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Tom Davies Horn Collection

I am so excited about our new Tom Davies buffalo horn frames that recently arrived at the store.  My favorite one is model TDH004.  It’s the color.  It is a beautiful variation of beige, brown, and caramel that flows from top to bottom on the frame front.  This design is a triple laminated front, meaning that three horn sheets were actually laminated together to produce a single piece.  That is how a lighter coloration was made on the front and the colors then become darker on the inlay portion closest to the face.  The temples are black and come from Indian water buffalo.  Most of the colors in the horn collection come from Indian horn, while the white color comes...

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Tom Davies - Horn

Our Face of The Week is Billy. He's wearing his round eyeglasses by TD Tom Davies, made from Asian Water Buffalo Horn and layered into a laminate of different colors. The shape of these specs are a classic round, and this particular style bears a striking resemblance to the eyeglasses worn by famed Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier during the mid-20th-century.  Looking good, Billy! Click here to shop Tom Davies

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63rd Anniversary Trunk Show

Shop. Sip. Save. Tom Davies Trunk Show We are celebrating sixty three years in Utica Square in May, and you are invited to celebrate with us by attending our trunk show for Tom Davies Eyewear.  Choose from hundreds of ready-to-wear and limited edition frames while sipping on wine and tasting hors d'oeuvres.  You may also want us to make a Bespoke frame for you.  For those of you unfamiliar with Bespoke, it is a way for you to have a frame tailored to fit you perfectly and made to measure in custom colors that compliment your natural coloring.  Having your frame custom made has become very popular at Hicks Brunson Eyewear, and our trunk shows are a great time to...

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Tom Davies Classic Horn Eyewear

The new Tom Davies horn pieces are classic, simple, and pure. For #framefriday I am wearing a limited edition clubman style horn piece.  My apologies for the sideways pic if you are reading this from a mobile device.  The material, which is from Indian water buffalo, is 35% lighter than acetate and is hypoallergenic. Since the temple tips are also made of horn this is a great material for sensitive skin. When paired with the gold titanium rims here, it reminds me of the classic styles of the 50's and 60's that donned the pages of catalogues of such manufacturers as Art-Craft Optical, Viennaline and Victory Optical.

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Frame Of The Week: Tom Davies Buffalo Horn Eyewear

I have become fascinated with Buffalo horn eyewear as of late, and the current object of my fascination is this perfectly cut classic style from Tom Davies.  This frame was beautifully cut from Asian Water buffalo horn.  What I find so nice about Buffalo horn eyewear is that it has the look of the heavier classic acetate frames, but the feel is oh so light and comfortable.  This is because horn is 35% lighter than acetate.  The best part is that all the horn frames in the collection are available with the full Bespoke service. This frame may be viewed in our web-store by clicking here.  

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