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IN THE KIDS’ ZONE. Wiley X, Inc. makes its debut in the youth market with Youth Force™ Sports Protective Eyewear, which meets ASTM F 803 standards, uses the company’s DIGIFORCE™ digital lens technology, and comes in four Rxable frames: WX Flash (shown), WX Victory, WX Fierce, and WX Gamer, and 12 eye-catching colors. wileyx.com, 800-776-7842
|DESIGN GALLERY Vanni, Surfing in violet mock rock Four fresh ophthalmic collections are blooming: Tanagram, Swing, Surf-ing, and Colours. The Sunshine suns collection is characterized by oversized feminine or chunky masculine acetates with deep splashes of color. 800-876-3937, mydesigngallery.com.||ZYLOWARE EYEWEAR, Stetson Slims, 317 Lightweight comfort and a durable zyl frame characterize Stetson Slims, which can accommodate progressives. There are three styles: full-rimmed 315; contemporary rectangular 316; and 317 that features an updated sheet metal frame with flexible tortoise temples. 800-765-3700, zyloware.com.||GRAMERCY EYEWEAR, JDO Core, Plus is + in bleu Each frame in the Jacques Durand Occhali (JDO) Core collection comes with a card showing the country of origin and artisan. The 56 models in seven to nine colorways are made in France and Italy. 917-855-8235, gramercyeyewear.com.||LENSPEN, Peeps A compact cleaner for eyeglasses and sunglasses, Peeps™ from LensPen‘ features a retractable goat-hair brush and arms with carbon cleaning tips, which can be used up to 500 times. 877-608-0868, lenspen.com.||OKO EYEWEAR GROUP, distributed by RED88 Eyewear Distributing, Inc., Oko by Oko Paris, Biz 7 The butterfly-shaped Biz 7 for women and dynamic Biz 8 for men each come in four colors. Traditional acetate combines with color plates of M49 Mazzucchelli Bio-Acetate. 888-716-2020, oko-eyewear.com.||SWISS EYEWEAR GROUP, Marc Stone, M2508A in mat crystal with revo blue mirror lenses Stunning wood finishes on acetate, wearable panto-shaped frames with retro-inspired clip-ons, and stainless steel with discrete side shields and slightly heavier rims are the Ï€hallmarks of the new Marc Stone line. 011-41-044-5335870, swisseyeweargroup.com.|
|CLEARVISION OPTICAL, PuriTi, 308 This 100% titanium collection offers three new frames: 307 boasts a narrow front and subtle textured accents, 308 has a softer eye shape with thin temples, and 309 is a semi rimless navigator. 800-645-3733, cvoptical.com.
||SPY, Dale Jr. 88, Admiral Designed to NASCAR champion Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s specs, five styles-Admiral, Dirty Mo, McCoy, General, and Farrah (for women), are available with Happy Lens™ and Trident polarization. 855-655-8980, spyoptic.com.
||ESCHENBACH OPTIK OF AMERICA, Readers Lightweight readers come in either a rectangular shape in anthracite or small oval in purple with zippered leatherette cases. Available in seven powers (+1.00D to +4.00D), the readers have a one-year warranty. ECPs receive a free display with purchase of 10 frames. 800-487-5389, eschenbach.com.||COSTA, Tern in coconut fade with gray lenses Two styles make landfall: Seapoint classic aviator and Tern with a sleek rectangular shape. Both have no-slip Hydrolite nosepads and can be customized with gray, copper, or amber 580P™ lenses. 800-447-3700, costadelmar.com.
||WESTGROUPE, FYSH, F-3526 in nude This modern, square cateye comes in four funky colors of nude, black, purple, and gray torte tortoise pattern along the brow bar and temples conveys a dramatic look without being too over-the-top. 800-361-6220, fyshuk.com.
