The virtual interface, fully integrated with Luxottica’s state-of-the-art infrastructure, is tailormade for each customer, linked ‘intelligently’ to the entire digital aisle of 15,000 plus products within the portfolio of over 20 brands. Not only is the consumer able to access this huge selection but is also able to virtually try-on almost any product through digital scan on the tablet devices. Each frame appears on screen as it is, via the use of high-definition real-time rendering and navigable 360-degree technology that can be enlarged to magnify every detail. The consumer can take a closer look at the product and move their head around, to appraise from different angles and analyze how the frame sits on their face.
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FUNCTIONAL AND YET GLAMOROUS
Recently, Italian brand Carpisa launched its first store in India at DLF, Mall of India in New Delhi.
HOMME COLLECTION: BACK TO WORK BAGS
Hidesign’s Homme Collection Includes A Wide Range Of Functional Yet Sophisticated Range Of Work Bags, Inspired By British Edginess And French Chic
“THE JOURNEY OF INDIAN FOOTWEAR COMPONENTS INDUSTRY & THE ROAD AHEAD”
IFCOMA, which turns 28 years old has today grown in leap and bounds. It has a strength of a strength of over 300 members. y Md Sadiq, CSIR-CLRI
GST Council panel for 2-pronged strategy to curb fake invoices
The Law Committee of the GST Council has suggested a two-pronged strategy to tackle the issue of fake invoices, sources said.
SOLETHREADS: FLIP FLOPS ONLY
Solethreads is a ‘Made in India’ open footwear manufacturing and retail brand that is disrupting the category by introducing a range of innovative, quirky and in-trend flip flops for the youth.
THINGS TO CONSIDER WHILE BUYING LEATHER SHOES
Undoubtedly, leather is a material loved by many for its durability, appearance and flexibility. Owing to these features, leather footwear is widely preferred. But choosing the best one from a multitude of brands out there could be quite challenging. Gauravi Rajauriya, a graduate from Footwear Design and Development Institute, shares some tips.
CONSUMERS HAVE BECOME VERY SELECTIVE
“The pandemic has heightened health and safety concerns for manufacturing employees on-site. With this, we now face a new set of hygiene measures to ensure employee health and safety with new protocols, while continuing production and productivity,” Ishaan Sachdeva, Director, Alberto Torresi shares with S&A.
Gold jewellery demand to decline 35% in FY21: Icra
Gold jewellery demand is expected to contract by 35 per cent in volume terms this fiscal, hit by the coronavirus pandemic and high prices, according to a report. The demand is likely to see a rebound in the second half of this financial year after a poor performance in the first two quarters, ratings agency Icra said.
BD NATHANI'S MEMOIR MY JOURNEY THROUGH LALA LAND COMING IN FEBRUARY'21
The memoir, My Journey Through LaLa Land, documents the professional journey, and also dispels myths about traditional family owners in India, also known as lala. BD Nathani initiated his career as a sales executive and went to launch some of the most successful footwear and lifestyle brands in India, especially in the 90s and 2000s. The book is scheduled to be launched on 20th feb’21
YOGA & PEACE
DEEPAK CHOPRA speaks with DAAJI about the role Yoga has to play in bringing about world peace. This is an excerpt from their conversation broadcast on International Day of Peace, September 21, 2020. That documentary is available at https://heartfulness.org/en/international-day-of-peace/.
Create the habit of meditation
CHIRAG KULKARNI, Co-Founder and CMO of Medly Pharmacies in the USA, speaks with RISHIKA SHARMA about creating a regular meditation practice, so as to make it a habit. He also shares how meditation has benefited both his personal and professional life.
LiDAR MAPPING A GOLD MINE
When Consolidated Gold Mine in Dahlonega, Georgia, wanted to open more of its areas to public tours, they asked Inspired Intelligence, a family owned and operated drone business in Buford, Georgia, to help. Inspired Intelligence CEO and founder Nir Pe’er explained, “Besides drone technology, we also used new, amazing cutting-edge technology called LiDAR.
SHIA'S PRIVATE TEMPLE OF DOOM!
Indiana Jones gig derailed by abuse scandal
"Food Raconteur” Ashok Nageshwaran wants to tell you a story.
THE MAKING OF A MODEL MINORITY
Indian Americans rarely stop to ask why our entrance into American society has been so rapid—or to consider what we have in common with other nonwhite Americans.
In 2017, DR. VANDANA SHIVA spoke with KIM HUGHES about the sacredness of the Earth, the work she has been doing to bring awareness and change in the field of sustainable agriculture, and the importance of understanding our interconnectedness with Nature, and how we can change the way we eat.
How four master builders defined the path of the 2021 BMW R 18
DIAMONDS - A Luxury Gem Steeped in Fact & Fable
The diamond is one fabled gemstone! For example, google “Hope Diamond” to see all the legends associated with just this one stone said to bring misfortune to its owners.
Brown Sugaa and Medusa