Archive for 'Unique Frame Lines'

Filed under: NEWS!, Theo

New Theo frames, hurrah!

Written by on July 27th 2010


You know what else is cool? SUNGLASSES! The Eye Spy annual sunglass sale is only days away. For the entire month of August every pair of sunglasses in the store will be on sale! Come on in and get that frame you’ve been dreaming of!

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Filed under: CUSTOMER OF THE WEEK!, Lafont

CUSTOMER OF THE WEEK!

Written by on July 24th 2010

This week, our Customer of the Week is….. NOEL!

Noel fell in love with this frame and the cool retro style of Lafont’s reedition aesthetic. We have to agree. The more we look at this picture, the more we see that this Lafont frame is the perfect fit!


Congratulations, Noel, you’re our Customer of the Week!*


You know what else is cool? SUNGLASSES! The Eye Spy annual sunglass sale is only days away. For the entire month of August every pair of sunglasses in the store will be on sale! Come on in and get that frame you’ve been dreaming of!

* Okay, so Noel is married to the Queen of Specs, but I cross my heart! it had no impact on the decision to name him Customer of the Week. Pinky swear!

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Filed under: CUSTOMER OF THE WEEK!, Lafont, Theo

SUMMER FUN!

Written by on July 15th 2010
We’ve had a blast over the past couple of weeks, helping our super-awesome and totally fun customers find some truly fantastic frames!
So much fun, in fact that we have not one, not two, but THREE, yes THREE Customers of the Week!
First up is Sissie:

The Optician Magician helped Sissie find these ic! berlin frames and they fit her perfectly!

When Sissie found Eye Spy, she had never felt 100% comfortable in her glasses. But, when she picked up her new frames, she told us that our doctor (the awesome Karen Squier, OD) made her feel really comfortable and was thorough with the exam. We’ve always known that Dr. Squier is one of the most patient and thorough doctors around, but it was really nice to hear that from a customer! We are so happy that we were able to help Sissie find an ic! berlin frame and Hoya ID lenses that makes her feel comfortable and confident! Hooray!
Next we have Diane:
The Specs Therapist is all about helping our customers go on vacation in style.
Diane tried on a few pairs of sunglasses, but when she found these Lafonts, we knew, these were the ones! Alas! Diane was about to go on vacation and needed the sunglasses ASAP! We did our best and made them as quickly as possible and just days before her trip, Diane was able to pick up her brand new, absolutely fantastic, Lafont sunglasses!

And last, but certainly not least, we have Larissa:

Our Opticianista is a matchmaker like no other when it comes to Theos.

I feel like this is a Cinderella situation. Sometimes there is a frame in the store that is so remarkable and awesome that it is just waiting for the right person. The frame is just waiting for that perfect fit and personality and when it happens, WOW! Magic. Bells. Angels singing. Rainbows sparklings. Stars shining. Larissa and this Theo frame go together like rama lama lama ke ding a de dinga dong.

Hooray for our customers! They’ve made this hot hot summer SUPER COOL!


You know what else is cool? SUNGLASSES! The Eye Spy annual sunglass sale is only weeks away. For the entire month of August every pair of sunglasses in the store will be on sale! Come on in and get that frame you’ve been dreaming of!

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Filed under: CUSTOMER OF THE WEEK!, Theo

CUSTOMER OF THE WEEK

Written by on July 6th 2010

Oh, it’s been a while since we’ve posted a Customer of the Week around here! There’s been so much excitement, what with a new baby and new Theos and new Francis Kleins! It’s all been too much fun!

But you know what they say, good things come to those who wait!

We think our newest Customer of the Week looks so spectacular in his new frames that it was worth waiting for:


We love this Theo frame on Robert so so much! The color makes his blue eyes shine(!) and the green is just enough. What a great choice!

Congratulations Robert, you’re our CUSTOMER OF THE WEEK!

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Filed under: EVENTS!, Rapp, Thierry Lasry

Red, White, and YOU!

