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ECPs Share their Best-Selling Collections for March 2022

An increase in luxury brands have made the list.




Akoni sunglasses
Deceptively elegant, a close examination of every Akoni style reveals intricate and distinctive detailing that is the hallmark of the brand. Made in Japan, the Vela, shown in Dark Blue Swirl, is an iconic cat-eye shape with custom titanium hinge plates. MSRP: $600

Akoni sunglasses because they are drop dead gorgeous and people love the eco-luxury aspect of the brand. — Jason Klepfisz, OD, Urban Eye Care, Phoenix, AZ

FINCHLEY_Crystal-Blue eyeglasses

The Oxford Lane collection from Eye Q Eyewear is an original concept inspired by London fashion and heritage. The minimalistic, easy-to-wear style assortment is made for everyday wear. The Finchley is a unisex plastic style in a round shape available in three colors – Crystal Blue (shown), Black and Crystal. MSRP: $49

The Oxford Lane Finchley by Eye Q Eyewear, and DIFF sunwear from De Rigo. — Colby Spivey, Vision Center South, Dothan, AL

  • Tom Ford opticals hands down for both men and women; Nike and Kate Spade suns. — Ann-Marie Weaver, Optimal Eye Care, Lewis Center, OH
  • Anne & Valentin ophthalmics, they have beautiful colorways and great new styles. In sun, Maui Jim is always a popular choice. — Paula Hornbeck, Eye Candy & Eye Candy Kids, Delafield, WI
  • Jessica McClintock eyewear and INVU sunwear. — Carol Marx, The Eye Care Center, Canandaigua, NY
  • Stepper glasses, they’re lightweight in varied shapes and color. American Optical sunglasses, they’re traditional shapes that feel well-made. — Susan Holt, Coastal North Vision Care, Myrtle Beach, SC
  • The Smilen Elite 213 and the Zimco Gemi 312, it’s a newcomer with a futuristic look. — Alexander Saper, Great Glasses, Houston, TX
  • Michael Kors optical is always a strong seller. The new updated styles with the MK logo throughout have sold out quickly. In sun, the Oakley Flak 2.0 and the Costa Del Mar Fantail. — William Chancellor, Best Chance Optical, Forsyth, GA
  • In optical, the TacticalRx Little John, Spy Elijah, Oakley Shocktube, and OVVO styles. In sun, the Oakley Shocktube, Rudy Project Rydon Stealth, Smith Longfin, TacticalRx Little John, and TacticalRx Little Bear. — Bret Hunter, Sports Optical, Denver, CO
  • Tura, Europa, and Silhouette in ophthalmic; Ray-Ban and MODO in sun. — BJ Chambers, Carrera Optical, McQueeney, TX
  • Chanel and Silhouette opticals, Maui Jim suns. — Tricia Jones, Bayview Optometrics, Mashpee MA
  • Tom Ford, Tiffany, and Gucci eyeglasses, and Ray-Ban sunglasses. — Danielle Doniver, Heritage Optical, Detroit, MI
  • Altair, Ray-Ban and Oakley glasses, they offer a good selection of styles and colors. In sun, Ray-Ban, Oakley and Nike; good colors and style selections. — Texas L. Smith, OD, Dr. Texas L. Smith & Associates, Citrus Heights, CA
  • Lindberg, STATE, Face à Face, and Dutz ophthalmics. We do better with Rx suns and custom jobs. — Pablo E Mercado, Highland Eye Boutique, Alpharetta, GA
  • Our optician Dee tells us the Woow Say yes 2 is popular for more mature women as it gives them a more youthful look. — Scott Mann, OD, INVISION, Christiansburg VA
  • Coco Song, Nike, Morel, and Easy Clip frames. Maui Jim and Costa suns. — Kim Roberts, Akre & Clark Eyecare, New Ulm, MN
  • Elle eyeglasses, Oakley in both, especially the Golf Tint for suns. — Rick Rickgauer, Vision Associates, Girard, PA
  • OVVO glasses. — Lindsey Pulford, Insights Eyecare, Manhattan KS
  • Clear frames seem to fly off the shelf. The Modern Arts A610 was the hit. Clear front and a plaque on the side with a hint of pink color. A modern cat eye with lots of promise. In sun, Maui Jim no question about it. — Chris Clark, Advanced Eye Care Optical Shoppe, Panama City, FL
  • Coco Song and Jessica McClintock ophthalmics. In sun, the Oakley Gibston and Ray-Ban Clubmaster, both in Rx. — Jennifer Leuzzi, Mill Creek Optical, Dansville, NY
  • It was a month for our slow-but-steady workhorses to shine as we entered our spring cataract surgery surge: Europa‘s Michael Ryen for men and Safilo‘s Emozioni for women. In sun, we had a pretty even spread, the #1 position was a tossup between Maui Jim and Europa’s INVU. — Jen Heller, Pend Oreille Vision Care, Sandpoint, ID
  • In eyeglasses, Lafont, Boss and Lilly Pulitzer. In sunglasses, Maui Jim, Carrera, and Rudy Project. Kate Spade did well in both. — Scott Thielen, North Country Eye Care, West Lebanon NH
  • Catch London ‘Mall’ sells great. — David Greening, Astorino Eye Center, Newport Beach, CA
  • Silhouette, Tom Ford, Kate Spade and OVVO ophthalmics, Costa suns. — Melanie Jenkins, Spring Hill Eyecare, Spring Hill, TN
