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ECPs Share Their Best-Selling Collections for December 2022

Sun sales unsurprisingly sufffers, but brand variety in ophthalmics was refreshingly diverse.

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Vernon Gantry eyeglasses
Vernon Gantry provides high quality, fairly priced eyewear exclusively to local opticals where service, measurements, adjustments and prescriptions are unmatched. The Wellington is a classic unisex, full-rim oval acetate available in 10 colors; Vintage Tortoise Matte is shown. Price upon request

The Vernon Gantry Wellington. It’s a classic style frame with vintage vibes that looks great with clear lenses or as a sunglass. It comes in multiple sizes and color ways. — Maggie Campbell, Eyes on Trade, Winston Salem, NC

Ray-Ban Wayfarer Folding Classic RB4105 sunglasses

The Ray-Ban Wayfarer Folding Classic RB4105 sunglasses are modeled after the Original Wayfarer Classic but can be easily folded and tucked away for portability, while maintaining a high level of durablity. Available in seven colors; Light Havana is shown. MSRP: $163

In glasses, the Gucci GG1154O. I brought it in as a show piece and sold it twice in two weeks! Also the Spyder SP4024 for men. I have to order multiple at a time because it sells so well. In sun, I am still selling the Ray-Ban RB4105 like crazy. People still love the folding aspect. — Nick Stubblefield, Eye Care Avenue, Frisco, TX

Top-selling vision brands in December
Eyeglasses

Ray-Ban (6), Tom Ford (6), Scott Harris (5), Gucci (4), MODO (4), State (4), Etnia Barcelona (3), Lindberg (3), OVVO (3), Barton Perreira (2), Kate Spade (2), Lafont (2), L.A.M.B. (2), Morel (2), Tura (2)

Sunglasses

Maui Jim (19), Oakley (8), Ray-Ban (7), Costa (4), Kate Spade (3), INVU (2)

*These are brands mentioned by multiple Brain Squad members when asked what sold well in December. Join at invisionmag.com/brainsquad.

