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ECPs Share Their Best Selling Frames for July 2018




Etnia Barcelona really stepped it up in their latest collection. Lots of color, trendy lines with great lens technology. People have been flocking to it lately. Shane Clark, OD, Infinity EyeCare, Rapid City, SD

The Nisantasi Sun in color BLPK from Etnia Barcelona features a colorful custom Mazzucchelli acetate and natural mineral Degradé glass lenses from Barberini. $265

Raen and Spy Optic. With back to school starting, they have styles that kids love for an affordable price. Travis Lefevre, Krystal Vision & Sunwear, Logan, UT

The Raen Barolo is a unisex rectangular navigator style featuring a coin edge metal rim wire, and monoblock hinge. Available in two sizes and as an Rx or sun, the Japanese Gold and Kola Tortoise colorway is shown. $210

Top-selling vision brands in July*

Ray-Ban (11), Kate Spade (8), Oakley (6), Scott Harris (4), Tom Ford (4), Europa (3), FYSH (3), Altair (2), Anne Klein (2), Etnia Barcelona (2), Garrett Leight (2), Hugo Boss (2), Lafont (2), Michael Kors (2), MODO (2), Nike (2), Silhouette (2), Taylor Madison (2)


Ray-Ban (13), Maui Jim (9), Oakley (8), Costa (7), Kate Spade (6), INVU (4), bebe (2), Coach (2), Etnia Barcelona (2), Gucci (2), Rio Ray (2), Tom Ford (2), Wiley X

* Brands mentioned by multiple Brain Squad members when asked what had sold well in July. Join at

