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ECPs Share their Best-Selling Collections for April 2022

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Barton-Perreira-Cassidy- eyewear
Simple but stylish, the handcrafted Barton Perreira Cassady acetate frames won’t overpower petite facial features. The slim profile and sound construction make these frames suitable for everyday wear. Available in 15 colorways, the Gypsy Rose is shown. MSRP: $405

The Barton Perreira Cassady comes in three sizes and beautiful color choices for every woman. It is a classic, timeless shape that looks great on every face … think “the little black dress.” It never goes out of style. — Renee Karnavas, Zionsville Eyecare, Zionsville, IN

Maui-Jim-Baby-Beach eyewear

Named after Baby Beach located on the North Shore of Maui, these women’s aviator sunglasses from Maui Jim offer a smaller fit in a fun series of bright colors nestled in a strong, lightweight frame perfect for any sort of activity. MSRP: $299.99

The new Spring/Summer 2022 Chanel Double C portfolio. In sun, the Maui Jim Baby Beach; it fits a smaller face perfectly and everyone loves the Maui Brilliance. — Tricia Jones, Bayview Optometrics, Mashpee, MA

Top-selling vision brands in April
Eyeglasses

Ray-Ban (5), Scott Harris (3), Tom Ford (3), Barton Perreira (2), Cazal (2), Draper James (2), Gucci (2), Kate Spade (2), KLiiK (2), Lafont (2), MODO (2), Oakley (2), Silhouette (2)

Sunglasses

Maui Jim (19), Ray-Ban (9), Oakley (5), INVU (3), Kate Spade (3), Nike (3), Wiley X (2)

* Brands mentioned by multiple Brain Squad members when asked what had sold well in April. Join at invisionmag.com/brainsquad.

