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Face A Face Meyer 2

I have been in love with Face A Face eyewear since I first saw it way back in March of 2009.  Sure I have been more in love with their designs in some years and less in love in other years, but this new release is something special.  I want to share with you a little sunglass they created called Meyer.  I can only imagine the inspiration could have come from modern architecture and 60's eyewear style.  I really love the vibe.   Click on any of the images to shop this look!  

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Daniel Brunson


Putting Your Transitions Lenses In The Freezer

Have you ever been told that Transitions lenses need to be put into the freezer in order to be “Activated”?  This myth just doesn’t seem to go away.  I first heard it about fifteen years ago, when one of my customers had asked me if their new Transitions lenses needed to be put in the freezer overnight in order to be activated.  I thought it sounded a little strange, but I checked it out and discovered it was not true.  I can’t remember the last time I got this question in my store, but I began thinking about it recently and a quick google search revealed a blog post with lots of comments from glasses wearers reporting that their optician...

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Daniel Brunson


Video: Do You Need a Backside Anti-Reflective Coating On Your Sunglasses

 Have you ever wondered if you need an anti-reflective coating on your sunglasses? Well, wonder no more! This advice I’m about to provide you will apply whether you are buying prescription sunglasses or shades off the shelf. In the video below, optical guru Daniel Brunson reviews what you need to know before getting a backside anti-reflective coating on your sunglasses. If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. Why put an anti-reflective coating on sunglasses? You may already know the benefits of having it on clear glasses, but why put it on sunglasses? Well, a common problem with sunglasses is that they produce what is called “bounce-back” glare. This is light that bounces or reflects off the backside of...

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Daniel Brunson


Face A Face Trunk Show Nov. 2+3

Shop, Sip, and Save with us and Face a Face eyewear. This handmade collection from Paris is known for sexy fun shapes and colors for men and women. Save 20% with your Care Card. Care Cards can be purchased from us for $60 with the proceeds benefiting Family & Children's Services. When:  Nov 2nd & 3rd Time: 10a - 6p both days Click here to shop Face A Face Eyewear Click here for our Facebook event

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Derek Brunson


Zero G & Born In Brooklyn Trunk Show Oct. 26+27

Meet eyewear designer Tom Cody at a special trunk show for Zero G and Born In Brooklyn Spectacle Co. Tom is the mastermind behind both collections. Zero G is clean and minimal, while Born In Brooklyn is bold and makes a statement. Save 20% off your entire purchase with a Care Card. Care Cards can be purchased from us for $60. Proceeds benefit Family & Children's services. When:  Oct. 26th & 27th Time:  10a - 6p both days   Click here to shop Born In Brooklyn Eyewear Click here to shop Zero G Eyewear  Click here for our Facebook Event  

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Derek Brunson