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Silhouette Eyewear-Ultimate Style In & Out Of This World

Silhouette began in 1964 as a vision of glasses used as a decorative device. Today, Silhouette is a world leading brand of light and high quality glasses. Made with great attention to detail, due to a large portion of work done by hand, using the best materials and latest technology. Made in Austria, they are exported to 100 countries worldwide. In 1999, Silhouette revolutionized the eyeglass world with its Titan Minimal Art glasses, weighing only 1.8 grams, without screws, hinges or rims.

This Austrian luxury brand provides glasses to Queen Elizabeth and NASA astronuts. Silhouette glasses have been in space 35 times. Titan Minimal Art chassis’ are created with the temples and bridges from the same hightech titanium alloys that are used in the aerospace industry. Due to these properties, Titan Minimal Art is extremely lightweight, highly flexible, durable, and virtually maintenance free with the biggest benefit of being comfortable.

Silhouette eyeglasses also travel around the globe with the Vienna Philharmonic as well as with a number of celebrities from entertainment, business and politics.

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Tom Ford – Fashion Designer and So Much More

We are all familiar with the name Tom Ford. Best known as an American Fashion Designer. He was creative director for Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent before launching his own label. Ford’s brands include menswear, womenswear, accessories, eyewear, cosmetics and fragrances. Each designed to achieve ravishing femine glamour and impeccable masculine style while amplifying individuality.tom ford:

But did you also know that Tom ford is a film director? He directed the oscar-nominated film ” A Single Man”. He also directed and is the screenwriter/producer for the film “Nocturnal Animals”. There is no doubt Tom Ford’s fashion legacy and fame will continue on in the year 2017.

Nocturnal Animals (DEC 9) R - An art gallery owner is haunted by her ex-husband's novel, a violent thriller she interprets as a veiled threat and a symbolic revenge tale. - Director: Tom Ford - Writers: Tom Ford (screenplay), Austin Wright (based on the novel "Tony and Susan" by) - Stars: Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon - DRAMA / THRILLER:


 

Don’t Call Me Old Fashioned-Top Five Classic Styled Men’s Frames

old6Mens fashion is forever changing but one thing that is always a constant for a stylish man is the desire for quality and everlasting design. More than ever, classic styled frames are in the highest demand for men everywhere. Simply Eyeglasses offers such a bevy of durable and highly designed eyewear for the male sophisticate. Our top five favorites- Ronsir Zyl by Shuron, Ray Ban RX5121, Persol Po3107V, Spy Optics Rylan and Original Penguin Clyde Jr. will quell any optical taste for every man.

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Persol-Timeless Eyewear made popular by ‘King of Cool’

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If you’re a fan of the late actor Steve McQueen you’re most likely familiar with eyewear icon Persol.  In circulation since 1917, McQueen helped popularize Persol for the 1960’s and future generations.  Persol sunglasses were a huge favorite with pilots and race car drivers.  When Steve wasn’t making memorable films, he could many times be found immersed in one of his favorite pastimes, racing. It made perfect sense to spot him around the motorsports scene wearing his Persols.

 

It all bsupreme_arrowegan in 1917 when Berry optical owner Giuseppe Ratti began crafting frames and lenses targeting athletes and pilots.  Ratti leaned toward sunglasses thus the name Persol which loosely translated means “for the sun”.  Persol patented the Meflecto system, one of the first spring hinge temple designs.  Most models then as well as now are adorned with Persol’s unmistakable “Supreme Arrow” located on the temple hinges.

Persol’s eventual United States debut was in 1962. Italian optical frame and sunglass powerhouse Luxottica now owns the brand.  Luxottica’s high standards ensure lasting quality for the timeless brand.  Unsurpassed designs along with superb acetates and metals define contemporary Persol.

Our Simply Eyeglasses favorite top pick Persol sunglass model would have to be the PO3110S in color Striped Brown for it’s timeless look and craftsmanship. It can be viewed and purchased at the following link:persol https://www.simplyeyeglasses.com/eyeglasses-sunglasses/frame.php?frid=8509631 


Top Steve McQueen image provided by www.imaginativeconservative.org & all other images by www.simplyeyeglasses.com

Top Picks in Children’s Eyewear

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We all know how picky children can be when it comes to their clothes or everyday choices. With so much to choose from in the world of children’s eyewear- we at Simply Eyeglasses like frames for kids that have the style of the most current eyewear trends but are still suitable and colorful to make children feel special in their glasses. Below is our top 5 list for boys and top 5 list for girls- Just in time for the holidays!

