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L’AMY AMERICA’S BALLY ENTERS A NEW SPHERE. For its first foray into luxury eyewear, Bally comes onto the scene with 10 suns and six ophthalmic styles for women, and 11 suns and 10 ophthalmics for men. Key styles include Style No. BY2004A, which has a unique temple inspired by Bally accessories, leather wrapped around its metal rings, and the signature detail of the mountain goat featured on its left temple tip. Colorways include black, chocolate, and eggplant. Style No. BY3000A is a double-laminate acetate frame that features the Crest and Bally logo on both temples; it’s available in black, tortoise, and brown. For more information, contact L’Amy America at 800-USA-LAMY or lamyamerica.com.
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TURA’S GEOFFREY BEENE KEEPS IT SIMPLE. Maintaining the stylish, contemporary sensibility wearers have come to expect from Geoffrey Beene, the Geoffrey Beene Eyewear collection consists of 12 ophthalmic styles for women, and 12 for men. All feature the brand’s vertical four-bar signature and they’re made with a range of materials, including plastic, metal, and combination styles. 100% of the net profits of Geoffrey Beene’s LLC fund are donated to philanthropic causes. Style No. G503 is shown here. For more information, contact Tura at 800-242-8872 or tura.com.
AVALON EYEWEAR FEELS WIRED. The WiRED Polarized Sun collection includes seven styles for men with such highlights as carbon fiber, rich handmade acetates, laser-cut metal trim accents, technical hinges, polarized lenses, and a backside anti-reflective coating. Laminates feature bone, horn, and feathered patterning, and all of the collection’s styles are Rxable, with four plastic designs and three metals. Style No. 6608 is shown here in black. For more information, contact Avalon Eyewear, Inc. at 888-767-0383 or avaloneyewear.com.
WESTGROUPE’S KLIIK STRUTS ITS STUFF. The vintage-inspired KLiik:denmark collection is now featuring cat-eye and retro shapes with patterned acetate, as well as three-dimensional designs and colorful detailing. Key styles include Style No. K-495, a ’50s-inspired, round clubmaster style that’s designed for women with petite faces, and Style No. K-494, an acetate unisex model with a laser-cut design (shown here in blue tort). For more information, contact WestGroupe at 800-361-6220 or westgroupe.com.
OGI FEELS THE EARTH MOVE. Inspired by colors and textures found in nature, the Natural Instinct series, which is part of the brand’s Evolution Collection, is characterized by earth tones, wooden textures, and handcrafted details and patterns. Key styles include Style No. 3112 (shown here on left), which boasts a P3 shape, and a wooden, brushed acetate effect, and Style No. 3113 (shown here on right), features camouflage color combinations and a semi-rectangular eyeshape. For more information, contact Ogi Eyewear at 888-560-1060 or ogieyewear.com.
MATCH CELEBRATES THE SEASON. Four new styles round out the Adrienne Vittadini collection from Match Eyewear: three ophthalmics and one sun. Drawing from the light and colors of spring, Style Nos. 1086 (shown here), 1108, and 1116 boast features including laser-etched filigree temples and keyhole detailing, and subtle Swarovski crystals. Style No. 1912, a sunwear design, is an oversized eyeshape with narrow temples and Swarovski crystals surrounding an AV logo. For more information, contact Match Eyewear at 877-88-MATCH or matcheyewear.com.
KENMARK’S LILLY PULITZER
POPS WITH COLOR. Whether they’re hitting the beach or heading out for a bike ride, Lilly Pulitzer fans will love the brand’s latest styles. Colorful striped prints define Porter—a metal front with acetate temples, and Laney and Allaire (available in June), which feature enamel rivets outside the temples. Nature lovers might appreciate the bamboo-inspired temples of Teeki (shown here in navy) and Thandie. For more information, contact Kenmark Group at 800-627-2898 or kenmarkoptical.com.
MCGEE GETS COLORFUL. Two new additions to the Vera Bradley® Girlfriends collection feature vibrant colors and flowery reminders of spring and a modified rectangular shape. Darby, a handmade acetate frame, has a solid front and wrapped endpieces; it’s available in Go Wild and Plum Crazy (shown here). Mindy, a full-rimmed metal, boasts an embossed and enamel-filled floral pattern in Jazzy Blooms and Tutti Frutti. Both styles have spring hinges. For more information, contact The McGee Group at 800-966-2020 or mcgeegroup.com.
CHARMANT’S TRUSSARDI REFRESHES FOR THE SEASON. The new sunwear collection for Spring/Summer 2013 boasts lightweight materials and designs with an urban flair. Style No. TR 12844 features a metal hinge with leather insert, and titanium Style No. 12838 has enamel accents and a striking brow line. Style No. 12918 (shown here) brings fashion-forward trends together with a classic look. Light, stylish, and metal, Style No. TR 12912 comes in black, gold, and silver. For more information, contact Charmant Group at 800-645-2121 or charmant.com/us.