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Three Spectacular Trunk Shows!!

Written by on November 5th 2019

Are you ready to see all of the newest 2020 collections that were introduced at the Parisian eyewear show last month? The Queen of Specs was at the eyewear show in Paris and picked out her favorites from the collections for the shop…

AND now it is YOUR turn to pick out your favorite pieces to add to YOUR collection!!

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We will have a different designer here, three weekends in a row, showing their current 2019/2020 collections! Every piece, in every collection.

First up, is: SABINE BE on Saturday, November 9th, with private appointments on Sunday the 10th!

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Next up is: Anne et Valentin on Saturday, November 16th, with private appointments on Sunday the 17th!

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And for the grand finale: THEO on Saturday, November 23rd, with private appointments on Sunday the 24th!

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If you would like to see any of these collections on a Sunday between 12 and 4pm, please contact us for an appointment at 773.477.2670

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Join Us for Our 21st Anniversary Party!!

Written by on October 11th 2019

To celebrate our 21st birthday, we have invited the designer of Niloca to Chicago.
So…Colin is bringing his samples to us, all the way from Australia!

Join us for a big ole NILOCA TRUNK SHOW On Saturday, October 19 from 11-5PM!

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To celebrate that we are legal to drink, we will be doing Jell-O shots and serving up cake & snacks for the young and not-so-old. We will also have wine & beer for those that are over 21:-)

Get 21% off lenses purchased the day of the event, with your purchase of Niloca eyewear!!

See the newest releases in tons and tons of colors! Each style is available in 9 colorways…
and every color in the collection will be here for you to try-on!! Come by and see these beauties in-person!

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THE HEIST! Video Release Party

Written by on July 31st 2019

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Be the first to view our newest promo video on Thursday evening, July 11th!! Join us for a live performance by White Mystery, indulge in custom truffles by Katherine Anne Confections and sip a special cocktail concocted by The Queen of Specs !!

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Annual Anne et Valentin Pop-up!

Written by on May 9th 2019

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It is almost time for the Anne et Valentin Trunk Show!
Saturday, June 1st from 11am – 5pm.

This Trunk Show brings one of the first lines we introduced 20 years ago. It is a favorite of many of our customers… Anne et Valentin! This will be our ONLY Anne et Valentin Trunk Show this year, so mark your calendar, fix your hair, and see the newest most exciting Anne et Valentin collection we have seen yet!!

Their newest collection is full of new, beautiful colors and shapes…for men, women and children:-) They have introduced a ton of new styles in incredible colors that are easy-to-wear and comfortable!!

Private one-hour appointments will be taken for Sunday, June 2nd from 12pm to 4pm. Please email us at [optician at eyespyoptical.com] or call us at 773.477.2670 to make an appointment in advance…or message us through Instagram

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May Maker’s Pop-up!

Written by on May 9th 2019

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Join us on Saturday, May 18th for our March Maker’s Pop-up with Adrianne from Ponopozz! Adrianne moved to Chicago about a year ago…and has been brightening up our lives even since! We love her paintings…and she loves our glasses, so we decided to join forces for the day.

From 11-4pm, Adrianne will be at Eye Spy painting a canvas for all to see. Watch her painting come to life…while you, or your little one, color along masterpieces of your own. We will have some coloring sheets and pencils so you can join in the fun!

Adrianne will also have some of her small prints in-store for sale if you want to take something home with you:-)
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Get a Jump on Spring with Theo!

Written by on March 29th 2019

Theo’s Spring Collection is Here for One Day!

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Spring is in the air and what better way to celebrate than with a spiffed up new pair of specs from Theo’s new Spring/Summer collection!

Theo eyewear is always innovative and surprising and this year’s new releases blew us away!! We want everything!

Theo’s newest collections play with layering and color in a way that only Theo can do!

Join us from 11-5pm on April 6th for a chance to try on Theo’s latest and greatest in a rainbow of colors. Trust us, it will be hard to pick just one!

