Lunor frames. Lots of zyl and combos. The quality is impeccable and our clients love that they’re a small, family-run business and that it’s a fairly exclusive line. We also sell Sama and Barton Perreira well too. — Rachael Dominguez, Burlingame Optical, Burlingame, CA
Jimmy Choo: Just the right mix of stones and coloring. Oakley: Men just want it, period. — Dr. Scott Keating, Vision Trends, Dover, OH
Vera Bradley for women — name, color and classic shapes. Kaenon, BMW and Rudy Project for men. — James Magay, Magay & Barron Eye Center, Worcester, MA
Menizzi knows how to bling it out just right for small to large faces. Ogi has brought the funk — the Seraphin line is super-luxe. We are rocking out Julbo right and left — the fit, the feel and tons of style. — Amanda Barber, Desmone Family Eyecare, Havelock, NC
Ronit Furst — hand-painted zyl frames with asymmetrical color schemes. — James Russell, Charlotte Eye Ear Nose & Throat, Charlotte, NC
Penguin. Even though it’s a guys line, we sell to men and women. Fashionable and not overpriced. Armani because it’s also unisex and good price point. Lilly Pulitzer — older women and young girls like it. — Faith McDaniel, Andes Optical, Knoxville, TN
Cat’s eyes! Lots of color: reds, purples, teals. For the guys, clean lines and flat metals. — Paula Hornbeck, Eye Candy and Eye Candy Kids, Delafield, WI
Modo paper-thin titaniums coupled with magnetic Chemistrie sunclips have been hot for us. Super-lightweight and comfy even with the clip-on attached. — Bryan Finley, Island Opticians, Palm Beach, FL
Classique (Fysh) and Kate Spade — great colors! Sunwear: Coach and Kate Spade for women (price point), Carrera for men (they fit!). — Kathy Maren, Combs EyeCare & EyeWear, Western Springs, IL
Eyewear: Oliver Peoples, Etnia Barcelona, Masunaga. Sunwear: Oliver Peoples, Sho private label, Ray-Ban. — Dr. Tanya Gill, Oakland Vision Center, Oakland, CA
Dutz and Coco Song. Both are very stylish and price doesn’t seem to be a factor. — Douglas Manhire, Manhire Opticians, Hackettstown, NJ
The Öga line does very well with men 35 and older. They are stylish and very well made for the price. — Jennifer Shroba, Spare Pair Vision Center, Holmdel, NJ
Still Barton Perreira. I may be paying someone’s mortgage with my monthly bills. Maui Jim Kahuna. If I only were allowed one men’s sunglass frame, this would be it. — Kevin Count, Corner Optical, Glenview, IL
This article originally appeared in the January 2015 edition of INVISION.
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