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July 30, 2015

V Italian Concepts

October 31, 2015

Shark-lock patent eyewear by Blackfin

…a recognition of the production philosophy that the company encapsulates in the term neomadeinitaly. Nicola Del Din continues “This is also a prize for Italy and for all those who, like us, believe in the authenticity of the Italian product, a product that is made entirely in our country with a mix of elements that, in addition to quality and research, bring together our respect for people, for our origins and for the environment in which we…

January 25, 2016

A Peek Inside Victoria Beckham’s Exquisite Eyewear Factory

To show the art and process behind making eyewear, Victoria Beckham is sharing a peek inside her exquisite Italian factory. Based in Valdobbiadene, a small town 50 miles outside of Venice, the factory area is known as the home of expertly manufactured handmade Italian eyewear. Many of the factories’ craftspeople have dedicated years to learning their art and honing the unique skills required to produce the most desirable and technically…

November 30, 2015

Res/Rei 2015 Collection

RES / REI frames are handmade by experienced artisans. The Mythologies This collection finds its inspiration in the work of the ‘Memphis Collective’ during the 80’s. Founded by Italian artists and architects, the Memphis group designed postmodern objects as furniture, ceramics and fabrics featuring colourful decoration and asymmetrical shapes, with influences from the Pop Art, the Art Déco and Kitsch. These talented Italian designers were a…

May 21, 2014

Made in Italy

…ufacturing country in the worldwide eyewear market (27%) and dominates in the luxury segment (75%). The Belluno area (in the Veneto region, north-east) is the main production district in the country (accounts for over 80% of italian eyewear production), and it’s right where the first eyewear manufacturing factory was born (in a small town, Calalzo di Cadore) more than 130 years ago, in 1878. As of today, in that district there are more…

May 9, 2014

Glassing

…ssion and to believe in what you do and above all not to lose the irony of who does not take himself too seriously. They quickly emerge for their will to experiment and to create cutting edge glasses, taking advantage of the Italian expertise. They focus on innovative materials often combined in unusual ways, believe in young designers and their courage, while trust the knowledge of the best Italian factories for the production and for the…

October 7, 2014

VAVA

…ay’s post-industrial society and the growing belief of belonging to a post-human age. VAVA strive for a contemporary pared back look in conjunction with the futurism, conceptualism and purism that is associated with Techno. The spirit of VAVA is based on the same principle: VAVA is conceptual and visionary in its essence. The collection is handmade at a small family-owned Italian factory and we pride ourselves on avoiding mass production.  …

September 6, 2015

Adidas x Italia Independent Sign Deal For Adidas Originals Eyewear

German active wear brand, Adidas and Italian design company, Italia Independent, have signed a four-year long eyewear licensing deal. The agreement details the production and distribution for Adidas Originals eyewear, which will be released globally in January of 2016. The two companies are no stranger to partnering on new releases, collaborating just last year on the Adidas Originals ZX Flux sneaker collection. The two brands also came…

Black Optical x Jacques Marie Mage American Bison Collection

…s for your new fashion solution, dubbed the American Bison Collection. The assortment features a selection of three designs, expertly made in Japan, and wrapped in American bison leather. The unique texture is a result of an Italian craft process that shrinks the leather by 30% to produce a beautiful, pebbled grain. All of the leather in the collection is ecologically sourced from bison ranches, ensuring that no part of the animal is left to…

August 6, 2015

Italia Independent

…“Be Independent means writing one’s own story every day. ” Italia Independent is a creative and stylish brand for independent people which blends fashion and design, tradition and innovation. Italia Independent seeks to update Made in Italy by revisiting the classic icons, operating in the eyewear field creating lifestyle products belonging to different sectors, to export the Italian style into a global world.  …