  • In optical, Trina Turk and Vera Bradley. In sun, Maui Jim and Ray-Ban. — Dan Amyx, Hillmoor Optical, Port St. Lucie, FL
  • WestGroupe and Safilo ophthalmic collections, Maui Jim sunwear. — Miguel Rodriguez, Fava & Maria Eye Associates, Lebanon, PA
  • David Spencer eyeglasses and Kate Spade and Lafont suns. — K Elizabeth Bouravnev, Bergh White Opticians, Springfield IL
  • Women love Coco Song’s colors and the new gold foil inserts. — Scott Keating, OD, Vision Trends, Dover, OH
  • Scott Harris glasses for both men and women. Maui Jim and Nike sunglasses. — Ann-Marie Weaver, Optimal Eye Care, Lewis Center, OH
  • Oakley and the Elle 13486 because it’s a classic shape, super lightweight and come sin five colors. Bam! — Rick Rickgauer, Vision Associates, Girard, PA
  • Draper James and Tom Ford eyeglasses and Ray-Ban and Nike suns. — Cynthia Sayers, OD, EyeShop Optical Center, Lewis Center, OH
  • Lafont, STATE, Face à Face, and MODO glasses. In sun we do mostly custom Rx work. — Pablo E Mercado, Optima Eye Care, Alpharetta, GA
  • We brought in Catch London last month after VEE and they seem to be doing well. But what are sunglasses? Have you seen spring in the Midwest? Let’s just say, the ducks are happy. That and it’s been raining long enough now that I’m starting to fear I may have missed a memo saying I should build a boat or something. — Kevin Count, Prentice Lab, Glenview, IL
  • DKNY glasses and Maui Jim suns. — Randy McMurry, MyEyeDr, Birmingham, AL
  • The Ray-Ban 3447V, a round metal frame. Round metals are very current. Also the Ernest Hemingway H4828, a clubmaster-like style. In sun, the Ray-Ban RB3025 aviator, classic styling; and the RB3016 Clubmaster, there are so many color variations available. — Sonja Franklin, OD, Modern Eyes, Austin, TX
  • Kala Eyewear’s Washer in specialty colors; also our vintage frames. — Barbara Solomon, Solomon Optical Company, Minneapolis, MN
  • Kate Spade and Michel Atlan eyeglasses and Ray-Ban suns. — Todd Lapointe, VIP EYES, Portland, ME
  • Altair, Ray-Bans, Nikes and Oakleys: Good selection of styles and colors. — Texas L. Smith, OD, Dr. Texas L. Smith & Associates, Citrus Heights, CA
  • ProDesign glasses by a whisker. Suns are still low since it’s kind of off-season for sunnies. — Jen Heller, Pend Oreille Vision Care, Sandpoint, ID
  • Maui Jim suns. — Scott Mann, OD, INVISION, Christiansburg VA
  • Europa eyeglasses and INVU and Maui Jim suns. — Pam Peters, Midwest Eye, Downers Grove, IL
  • LAMB glasses and Wiley X suns. — Rob Goedken, Fuerste Optical, Dubuque, IA
  • Chesterfield glasses, Oakley suns and Kate Spade in both. — Jennifer Leuzzi, Mill Creek Optical, Dansville, NY
  • Anything Altair! Bebe, Draper James, Joseph Abboud, Lenton & Rusby, as well as Sperry sunglasses. — Cassandra Nash, HD Optical Express, Lansing, MI
  • Silhouette was comfortably at the top of our sales sheet. Style plus comfort resonated strongly with our patients making Silhouette the obvious choice. In sun, Maui Jim! Doesn’t everyone want a little Maui in their daily life?! — Amie Robinson, Spring Hill Eyecare, Spring Hill, TN
  • Anything by Barton Perreira. Timeless and elegant. Maui Jim suns. — Steve Burek, Metro Eye, Milwaukee, WI
  • Charmant and Westgroupe’s KLiiK in glasses. Maui Jim in sun. — Chris Clark, Advanced Eye Care Optical Shoppe, Panama City, FL
  • The Times Square Diva, the new ladies large frames from Smillen, and Zimco Retro frames. They’re great quality and very affordable with style that looks more expensive than those with names on the temples. In sun, we did custom frames with Transitions Extra Active lens and mirror coating. — Alexander Saper, Great Glasses, Houston, TX
  • Clearvision Nahla has been the best seller in eyeglasses. Oakley and Ray-Ban continue to sell out other brands I offer. — Caitlin Wicka, San Juan Eye Center, Montrose, CO
  • ECO. Every month, same answer. The quality, style and value to the patient and the planet is unmatched. This line truly rules our optical month after month with our second highest often being MODO. If you don’t have these lines in your practice, I’d HIGHLY consider it! INVU sun from Europa; people can’t get enough of that price point and with the sun starting to peak out in Michigan we’re getting antsy for summer. — Tiffany Firer, Lifetime Eyecare, Jenison, MI
  • We did very well with Takumi men and women love the new shapes and colors. In sun, we did great with Maui Jim especially with the women they love the new fashion sunglasses and find the lenses to be fabulous. — Julie Uram, Optical Oasis, Jupiter, FL
  • Ted Baker ophthalmics. — Lindsey Pulford, Insights Eyecare, Manhattan KS
  • Nano Vista! A lot of kid customers this month. In sun, Barton Perreira, classic and classy. — Paula Hornbeck, Eye Candy & Eye Candy Kids, Delafield, WI
  • Gucci, Tom Ford and Cazal eyeglasses. — Danielle Doniver, Heritage Optical, Detroit, MI
  • Etnia Barcelona and OVVO glasses, Maui Jim suns. — Kristina Jordan, The Eye Site, Mishawaka, IN
  • LA Eyeworks and Garrett Leight opticals, Wiley X suns, and Raen in both. — Travis LeFevre, Krystal Vision, Logan, UT
  • The SALT. Optics Cookie. It’s a great option for the hard-to-fit woman with a very small/thin face; a 47 eye, semi cat eye with a nice uplift, sophisticated yet small. Solves a problem we all run into. — Dave Schultz, OD, Urban Optics, San Luis Obispo, CA
  • The WOOW Say Yes 2 by Design Eyewear Group has sold several times in a few different colorways. It’s a flattering shape in fun colors. The Maui Jim Starfish has been super popular this spring. — Kris Kittell, Del Mar Optometric, San Diego, CA
  • Tom Ford and Silhouette glasses; Maui Jim suns. — Melanie Jenkins, Spring Hill Eyecare, Spring Hill, TN
  • Europa optical lines, Maui Jim suns, and Ray-Ban in both. — Zachary Dirks, OD, St. Peter and Belle Plaine Eyecare Centers, Saint Peter, MN
  • Taylor Madison. The new optical styles and colors are hot. Maui Jim suns. — Dorothy Reynolds, Eyes on Fairfield, Fairfield CT
  • Faniel, Gucci and Cazal were the leaders in our practice. We recently reintroduced the latter brands to our downtown offices and they’ve been very well received. Faniel is brand that is always strong with clients looking for frames with unique features. We have our own line of suns priced $29-199 called Crooked River Sunglass Company and they are hot this spring. Oakley comes in a distant second. — John Bruening , Geauga Vision Group, Middlefield, OH
  • Uber glasses, Jimmy Crystal suns. — Chris Gregg, Inver Grove Heights Family Eye Clinic, Inver Grove Heights, MN
  • Under Armour opticals and Ray-Ban in both. — Joey Burnett, Joey’s Optical, Marshfield, WI
  • Gucci and Chloe! Woah, Kering! Maui Jims suns. — Katie Kelly Ochsner Vision Center, New Orleans, LA
  • This month a hot seller was Modern Art 610 in the Ice Gold. Clear frames are the rage and coordinate with all outfits and business meetings (or play)! In sun, Maui Jim and Europa’s INVU line, it’s stylish and affordable for all. — Chris A. Clark, Advanced Eye Care, Panama City, Florida

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