Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Armani Claims to Have Turned Eyewear in Fashion Accessory

"Giorgio Armani turned eyewear into a fashion accessory by having the 'courage to say no to what sells,'" so claims a post on Yahoo!OMG. "The designer launched his signature and Emporio Armani eyewear collections for spring during Milan Fashion Week over the weekend. Giorgio is a pioneer in turning eyewear into a fashion accessory. He recalled the struggle he faced getting the industry to accept his initial feelings about fashionable styles.  'The eyewear industry struggled to accept my intuitions about fashion, round frames, for example," Giorgio recalled to WWD. 'At the beginning, a lot of people didn’t understand them, but you must have the courage to say no to what sells and to imagine what could sell.' To mark the launch of the new lines Giorgio hosted a party in Milan on Saturday night with the new distributor for the lines luxury eyewear company the Luxottica Group." Read more.

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