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Popup Shop For Zero G Eyewear and Born In Brooklyn Spectacle Co.

Join us Saturday, Feb 29th from 10 am to 6 pm for a Popup Shop with Tom Cody, the creator and designer behind Zero G Eyewear and Born In Brooklyn Spectacle Co. Save 20% on your frame and lens purchase.Tom will be here to showcase his pieces first hand, and talk about his inspiration, while you get to shop the full collections. This is a special event that we are fortunate to be able to offer! We hope you will join us! .  [Born In Brooklyn Kensington] [Born In Brooklyn Beverly Square Sunglasses] [Born In Brooklyn Gowanus] [Born In Brooklyn 1061 Myrtle Ave] [Born In Brooklyn Brooklyn Heights]   [Zero G Empire State Sunglasses] [Zero G Santa Cruz] [Zero G...

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Daniel Brunson


Zero G & Born In Brooklyn Trunk Show Oct. 26+27

Meet eyewear designer Tom Cody at a special trunk show for Zero G and Born In Brooklyn Spectacle Co. Tom is the mastermind behind both collections. Zero G is clean and minimal, while Born In Brooklyn is bold and makes a statement. Save 20% off your entire purchase with a Care Card. Care Cards can be purchased from us for $60. Proceeds benefit Family & Children's services. When:  Oct. 26th & 27th Time:  10a - 6p both days   Click here to shop Born In Brooklyn Eyewear Click here to shop Zero G Eyewear  Click here for our Facebook Event  

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Derek Brunson


Zero G Concord

Feeling the lightness and comfort of a Zero G frame is perhaps the most pleasurable thing about this collection.  In the early years Zero G was known for their modern and sophisticated titanium designs, but in recent times designer Tom Cody has introduced a range of acetate frames.  This has enhanced the look and feel of Zero G through the addition of new colors that are now possible.  Staying true to the brand’s DNA, the screw-less hinge we have come to love on the titanium line has been reimagined and redesigned to fit the new plastic frames.  It is secured to the frame front with real rivets for added durability.  The rivet pins are visible on the front of the...

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Daniel Brunson


Gowanus by Born In Brooklyn Spectacle Co.

The latest collection to land at Hicks Brunson Eyewear is full of rich, thick acetate shapes, and sports a seven-barrel titanium hinge that was designed by Tom Cody to look like the Brooklyn Bridge.  Allow me to introduce the Gowanus frame by the Born In Brooklyn Spectacle Company.  The Gowanus frame is named after a hipster neighborhood in Brooklyn filled with studios, art galleries, trendy bars, and funky music venues.  The look of this frame totally gives me that jazzy, hip hop musician vibe.  I mean, this is exactly the thick and chunky look that someone like Questlove from the Roots would be seen wearing.   What’s that saying?  Go big or go home.  When you are looking for a...

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Daniel Brunson


Why We Carry Independent Eyewear

This is the reason we work with independent eyewear. This guy right here is the founder and designer of Zero G and Born In Brooklyn Spectacle Co. It's the people like him who come to our town to do trunk shows with us, and share their passion for eyewear that give us a relationship with a real person, not just a company. Thank you, Tom Cody, for putting so much energy and creativity into your craft. It is a pleasure to share your story and your creations with our clients and friends.  We are proud to offer your collections to our corner of the world.  

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Daniel Brunson