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Fashion brand IKKS has signed a license agreement for the design, production and distribution of a sunglasses and prescription frames collection with French company Grasset Associés. The eyewear company will introduce collections for men, women and childrenat the MIDO in Milan. IKKS and Grasset are both French which partly explains this collaboration. Apparently both companies […]

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The first version of Google Glass like we all know it now, has not become the “hot topic” it was supposed to be. The hype seems over already, the majority is not interested and Google seems to have returned to the drawing rooms to think about a new and better version. In the meantime Google […]

Marcolin and Ginko International start new company

november 4, 2014
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The Chinese market with billions of potential clients, is a major target for the eyewear industry. Yesterday Marcolin announced the founding of a new company in collaboration with the Chinese contactlens manufacturer Ginko. Both Marcolin and Ginko acquired a 50% stake in Ginlin Optical Shanghai Ltd. Co. Ginko owns contactlens brand Hydron and is, with […]

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Claire Goldsmith en Ørgreen start cooperation

september 25, 2014
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They don’t call it a merger but much more a “meeting of minds”. Both designers know each other for a long time, admire each other’s work and expect to be able to strengthen each other. Both will continue to work from their respective headquarters in London and Copenhagen but will share and support each other […]

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