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An Eyewear Designer To The Stars Offers Her Best Business Building Tips

Photo by ZOOBSSheila VanceTwenty years ago Sheila Vance launched Sama Eyewear, her luxury fashion eyewear company. Since then many stars including Reese Witherspoon Colin Farrell, Jeremy Piven, Sir Elton John and Cher have worn her creations. She has custom designed frames for everyone from Stevie Wonder (embossing his album name on it so he could feel the details) to making items for the tours of Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Lenny Kravitz and Nelly.However, her business plan was decades in the...

Guide to Finding Authentic Designer Sunglasses

Well-known brands such as Versace, Gucci, Prada, and Ray Ban are known for offering exquisitely fashionable designer sunglasses. Because of this, many consumers desire to have their products. Their trendy and stylish sunnies are often sported by famous people and style icons. What’s even better about these sunglasses is their utility. They don’t just look good—they can protect your eyes from harmful UV rays, too. In fact, they are designed to provide maximum protection from the sun’s rays...

Eyewear Tips From Acclaimed Designer Patty Perreira

Photo:  Rachael Smith / EyeEm (Getty Images).Purchasing the right glasses is one thing, taking care of them is another, and no one knows more about both arduous tasks than Patty Perriera of Barton Perriera, who has been designing eyewear for over 30 years.Patty Perreira of Barton Perreira.Perreira started at the retail level for Oliver Peoples, working her way up into design until eventually reigning at the brand for over 18 years. The designer founded her eponymous brand with Bill Barton in...