Our buyers shop the world to find frames that have a few, simple things in common:
-Enduring build quality
-Premium raw materials
We are committed to these standards for every frame that finds a temporary home in our optical. Some of the special features found in the Ascent Eyes collection are:
Swarovski crystals -- Surgical grade titanium -- Stainless steel -- Hypoallergenic materials such as nickel free metals -- Carbon fiber -- Optyl -- Precious metals -- Nylon -- Embedded/Embellished designer fabrics -- Leathers -- Aluminum -- Bison horn -- Exotic wood species -- Acetate -- Hand painted
We have hundreds of fashion forward frames to choose from. In our showroom, you will find stylish eyewear from the brands you can trust, including:
Founded in Florence in 1921, Gucci is one of the world’s leading luxury fashion brands. Under the creative direction of Alessandro Michele, Gucci introduced a new contemporary vision. Eclectic, romantic, and above all contemporary, Gucci is currently inventing a wholly modern approach to fashion and thereby redefining luxury for the 21st century.
Handmade in France. The Lafont collection celebrates Parisian elegance, discreet luxury, and only uses the finest quality materials. Lafont, born in Paris in 1923, is a world-renowned brand known for innovative shapes and colors, elegant details, and superb craftsmanship. Lafont embraces high quality and a fashion forward philosophy.
Prada represents the best of Italian culture and tradition. Prada is one of the most innovative, prestigious and widely recognized brands in the fashion and luxury goods industries, with a keen attention to details and new trends. The Prada eyewear collection reflects this approach with unmistakable style, refined elegance and uncompromising quality.
Founded in 1941 as a family-run workshop in a Manhattan loft, Coach has grown into a leading American designer and marketer of fine accessories and ready-to-wear for women and men around the world. The Coach eyewear collection perfectly expresses the effortless New York style and the authentic American heritage of the Coach brand.
A tapestry of noble materials - gold, wood, & buffalo horn - fused with unique expertise and craftsmanship. Gold & Wood selects only the most valuable woods with textures that tell a story of unique experiences, harvested from select soils. Authentic buffalo horn hand carved, with no two pieces alike. Gold & Wood exemplifies elegance, exclusivity, and excellence.
Timeless style, authenticity and freedom of expression are the core values of Ray-Ban, a leader in eyewear for generations. From its debut in 1937 with the now-iconic Aviator model created for the American Air Force to today, Ray-Ban has maintained a unique cultural relevance and has become a symbol of cool, worn by celebrities all around the world.
Established in 1975, Oakley is one of the leading product design and sport performance brands in the world with products that world-class athletes depend on to compete at the highest level possible. Oakley is also known for its lens technologies, that, when combined with the latest in sports-designed frames, create an undeniable visual performance advantage.
Oliver Peoples was founded in 1987 with its introduction of a retroinspired eyewear collection. Oliver Peoples frames are handcrafted from the finest quality materials, in colors and styles exclusive to the brand. Frames are manufactured in limited quantities and with deliberate anti-logo labeling which appeals to refined consumers.
Paul Smith Spectacles, launched in 1994, includes prescription and sun eyewear featuring the whimsical yet classic designs and attention to detail that are synonymous with one of Britain’s leading fashion designers. Paul Smith delivers an experience that sets you apart through designs that can not be ignored, build quality that is second to none, and a twist on fashion that's subtle and bold at the same time.
Tied to the aesthetic innovation and technical invention that have always changed the identity of fashion, Missoni is one of the best known, loved and recognized fashion and design brands in the world. Missoni affirmed an unmistakable way of dressing and living, then seamlessly transferred that DNA to its Italian handmade eyewear collection.
One of Ogi's key philosophies is a constant release of new products. Everyone is always looking for something new; Ogi never disappoints. Innovation, originality, quality and value are the pillars that make up the foundation of Ogi Eyewear and are embodied into each frame and every collection. Just pick one up and you will understand.
A cosmopolitan collection that distils French art, architecture, and couture style for the modern trendsetter. Bon Vivant eyewear blends sexiness with sophistication at unparalleled affordability. The quality of materials and manufacture are self-evident. Bon Vivant eyewear is the rare meeting of luxury and affordability.
Seraphin is known by fashionistas worldwide as the romantic hero of neoclassic luxury, rooted in the timeless shapes of a bygone era with a striking modern edge. Seraphin eyewear delivers style and substance through the use of premium materials and diligently placed details, resulting in eyewear that is unrivaled for its design and value.
Entirely handmade in Germany and Poland, OVVO frames bring exquisite European style and unmatched quality. Weighing barely 0.6 ounces, OVVO frames offer unparalleled comfort. The surgical grade steel and titanium can support up to 90 lbs and the OVVO screw-free hinge can withstand more the equivalent of 205 years of use.
Moschino is a couture, power house global brand. Elegance and femininity with an ironic and irreverent touch. Designed and handmade in Italy, Moschino keeps revisiting the forms and colors of its classical models.
Founder Manny Mashouf opened the first bebe boutique in 1976 in San Francisco. Over 40 years later, bebe has established itself as one of the world’s top fashion retailers. Designed for the confident and style-conscious woman, bebe embraces a hip, “fast-fashion” formula that loyal consumers trust to deliver the hottest and newest fashions at great prices. bebe’s signature look of chic, sophisticated and body-conscious fashion is the ultimate expression of a woman’s own style.
As a globally recognized American brand, Cole Haan believes in the importance of substance and style, tradition and innovation, past and future. They design, create, and deliver products for extraordinary people who have a strong sense of style, for day or night, work or weekend, season after season.perfect for anyone who embraces high quality and a fashion forward mentality.
Anne Klein was an innovator; she was a passionate creator and visionary who helped define the American fashion landscape with her eponymous brand. The world of Anne Klein has come to encompass women’s wear, accessories, eyewear, watches, legwear and more. Her clothing does more than simply meet a woman’s fashion needs; it provides women with a form of self-expression and confidence. Today Anne Klein reflects the original brand ethos, “We make classics fashionable.”
Redefining sun clip technology, these sleek and modern frames feature durable spring hinges and on-trend shapes crafted with the highest quality materials including stainless steel, handmade acetate and Austrian crystals. Unlike other sun clip products, Sunlites are free from bulky magnets or carriers, delivering the ultimate experience in comfort and aesthetics. A set of three rimless magnetic clips are offered as an optional add-on, custom-fit for each Sunlites style.