  • iGreen by Thema. The frames are light weight and colorful and bebe in sun; it’s all about the bling!Doreen Erbe, Snyder Eye Group, Ship Bottom, NJ
  • Flair drill mount new arrivals in ophthalmic and the Zac Posen new arrivals for sun. Leisa Lauer, Dr. H Michael Shack, Newport Beach, FL
  • INVU with the ultimate lens package thru EssilorPam Peters, Midwest Eye, Downers Grove, IL
  • Once again Silhouette, my only guess as to why they are doing so well is that patients want something different. They are super lightweight, customizable and unique to each patient. Amy Pelak, Proview Eyecare Optometry, Corona, CA
  • The Chut by Lafont in green. It’s a wire hexagon and I bet my doctor a Starbucks that it would sell in the first month. It sold in less than 10 days! Jenna Gilbertson, McCulley Optix Gallery, Fargo, ND
  • The MODO line is doing very well in our office for both men and women. The lightweight styles and sophisticated designs are very popular. Angie Patteson, OD, Sunset Eye Care, PC, Johnson City, TN
  • Our Nike frames are selling quickly to the young men going back to school. Jade Kowalick, Rophie Eye Care, Dunedin, FL
  • All things Michael KorsWilliam Chancellor, Eye Can See Eyewear, McDonough, GA
  • The Lucyann by Kate Spade and Maui Jim‘s Baby Beach. Angel Miller, Cynthiana Vision Center, Cynthiana, KY
  • Oakley suns are popular in our area with guys and Saks 5th Ave has some bling; the ladies love their bling. Jennifer Leuzzi, Mill Creek Optical, Dansville, NY
  • Tom Ford is always our best-selling suns. Danielle Jackson, OD, Jackson Eye, Fairburn, GA
  • Scott Harris by Europa. Great styles and colors. Rio Ray for sun; it’s a great Rx package price. John LaShorne, Brown County Eye Care, Nashville, IN
  • Kate Spade always sells well in the office. They are cute, feminine and fit well. Tammy Hazelett, Wylie Vision Care, Garland, TX
  • Definitely Costa sun Rx; customers came from out of town because they saw on the Costa website that we are a RX dealer. Scott Keating, OD, Vision Trends, Dover, OH
  • INVU, they were part of a promotion with our contact lenses. Theodore Sees, OD, Rockford Family Eyecare, Rockford, MI
  • Krewe and Barton Perreira optical, they were both lines we picked up at VEE . Everyone loves the quality and style. Heather Nagucki, Brodie Optometry, Perrysburg, OH
  • We worked a lot with Physio W3 and Shamir Autograph 3Jason Stamper, Eye Care Pavilion, Davenport, IA
  • The newer FYSH designs are edgy and different, they loved the sparkly frames. Coach sun for women, they have some new colors and ornate frames at a great price point and their older styles are classic. Kathy Maren, Comb EyeCare & Eyewear, Western Springs, IL
  • Anne Klein and Joseph Abboud, they consistently do well in our office, and bebe suns are  always a good seller for us. Christine Howard, Attleboro Vision Care, Attleboro, MA
  • The Lindberg Rim Titanium Collection in ophthalmic and everything from Anne et Valentin and SALT. in sun. Harris Decker, Eye Designs Of Westchester, Scarsdale, NY
  • Garrett Leight sold best. The Milwood was the best-selling style; a classic P3, great tortoise colors, as preppy as you can get! Dave Schultz, OD, Urban Optics, San Luis Obispo, CA
  • Tura, Solomento and Ray-Ban in Rx and sun, as well as XperioBJ Chambers, Carrera Optical, McQueeney, TX
  • Dutz by Brilleneyes did well; high grade stainless steel with great shapes and colors. Scott Felten, Fox Valley Family Eye Care, Little Chute, WI
  • MCM for the ladies. We can’t keep them on the shelves. For the men it was Spine. They love knowing the temples won’t break off. Frances Ann Layton, Eye Associates of South Georgia, Valdosta, GA
  • Introduced Garrett Leight to our community and sold 3 pairs in the first week. Caitlin Bruno, Binyon Vision Center, Bellingham, WA 
  • Minima for high end, Modern for insurance and Wiley X in sun. Dave Goodrich, Goodrich Optical, Lansing, MI
  • Altair and Colors in Optic Sanford Hutton collection in optical; Tommy Bahama suns. Jill Sweig, OD, Oyster Bay Optics, Oyster Bay, NY
  • Twelve84 which is our house brand. It sells well for us because it gives high end options like digital progressives, AR lenses combined with a frame for an affordable price. Bridgett Fredrickson, Whelan Eye Care, Bemidji, MN
