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Face ā Face Trunk Show Saturday, Aug 17th

We would like to invite you to a special showing of one of our premier collections, Face ā Face eyewear, which has nearly any color you can imagine in fun and lively shapes that are sure to flatter and make an impression everywhere you go! We will have the full collection available to see, including some new styles that are already in high demand, so come take a look while you've got the chance! This event will take place on Saturday, August 17th, 2013 at our Utica Square location in Tulsa.      

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Varilux S Series Digital Progressive Lenses

With it's cutting edge design, unique manufacturing process, and innovative technology, Varilux S Series lenses offer improved retinal image matching, Never before achieved stability in motion, spatial perception and faster visual reaction time. The Varilux S Series lenses were ranked #1 on every lens feature by real patients in independent studies. Three groundbreaking technologies underlie the extraordinary benefits of new Varilux S Series lenses: -Nanoptix Technology: A breakthrough technology that virtually eliminates "swim" (a progressive lens' tendency to distort vision and cause unnatural movement of objects around the periphery when viewing through the reading zone of the lens) when compared to other premium progressive lenses. -SychronEyes Technology: A powerful, innovative technology that integrates prescription data from both eyes into each...

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Zero G Eyewear and Tom Cody

Last week we were fortunate to meet with the creator of Zero G Eyewear; Tom Cody. Tom Cody (left) with Hicks Brunson Eyewear Store Manager: Daniel Brunson. Zero G Titanium refers to "zero gravity" or "weightlessness". This exclusive collection focuses on classic, modern, and timeless shapes in rich colors and unique patterns. Designed in California and handcrafted in Japan, Zero G is created with style, balance, comfort, and weightlessness in mind. All Zero G frames are hypoallergenic, 40% lighter than stainless-steel, and cut from a single sheet of surgical-grade titanium. The unique hinge system is designed without screws or solder-points and the spindle is guaranteed not to loosen or fall out - a guarantee unique to Zero G. All frames...

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MASUNAGA Eyewear Now Here!

We're excited to announce we now have MASUNAGA eyewear on display! The following is the story of Masunaga from "Fukui, Japan is one of the three largest production regions for optical frames in the world, along with China and Italy.  97% of Japanese-made optical frames are manufactured in Fukui.  Masunaga Optical premiered the production of eyeglasses in Fukui in 1905.  The company founder Gozaemon Masunaga brought in skilled craftsmen from Osaka and Tokyo with the ambition of setting the optical industry solidly in place in Fukui. He entered into the industry the hard way, and at first the eyeglasses manufactured in Fukui were regarded to be third-rate in the world.  In order to raise the quality standards of the...

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Bocca by Face a Face

[caption id="attachment_7394" align="aligncenter" width="560"] Bocca Rock 2 in red[/caption] The first Bocca design was originally inspired by the Mae West Lips couch by Salvador Dalli.  Designer Pascal Jaulent made the temple arms look like legs with sexy heels on the tips.  There were only 200 made in the first limited edition design.  Jaulent has since gone on to create the capsule collection with several new variations on the original design all with legs for temples. [caption id="attachment_7863" align="aligncenter" width="560"] Bocca Smoking 1[/caption] Bocca Smoking 1 was made with the guys in mind. With a more masculine approach to this frame, the shape is squared off and the legs have been fitted for oxford shoes with red socks.  This style was...

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