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Tom Davies TDH 019 Horn Eyewear

All of our Tom Davies natural horn eyewear is designed by Tom Davies himself at his London factory.  This model was designed with titanium temples for comfort and a superior fit that is easily adjustable to a variety of sizes.   For those who desire the perfect custom fit, we also offer Tom Davies Bespoke service.  This allows us to have the frame custom made to the wearers head size.   

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Daniel Brunson


The T.S. Eliot Look in Natural Horn

Last fall I wrote about a nice little round shape with a flat top rim that I dubbed the T.S. Eliot look.  Eliot was one of the 20th century’s major poets who was very quotable.  You can read more about him and his eyewear at my post here.  He once said, “You are the music while the music lasts.”  I love that quote because to me a well-made piece of eyewear that is handcrafted from natural horn is the result of a musical symphony between nature and human design.  I am writing about the T.S. Eliot look again because Tom Davies has decided to recreate this shape in a frame from his buffalo horn range.  When I saw this shape...

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Daniel Brunson


Tim Gunn Talks Eyewear Trends

In this short video fashion expert Tim Gunn takes us through what he calls the frame game.  He shows us five frame trends to help get you started on updating your frame wardrobe.  I have included an example of each frame trend from the Hicks Brunson Eyewear catalogue.  I agree with Tim that adding Transitions lenses to any of these frames is a no brainer.  They offer function and fashion so you will always look and feel your best.        Modern Round  This frame has been gaining popularity over the last few years, and according to Tim they are here to stay.  I quite agree.   The Masunaga 048 in tortoise shell is a great example of a...

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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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