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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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HBE Story In GTR Newpapers

I had a nice conversation with Emily Ramsey of Greater Tulsa Reporter Newspapers last month.  She wanted to feature a story on the history of Hicks Brunson Eyewear in Tulsa to be published in the Midtown Monitor and other community papers.  The issue went to print this week, and I am thrilled with how it turned out.  In the story I discuss our community service involvement through our partnership with Youth Services of Tulsa, and our history in the optical community as one of the pioneers of luxury eyewear in Tulsa.   I also got to talk about the direction we are going with independent eyewear, and how that philosophy helps us serve our clients with frames that fit better...

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Fathers Day Eyewear Gift Guide

In this post I am going to highlight four possible eyewear gift ideas; a pair of sunglasses, eyeglasses, ready-made reading glasses, and ready-made reading sunglasses.  I will start with the sunglasses. Sunglasses.  One of the coolest sunglasses I have seen in some time now is the Vinson by Leisure Society, and dad is sure to agree! [caption id="attachment_16516" align="alignright" width="543"] Image Source:[/caption] According to the Leisure Society company website this frame is "A vintage inspired “glacier glass” with reverence to the great mountain explorers who took on the ultimate opponent—nature. The round shape incorporates leather blinders at the sides, which protect the eyes by blocking the sun’s rays and harsh wind, similar to what would have been worn by...

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