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Feeling That Carefree 1920's Vibe

I think of rounded metal frames as being historically important.  If you go back in time you will see small metal round frames were commonly used.  This was not about fashion.  It was an optical necessity required by available lens grinding technology at the time.  Back before we had thin and light lens materials made of high index plastics, there was only one material, and that was glass. Small, round or rounded frame shapes were ideal back then as they still are today for keeping prescription lenses thin and the optical acuity sharp.  This is most important for stronger prescriptions, as they tend to get heavy and the optics in the periphery will be slightly distorted if made in a...

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Daniel Brunson


Kitsilano by Etnia Barcelona

Take a classic shape and spice it up with some great color configurations and you have the Kitsilano by Etnia Barcelona.  I love the blue color and I love that Etnia made a sun clip for it with the same great mineral crystal lenses you can find in the Etnia sunglass collection.  The clip I am sporting in the picture has silver rims with a blue top bar.  The clip lenses are tinted amber and have a blue mirror.   The amber color is so soothing on the eyes and great for driving.  I love the clip as an eyewear accessory.  You can instantly change your look by popping on the clip.  There are some cool frame and clip colors to...

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Daniel Brunson