August 16, 1977: RIP Elvis Presley

My grandmother loved Elvis and through her I got to know The King's music. Back in the 1950's Rock and Roll was considered by...

History of Tura Eyewear

Many long years ago 1949 an optician, Monroe Levoy on Madison Avenue in New York started an eyewear company called Tura. His optical shop...

Throwback Thursday: Shades of Schiaparelli

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In Memory Of John Lennon’s Eyewear RIP 10/9/40 – 12/8/80

John Winston Lennon (9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980) was an English musician and singer-songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as one of the founding members...

History of Silhouette Eyewear

1964 Two people with visionary power firmly follow their ideas and visions and make them reality: For the first time in history, Anneliese and Arnold Schmied...

Pince-Nez Eyewear

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So what were the celebrities wearing in the 1990's?  Check out some of our favorite celebs and see.. pretty similiar to today. Round (Al...

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