We are very selective when we buy frames! Each brand we carry has been selected due to its quality, company values, and fashion. It is also our goal to carry as many American-made frames as possible, as we believe it is the ultimate way to support a local economy and provide American jobs. Below is a list of our brands:
As always, if you see a frame you like online but not in the store tell us. We can order it in for you.
l.a.Eyeworks creates imaginative and uniquely crafted frames that change the way people think about eyewear. Designed in Los Angeles by founders Barbara McReynolds and Gai Gherardi, l.a.Eyeworks' award-winning glasses are known for their bold shapes, imaginative handling of materials, and expressive use of color. Known to frame lovers worldwide, the playful and provocative optical lexicon of l.a.Eyeworks has infiltrated the pop culture landscape from fashion to publishing to art and film. l.a.Eyeworks' philosophy is best summed up in their well-known tagline, "A face is like a work of art. It deserves a great frame."
American Eyewear is a small, family-owned-and-operated frame company out of Nashville Tennessee. They opened their doors with a vision to provide jobs and quality eyewear at an affordable price point. They have been a pleasure to work with! They have an eyewear line named Valor that donates the proceeds from every frame purchase to the support of our active military. Other lines we carry from American Eyewear are Maddison Montgomery, Nash and American Dream.
Handmade custom pieces out of LA, these frames are truly a work of art! Every frame is a distinct showcase of unique creativity. They provide options such as wood inlay frames, comic book frames, Van Gough style hand-painted frames, and frames made from vinyl records! You can even set an appointment with them to specialize your own color scheme, shape, size, favorite comic book, or music artist for a truly personalized masterpiece!
Fetch eyewear donates 100% of their profits to animal welfare and rescue. Their goal is to raise awareness and funds using this uniquely designed eyewear. Fetch donates all of their proceeds to The Pixie Project, an organization that offers services for animals in need and selectively adopts out each rescue animal to a loving family to give it the best quality life. Each Fetch frame comes with an excellent warranty, and custom colors are also available.
Jonathan Cate is a family business started in 1994 located in North Carolina with a goal to create a truly one of a kind product! These frames stand out by their runway-worthy designs and deserve a spotlight. Their mission is to provide a company "where fashion, value, and quality coexist." This company has been so wonderful to work with, and we are thrilled to be displaying these gorgeous frames in our store.
Kennmark eyewear is a popular employee-owned company with a 40-year track record. They are home to some well known frame lines such as Vera Wang, Penguin and Kensie and are distinguished by their modern, chic designs. We have worked with Kennmark for years and we are always impressed with their long lasting quality and accommodating service.
One of our best selling brands is Modo, chosen for their incomparable comfort and effortless style. They offer lightweight titanium frames and paper thin acetate frames for both men and women. They are well-known for a Euro-style look combined with durability. In 2016 they partnered with an organization called Seva, launching a program called "buy a frame, help a child see." Each Modo frame purchased helps children in India recieve eye screenings and needed eyewear! To learn more about how this program impacts these children, visit this link.
After being in the optical business for three generations, our family has acquired a large selection of unique vintage frames. Every piece is unique and some are still new after 40+ years! We have frames from almost every decade in the past century. Cat-eye, gold-filled, and horned-rimmed are just the tip of the iceberg.