 

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Vintage & Cool -3 Top Newest Styles From Lulu Guinness Eyewear

As of October 2016- Lulu Guinness Eyewear has released new models for t8982heir sunglass and eyeglass lines. Our three favorites are the L898, L775 and L903. All three models have a vintage cat eye aesthetic and come in the most modern color combinations. The quality of Lulu Guinness eyewear is very high for their price point and all models are ma8981de with high quality materials.8983

  • The L898 model features stripes and was created by Tura’s Vision Expo East Design-A-Frame Competition Winner. This frame comes in a unique tortoise, a classic black and a very unique color blocked coral. Modern and retro at the same time this frame is classic Lulu Guinness.

The L7775275 model is metal and features a flat metal sheen with animal print. Lulu Guinness is know for her use of animal print and this 7751frame is softened by the rectangular shape added to the cat eye to make a very feminine look.

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  •  With inspiration taken 9033 9032from Lulu Guinness’s very own “Dare to Dream” print, this frame uses the slogan in a new way by marking it on the inside of the temple. This gives the customer a fun surprise only the customer knows about and a fun message to share. This frame comes in a very special blue tortoise as well- which is very unique and eye catching and new for Lulu Guinness considering the fact she is know for black, white and red colors. The popularity of these three frames is sure to soar with the new fall line.
If you like cat eye glasses and the newest trends in eyewear- be sure to check out the new line and all the other new styles from Lulu Guinness.
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Choose Two Toned-When You Just Can’t Decide

One of the very best trends in eyewear is the two-toned trend. Having multiple colors and textures in your eyewear creates a bold visual interest that will catch the attention of all. We at Simply Eyeglasses see this trend on the rise and here are our five top favorites which can all be found on www.simplyeyeglasses.com:

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Life in the Fast Lane-Sunglasses of NASCAR drivers

The type of shades that NASCAR drivers prefer to wear has become quite a sensation among so many people. Every now and then, eyewear brands introduce a new line of sleek and stylish sporty sunglasses, which makes people go crazy when NASCAR drivers wear them. If you want to know which pair of sunglasses your favorite NASCAR driver is currently sporting than look no further than Simply Eyeglasses to help you.

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Oakley is primarily a sports brand as far as eyewear is concerned. This point is made more potent when you take a look at the NASCAR legend Tony Stewart and how he can be found wearing the newest and sleekest Oakley models.

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Carl Edwards relies on none other than Wiley X sunglasses for the tracks as well as for his daily use. Wiley X is a world leader in research, development and marketing of protective eyewear for tactical and civil applications. Not only Carl Edwards but other members of NASCAR also prefer Wiley’s sunglasses as they rely on its crystal-clear vision and high-velocity protection on and off the track.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. keeps us up to speed when helping craft his Signature 88 SPY Sunglass Collection—Admiral, Dirty Mo, General and McCoy frames have his trademark touch and 88 logo on the temple. Collaborating with America’s modern-day hero for nearly a decade, the SPY + Dale Jr. Signature 88 Collection pairs SPY’s Happy Lens™ with classic styling to keep you running at 200 smiles per hour.

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Oakley, Spy, Wiley X and many other sport brands can all be found on Simply Eyeglasses to help keep your fast and furious eyewear up to date with all the biggest NASCAR pro’s.

Falling for Color with Simply Eyeglasses

The warm hues and colors of fall are soon to be everywhere you look. Bringing the seasons shades of warm browns and bright oranges is no different when it comes to eyewear. Here are Simply Eyeglasses top 5 favorite looks for fall representing all the gorgeous colors inspired by the season.

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Pinktober – VERA BRADLEY

October, as we all know, is Breast Cancer Awareness month. There are probably very few people that have not been impacted by this disease. Most of us know breastcancersomeone that has breast cancer, had breast cancer or lost their battle with breast cancer. With that in mind, this blog post is dedicated to those courageous people.

Vera Bradley co-founders, Barbara Bradley Baekgaard and Patricia Miller established the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer in 1998 to provide a structure for their efforts and to raise additional funds. Barbara and Patricia remain committed to funding breast cancer research through a portion of Vera Bradley’s profits.

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Katalina Pink – Photo provided by VeraBradley.org

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Katalina Pink Diamonds – Photo provided by VeraBradley.org

Since 1999, Vera Bradley has designed special breast cancer awareness colors to celebrate their commitment to the cause. Vera Bradley is dedicated to eradicating breast cancer as a life-threatening disease. By carrying these beautiful colors, you can show your support and add a little color to the fight against breast cancer. The colors chosen for this year are Katalina Pink and Katalina Pink Diamonds. There are multiple Vera Bradley styles of eye and sunglasses that can be purchased through SimplyEyeglasses.com in these special colors.

Take a picture of yourself or friends wearing Vera Bradley frames and something pink, use the hashtag #focusonacure. During the month of October, The McGee Group, manufacturer of Vera Bradley frames, has pledged to donate $10 for every hashtag that is posted to Facebook and Instagram.


 

 

 

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