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SBShades Trunk Show with Stevie Boi & Fashion in the Square

SBShades Trunk Show with Stevie Boi & Fashion in the SquareSaturday, Oct. 13th @ 2-6pm The Runway Tulsa Fall 2018 Fashion Show is almost here!  From 11am-1pm we will have models wearing our latest styles in the garden (near Starbucks and Wild Fork). And from 2-6pm we will be hosting an exclusive pop-up trunk show featuring SBShades.  You can shop the collection and meet the designer for 1 day only!  Then later that night, go check out the fashion show in the area next to Grand Vin, and see SBShades being showcased on the runway!  It's gonna be fabulous! Stevie Boi is an American fashion designer, actor and founder of the luxury eye-wear line & Brand SBShades.  Stevie has designed eye-wear for stars such...

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Derek Brunson


Masunaga Aviator Sunglasses

Masunaga optical out of Fukui, Japan, has a long history in the eyewear business--over 110 years, to be more specific--so they know a thing or two about designing some absolutely stunning eyewear. The sunglasses our model is wearing are style 9001, a terrific aviator style that features gradient brown tinted lenses with a gold flash-mirror, which sets of nicely against the tortoise eye-rim and rose gold double-bar bridge and temples. See below for a closer look at this classic style.   Click here to shop the 9001 in our web-store Click here to see the rest of the Masunaga collection

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Derek Brunson


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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Daniel Brunson


Punk Him 2 by Face A Face

Rock n' Roll!  This week I'm showcasing Punk Him 2 by Face A Face. These sunglasses, with their red plaid and silver studs,  have an edgy style and energy fit for Dicky Barrett of The Mighty Mighty Bosstones. Punk rock and ska all the way to the core, Punk Him 2 was created by actually layering plaid fabric in-between the front and back sections, made from zyl-acetate, giving the frame a depth and texture that just can't be matched with other techniques. While wearing the frame I noticed that it felt light and comfortable while still offering good coverage. The lens has a brown gradient tint with a backside anti-glare coating. I also felt like doing a stage-dive, but as...

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Derek Brunson