Headlines Longtime Optician Opens New Boutique Selling Vintage Eyeglasses Published 7 years ago on July 25, 2016 By INVISION Staff Share Tweet She scours flea markets and antique shops across the country to find frames dating back to the 1800s. Laura Van Brunt spent the last 20 years working as an optician before she opened her own boutique, the Van Brunt Optical Haus, in Costa Mesa, CA, the Los Angeles Times writes. The article describes her store’s vintage eyewear collection, which includes frames dating from the 1800s to the early 20th century that she has found while shopping at flea markets and antique shops across the country. “Such glasses influence modern-day design, Van Brunt says, explaining that the artistic expression is demonstrated in today’s market of cat eye, horn-rimmed and hexagon-shaped styles. For instance, Bohemian-inspired sunglasses complement the hippie chic gypsy fashions that are in vogue this year, Van Brunt says.” Read more at the Los Angeles Times Related Topics: click to Comment(Comment) Up Next Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Has Been Planning for the Day When Amazon No Longer Exists Don't Miss Warby Parker’s New Sunglasses Are Only Available on Social Media SPONSORED VIDEO Crizal® Sapphire™ HR: Invisible Shield of Protection Your patients’ main concerns of anti-glare, scratch resistance, and easiness to clean are covered. Crizal Sapphire HR, the latest and most advanced product in the Crizal No-Glare range, is now widely available across lab networks and through all major managed vision care providers. Crizal Sapphire HR is available with Essilor’s advanced lens designs such as Varilux® progressive lenses and Eyezen® enhanced single vision lenses. Click here to learn more. *External laboratory tests and internal technical tests – 2020. Compared to the competitor most known lens-brands by consumers (2019 external brand tracking in 11 countries). The word ’overall’ refers to anti-reflective coatings important criteria, ranked through an external quantitative consumer study – 2019. You may like Promoted Headlines On the Edger Maximizing Profit With In-House Finishing Visionix Made in Italy Italian Trade Agency Turn Patients Into Loyal Eyewear Shoppers Optify Advertisement Latest Trending Videos Headlines16 hours ago Record Halloween Spending Expected: NRF Photo Gallery19 hours ago 23 Painfully Relatable Memes About Working Holiday Retail Cover Stories19 hours ago Is Eyecare Ready for the Metaverse? Press Releases3 days ago Modern Optical Canada Announces New Collaboration with ZEISS Vision Care Canada Press Releases3 days ago IbisVision Launches Breakthrough Refraction Technology for Over-the-Internet Eye Prescriptions at Las Vegas Expo Photo Gallery4 weeks ago Celebrity Eyewear Pics Featuring SJP, Russell Crowe, ‘Half’ of Oasis, and Shakira (Of Course!) Photo Gallery19 hours ago 23 Painfully Relatable Memes About Working Holiday Retail Sponsored Content7 days ago Made in Italy Sponsored Content4 weeks ago Turn Patients Into Loyal Eyewear Shoppers America's Finest4 weeks ago Trading on a Good Name Sponsored Content4 weeks ago Turn Patients Into Loyal Eyewear Shoppers Sponsored Webinars2 months ago Shop! Masterclass Webinar: Sustainability for Retail: How Retailers Create Social, Environmental and Cultural Innovations Sponsored Content2 months ago Now Available: New Varilux® XR series™ Sponsored Webinars3 months ago Human-Centric Design in a Digital World: Creating Unexpected Moments That Inspire, Educate, and Connect at Retail Sponsored Content4 months ago The Very First of Its Kind: Introducing Ray-Ban Reverse Advertisement SubscribeBULLETINS Get the most important news and business ideas for eyecare professionals every weekday from INVISION. Advertisement Advertisement Most Popular Photo Gallery19 hours ago 23 Painfully Relatable Memes About Working Holiday Retail Sponsored Content7 days ago Made in Italy True Tales4 days ago The Farting Mom Chronicles: One Optician’s Terrible Tale Best of the Best1 week ago The One Tool a NY Practice Says Is ‘Essential’ in Targeting Ads to Website Visitors America's Finest6 days ago At This Alberta Practice, the Eyewear Is Global, the Exams Are Thorough and the Staff Are Valued Sponsored Content5 days ago On the Edger Maximizing Profit With In-House Finishing Headlines1 week ago National Pharmacy Chains Targeted for Unapproved Eyecare Products Columns7 days ago You’re In Optometry School… Now What?