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Taste of NYC: Spotting Dom Vetro

  A new spotting and a new find. I love unique accessories and the fine details they display, so when I ran into Ashley Bezamat on the corner of Mott and Prince Streets, I couldn’t help but notice his sunglasses designed by Dom Vetro. These glasses are on the top of my wish list this season. I have always loved my Persols, but Dom Vetro is a clear winner for their slick, minimalist designs that are handmade to give you the perfect fit for your face. Case in point: Ashley’s sunglasses look like they were custom made precisely for his visage. And actually, Dom Vetro glasses are handmade by master craftsmen in the Italian Alps–an area in Italy where they have been specializing in glasses production for hundreds of years....

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SoHo Holiday Market

@DomVetro nearly sold out of our new line at the SoHo Holiday Market on Saturday, thanks to the lure of caramelized French pastries and hungry holiday shoppers looking for original gifts.  We were joined by other members of the community, including Canele by Celine, MpowerD, Luci, and our friends at Mantry. 'Tis the season!

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Brand Authenticity in Eyewear

In an industry where brands try and "appear" to be authentic, Dom Vetro is pioneering a genuine and true approach to sourcing and selling its products.  This is an interesting article on the state of affairs in eyewear brands today. Luxottica Sees Itself As King, Raising Questions About Brand Authenticity Today more than 80% of major eyewear brands, including the world’s No. 1 seller, Ray-Ban, are designed and retailed (over 7,000 stores US alone) by Luxottica, raising questions about brand authenticity, price and customer choice.  More than 500 million people don Luxottica’s products and CEO Andrea Guerra insists that “customers have the brand choice for their lifestyle,” and that it’s prevalent in their offering: “Luxottica has been able to deliver...

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