OT speaks to eyewear companies at 100% Optical about their fashion predictions for frame trends in 2015.
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From Blade Runner to The Force Awakens, How Sci-Fi Influences Fashion To dress the characters in this rainy, noir-inspired drama, costume designers Michael Kaplan and Charles Knode drew inspiration from both 1940s silhouettes (perfect for Sean Young's femme fatale, Rachael) and emerging trends of retro-futurism and [...]
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5 statement sunglasses from Gentle Monster that best represent key Fall/Winter 2017 menswear trends In an industry dominated by European giants such as Luxottica, Gentle Monster is probably one of the most popular Asian eyewear brands to date, with earnings of US$160 million in 2015. The brand, which was founded in 2011 by Hankook Kim and Jae Oh, [...]
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Up Close & Personal With Nancy Zhang, China's Youngest Female Billionaire Although she doesn't hold an official title at JD.com, the largest e-commerce venture in the country, she has become closely involved in building its fashion and luxury portfolios since marrying Richard in 2015, and today, thanks in no small part to [...]
Milan Fashion Week: Trends Are Out, Meta References Are In The larger-than-life spirit of Milan has always been enough to prevent jaded editors from falling into a mid-fashion month slump, but for S/S'18 you'd be hard-pressed to pick out the seasonal cluster of trends to knot together the Italian city's [...]
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Happy Birthday Amitabh Bachchan: Decoding Big B's style bulletin Effortless style which is ageless, season-less and trend-neutral — these phrases strike the mind when one sits down to dissect Amitabh Bachchan's brush with fashion, which has inspired and continues to inspire actors, stylists, artists and everyone [...]
A key factor in the growth of wearables will be how successful vendors are in making their products appealing to consumers, IDC said. All types of wearables, including smart watches, smart clothing, footwear and eyewear, saw a 171% increase in shipments in 2015, reaching a total of 78 million devices, IDC recently reported. Fitbit led the market for fitness bands and smartwatches in 2015, with 21 million devices shipped, IDC said. Fitbit makes the Blaze smartwatch as well as a fashion-oriented wristband, the Alta , but has mainly been known for fitness tracking. It also supports a corporate wellness program where some companies offer employees free Fitbit devices, in an attempt to improve employee fitness and.
Valentino has signed an eyewear licensing agreement with Luxottica Group. According to WWD , the luxury fashion brand's licensing agreement with the Italian eyewear company will go into effect January of 2017. Valentino was previously under contract with Marchon, another eyewear company that produced and distributed all... Luxottica Group, one of the world's largest eyewear titans, boasts a roster of proprietary brands like Oakley and Ray-Ban, and licenses numerous luxury fashion brands for eyewear including Burberry, Prada, Dolce &.
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PSFW 2016: Upping the style ante Ansari paid special attention to design entire looks for the models — from custom made glasses, dangly earrings ... which was a continuation of her capsule Fashion Pakistan Week (FPW) Winter Fiesta collection 2015. Both collections were built on ... [...]
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Five Miami Fashion Instagrams You Need to Follow And though there are plenty of fashion blogs filling our vernacular with the latest trends, we're most excited about these ... She was, after all, one of New Times' 2015 People of Miami and is founder and creative director of Style Mafia, one of Miami's ... [...]
Fendi says time is right for expansion of watch sales in China Despite the global economic slowdown, Italian luxury fashion house Fendi SRL is strengthening its presence ... adding that Chinese customers are very mature, conscious of trends and willing to spend money buying luxury goods worldwide. [...]
Face fashion market hots up with arrival of new optical chain from Australia Glasses ... mid 2015, eye exams for this age group have jumped from 209 to 902 per week, and a third of the 30,677 youngsters tested bought glasses. But Thompson said competition for discretionary spending was growing "whether it's for face fashion ... [...]
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In Milan, the fashion ‘dream’ lives on A lot of that is due to the work of Carlo Capasa, president of the Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana (the Italian chamber of fashion ... 2015, up 1.4 per cent on 2014, and is projected to rise 2.6 per cent in the year to come. If the figures included ... [...]
Sep 5, 2017 | By BenedictBelgian startup W.R. Yuma is using 3D printing to make sunglasses made from plastic waste. The stylish 3D printed sunglasses are made from car dashboards, soda bottles, and even refrigerators.Green energy, recycling, saving the planet… these are all undoubtedly good things, but it’s not often you’ll hear them described as “cool.” Maybe by high school science teachers, but that hardly counts.But what if the recycling of plastic waste could make you, well, actually...
The larger-than-life spirit of Milan has always been enough to prevent jaded editors from falling into a mid-fashion month slump, but for S/S’18 you’d be hard-pressed to pick out the seasonal cluster of trends to knot together the Italian city’s eclectic brands. Instead, one of the few commonality to be drawn between the headline shows (Gucci, Dolce, Versace et al) was that each brand seemed intent upon exaggerating, riffing upon and endlessly referencing their particular fashion DNA over any...
London's semi-annual fashion week is an excellent hunting ground for brilliant new designers. This month's Spring/Summer 2018 presentations highlighted new talents who've emerged in the last couple of years.Credit: Andfotography.comRoberta Einer SS18 collection shown at London Fashion Week, September 2017Womenswear designer Roberta Einer launched her eponymous label in September 2015. The Tallinn, Estonia native worked as an assistant designer at Balmain following fashion college. For her...