These luxury frames will get your customers noticed
September signals a shift from summer casual to more refined looks for the fall/winter seasons, and — with the holidays on the horizon — a time to talk up the idea of statement eyewear as a gift. Whether for oneself or a beloved, help your customers take things up a fashion notch with these distinctive designs. Luxury aesthetics meet consummate craftsmanship in high-quality materials with detailed decoration, specialist etching, engraving or gemstones. Like a piece of sophisticated jewelry or a fine watch, each of these frames has a story to tell. It’s just waiting for the right pair of eyes to help tell it. — CLODAGH NORTON
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This article originally appeared in the September 2015 edition of INVISION.
A metal variation of the classic P3 shape, the Oxford features highly intricate and multi-dimensional etching applied to the titanium and rim wire, accentuated with enamel insets. In 100 percent pure titanium plated in 12K or 24K gold combined with Japanese cotton-based acetate temple tips and hidden spring hinges.
(949) 645-8783 | leisure-society.com
Whether for a gift or an investment piece, model DY 114 Albion pairs everyday wearability with a bold fashion statement via its a super chic pavé decoration of 66 diamonds.
(866) 534-2243 | legacie.com
A winning expression of femininity and elegance, cat’s-eye model Tropez (DQ5161) is adorned with colored Swarovski crystals formed into stunning flowers, set between the acetate browline and sleek metal lower part of the frame front.
(800) 537-9265 | marcolin.com
Fluid beauty and uncompromising comfort are highlights of the new Charming Diva, an extension of the Crystal Diva. The serpentine profile is highlighted with an interplay of satin-finished and shiny surfaces in yellow gold, rhodium and bi-colored gold.
(800) 223-0180 | silhouette.com
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Hollywood agent-turned-jewelry designer Loree Rodkin has teamed with Sheila Vance for an eyewear couture collection including model Zoe, a luxe-meets-fun design that blends handcrafted Japanese acetate with platinum-plated accent pieces.
(323) 822-3955 | samaeyewear.net
Perfect for special occasions, the Champagne series bubbles with luxury. Model 5615, in gold with clear crystal stones, is a show-stopping piece of eyewear jewelry with its intricate design and sparkling inlays.
(800) 327-5185 | caviarframes.com
A thick unisex “quadra” frame, model President is part of the Photograph collection. Reworked from a 1970s design, this robust Italian acetate frame comes in sumptuous classic colors of dark Havana, shiny dark brown, black on crystal and brown on gray crystal.
(450) 979-0542 | olivergoldsmith.co.uk