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Brass Monocle X Robert Sweep

We recently welcomed Robert Sweep as our new neighbours for our Mount Royal location. The Robert Sweep showroom is a premier location for Calgary's top end luxury furnishings and decor, and the new space is filled with beautiful hand selected specific pieces imported from locales...

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  • Bruno Chaussignaud Stardust in Camo
  • 35/139 Tokyo 104-0001 in Kuro
  • Blake Kuwahara Becket in Vintage Horn

Trend Report: The Aviator

[gallery link="none" columns="4" ids="18436,18435,18434,18433"]   In 1936 Bausch & Lomb developed a specialized set of sunglasses to protect pilot's eyes while flying. These sunglasses became known as 'pilot's glasses' and aviators. Throughout the years, the word aviator stuck, spawning the first popularization of sunglasses. In the 1970s aviators...

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New Reality, New Lenses. Eyezen from Varilux.

Like most people in today’s digital world, you probably spend 8 - 10 hours a day in front of a screen. Our digital world is constantly growing and changing, and as it gets more interactive, it becomes harder to turn away. The impact of this...

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New Year. New Frame of Mind. Annual Sale.

It's sale time! It's a new year. Time for a new frame of mind! Our annual sale starts January 5th and goes until January 21st. Save 30% - 70% off selected frames! We have two locations in Calgary: One in the 17th Ave SW shopping district: 806 16th Ave...

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  • gold Thom Browne frame

Trend Report: Gold

The term minimalism is also used to describe a trend in design and architecture where in the subject is reduced to its necessary elements. Minimalist design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture. In addition, the work of De Stijl artists is...

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