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March Maker’s Pop-up

Written by on February 25th 2019

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Join us On Saturday, March 2nd for our March Maker’s Pop-up with Adrianne from Ponopozz! Adrianne moved to Chicago about a year ago…and has been brightening up our lives even since! We love her paintings…and she loves our glasses, so we decided to join forces for the day.

From 11-4pm, Adrianne will be at Eye Spy painting a canvas for all to see. Watch her painting come to life…while you, or your little one, color along masterpieces of your own. We will have some coloring sheets and pencils so you can join in the fun!

Adrianne will also have some of her small prints in-store for sale if you want to take something home with you:-)
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Our January Sale is in Full-Swing!

Written by on January 13th 2019

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Happy New Year! It is time to celebrate new beginnings and we can’t think of a better way to start 2018 than with a gorgeous new pair of glasses (or two)! Oh wait…yes we can…a new pair of glasses that you picked up for a steal of a deal! With discounts that start at 25% and go all the way up to 75% off, it will be hard to get just one pair!

This is a great time to refresh your look with new eyewear, pick up that bold 2nd pair you have been dreaming about or get those computer glasses you have been thinking about for ages.

Anne et Valetin, Theo, Niloca, and Francis Klein are just a few of the brands that will be on sale, so get here early to see everything!

The sale ends on January 31st. See you there!

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Trunk Show Every Saturday in November!!

Written by on October 30th 2018

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It’s Trunk Show month at Eye Spy! Every Saturday in November, we’ve got our favorite lines scheduled to make an appearance! Check out the line up below!

Saturday, November 3rd: Article One Eyewear

Elaine from Article One, will have her bags full of their newest 2019 collection that was just released last month from Flint , Michigan. Hear the story behind how the company got started, and the story behind each frame. Select your favorite shape & color combo and get yo’self a new pair of glasses & sunnies! 

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Saturday, November 10th: Anne et Valentin

Anne et Valentin’s Spring 2019 collection is so sexy! It is full of new, beautiful colors and shapes…and more subtle, lightweight titanium frames, if you want something more under-stated:-) They have also introduced a ton of new men’s styles in incredible colors that are easy-to-wear and comfortable!!Anne_Bseries

Saturday, November 17th: Double-Header! Kirk & Kirk and Sabine Be

Kirk & Kirk’s Spring 2019 collection is full of pretty surprises. Their newest collection features vintage shapes in translucent rainbow colors, in styles for both men and women. Capture0031-2

Sabine Be is stiff competition for Kirk & Kirk! Sabine Be’s designs go all-out… with some of the best color combinations ever (in our opinion!) and bold shapes. This line is modern, with a little whimsy thrown in for good measure!! Don’t miss this show! Sabine_Be

Saturday, November 23rd & 24th: Theo eyewear

Theo never disappoints, and this year is no exception! Bright colors and modern graphic shapes aplenty, the 2019 collection combines acetates and metal! Their new collab with Matali Crasset is a must-see for anyone who is looking for something a bit out-of-the-ordinary. Theo_eyewitness

For a private showing on the Sunday following each show, call us at 773.477.2670, email us at [optician at eyespyoptical.com] for an appointment…or send us a message through Instagram

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20/20 Anniversary Party on October 20th!

Written by on October 5th 2018

It is hard to believe that we are celebrating 20 years of custom, colorful, handmade eyewear!
 
From the day that the Queen of Specs opened the shop doors in October of 1998; colorful, handmade, well-designed, bold eyewear was the driving force. Whether you live around the corner or you are one of our faithful customers who comes to our shop from across the country to see our selection of small, independently-designed and produced lines…thank you for supporting us!!

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Join us for our 20/20 Anniversary Party from 3-7pm to celebrate with us behind the shop!! We will be unveiling our outdoor mural and having photos taken in front of this incredible new painting by Tracee BadwayIris the Airstream will be joining us, along with Melissa from JoSnow serving cocktails, & DJ Sasha No Disco.

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