Eye Designs Exclusive: Mykita x Perlon Records

Manufactured and designed in Berlin, Germany, Mykita has partnered with Perlon Records for the release of a custom eyewear design, marking the 20-year anniversary of the music label. The resulting sunglasses represent minimalistic and experimental sensibilty that connects the two labels. The unique lens shape derives from the Perlon logo typeface, with all of the individual letters having been layered, rotated and melded to form the outline of the frames.

A characteristic Mykita stainless steel frame in a navigator style, the Perlon collaboration stands out via a subtly polygonal lens shape and bicolour surface pattern, a reference to the label’s iconic record sleeve designs. Limited to 50 pieces per color, the exclusive package pairs the sunglasses with, a 7-inch single by Markus Nikolai featuring sounds from the modern manufactory – it is the 115th release from the house of Perlon.

These frames are availiable exclusively at Eye Designs in three amazing colors! Stop in to see them all before they're gone for good.

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Fall Trend Report

Fall is here and with it comes new styles straight from overseas. Having spent time in Paris, France at Silmo, one of the largest optical fairs in the world, I'm here to report on my findings.

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We've seen this coming for a while and have had many metal styles in stock dating back to 2016 but as we approach 2018, metals are coming on stronger than ever. Even companies that have always prided themselves on their amazing acetate frames are releasing metal frames this season. Caroline Abrams (above) and Face a Face (below) were among the most notable lines releasing metal frames. These frames keep with the French design ideals of bold, beautiful colors, extended into a new material. If you've previously worn styles from Lindberg or Mykita, you might be able to find slightly more funky style in Caroline Abrams or Face a Face this time.

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Pinks, Greens and even more Pink's
In Westchester we like to say that Mykita started this trend. In 2017, the Sesi became one of the hottest frames in our area due in large part to it's distinguished pale pink color. Now the word is out and other companies have begun releasing pinks in shades ranging from pale to blush to electric. Dita, Anne et Valentin, SALT and even Mykita (again) have some of the sweetest pinks out right now and they're on their way to Westchester.

Green was also very popular but in a different way. While lighter greens had been in style for women, men's frames are now coming in a variety of darker, more forest greens. For guys it's about finding colors that boldly blend into an outfit. Frames can standout without screaming and dark green (and of course dark blue) are colors that allow any guy to be, just-the-right-amount of bold.

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Lindberg Trunk Show Saturday, August 5th in Scarsdale

In 1984 a then little known eyeglass store opened its doors in Scarsdale. Two years later, in 1986, Lindberg Eyewear launched and revolutionized eyewear design. Family owned, Lindberg continues that tradition into 2017. Separated by over 3,700 miles, Aarhus, Denmark and Scarsdale, New York have become synonymous thanks to our amazing patients who have fallen in love with their glasses over and over.

On Saturday, August 5th, join us as we explore Lindberg's 12 eyewear collections including buffalo horn, gold and platinum as well as kids and sunglasses.

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Best Of Westchester!

We don't take what we do at Eye Designs lightly. If you've ever entered our stores, you know that our goal is to go above and beyond the call of duty. Every compliment, smile and nod you receive while wearing your new glasses is a direct reflection on us and it's the ultimate point of pride for our entire staff.

With that in mind, we are delighted to announce that we have been named to Westchester Magazine's 'Best of Westchester' in the Indie Eyewear Selection category. Choosing frames for our patients is a true two step process. Weeks before you enter our Armonk or Scarsdale locations, we comb through thousands of styles, colors and trends to find the perfect frames for our patients. It is because of this process that you can walk through our doors, find the perfect frame and leave with a huge smile.

Once again, thank you so much for your love and support over the last 30+ years and thank you for making us Best of Westchester!

Eye Designs Exclusive: North Sails x SALT Optics

With a shared dedication to performance, technical innovation and design, SALT Optics has teamed up with North Sails to create a brand new collaboration available exclusive at Eye Designs. North Sails are among the world leaders in sailing equipment and apparel while SALT Optics have been creating amazing eyeglasses and sunglasses for more than a decade.

The collaboration comes in two distinct styles; the VMG and the Lowell. Each with a style unique to every person who wear them, the two frames over the classic SALT quality, with fun twists from North Sails. This includes custom temple tips that are designed to be used with a tether (to help keep them out of the water).

The VMG and the Lowell are both available only at Eye Designs and will be gone before the summer ends!

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Oliver Peoples Trunk Show Announced

This June, Eye Designs of Armonk will be hosting Oliver Peoples for their annual Trunk Show! On June 17th join us from 11am until 4pm in Armonk as we celebrate all things OP with cocktails, light snacks and of course, all of the brand new releases from Oliver Peoples.

Oliver Peoples has maintained a passion for superior eyewear crafted of the finest materials with careful attention to detail since the debut of the first collection. Each frame is inspired and created in the design studio in West Hollywood, California. Remaining true to the sophisticated, intellectual aesthetic made iconic by the brand, custom acetate in arrays of tortoise shell hues remain at the heart of the collections.

Each frame is meticulously handcrafted in a dedicated factory following a process that combines both technological advancements and the human touch. Throughout the production phases the artisans who sculpt the material into the final product reference the original design drawing ensuring its integrity. Disregarding conventional processes, each step is carried out despite the length of time required. The end result is an authentic design with bespoke, handmade details that are distinctive and unique.

When: June 17th from 11am until 4pm

Where: Eye Designs of Armonk

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