1. Hong Kong Optical Fair: Smart Glasses, Fashion...

    Todd Tai | 26 November 2014

    A massive 14,000 buyers from 99 countries travelled to attend the 22nd HKTDC Hong Kong Optical Fair, from the 5–7 November at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The annual Fair is co-organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council... Read More

  2. 4Contra1 High Fashion with a Twist

    Melanie Kell | 26 November 2014

    The petite Spanish woman sitting in front of me at Silmo, among glass skulls adorned with brightly coloured eyewear, is Lucia Perez. She is the creative and entrepreneurial mind behind the brand 4Contra1, which is symbolised by the Celtic triskele, a... Read More

  3. Hip Frames for Cool Kids

    Melanie Kell | 26 November 2014

    Glasses – whether optical or sun – offer children significant developmental advantages.Children who require vision correction will benefit both in their educational and social development by wearing prescribed glasses. All children will benefit... Read More

  4. The Art of Colour & Design

    Melanie Kell | 28 October 2014

    There’s a new world of eyewear out there and it’s all about colour. The aisles of SILMO 2014 were glowing with pinks, oranges, reds, greens, yellows and blues. Fluoros, crystals, opaques, solid gloss and matt. You name it, every colour under the... Read More

  5. Revo Eyewear Reaching for the Stars

    Michelle Hauschild | 28 October 2014

    The US space program and space travel has changed almost every aspect of the world around us – from LED lights to vehicle tracking devices and surgical implants. Surprising to some may be the fact that space research has also influenced sunglass... Read More

  6. Lightec Light on the Face; Heavy on Awards

    Melanie Kell | 26 September 2014

    The French owned eyewear brand Lightec has been internationally lauded and awarded for its simple yet highly technical construction, sophisticated design and comfort. mivision spoke to Lightec’s lead designer, Jean-Baptiste Bouvier to gain an... Read More

  7. Adventure into Sports Eyewear

    Melanie Kell | 26 September 2014

    Performance eyewear needs to be ultra-tough, flexible and comfortable. It needs to offer the extreme athlete optimal vision and protect from UVA/UVB rays. Lightweight, heat resistant and ergonomically designed to fit without slip… and it needs to look... Read More

  8. Rxable Sunglasses Making Sales in the Lucky...

    Melanie Kell | 23 August 2014

    Many of the 61 per cent of people living in Australia and New Zealand, who require vision correction, could do with a pair of prescription sunglasses. For young and old, active or sedentary, the advantages of having a pair of Rxable sunglasses are obvious.... Read More

  9. Safilo Celebrates 80 Years

    Melanie Kell | 23 August 2014

    As Safilo celebrates 80 years, we look back on how this Italian company has grown to be one of the world’s largest manufacturers of luxury, fashion and sports eyewear, selling to over 80,000 retail stores across the globe. When Australia’s own... Read More

  10. The Secret Behind Quality Polarised Sunglasses

    Melanie Kell | 29 July 2014

    Spring is just around the corner and as optical retailers it’s time to give consideration to the summer collections you’re going to promote to your customers next season. With their ability to block blinding glare polarised sunglasses come into... Read More

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