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Level Smart Glasses Have Arrived

Level smart glasses wearable

Level smart glasses have arrived from VSP Global, and we’ve got the scoop! Let’s break it down, shall we? Level began in 2015 as the Project Genesis prototype within our innovation lab, The Shop. A partnership and academic study with the renowned USC Center for Body Computing soon followed in 2016. And results of that Read More »

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5 Eyewear Trends Inspired by 2017 Oscars Fashion

Envelope blunders aside, the 2017 Oscars still managed to delight both on and off the red carpet. And as per tradition, we trained our eagle eyes to spot the hottest trends and to show you how to emulate each look with show-stopping sunglasses from Eyeconic, VSP’s in-network online eyewear store. Check out the trends below, Read More »

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5 Eyewear Trends Inspired by 2017 Golden Globes Fashion

The 2017 Golden Globes have wrapped, which means another Hollywood awards season has officially commenced! Get excited. Because in our long-standing tradition of spotting red-carpet moments here at the VSP Blog (see here, here and here), we focused our discerning eyes on Sunday’s well-heeled crowd to see what sartorial trends appeared among Hollywood’s A-List once more. So check out our Read More »

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The Incredible Story Behind the Nike Wing

We’ve talked about the Nike Wing’s debut during this summer’s games. Major media outlets like Wired covered the frame’s groundbreaking design. Now we offer an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at how this extraordinary piece of eyewear came to life. Check out this video, which spotlights the journey undertaken by Nike, Zeiss and the VSP Global innovation lab—The Shop—in developing Read More »

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5 Eyewear Trends Inspired by 2016 Emmys Fashion

The red carpet at the Emmy Awards always churns out an interesting selection of fashion choices. Consider the timing. We’re technically between sartorial seasons right now, with LA’s heatwave fending off even the faintest whisper of fall. To complicate matters, Fashion Week just wrapped in New York with the Spring 2017 collections—leaving the Primetime Emmy Awards’ red carpet in a Read More »

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Wearable Tech Breaks New Ground with Level Frames

Meet Level, the next generation of sensor-enabled eyewear produced by our innovation lab, The Shop. Formerly known as Project Genesis, the prototype is the first wearable from a healthcare company to seamlessly integrate health-tracking technology in the temple of an optical frame. One year after announcing a partnership with the University of Southern California’s Center for Body Read More »

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