Tag Archives: Josephson

A Tasteful Transition

A great pleasure during our trip to Paris in September was the discovery of the Volte Face collection of eyewear. A volte-face is defined as an abrupt and complete reversal of attitude, opinion, or position. The luminous qualities of these … Continue reading

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Seductive Duo Tones

The latest collection of frames from Orgreen Optics beautifully balances subdued mat finishes with glossy opulence.  It’s as though the  extremes of a  nuanced  theatrical performance and a flashy closing number  have been paired  to offer the breadth  of a visual experience.   The … Continue reading

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Lambert and Lindberg

Architect, patron, photographer, writer, museum director, curator and philanthropist- Montreal resident Phyllis Lambert is each. At the age of 27 she implored  her father, liquor tycoon Samuel Bronfman, to re-evaluate his options in regards to the construction of the Seagram Building, … Continue reading

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Anticipating The New

Each Autumn we anticipate the innovations in eyewear which are premiered at the SILMO World Optical Fair held in Paris each September. Our buyers frequent this benchmark trade show in order to meet with the actual designers of the prestigious … Continue reading

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Is That A Chrome Hearts In Your Pocket?…

For those with money burning a hole in their pockets, we can offer  something of value to take it’s place.  Chrome Hearts model ‘Droolin’ is a robust frame which folds to half it’s width- ideal for easy packing in the … Continue reading

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Artisanal Cat Eye

The  panther is the most recognizable  animal motif associated with the venerated  house of  Cartier.  A pattern based on the the cat’s spotted coat was first incorporated as a design element on a wrist watch in 1914. Due to her … Continue reading

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Soulful Shades of Blue

Certain shades of blue can evoke a cool, reflective mood.  The colour has inspired  and preoccupied innovative  artists such as Joni Mitchell and Pablo Picasso.  Indigo, specifically, is regarded as the colour of intuition, perception and the higher mind.   … Continue reading

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