 10 new styles, made with plastics, acetate, TR-90, and stainless steel, in a range of eye shapes. The energy and intelligence of the internationally renowned magazine for girls is reflected in this collection. Style No. SV5372M is shown here. For more information, contact New York Eye at 800-221-6966 or newyorkeye.net.||WILEY X RINGS IN THE NEW YEAR. WX Arrow and WX Knife in the Climate Control™ Series combine on-trend styling with unparalleled visual acuity and protection. Wiley X’s patented removable, soft-foam Facial Cavity™ Seal blocks out wind, dust, and unwanted light. Both WX Arrow (shown here) and WX Knife come in a range of frame/lens combinations, including Black Ops™ editions and versions with Wiley X’s advanced Filter 8™ polarized lens technology. They are also available with Wiley X’s innovative Rx Rim System which expands their Rx range to +5.00D and -7.00D. For more information, contact Wiley X, Inc. at 800-776-7842 or wileyx.com.|