  • We brought in INVU for an inexpensive second pair and they are doing well! Jill Schnurer, Village Eyecare Co., Clarkston, MI
  • KLiiK does great with young girls and petite women. Kimberly Riggs, OD, Ligonier, PA
  • SD Eyes is consistently our number one seller. This month in particular was Club Level Designs. Cassandra Nash, HD Optical Express, Lansing, MI
  • The ic! Berlin Rast, it’s lightweight and durable. Kaleena Ma, MK Vision Center, Forest Hills, NY
  • Haggar, SALT, and Anne Klein optical. Maui Jim suns. Richard Kemerling, Margolis Vision, Lone Tree, CO 
  • Kate Spade, especially the Atalina and Valary. And the Oakley Holbrook in sun. Kevin Bushouse, RxOptical, Kalamazoo, MI
  • Did a lot of contacts for summer, Rx sunglasses and BluTech lenses. Penguin sunglasses, all styles, at a good price point, and Lily Pulitzer sun styles, good price and flashy mirrors. Monika Marczak, OD, Eye Candy Optical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Safilo has great ophthalmic styles, and Liz Claiborne in sun. Sally Greeley, Poulin & Associates Eye Center, Waterville, ME 
  • Ray-Ban and the Europa brands for ophthalmics. They have great styles and competitive pricing for our patient base. Zach Dirks, OD,  St. Peter Eyecare Center and Belle Plaine Eyecare Center, St Peter and Belle Plaine, MN
  • Coach, Gwen Stefani and Calvin Klein eyeglasses. Ray-Ban suns because the product line tends to universally fit both men and women, and it’s not age-specific in its look. Vera Bradley sunglasses because her fabric patterns and colors just seem to be reflective of warm summer days. James Masser, Rocky Mountain Eye Center, Pueblo, CO
  • Tom Ford in ophthalmic. Prada in sun. Edna Cooley, Shelby Macomb Vision Associates, Shelby Township, MI 
  • We added Espirit. It’s a generic line, somewhat humble and not independent. What it does offer is lightweight, stylish frames at a good price point. Patients are flocking to them. Maui Jim for sun. It wasn’t even close this month. Blake Hutto, OD, Family Vision Care, Alma, GA 
  • New styles came in for Burberry and I feel as though Ray-Ban always does well, in ophthalmic and sun, since it’s a name people recognize. Karen Santos McCloud, OD, Hamburg Vision Center, Lexington, KY  
  • Silhouette has been doing very well, the new collection with the edge ring, customers are really enjoying how they can choose shape color and size. We always do great with Maui Jim; people are loving the new mirrored lenses. Julie Uram, Optical Oasis, Jupiter, FL
  • Tom Ford, Ray-Ban and Kio Yamato in ophthalmic, and Maui Jim in sun. Vlad Cordero, Focus Eye Care, Hackensack, NJ
  • Gucci and Cazal in both ophthalmic and sun, Porsche in sun. Steve Whitaker, Whitaker Eye Works, Philadelphia, PA
  • JFRey in optical and Etnia Barcelona suns. Paula Hornbeck, Eye Candy, Delafield and Mequon, WI
  • The Hugo Boss line for optical and Gucci suns. Larry Wiggins, UseeMe, Rockville, MD
  • Caviar glasses and Costa sunglasses. Robert M Easton Jr, OD, Oakland Park, FL
  • Lacoste, Lafont, Dolabany and Tom Ford ophthalmics. Costa, Maui Jim and Ray-Ban sunglasses. Gerald Koss, Vision Source Partners, Fernandina Beach, FL
  • Scott HarrisShimul Shah, OD, Marysville Family Vision, Marysville, OH
  • Etnia Barcelona eyewear, it has great colors, it’s easy to fit, and perfect price point. Garrett Leight suns, it’s a new line for us and we did a pop up shop showcasing it. Selina McGee, OD, Precision Vision, Edmond, OK
  • Ray-Ban, Oakley, Kate Spade in Rx and sun. Todd Lapointe, VIP EYES, Portland, ME
  • La Vida Eyewear. Online sales were putting a lot of stress on our office by having people come in and use us as a showcase to try on and get styling advice from our opticians. They would spend hours of our time only to ask us for our WiFi password to buy those glasses online cheaper. With La Vida eyewear (never sold online) we can offer style and a great price point and they cannot get them online. Diana Sims, Buena Vista Optical, Chicago, IL
  • OGI and SeraphinStephanie Crowley, Sie Eyecare, Charlotte, NC
  • Kate Spade  and Taylor MadisonJocelyn Mylott, D’Ambrosio Eye Care, Inc., Lancaster, MA
  • FYSH and Ray-Ban in optical. Marc Jacobs and Ray-Ban again in sun. Cynthia Sayers, OD, EyeShop Optical Center, Lewis Center, OH
  • Oakley Rx and sun. T.S. Stephens, OD, Dr. Stephens and Associates, Vienna, WV

