Barton Perreira achieves innovation in the eyewear industry through impeccable craftsmanship and design without compromise. A dedication to quality is at the heart of Barton Perreira's philosophy. From the manufacturing process behind each impeccably crafted frame to the exciting design process by Patty Perreira, Barton Perreira promises amazing new looks throughout the year. She imagines timelessly chic frames using the ingenuity of the past and inspiration from art, architecture, and fashion. Every frame tells a story.
Classic and wonderfully comfortable with just enough edgy detail that every Barton Perreira frame becomes your perfectly designed accessory. One of the most desired frame lines for those in the know, Barton Perreira is an exclusive secret offered exclusively for you by CustomEyes in the Wilmington area.
Lafont eyewear is about explosive color. Over 80% of the colors found in the Lafont collection are exclusive to the brand thanks to the creative power and innovation of the Lafont Design Studio. At CustomEyes Lafont is the brand that offers an immediate impact with dramatic color combinations and distinctive geometry.
Once one wears Lafont, almost no other brand will do. Dramatic shapes and intense color treatments with handcrafted three-dimensional sculpting and detail define the Lafont approach. If you want to be noticed in stunning eyeglasses, Lafont is for you. Gregor has been a follower of the brand from the start, and Lafont is exclusively available in the Wilmington area at CustomEyes in the South Front District.
True passion is reflected in Cari Zalloni's products, whose eyewear design went on to gain a cult following in the 1980's. Zalloni was a visionary who revolutionized eyewear design and defined the typical hip-hop look of the generation like no other brand. It all blew up when Spike Lee became Mars Blackmon in the Jordan Nike commercials. Cazal eyewear is consistently stunning with its finely detailed German craftsmanship. First-class processing of precious materials like titanium and gold guarantee the highest quality. Cazal isn't for the masses -- just for the few who appreciate the bold and the brash epitomized by the signature look of its heritage.
Imagine being able to wear what represents you best. Our iGreen Custom program brings this vision to life, where you are the designer of your own unique frame. Envision yourself wearing frames created and designed by you! Endless possibilities to express your creativity await. We have created a program to ensure everyone has the perfect fit no matter which style they love from our 4.0 Collection. We offer up to three different eye-sizes for every custom shape. Constructed with less energy and water than other methods, iGreen is committed to keeping its environmental footprint as small as possible. Made in USA from imported materials, a truly responsible company that allows you to design your exact look.
Porsche Design follows a clear design philosophy: optimize function by focusing on the essentials. Overcome the comfort of the familiar to discover new and exceptional solutions. The vision that inspired founder Professor Ferdinand Alexander Porsche to create the legendary Porsche 911 is built on the same principles that have driven Porsche Design since 1972. Porsche eyewear represents those principles with classic aviators and lean pure designs using simple classic shapes in muted finishes and clean design lines. Truly a cut above, Porsche eyewear makes a clear statement of good taste and a discerning eye for quality and fashion.
Kala is well-known for perfectly round eyewear. Recreating iconic frames from the past as well as designing new and unusual shapes with a California vibe for today’s wearer. My friend Daniel, creator of Kala eyewear, has a strong passion for his craft. His acetate frames are handmade in California with premium, raw acetate materials imported from Japan and Italy.
Kala cuts and polishes each frame by hand and they have been doing so in California for over 25 years. Kala metal frames are all skillfully crafted by metallurgic artisans in a luxury factory in Japan. If you have a desire to support classic American workmanship, enjoy clean and iconic shapes and amazing tortoiseshell frame materials, check out our Kala American Design collection.
Vuarnet began on Boissy d’Anglas in Paris in 1957 where Roger Pouilloux had his workshops. This avant-garde optician, passionate about skiiing, would go on to revolutionize the sunglasses world by inventing an exceptional glass, able to both protect him on slopes and provide a clear vision of the relief in overcast weather.
Pouilloux found an Olympic skier he admired and offered him a radical new lens in a tough lightweight nylon frame; and, in the next Olympics, results were obvious -- the skier's performance had been enhanced from the collaboration. Vuarnet quickly became a fashion must-have, worn by Mick Jagger and, of course, made famous by Jeff Bridges in “The Big Lebowski."
Made the old fashioned way using slow methodical construction and time honored techniques, Vuarnet is a sunglass that stands above the crowd. Come find out why it's treasured by the masses.
Ray-ban needs no introduction. It was in good fortune that Gregor served his early apprenticeship under a thirty-year veteran Bausch and Lomb guild optician who formed with strict and attentive oversite critical early skills that resonate today in the care and craftsmanship he and CustomEyes always will emulate and honor.
Although no longer an American company, it is still an American icon. As long as the modern Ray-Ban eyewear continues that tradition of classic elegance and style with quality construction, CustomEyes will represent it proudly. Always value-priced, Ray-Ban suns and prescription wear offer truly iconic styling and great good looks. Come see the special collection put together just for CustomEyes in our Rayban Collection.
