By Jillian Urcelay

  REVO has partnered with world-renowned adventurer and best-selling author Bear Grylls to develop a line of co-branded sunglasses that cater to an active lifestyle which is expected to fully launch in spring 2019.

2  MARCOLIN GROUP has announced the early renewal of its licensing agreement for the design, production and worldwide distribution of Timberland optical frames and sunglasses until December 2023.

3  SAFILO has appointed Connie Lai Sin Ching as senior commercial head of APAC and Greater China.

4  MARCHON EYEWEAR and Victoria Beckham Ltd., have entered into an exclusive long-term global licensing agreement for sunwear and optical eyewear.

5  PAWS ‘N’ CLAWS EYEWEAR has entered into the Canadian marketplace, and a portion of proceeds from Paws ‘N’ Claws Eyewear Canada will benefit the Canadian Federation of Humane Societies.

6  BLACKFIN has announced that it will continue its philanthropic work with the Andrea Bocelli Foundation.

7  MARCHON EYEWEAR and Nike Vision have teamed up again with two-time NBA Finals MVP and back-to-back world champion Kevin Durant for his 2018 KD Eyewear Collection.

8  DITA EYEWEAR has announced a new collaboration with Dita Von Teese to bring a fresh twist to eyewear with a bridgeless CatEye frame.

9  SAFILO has recommitted its longstanding support to Special Olympics, the global nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming the lives of people with intellectual disabilities, with a new three-year partnership.