I thought I’d do a year end wrap up of our most popular frames for 2016. 2016 saw the resurgence of the round frame and I think we’ll see more of that in 2017. We also saw more matte frames as well. Though of course, classic frames likes aviators always do well. So, in no particular order…
This is Kevin, our wacky optician. He lives in these frames and you can just barely even see them on his face. These frames are so light you’ll hardly feel them on your face. There’s a reason that half my family wears these.
2. Ray Ban Aviators
These classic suns will just never go out of style.
3. Red Tomato
These are new kids frames that we just started carrying in 2016. I noticed a patient of mine had them on and they were so cute and just had a great built up nose bridge for little ones. They don’t smash on to the face the way Miraflex does. They are very well made and come in cute colors.
4. Tom Ford
We started carrying these back in 2015 and they have continued to gain in popularity. I love the beautiful, neutral colors that complement any skin color. Plus, James Bond wore them, so what’s not to love about Daniel Craig?
5. Maui Jim
We live in Hawaii, so it’s no surprise that Maui Jim frames are some of our best sellers. Their polarized lenses are excellent.
These are also new kid frames and they are just so cute and well made and come in a variety of fun colors.
7. Roberto Cavalli
For those of you who like bling, bling, these frames are for you! I love that the sides are AMAZING, but they don’t look ostentations from the front.
8. Dragon Vantage
These frames are truly perfect for the Hawaii lifestyle. It’s a FLOATABLE frame built for “aquatic action”. The lenses are made of polycarbonate, so if your surfboard tips up when you’re catching a wave, your eyes are protected. So, all you surfers our there who say you can’t wear sunglasses, these are perfect.
One of my patients was actually wearing these frames and I complimented her on them and her friend happened to be the rep. I love them. They are French and incredibly boutique. If you want something different than what everyone else buys from Costco, Lenscrafters, then these are your frames. These really awesome part about these frames is that you can buy these clips that attach to the front, to change up the look.
And, here I am modeling three different clips that go on the clear frame.
And, here’s Ronnie, my clinic manager, selfie-taker expert, who is teaching me what I need to do. She had me cracking up!
Another kind of no-brainer for Hawaii. Well made, well-constructed. Nothing more needs to be said. They make specialty frames for each and every different kind of sport. I love my hot pink ones for running.