  • FYSH, Legre, and Vera Bradley opticals; Nine West and Champion suns. — Kathryn Collins, OD, Kissel Eye Care, Lititz, PA
  • The SALT. Elaine in Tropical Flower wouldn’t stay on the shelves this month. I’ve been buying two at a time to always have it on hand. Makes an adorable little sunnie too. The RAEN Norie sun is my go-to sale saver for ladies. It flatters every face shape, comes in beautiful soft shades, and the price won’t make them run for Costco. — Kris Kittell, Del Mar Optometric, San Diego, CA
  • Swarovski ophthalmics and Coach in both. — Richard Frankel, OD, Atlantic Cape Eyecare, Wildwood, NJ
  • Oakley glasses because people believe the brand is good, and Vogue suns because the patients liked the styles. — Tammy Warmouth, Main Optical, Luzerne, PA
  • My #1 seller is a house brand frame called the MagMile, it outsells anything else I carry. I spend may waking days making more only to see them sell out again. The hottest selling sunglass? Yep, the MagMile black matte. — Kevin Count, Prentice Lab, Glenview, IL
  • Kate Spade, Avalon and Global Optique opticals, Polaroid suns. — Billy Isgett, Eyecare of Florence, Florence, SC
  • Silhouette ophthalmics, everyone loves them! For sun, Maui Jim is bringing the beach vibe. — Amie Robinson, Spring Hill Eyecare, Spring Hill, TN
  • iGreen glasses, there are so much many custom options. In sun, Etnia Barcelona, they are colorful and fun. — Kristina Jordan, The Eye Site, Mishawaka, IN
  • In ophthalmic, Garrett Leight, LA Eyeworks and Gigi Studios. In sun, Rudy Project and Raen in both. — Travis LeFevre, Krystal Vision, Logan, UT
  • The Blackfin Aero, a 3-piece rimless series with a unique tension mounted system. It comes in many colors, shapes and sizes. — Dave Schultz, OD, Urban Optics, San Luis Obispo, CA
  • The Gucci GG05660 color 004 is a great seller. We cannot keep it on the board! In sun, the Gucci GG0062S color 001 & 003, great style and both colors sell so well. — Gayle Bergthold, Bee Cave Vision Center, Bee Cave, TX
  • Patients/customers seem to purchase based on color and style lately, rather than brand. Our brands appear to be selling equally. Except in sun, then it’s Maui Jim. Our doctors recommend Maui’s based on their safety and protection against macular degeneration. — Star Taylor, Richens Eye Center, St George, UT
  • With Summer on the way, we’ve done really well with the Eco frames with magnetic clips. — Amina Ebrahim, OD, D Vision Eyecare, Allen, TX
  • Europa lines and David Spencer in optical, Maui Jim in sun, and Ray-Ban in both. — Zachary Dirks, OD, St. Peter and Belle Plaine Eyecare Centers, Saint Peter, MN
  • Guess 1982 and 2882 eyeglasses. — Douglas Holle, OD, Sunset Eye Care, San Angelo, TX
  • Wire rimmed, interesting shapes in all brands. We were down a bit with sun last month. Switching things up on the board and new promo for spring break this month. — Tiffany Firer, Lifetime Eyecare, Jenison, MI
  • In optical, the Kate Spade LaDonna Rose Gold Glitter; in sun, Maui Jim, and anything Gucci in both. — Stephanie Crowley, Sie Eyecare, Charlotte, NC
  • Good mix across the board, Etnia Barcelona opticals stay strong. In sun, Maui Jim and Ray-Ban. — Deb Jaeger, Eye Center of the Dakotas, Bismarck, ND
  • Kenmark opticals and sun only Rx. — Kenneth Weiner, OD, Livingston, NJ
  • Vontell glasses and Gucci suns. — Ansel T. Johnson, OD, Vision Salon Eye Care Associates, Blue Island, IL
  • The MODO Didessa, Lafont Glen, Ray-Ban 5154, and Silhouette 5521 in ophthalmic; and the Maui Jim Starfish, Oakley 009188 FLAK 2.0 XL, and Ray-Ban 4165 Justin in sun. — Betsy Brockett, Zionsville Eyecare, Zionsville, IN
  • Oakley, Michael Kors, Coach and Ray-Ban. Our customers are attracted to the styling each of these brands offers. — Robert Walters, Pearle Vision of Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO
  • Tura ophthalmics. — Rob Goedken, Fuerste Optical, Dubuque, IA
  • Face à Face frames, new colorful styles in wider sizes. In sun, the Gucci with the removable dangling “earrings.” — Diana Canto Sims, Buena Vista Optical, Chicago, IL
  • The Masunaga GMS-118S. The brand consistently puts out a beautiful product and there is no exception when it comes to the GMS-118S design. With its geometric shape and attention to detail, they have another winner. I was surprised that I did several Chemistries Clips this past month. I had a client order multiple clips for the same frame, preferring the convenience factor over carrying an additional pair. — Sherry Berry, Ardmore Eye Care/ Eye against Eye, Ardmore, PA
  • Ray-Ban and Kate Spade opticals and Dragon suns. — Dierdre Fogle, OD, Eyetopia Eyecare, Littleton, Colorado

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