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ECPs Share their Best-Selling Collections for October 2019

So many brands sold well!




The CHANEL 3281, simple and well-fitting. CHANEL was also our #1 selling sun brand. The pilots are so comfortable and glamorous. — Susan Spencer, Council Eye Care, Williamsville, NY

The iChill C7018 from Aspex Eyewear is a combination frame in a round shape with a standard hinge. Shown in the crystal and gold color combination, the frame is available in three feminine combinations. $89.95

We brought in six ICHILL styles to see how people responded. They are loving them! They love the light weight, and the fun shapes and styles. — Nichole Montavon, Oskaloosa Vision Center, Oskaloosa, LA

  • In optical, Morel 1880s, GUESS and DUTZ; MAUI JIM suns. — Deb Jaeger, Eye Center of the Dakotas, Bismarck, ND
  • We’ve been moving the TAKUMI TK1111 for its fun but ‘safe’ design and the sunclip is a bonus! The WILEY X Kobe has sold more times last month than any other suns. Sometimes the core frames are the hare that wins the race. — Carissa Dunphy, Monroe Vision Clinic, Monroe, WA
  • SILHOUETTE glasses and MAUI JIM suns. — Trish Todd, Legacy Vision, Plano, TX
  • MODO and with a sunclip for sunwear. — Bethany Cassar, Complete Eye Health, Holland, MI
  • RAY-BAN ophthalmic, but by shrinking margins, and RAY-BAN pilot sun. — Richard Frankel, OD, Atlantic Cape Eyecare, Wildwood, NJ
  • TURA glasses and RAY-BAN sunglasses. — BJ Chambers, Carrera Optical, McQueeney, TX
  • OLIVER PEOPLES, GIORGIO ARMANI and TIFFANY; all three lines are really nice and were practically tied for the hottest-selling. In sun, OAKLEY, RAY-BAN and VERSACEOAKLEY is a great line with many styles and a wide range of prices. — Elias Awad, Invision Eyewear, Overland Park, KS
  • DOLABANY frames. — Joyce Paton, Village Eye Care, Raleigh, NC
  • CHARMANT TITANIUM glasses; RAY-BAN and COACH sunglasses. — Thomas Sacilowski, Eye Sight Medical Center, Tonawanda, NY
  • MICHAEL KORS ophthalmics and RAY-BAN suns. — Amina Ebrahim, OD, D Vision Eyecare, Allen, TX
  • ANNE ET VALENTIN optical frames and MAUI JIM sunglasses. — Marc Rosenberg, M&J Optical, Brookhaven, PA
  • The CALVIN KLEIN Color Thin line has been doing really well for us in all styles. The nylon material is flexible, lightweight and comes in tons of cool colors. And an extra $20 off for VSP patients! The WOOW line continually flies off our shelves, especially the Last Call 2. RAY-BAN suns, always Ray Bans! — Kris Kittell, Torrey Highlands Optometry, San Diego, CA
  • GUCCI glasses due to current fashion trends, I guess. — Minh Ta, Specs Appeal, Decatur, GA
  • OVVO opticals because they are light weight, strong and fashionable. LULU GUINNESS sunwear for style and colors. — Kat Leek, Kat’s Eyes Optical, Phoenix, AZ
  • FRANCIS KLEIN eyeglasses are so beautiful and JACQUE MARIE MAGE sunglasses are so on-trend and cool. FACE Á FACE in both; I love the new optical styles and colors and the new suns are amazing. — Paula Hornbeck, Eye Candy & Eye Candy Kids, Delafield, WI
  • CALLAWAY glasses and RAY-BAN suns. — Susan Holt, Coastal North Vision Care, Myrtle Beach, SC
  • TEKA wood and buffalo in the temple eyewear styles and ETNIA BARCELONS, any style, such a nice proper mixture of colors at a fair price. For sun, the OAKLEY Flak Jacket 2.0. — Scott Keating, OD, Vision Trends, Dover, OH
  • GUESS and TOMMY HILFIGER glasses, RAY-BAN suns. — Scott Felten, Fox Valley Family Eye Care, Little Chute, WI
  • For women, LIZ CLAIBORNE glasses are flying out the damn door. For men, NIKE. — Rick Rickgauer, Vision Associates, Girard, PA
  • TOM FORD suns and opticals. — Steve Nelson, Eye Candy Optical, Westlake, OH
  • REAL TREE does really well here. We are a rural area and it appeals to even those old grumps that do not want eyewear. POLAROID suns, old school and affordable. — Angel Miller, Cynthiana Vision Center, Cynthiana, KY
  • MINIMA in both. — Dave Goodrich, Goodrich Optical, Lansing, MI
  • The RAY-BAN 5362 optical is always a fan favorite; the RAY-BAN 3547 sun too. — Pam Neagle, Austin Eyeworks, Austin, TX
  • ECO, we have a package that includes polycarbonate and a level B A/R. It has been very successful for us. RAY-BAN suns are by far our #1 frame line. — Sonja Franklin, Modern Eyes, Austin, TX
  • CELINE in both. — Leisa Lauer, Dr. H Michael Shack, Newport Beach, FL
  • EUROPA and MOREL glasses for variety and weight; MAUI JIM and INVU suns. — Pam Peters, Midwest Eye, Downers Grove, IL
  • EUROPA lines, TOM FORD and DAVID SPENCER glasses, it was a new line with a good price point. — Zachary Dirks, OD, St. Peter and Belle Plaine Eyecare Centers, Saint Peter, MN
