Customers around the Shop: Kelly from HA!

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Kelly, our neighbor at Ha!, giving her new coveted cat-eye sunglasses a test run in last weekend’s stellar weather.

When you’ve got the coolest sun shades in Fremont and suddenly, its 85 degrees out… 
Kelly shines in this asymmetrical blue/tort sunglass style from Italy, helping maintain the funky vibe  of the neighborhood. 

Customers around the Shop: Rachel P.

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Creamy off-white can be a tricky color to pull off for most. Rachel is certainly the exception here- the color is a polished, yet edgy highlight to her “summery” features.  Plus, this unique and uplifting shape takes her style aesthetic to another level.  What a looker!

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Fresh Arrivals Part II: That OTHER new Italian Collection… Essequadro!

Presenting Essequadro, the other new collection we picked up at this year’s Silmo Expo in Paris:
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Essequadro’s aesthetic features familiar looks with a twist: these colors & shapes are tailored to express an edgy uniqueness without going over the top…
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As with some of our other collections, these are sold as one-of-a-kind. Grab these limited edition frames while you can!

Fresh arrivals: 2 New Italian-made collections are in & here’s the 1st one!

Just landed yesterday:  LUXOL DESIGN and ESSEQUADRO,  two eyewear collections from small factories in Italy… we are proud to be the 1st optical shop in the USA to be able to carry them!

Here are some highlights from the 1st collection, LUXOL

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The acetate designs offer rich color options in matte finishes with layered accent colors:
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Luxol also has some interesting colorful metal designs in both thinner eye wire… 

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& thicker sheet-cut designs

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Stay tuned for Part II: Essequadro preview…!