Twenty-five years of gold

Celebrating 25 years of championing the visionaries of the eyewear industry, the 2019 Silmo d’Or Awards were awarded in glittering style at the Pavillon d’Armenonville in central Paris, complete with champagne, fireworks and even a plastic ball bath!

Here are the winners: 

  • Frame technological innovation – Freisicht with ‘Avantgarde’ 
  • Children – Opal with ‘Tartine & chocolat TC AA353’ 
  • Optical frames ‘fashion’ – Marni with ‘ME2632’ Marchon 
  • Sunglasses ‘fashion’ – Sonia Rykiel with ‘Endless Summer’ L’Amy 
  • Sport – Safilo with ‘Attackmag MTB’ by Smith 
  • Contact Lenses – Johnson & Johnson Vision for Acuvue Oasys with Transitions 
  • Lenses – Novacel with ‘Variovid Volterra’ 
  • Material/Equipment – BBGR with its personal light sensivitity meter, Lumiz 100’ 
  • Optical frame ‘eyewear designer’ – Tarian with ‘Graphic’ 
  • Sunglasses ‘eyewear designer’ – Caroline Abram with ‘Divine’ 
  • Low vision – Voxiweb with ‘Voxione 
  • Special Jury Prize 1 – Jacques Marie Mage with ‘Loewy’ 
  • Special Jury Prize 2 – Lightbird with ‘Planet’ 
  • Special Jury Prize ‘visual health’ – Abeye with ‘Lexilens 
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