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Be Bold. Be You.

Be bold.  Be you in this amazing oversized red frame by Face A Face.  Readers of this blog know that I have raved in the past about the use of aluminum for an eyeglass frame.  I have spoken with eyewear designer Pascal Jaulent about his choice of aluminum.  You can view our conversation where I caught up with him in New York at International Vision Expo in the video at the bottom of this post.  When talking about aluminum, he exclaimed that it is twice as light as titanium, which makes this material such a nice one to work with.   As an optician, I have noticed that it is such a pleasure to work with.  If you fall asleep...

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90's Style Microsunglasses On Trend

Andy Wolf along with Etnia Barcelona and a host of other eyewear designers have fallen in love with 90's style inspiration.  Think Trinity, Neo, and Morpheus from the Matrix.   The Florence pictured below is our current favorite manifestation of this trend that shows no sign of slowing down this season.     Click here to shop the Florence by Andy Wolf   

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Alium Fit 4 by Face a Face

The Alium series from Face A Face continues to impress with subtle Parisian Chic detailing and comfortably fitting designs.  The Alium Fit 4 model is a nice minimal metal design.  This versatile look will go with you from the boardroom to your casual lunch on the weekend.     Click here to shop the Alium Fit 4

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Tom Davies Sunglasses

We had so much fun on this shoot.  Alisha is wearing new Tom Davies cat-eye sunnies in titanium in black and silver.  This shape is so flattering and looks so good on women.  It is also available in red and gold.   I am wearing a new Tom Davies navigator shape in black titanium with a matte gray acetate insert rims.  All Tom Davies frames are made from titanium, which is nice because titanium is the lightest strongest metal.  

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