IMAGEWEAR FIELDS ITS WILDFLOWER GIRLS COLLECTION. Keeping in touch with its feminine side, ImageWear’s Wildflower Girls collection boasts six styles for girls aged 6 to 14. Alyssa, Breen, Cassy, Kera (shown here in Chocolate Kiss), Lucca, and Olivia flaunt flowery embellishments and fresh colors including chic pink, aquamarine, posh purple, and brown-u-licious. For more information, contact ImageWear at 800-414-7656 or walman.com.
MCGEE’S VERA BRADLEY KIDS LINE IS A REAL TREAT. New to the Vera Bradley family of eyewear is the Kids’ collection geared to girls aged 7 to 10. The five models are offered in handcrafted layered acetates, metals, and metal-plastic combinations. Maya and Kaylee (shown in the middle in Lemon Parfait and at bottom in Boysenberry) are modern cat eyes, while Taylor (shown on top in Buttercup), Lily, and Hayley come in soft oval and rectangular eyeshapes. All styles have spring hinges and feature Vera Bradley Buttercup, Viva la Vera, Folkloric, and Boysenberry designs on the outside of the temples. For more information, contact The McGee Group at 800-966-2020 or mcgeegroup.com.
REVOLUTION MAKES A PLAYDATE WITH ITS TOY STORY
COLLECTION. Unforgettable characters from the Toy Story trilogy are the main event for Revolution’s new collection for children. Three-dimensional character embellishments adorn all 12 styles—seven for girls and five for boys—including fan favorites Woody (shown here), Buzz, Jessie, and even Mr. Potato Head. The collection includes round and square eyeshapes, and features bright, vibrant colors. For more information, contact Revolution Eyewear at 800-986-0010 or revolutioneyewear.com.
VIVID’S RETRO SHAPES COLLECTION KEEPS ITS COOL. The first six styles in the Vivid Eyewear Retro Shapes collection for tweens, teens, and adults feature are a throwback to the ’50s and ’60s. The chunky zyl frames are all handmade acetate, and most feature spring hinges (Style No. 782 shown here) and metal accents. Chic matte colors such as tortoise and black make for trendsetting looks. For more information, contact Vivid Eyewear at 800-631-0188 or Vivid-Eyewear.com.
THE TEENS ARE ALL RIGHT WITH LAFONT’S POUR LES ENFANTS. With five models for the teen set, Lafont draws inspiration from the sophistication of its adult collection while incorporating the durability and adjustability of its children’s collection. Galaxie (unisex), Gabie (for girls), and Gadget (for boys) all feature spring hinges, while Goal (for boys, shown here) and Gigi (for girls) have flexible PEI temples. They are available in four colors each, combining stainless steel and acetate. For more information, contact Lafont at 800-832-8233 or lafont.com.
FGX HITS THE BOOKS WITH BODY GLOVE. Just in time for back-to-school shopping, FGX’s Body Glove collection for boys has 22 new styles that include both semi-rimless and full-rimmed looks and are made with acetate, metal, and combinations of the two. Style No. BB118 (shown here) features a navy-on-crystal color combination with Body Glove’s signature handprint along the inside temples. For more information, contact FGX International, Inc. at 800-283-3090 or bodyglove.com.
VIVA TREATS GIRLS TO NEW CANDIE’S STYLES. Perfect for teens or petite adults, the two new styles from Candie’s feature smaller eyesizes. Adorned with a lattice heart pattern, the handmade acetate frames come in brown, plum, gray, burgundy, and black. Style C Pennie (shown here) has a soft rectangular shape, while Style C Pixie features a modified oval shape. For more information, contact Viva International Group at 800-345-VIVA or vivagroup.com.
GET WHIMSICAL WITH CHARMANT’S ESPRIT. With metal frames and spring hinges, the latest youth releases from Esprit have a seriously fun flair about them. Style No. ET17325 boasts a temple design featuring a charmlike heart wrapped around the brand’s logo and is available in red, blue, green, and purple, while Style No. ET17326 is crawling with friendly ladybugs and comes in violet, pink, brown, and blue. Style No. ET17328 (shown here) is offered in navy blue, green, brown, and blue. For more information, contact Charmant USA, A Division of Charmant Inc at 800-645-2121 or charmant-usa.com.
BOLLÉ TAPS INTO THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH. Bollé’s KIDS collection features advanced lens technology, and boasts nine styles, each specifically designed to suit the contours of children’s faces (Crown Jr. in blue fade shown here). The lightweight frames are constructed from grilamid TR-90 nylon to provide durability and flexibility, and the impact- and scratch-resistant, molded polycarbonate lenses offer 100% UVA/UVB protection and a high level of clarity. Most models feature Thermogrip™ temple tips and nosepads. For more information, contact Bollé at 800-222-6553 or bolle.com.
REM KICKS OFF THE SCHOOL YEAR WITH LUCKY KID. Five new designs from REM’s Lucky Kid collection are available in acetate or metal. Each handmade frame features Lucky Brand’s four-leaf clover logo on its temple tips and spring hinges.For girls, Dreamer has laser-cut floral temples, Beach Trip (shown on top) combines double-layered acetate and metal, and Summer boasts a floral design on a matte metallic frame. Boys can choose between Skip Day (shown at bottom), which has an acetate front and basket weave metal temples, and the full-matte metal Break Time. For more information, contact REM Eyewear at 800-423-3023 or remeyewear.com.
GIRLS JUST WANT TO HAVE FUN IN KENMARK’S THALIA GIRLS. The six new additions to the Thalia Girls collection give young wearers the tools they need to sport bright colors and fun shapes that reflect their personalities. Embellishments such as rivets, metal cutouts, and animal prints (Fiera shown here) are featured and styles come in a range of colors, shapes, and sizes. Made from metal, zyl, and combinations of the two, some of the frames also have CNC-cut patterns. For more information, contact Kenmark Group at 800-627-2898 or kenmarkoptical.com.
LINDBERG’S KID/TEEN FRAMES FLEX THEIR TITANIUM MUSCLES. With 19 models, the kid/teen eyewear collection from LINDBERG has something for everyone (Ophus shown here). The varied designs cover a range of 30 colors and come in both polished and matte options. Made from flexible and hypoallergenic titanium, they allow for a barely there, lightweight feel but can still stand up to everyday wear and tear. For more information, contact LINDBERG at 800-386-9196 or lindberg.com.