  • It was a tie between a RAY-BAN RX5228 and a Modern GB+ Flawless. The RAY-BAN Rx5228 is a classic, fits well and has broad appeal. The GB+ Flawless is a ladies zyl, also in a classic shape, but being a 58mm eye size it is a bit larger than many of the ladies frames out there right now. It has great color combos and is comfortable too. The KATE SPADE Ayleen/S was our best selling sunglass. It is popular for being a large ladies sunglass while not being oversized. It is also lightweight and comfortable. — Dawn Christman Munoz, North Valley Eye Medical Group, Mission Hills, CA
  • TITANFLEX because they’re good basic guy styles with durability. L.A.M.B. sold well in suns. — John LaShorne, Brown County Eye Care, Nashville, IN
  • SILHOUETTE rimless frames sell well because it is very customizable. WILEY X suns usually sell really well because people recognize the brand. — Tammy Warmouth, Main Optical, Luzerne, PA
  • SAKS FIFTH AVENUE are always a steady one on our list. They’re a really good fit for our rural, elderly demographic in price point and style. The 284/T is doing well – a discreet, lightweight half-frame in several decent color options. — Jen Heller, Pend Oreille Vision Care, Sandpoint, ID
  • TOM FORD and TOMS eyewear. We had a big frame sale in our vision clinic and were offering discounts on any frame/sunglass in stock. I think that is why the TOM FORD sold so well, and our TOMS frame rep was on-site helping us, so she was able to showcase her frame line, as well. — Denise Robertson, Washington State University Vision Clinic, Pullman, WA
  • FLEXONS were a hot commodity. We sold the FLEXON 600 three times … an oldy but a goody! — Elizabeth Knaus, A to Z Eye Care, Arcata, CA
  • ALAN J glasses and the COSTA Water Woman suns. — Nicole Leonard, Custom Eye Care, San Antonio, TX
  • MODO, great style, lightness and good price points, and LAFONT for patients who don’t want cookie cutter styling. — Murray Kessler, OD, Eyecare Plus Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
  • MICHAEL KORS glasses are still a strong seller. Good color variety and style options. — William Chancellor, Eye Can See Eyewear, McDonough, GA
  • ARTICLE ONE‘s active sunglass line has sold incredibly well. We got them in the first of last month and have already had to reorder. — Travis LeFevre, Krystal Vision, Logan, UT
  • KATE SPADE and HELIUM eyeglasses. — Heidi Hipsher, Northland Eye Care, Flagstaff, AZ
  • GARRETT LEIGHT is doing well. — Selina McGee, OD, Precision Vision, Edmond, OK
  • After having MODO for only about three months it quickly grew to our top selling line. Patients were hungry for more so we brought in ECO and it’s been the same experience where we can’t seem to get them in fast enough. The combination between the handmade, lightweight materials and the giving back mentality of the two lines seems to really resonate with our patients and our staff (many of whom have chosen MODO frames as their everyday frames). Because of this hype, we are going to continue bringing in lines with stories and kicking out lines that don’t stand out from the crowd. — Tiffany Firer, Lifetime Eyecare, Jenison, MI
  • L.A. EYEWORKS because we love it so much and it is so funsies!! — Nancy Revis, Uber Optics, Petaluma, CA
  • Safilo’s MAX MARA. — Danielle Doniver, Heritage Optical, Detroit, MI
  • JOE and JOSEPH ABBOUD ophthalmics. — Karen Pailthorpe, University Optometrists, Kingston, RI
  • The VERA BRADLEY Colene in Bordeaux Blooms and COSTA suns. — Jessica Mitchell, Mitchell Eye Care, Starkville, MS
  • FYSH glasses, bright colors and fun styles; and MEXX suns, stylish and affordable. — Lindsey Pulford, Insights Eyecare, Manhattan, KS
  • The ANNE ET VALENTIN Alma and Amalia, the BEVEL Beets Go On, and the NANO Camper for kids. — Harris Decker, Eye Designs Of Westchester, Scarsdale, NY
  • Our men are loving the HELIUM by Match line. While our ladies are head over heels for the new MARCIANO we got in. — Frances Ann Layton, Eye Associates of South GA, Valdosta, GA
  • ETNIA BRCELONA and MODO/ECO were our top sellers, with STUDIO OPTYX close behind. The new Etnias are a nice blend of throwback and modern style that look perfect on any age, and the new MODO neutral styles did well last month. ECO with clips again! Finlay in Black/Gradient is always the first to fly off the shelf. — Selena Jachens, Urban Eyecare & Eyewear, West Des Moines, IA
  • KATE SPADE LaDonna in Rose Gold Glitter; I have sold it at least 17 times now! The INVU 193 Gold/Brown sun. — Stephanie Crowley, Sie Eyecare, Charlotte, NC
  • SPECTACLE EYWORKS and MAUI JIM opticals. I push these two lines because I believe in them and they haven’t sold their souls. — Kirk Lee, Eye Care Associates, Ellisville, MS
  • SALT and MASUNAGA ophthalmics are always classic best sellers. REVO suns, every pair is polarized. — Maureen Garbis, Compass EyeCare, Oak Park, IL
  • TOM FORD. I created a spot to highlight them and the zyl with clip is doing great. MAUI JIM suns, we had a BOGO 50% sale. — Tim Gray, Visual Eyes, Huntingdon Valley, PA
  • ØRGREEN and IGREEN, because they are highly customizable and very lightweight and comfortable for the patient. — Pablo E. Mercado, Optima Eyecare, Alpharetta, GA