|OGI EYEWEAR, Seraphin, Aspen Sophisticated elegance prevails in this updated cat eye. Made from delicate yet strong Japanese titanium, Aspen comes in rich hues of black, white, burgundy, and blue. 888-560-1060, ogieyewear.com.||EASTERN STATES EYEWEAR, Chantal Thomass, CT 14014 The lingerie-inspired brand reveals five acetates that revolve about subtle bowtie accents. Brocade and animal prints make a bold statement for the upswept cat eyes and modified rectangular shapes. 800-645-3710, eseyewear.com.||CLASSIQUE EYEWEAR, Kingsley Rowe, Phoenix in Olive. Designed with the brand’s signature hexnut, the brand-new spring Kingsley Rowe collection features six styles in Mazzucchelli acetate and stainless steel for an updated ’70s look. 866-604-5700, classique-eyewear.com.||TURA, Ted Baker, B615. Four vintage suns boast rich acetate and metal combos. The B589 subtle cat eye for women comes in tokyo tortoise and gold or black and gold. B615 for men features a metal top bar in blue tortoise or tortoise laminate on grass green. 800-242-8872, tura.com.||NIKE VISION, MARCHON EYEWEAR, Kevin Durant, NJ 5530 KD. The adult unisex NK 7230 KD offers a square shape in lightweight acetate. For teens and adults with petite faces, NJ 5530 KD has spring hinges and an occipital fit temple. 800-645-1300, marchon.com.||GULDEN OPHTHALMICS, Spec-Deck. When the doctor or technician says, “œtake off your eyeglasses,” the patient can put them in Gulden Ophthalmics’ Spec-Deck™ Exam Room Eyeglass Holder. Made from durable, easy-to-clean plastic resin with a soft inner pad, it comes in white, beige, and steel grey. 215-884-8105, guldenophthalmics.com.|
|SAFILO USA, SAFILO, SA 6021 The collections formerly known as Elasta and Emozioni both by Safilo have been rebranded simply as SAFILO, with 12 new styles. The three women’s and five men’s ophthalmics sport the Elasta 80 hinge, which commemorates Safilo’s 80th anniversary this year. The proprietary hinge features a temple closing mechanism that has been further scaled down for ultra-lightweight and longer-lasting hardware. 800-631-1188, safilo.com.||MOREL, Lightec Sun, 7627L Four new styles with injected TR-90 and stainless steel also feature polarized category 3 nylon lenses, fitted flush to the frame. Rubber endtips make the frames even more comfortable. Shapes comprise two wraparounds, a high rectangle, and a pilot. 800-526-8828, morel-france.com.||THE MCGEE GROUP, Vera Bradley Readers, Libby Wearers can read in style with temple patterns of Moon Blooms or Ink Blue on the rectangular Monica with curved endpieces or the retro-inspired Libby with a thicker eyerim, metallic hinge pins, and a crystal-gradient fade. 800-966-2020, mcgeegroup.com.||L’AMY AMERICA, The Vision, MemoryMetal, V217 (Temple Collection) MemoryMetal Temple features a youthful design and narrower B measurement while the more conservative, progressive-friendly MemoryMetal has a full bridge. Both are hypoallergenic and corrosion-resistant. 800-243-6350, lamyamerica.com.||LUXOTTICA, Versace Signature, VE 3203 Inspired by the ready-to-wear accessory collection, this eyewear features a refined triple Medusa motif and daring studs in acetate. The VE 4281 suns feature a feminine square shape with fine temples and ophthalmic VE 3203 boasts a glamorous retro profile. 800-422-2020, luxottica.com.||MARCOLIN USA, Dsquared2 Eyewear, Ophelia The limited-edition Ophelia sunglass stops traffic with leaf-shaped fronds of jumbo jewels in smoked topaz and crystal. Cat-eye Elisabeth is decked out in clear crystals. The men’s ophthalmic Tanabe has a square shape with monochrome black, brown horn, or striped gray. 800-345-8482, marcolin.com.|