Van Brunt Optical Haus

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Vision Expo West – Las Vegas, Nevada

Frank Gehry

Venturing into the desert  has long been a right of passage for many people. It tests you, what you think you’re made of and what you actually are. The desolate beauty of the desert is overwhelming, and frightening at the same time. The hot earth beneath your feet is cracked and barren where nothing can survive, except the strong and determined. There is also the camaraderie formed with those who go with you, and make it out. And then there is…

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VBOH <3's GLCO

Van Brunt Optical Haus had their first Trunk Show last Friday! Thank you Everyone who came out to the trunk show! Big thank you to Brett, our GLCO rep, for coming down with the whole collection and hanging out with us. And another big shout out to Carl at Drifter for letting us set up in your beautiful store!   The wine, the cheese, the music, and of course the GLASSES!! Sunglasses, optical glasses, folding glasses and mirrored glasses!  …

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Garrett Leight California Optical – GLCO

There is something about California that draws the fashionable, the progressive thinking, the adventurers and the independents. It also has the busiest, most populated and diverse cities in the country. But despite such diversity from the coast to inland, busy city to laid back town, Cali has that “I just woke up this way so deal with it” kind of cool. There’s something alluring about that kind of independence. Maybe it’s the freedom to just do whatever you want. Maybe…

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Task Lenses- Office, Computer and Reading

What are Task Lenses? Have you ever squinted at your laptop in disdain? Are you rubbing your eyes throughout the day trying to get your vision in focus or just to get some relief?  Is the screen getting blurrier as you read this? As opticians, our job is to find out what your optical needs are. Optometrists test your eyes for the strength of correction you need, but it’s the duty of the optician to look at the prescription, interpret…

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Tavat Eyewear

Tavat is not only modernizing vintage eyewear, Tavat is futurizing it. Tavat is for people who have the latest tech in all of their devices, but prefer to carry all that tech in a vintage leather satchel. For people while on the wait list for a Tesla, will ride a vintage motorcycle cross country. The extreme juxtaposition of Tavat is  second nature to people living in extremely opposing lifestyles. The web designer working on his laptop in a 200 year old…

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How to Clean Your Glasses: The Secret that’s Not Supposed to Be

“What do I use to clean my glasses?” People passing through our shop for an adjustment, a repair, or cleaning, frequently ask this question. All of our regular clients KNOW how to clean their glasses- because it’s our duty as opticians to make sure you do. In fact we take this duty so seriously, Laura will basically not let you leave the store until she is convinced that you understand proper cleaning procedure. (Whether you actually do what we recommend…

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l.a. Eyeworks

Remember when you were growing up and your mom and dad always told you to, “Just be yourself, people will like you just the way you are – and if they don’t, then you don’t want to be friends with them anyway.” *eyeroll* We all know this sometimes isn’t as easy as it sounds… It does take effort to be ourselves, to think about what we like and to purposely create our lives to how WE want it. It takes…

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Donate Old Glasses

Reflection is a powerful tool. Reflection is not merely the act of looking back on what has happened this past year, but the act of looking back and learning from those experiences. It’s collecting all the hard times, and sitting with them. Collecting all the happy times, and being grateful for them. What can be learned from all this? Without reflection, life just keeps going faster and faster, and for what purpose? Do you wish you had accumulated more stuff…

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Andy Wolf

Stand in your own light. Be inspired by, and inspire. Unconventional beauty is the best kind of beauty. This is what we live for. Brands and companies that truly adhere to this standard of ethics both in their design, and in practical applications.   Andy Wolf clearly understands this and has designed something that you can wear while marching to the beat of your own drum. This line is for people whose style is couture and minimal, yet stands starkly…

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Food, Fashion and Frames in the OC MIX

Being located inside the OC Mix at SOCO, we see our fair share of creative microcosms. The foodies, the fashion, and the interior design. The OC Mix in the SOCO center is where all my favorite creative worlds collide in a fascinating, delicious, and colorful pallet of artisan goodies. But where do glasses fit into this mix? Glasses are just something you put on to see the menu, right? Think again. Have you noticed that your interior designer has the coolest pair…

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