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Author: Jess Wittman

A Haiku and New Frames for You

Happy New Years! It's almost time for our annual sale! We thought we would greet the new year with a little haiku to introduce our anticipated annual sale: Brass Monocle In every January A great sale begins. Come to either store from January 6th until January 20th to discover and take advantage...

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New: Lunetterie Générale

Designed in Canada and handcrafted in Japan, Lunetterie Générale, is our latest eyewear line available exclusively in our downtown CORE store (213, 751 3 Street SW.) Lunetterie Générale was started in 2014, in a garage in the small countryside town of Asbestos, Quebec with university friends Julian...

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Frame Spotlight: ROLF Spectacles

Wooden eyewear isn't a new concept. In fact, it's something we're seeing more and more of in the marketplace. But, 100% wood, all handmade and a company thats dedicated to the small details? Well thats definitely not something were seeing a lot of. Rolf Eyewear...

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New: VAVA Eyewear & Sabine Be

We recently welcomed two new frame lines to our stores. In the world of eyewear and optics, it can be hard to differentiate a frame line while maintaining high levels of quality and uniqueness. Both of these companies have met and exceeded those expectations. Firstly, we'd...

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Brass Monocle X Robert Sweep

We recently welcomed Robert Sweep as our new neighbours for our Mount Royal location. The Robert Sweep showroom is a premier location for Calgary's top end luxury furnishings and decor, and the new space is filled with beautiful hand selected specific pieces imported from locales...

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  • Thom Browne 108 in B Gry Slv
  • Bruno Chaussignaud Stardust in Camo
  • 35/139 Tokyo 104-0001 in Kuro
  • Blake Kuwahara Becket in Vintage Horn

Trend Report: The Aviator

[gallery link="none" columns="4" ids="18436,18435,18434,18433"]   In 1936 Bausch & Lomb developed a specialized set of sunglasses to protect pilot's eyes while flying. These sunglasses became known as 'pilot's glasses' and aviators. Throughout the years, the word aviator stuck, spawning the first popularization of sunglasses. In the 1970s aviators...

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New Reality, New Lenses. Eyezen from Varilux.

Like most people in today’s digital world, you probably spend 8 - 10 hours a day in front of a screen. Our digital world is constantly growing and changing, and as it gets more interactive, it becomes harder to turn away. The impact of this...

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New Year. New Frame of Mind. Annual Sale.

It's sale time! It's a new year. Time for a new frame of mind! Our annual sale starts January 5th and goes until January 21st. Save 30% - 70% off selected frames! We have two locations in Calgary: One in the 17th Ave SW shopping district: 806 16th Ave...

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