  • Tomato glasses and Res Rei suns. — Nikki Griffin, EyeStyles Optical and Boutique, Oakdale, MN
  • The Tom Ford 5641-B or 5802-B. Tom Ford frames are just hot right now for us. Great styles. Great brand recognition. The Etnia Barcelona Kassel is also doing well, great styles and colors. In sun, the Maui Jim Koko Head. Maui’s sell because they are fabulous. They sell themselves. — Gayle Bergthold, Bee Cave Vision Center, Bee Cave, TX
  • In optical, Etnia Barcelona, Morel and David Spencer; in sun, Ray-Ban and Fysh. — Deb Jaeger, Eye Center of the Dakotas, Bismarck, ND
  • Nike eyeglasses, we’re in Nike territory, and Maui Jim suns are always best sellers. — Lisa Smith, Precision Eye Care, Vancouver, WA
  • A variety of Scott Harris glasses and Maui Jim suns, it’s a great quality product. — Joanne Larson, OD, Palmer Family Eye Care, Easton, PA
  • In glasses, State, Lafont, Tom Ford and Modo. In sun, Costa, Maui Jim and Ray-Ban. — Gerald Koss, Amelia Eye Associates, Fernandina Beach, FL
  • Balmain, Lindberg, and Blackfin glasses; Maui Jim suns; and Tom Ford in both. — Verbelee Nielsen-Swanson, Oxford Eyes, Orlando, FL
  • Carolyn Abram eyeglasses because of the funky style and cool colors! It’s very wearable. As usual, in sun, Oakley, many in RX. It’s our market! — Jim Williams, Eye to Eye Optometry, Mexico, MO
  • Scott Harris glasses for both men and women. Gift certificates for sunglasses were hot over Christmas. — Jennifer Leuzzi, Mill Creek Optical, Dansville, NY
  • The OWP Mexx line for glasses and Maui Jim suns. — Jennifer Yerden, Sights and Shades, Canandaigua, NY
  • Paradox with the great color schemes for women. Columbia glasses for men. Costa suns have been strong this month. — William Chancellor, Eye Can See Eyewear, Forsyth, GA
  • Zero G glasses, the acetates in particular did rather well. In sun, ic Berlin did well for customers looking for something different than the typical Ray-Ban/Oakley designs. — Jordan Flitter, Paris West Optical, Baltimore, MD
  • Jimmy Crystal in both. — Chris Gregg, Inver Grove Heights Family Eye Clinic, Inver Grove Heights, MN
  • Lindberg glasses, they’re custom, comfortable and timeless. Maui Jim suns, everyone knows the name. — Kristina Jordan, The Eye Site, Mishawaka, IN
  • The Calvin Klein Jeans CKJ 2125, a round P3 shape, is very popular right now, as is the Izod 2105, a zyl oval that is insurance-friendly. In sun, the David Beckham suns are stylish at a good price point; the DB 7057s, a clubmaster-type style, and the DB7068s, an aviator design, in particular. — Sonja Franklin, OD, Modern Eyes, Austin, TX
  • The Barton Perreira Cassady reigns again … like the little black dress, a classic! Also, the Eco by Modo Bonaire, Barton Perreira Woody, David Beckham 1020, Mykita Bud and various Ray-Bans. In sun, the Oakley 009188 FLAK 2.0 XL and various Maui Jims. — Betsy Brockett, Zionsville Eyecare, Zionsville, IN
  • In glasses, the Michael Ryan 360, Ray-Ban RX7144, and the Fossil Archer and 7115. In sun, Oakley always does well. — Amber Fritsch, OD, Precision Eye Care, Mt. Juliet, TN
  • In glasses, Gucci, patients like the name and style. Maui Jim suns but I wish we did more suns. Maui has a very attractive display case and excellent products with great optics. — James Wood, OD, Wood Eye Care, Lilburn, GA
  • Rag & Bone ophthalmics did well last month, as did Oakley suns, mainly to men. — Morgan DiMaggio, Taylor Eye Care, Carmi, IL
  • The Modern Art 610 is very popular, and Maui Jim suns. — Chris Clark, Advanced Eye Care Optical Shoppe, Panama City, FL
  • Tom Ford glasses and Oakley suns. — Ann-Marie Weaver, Optimal Eye Care, Lewis Center, OH
  • In glasses, all Europa and Carrera and Kate Spade from Safilo. In sun, Maui Jim and INVU. — Pam Peters, Midwest Eye, Downers Grove, IL
  • The Tura Glemaud X forever fit collection, awesome styles in eye sizes 55-59. Finally, a wide fit that is super fashionable. No longer disappointing women with only a few boring choices! — Scott Keating, OD, Vision Trends by Dr. Scott Keating, Dover, OH
  • Tom Ford and Jimmy Choo glasses, Ray-Ban and Nike suns. — Cynthia Sayers, OD, EyeShop Optical Center, Lewis Center, OH
  • Lindberg, State, Modo, Face a Face, and Lafont glasses, Maui Jim suns. — Pablo Mercado, Highland Eye Boutique, Atlanta, GA
  • Oakley sunwear! — Caitlin Neal, San Juan Eye Center, Montrose, CO
  • A little bit of everything! Scott Harris, TitanFlex, Ray-Ban. In sun, again, a little bit of everything but maybe Maui Jim, by a nose? — Jen Heller, Pend Oreille Vision Care, Sandpoint, ID
  • The Adin Thomas AT516 glasses and Maui Jim Banyans 412N suns. — Geoff Graham, Lake Country Optometry, Lake Country, BC
  • In glasses, Ted baker men’s and women’s frames. In sun, INVU by Europa! Good quality, great style, wonderful price! — Sophia Pray, Huntley Eye Care, Huntley, IL
  • L.A.M.B. by Tura, and MODO glasses; Carrera suns; and Kate Spade in both. — Annette Prevaux, The Visionary Inc, Allen Park, MI
  • WOOW glasses and Ted Baker suns. — Lindsey Pulford, Insights Eyecare, Manhattan, KS
  • Barton Perreira Norton in all three sizes. The fact it comes in lots of colors means we can fit it on anyone. In sun, anything by Maui Jim. — Steve Burek, Metro Eye, Milwaukee, WI
  • Salt. glasses sold huge across the board due to sales incentives. — Dave Schultz, OD, Urban Optics, San Luis Obispo, CA
  • OVVO sales are “virtually indestructible” much like the frames themselves! In sun, Kate Spade, so many styles, so many colors, who could resist! — Amie Robinson, Spring Hill Eyecare, Spring Hill, TN
  • The new styles of Taylor Madison flew out the door. The colors are bright. In sun, Maui Jim. — Dorothy Reynolds, Eyes on Fairfield, Fairfield, CT
  • In optical, the Europa lines. In sun, Maui Jim, and Ray-Ban in both. — Zachary Dirks, OD, St. Peter and Belle Plaine Eyecare Centers, Saint Peter, MN
  • In optical, Modo, Ørgreen, and Erker’s 1879. In sun, Wiley X and Rudy Project. — Travis LeFevre, Krystal Vision & LFVR Eyewear, Logan, UT
  • In glasses, Charmant Titanium and in sun, Costa. — Robert Lootens, Physicians Optical Service, Jefferson City, MO
  • Tura GX and L.A.M.B. for women and Morel Lightec for men. Maui Jim in sun. — Susan Kantor, Central Phoenix Eyecare, Phoenix, AZ
  • Anything Gucci optical. — Ben Thayil, Lifetime Vision and Eye Care, Miami, FL
  • Pepe Jeans customers love the clip on that accompanies the frame. And I can’t keep my Maui Jim sun inventory up they sell so quickly. — Julie Uram, Optical Oasis, Jupiter, FL
  • The Ray-Ban Clubmaster, no clue why other than seems to be trendy righteasy c now with 16 to 35-year-olds, and the Oakley Holbrook sun, no clue why either. — Tory Moore, OD, Dumas Vision Source, Dumas, TX
  • Fysh and Easy Clip opticals. — Rick Rickgauer, Vision Associates, Girard, PA
  • Tura Buffalo glasses and Tura L.A.M.B. suns. — Rob Goedken, Fuerste Optical, Dubuque, IA
  • Tom Ford glasses, they are a new line for us and they are just flying off the shelves. Costa suns. — Christine Howard, Eyes on Plainville, Plainville, MA
  • Gucci glasses and Ray-Ban suns. — Vlad Cordero, Focus Eye Care, Hackensack, NJ
  • Hands down, Etnia Barcelona ophthalmics. We also brought in LOOL in November and sold half of what we brought in. In sun, we SLAYED with Gucci for some reason, they went off the charts in December! — Justin Tenczar, Berkshire Eye Center, Pittsfield, MA

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