The distinctive Jean-François Rey collection is innovative in design and unique in colour. Superimposed facets, graphic combinations with metal and acetate, fusional wood and carbon, bicoloured metal, the style of the new collection taking you into a universe of double play of artistic shapes, colours and materials. JFRey has created frames that draw the eye and insist upon a second look with amazing color combinations, complex hand designed metalwork with fine sculpted details that simply pop when worn and engender compliments and awe. If you want to make a statement, come to CustomEyes and check out the JFRey collection, another brilliant result of a company expert in the art of eyewear.
It all started over one hundred years ago in Turin, Italy. Originally designed for aviators and race car drivers in the early 1900s, Persol offers superb clarity and protection. After all this time, the Persol mission is still grounded in unmatched craftsmanship, with every frame handmade in Italy. Persol offers classic and iconic designs in sunwear and prescription glasses that pair well in casual settings or when dressed to impress. Scrupulously perfect, complex and precise and the choice of Steve McQueen and Audrey Hepburn: Fashion icons that personified the active lifestyle and sophisticated style that still resonate today in the Persol collection. Come see what drew such stylish minds to a remarkable yet unknown Italian company in the 50's and 60's now available for you to enjoy right here in Wilmington, N.C.
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Since 1980, OVVO Optics has upheld the highest standard of excellence by creating high performance, technologically advanced eyewear. Family owned and hand-crafted from their facility in Poland, OVVO frames undergo 85 steps of meticulous craftsmanship, ensuring every pair meets the rigorous demands of the modern customer. Using military-grade stainless steel and titanium, OVVO frames truly meld form, fashion, and function into a product that is unbelievably lightweight yet incredibly strong.
Francis Klein is a family-run business founded by optician Francis Klein and his wife Michèle. Francis Klein represents pride in craftsmanship, personalization, elegance and creativity. Moreso than almost any other designer line, what you will find in their artistic approach to frames is glamor, decoration, color, originality, and customization. Each piece is unique and handmade, perfect for the goals here at CustomEyes: we will find a frame that is especially created just for you and the person you want most to be. The artists at Francis Klein handcraft frames with skills specializing in hand engraving, laser design sculpting, 3D placement of rhinestone and haute couture jewelry pieces. Find your dream eyewear at CustomEyes with our Francis Klein designer collection of eyewear.
Alain Mikli symbolizes two design standards: maximum comfort and an unceasing devotion to art. The brand maintains these codes through constant experimentation with new materials and strong ties to the creative community, evidenced in our artistic collaborations and decades-long cache of iconic frames. Not for the faint of heart, Mikli frames push the boundaries of fashion and innovation and arouse the bold within us all. To wear Mikli, one must be ready to be seen and approached, as each frame speaks loudly about art, design, and stunning impact. They are designed to be a daring statement of character and sass. Come to CustomEyes to
see the art of Mikli. Do you dare to be truly different? Mikli lets you be you, like no other collection of fashion eyewear and it is exclusively available in New Hanover at CustomEyes of Wilmington.
Properly crafted eyewear made from recycled wood is one of the most sought after looks desired by fashion eyewear aficionados. With Feb31st CustomEyes you will find exactly that with an additional advantage. Select from our already amazing inventory of wooden frame designs, or work with us to design custom frames using specific wood layers to create a frame. From standard and rare wood colors to stained accent pieces, your frame can be built from the ground up, custom layered, custom-sized, and even engraved with your particular message or identifier. The fit, comfort, and feel of a truly well-made wooden frame is unlike any other eyewear experience. With such a diverse palette of wooden samples to choose from each frame will have a distinct personality available nowhere else in the Wilmington area. Come to CustomEyes and experience Feb31st and make it your creation with the perfect blend of natural materials, new world science, and your vision realized in stunning eyewear design.
Founded in Berlin in 2003, the first MYKITA premises were settled in a former children’s day care, called Kita in German. This inspired not only the name My Kita, but also the culture of curiosity and play. Mykita starts with material integrity, emphasizing the most appealing properties of the materials the company works with, and styled with a bit of whimsy and finished for incredible strength and weightlessness. Mykita frames use no screws or solder joints and are wonders of simple yet superior craftsmanship.
The product design is straightforward – seeing how something is built has become the most recognizable feature of Mykita frames. The first collection featured an openly displayed spiral hinge, a mechanical solution that became an incidental styling element and a hallmark of Mykita frames. This original patented hinge represents the guiding principle for design at Mykita: the technical solution must also be aesthetic.
If you are searching for a clean simple design with nearly indestructible engineering, Mykita frames are for you. Lightweight and strong and designed and manufactured for unparalleled longevity, a Mykita frame can be the frame you purchase with timeless styling that can last for several years of prescription changes through even the most active lifestyle.
The Poets Eyewear Collection was carefully selected to add color and dimension in the eyewear market. Both the Coco Song and the LaMatta line were chosen for their quality and artistry, and are extremely focused on bringing European couture style in an accessible, ready to wear fashion. The designer defined the mission: “Eyewear should be like art and perfectly paired day to day like fine jewelry. I wanted to help others understand the sophistication and be unafraid of color”. The company goal was to bring the culture and arts found in Europe and promote the unrestrained use of eyewear to the regions in and around the U.S. Simply put, Poets is the distributor of liberating luxury eyewear. Break the chains of monotony and visit CustomEyes to check out the Coco Song and LaMatta collection from Poets Eyewear.