Written by on July 3rd 2010

Happy 4th of July!!!

Have a great weekend!!!

Wear your sunglasses!!!

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Filed under: Francis Klein, NEWS!, Theo

More New Arrivals!

Written by on June 27th 2010

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Filed under: CUSTOMER OF THE WEEK!, Theo

CUSTOMER OF THE WEEK!

Written by on June 15th 2010

What perfect timing! Just a few days ago, we were waxing rhapsodic about Theo and this weekend, Christopher picked up his brand new Theo Eyewitness frames!

How cool are these?!

Christopher found a pair in the store, but our frame was mostly black. He wanted something a little brighter, so we ordered two colors for him to try, he chose the silver and black, and wow-oh-wow, do they look great!

Congratulations, Christopher, you’re our CUSTOMER OF THE WEEK!

Don’t forget that Sunday is Father’s Day!
Show your dad you care
with a nifty new pair of sunglasses!

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Filed under: Theo

"Theo’s out there living it up, doing a little earth shaking somewhere."

Written by on June 11th 2010
I, the Specs Therapist, have had a crush on Theodore Huxtable since I was five. So when I started working at Eye Spy and saw that there was a line named “Theo,” I was immediately lost in love. No matter that the name is pronounced “Tay-Oh,” or that the name represents an anagram of one of the designers, Patrick Hoet’s, last name. The name “Theo” always has and always will represent perfection to me.


So, what’s the deal with this eyewear line called Theo? Why do they make such funky glasses? And where the heck did they get the idea to make such unique frames and designs? Let me tell you:

Theo was founded by two opticians, Wim Somers and Patrick Hoet. They first displayed their designs at the Paris eyewear tradeshow, Silmo, in 1989.
Their designs represented new ideas in eyewear. Rather than being just a necessity, their designs turned glasses into works of art. And beyond that, they became a window for expression for glasses wearers, starting with the more adventurous and moving to a wide range of faces and personalities the world over!
Theo continued with their avant-garde aesthetic in their Eyewitness line. While the main Theo line maintained unique and creative designs, Eyewitness went the extra step. All eyewitness frames have an asymmetrical design and continue to push boundaries in eyewear. In a fashionable and flattering manner, I might add.
Theo continues to pursue their goal of creating new and exciting designs, partnering up with designers Cristoph Broich and Tim Van Steenbergen on sunwear lines. Theo designs keep surprising and delighting. It’s a love affair with no end in sight!


And do you know what?

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Filed under: CUSTOMER OF THE WEEK!, Theo

CUSTOMER OF THE WEEK!

Written by on June 8th 2010

Christine is one of our favorite customers because she has a classic, but adventurous sense of style when it comes to glasses! She just has a face made for frames, no matter what she puts on, it looks like each frame was made just for her (lucky!).

But, she recently decided that she needed a frame that was a little more “tame” for those occasions when hot pink just would not do. Still, she wanted her personality to be able to shine. As Christine shows, it’s possible to be adventurous and fun, while still wearing a frame that showcases clean lines and top-notch design:

YOWZA! Christine looks awesome in her new Theos!

What makes this Theo frame perfect for what Christine wanted is that it’s pretty and light, but it has a secret:

Yup, the top of the frame is electric blue! Just that touch of color not only adds some fun and whimsy to the frame, but it also lightens the look of the frame. So when Christine is wearing this, she can still maintain a classic, yet airy feel.

Great choice Christine! There’s no doubt that you are the CUSTOMER OF THE WEEK!

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Filed under: Anne et Valentin, Francis Klein, Lafont, Rapp, Thierry Lasry

Pretty in Purple!

Written by on June 4th 2010







Don’t forget that on Saturday, June 5 from 12 to 3pm, Eye Spy will be joining with Sam and Willy’s as well as many of our other neighbors to host the Pets @ Paulina pet adoption event! Visit the website www.petsatpaulina.com for more info!

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