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Tom Davies Design School

I traveled to Dallas to participate in a Tom Davies super design school.  Much of what I learned was a great refresher from what we have been doing for several years, which is custom designing frames for our customers.  The Tom Davies Couture service allows us to take millimeter perfect measurements of our customer's head dimensions, select colors that complement their natural coloring, and then design a frame exclusively for them Tom spent a little time explaining that getting a good bridge fit  on a nose is the most complicated part of frame fitting, which is something that opticians everywhere can attest to.  Tom then gave an in-depth lesson on using his fitting templates.  These fitting templates allow us to...

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Bocca Smoking 1

[caption id="attachment_7834" align="alignright" width="560"]  [/caption]   This highly artistic and stylish frame is one of eight styles available in the "Bocca" capsule collection from designer Pascal Jaulent.  Inspired from a piece of art by Dali, this frame also pays tribute to the Yves Saint Laurent smoking suit, in clad with black varnish Richelieu shoes.  It is expected this style will be deemed an iconic piece of fashion eyewear.

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