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SEP 2017

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Page 49 of 99 VCPN 48 September 2017 By John Sailer Unveiled in a hidden room to a select few at this year's MIDO eyewear show in Milan, the new SAFILO eyewear collection is launching this autumn in designs that combine advanced hinge technology with acetate, metal or titanium along with interchange- able modular parts that ensure a customized fit for any face. e 16 styles for men celebrate Italian manufacturing, starting with their names that include Calibro, Canalino, Buratto, Lastra, and Bussola. A range of classic colors include vintage havana and subtle tones of black, brown and gray. FIT FOR ANY FACE Picking up on the company's trailblazing history in which it introduced the iconic Elasta hinge 40 years ago, the SAFILO eyewear collection's new hinge features a titanium body and an innovative system of double springs that the company has tested out to a range of 15 years of durability. e hinge mecha- nism involves six components, one seamless cylindrical titanium body, one stem, two miniatur- ized harmonic steel springs and two anti-cam-out Teflon-coated screws. e new hinge allows the temples to adapt to the unique shape of every face, while the dis- tinctive tubular section enhances the flexibility of the temples. To further ensure a fit that can be customized to any face size and shape, the new designs New Collection Brings Safilo Back to Brand Eye we a r & F a s h i o n Launching this season, the new SAFILO EYEWEAR COLLECTION brings the iconic company back to its artisanship roots.

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