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The Growing Market for Supplements that Boost Ocular Heath and Functioning

Most nutraceuticals are sold online or over-the-counter but more and more patients are asking for specific recommendations from their optometrist.




RESEARCH HAS SHOWN that nutraceuticals or supplements can increase macular pigment optical density and help alleviate headaches and eye fatigue. Based on doctor feedback and increased consumer concerns around vision symptoms from device usage, EyePromise developed Screen Shield Teen, an all-natural zeaxanthin fruit-punch flavored chewable vitamin for children ages 4 and up. As with other ocular supplements, it is meant to be taken in conjunction with a daily multi-vitamin. Most nutraceuticals are sold online or over-the-counter but more and more patients are asking for specific recommendations from their optometrist.

Nordic Naturals Eye Health

ProOmega 2000 eye moisture formula.

(800) 662-2544


Lipotriad Eye Vitamins

Lipotriad Visionary.

(888) 393-5476,

Natural Ophthalmics

Total Ocular Function Spray.

(877) 220-9710,

Bausch + Lomb

PreserVision AREDS 2 Formula minigel eye vitamins.

(800) 828-9030,



All-natural vitamin line that includes Screen Shield Pro and Screen Shield Teen.

(866) 833-2800,

Smart Ways To Sell Nutraceuticals

Dr. Rishi Singh, Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland, Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Data overwhelmingly support nutraceuticals for patients with Category 3 age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and category four AMD in one eye. Patients should take vitamins to reduce their conversion to AMD because studies show they can result in a 35-40% reduction over a five-year period which is significant. It’s not hard to persuade patients to buy these because they are on sale everywhere, at stores like Costco and Walmart. We direct them to the right type of vitamin for their eyes and I usually recommend Bausch + Lomb’s Preservision Areds eye vitamin in addition to a senior multivitamin. I suggest they connect with their pharmacist to get the right components for them based on cost and availability.

Dr. Louise Sclafani, Solo Eyecare and Gallery, Chicago and Illinois College of Optometry

Studies have shown that over-the-counter nutraceuticals that contain lutein and zeaxanthin can reduce symptoms like fatigue, contrast sensitivity and glare disability. They can improve visual temporal processing and help build up macular pigments to improve memory and verbal fluency. Since we don’t sell these vitamins in the practice, we recommend patients purchase them online. I suggest they buy the EyePromise family of products. They sell vitamins for geriatrics, sports vision, dry eye and screen time. We don’t yet know the damage of all this screen time on young eyes as many kids suffer from eyestrain, headaches and sleeping problems. I recommend EyePromise’s Screen Shield Teen.

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For These 9 Styles the Temples Make the Frame

They have us rethinking coming at them sideways.





Five acetate beads on each temple define the CE167S, while the oval lenses and metal rims add to its character. Temple tips are accented with Chloé’s signature teardrop cutout.

(800) 645-1300,




Sometimes a tort temple with true depth makes all the difference. The acetate Sun 12 scores a geometric victory by combining its round frame front with a distinct angle on each temple.


Miu Miu

An acetate-and-metal combination frame, the MU02VS makes its mark with decidedly curved temples, a double bridge, and glitter-infused fronts and temple tips.

(800) 422-2020,



The 7152/S, a women’s metal frame with wrapping lens, includes the option of adding crystals. The eye-catching, curved temples include the Givenchy logo on the round tips, adding to the standout features of this style.

(800) 631-1188,

$450 as shown


Stella McCartney

What’s in a name? When it comes to the SC0210S, pretty much everything. This bio-acetate style’s temples say it all and make perfect sense for those with a hankering for sparkle.



Made with hand-layered, sustainably sourced wood, the Ontario turns heads with its return-to-nature sensibility. A look inside the temples reveals the quote “Don’t forget your roots.”



There’s no guesswork needed when it comes to the metal GU7645, which makes itself known with a bold GUESS logo on both temples.

(800) 345-8482,



Betsey Johnson

Giving the temples a frame-front level of priority, polka dots rendezvous with flowers on the arms of the Soul Sister.

(800) 414-7656,


Vera Wang

A full acetate cat eye, the Dasnee ups anyone’s bling factor with a delightful cluster of Swarovski crystals on each temple.

(800) 627-2898,


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