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MODERN OPTICAL INTERNATIONAL  Adds Eight New Styles to GB+, an Extended-Size Women’s Collection

MODERN OPTICAL INTERNATIONAL Adds Eight New Styles to GB+, an Extended-Size Women’s Collection

  Value eyewear and managed care leader Modern Optical International announces eight new styles to GB+, its recently launched women’s collection with extended eye sizes and temple lengths. These new releases double the collection to sixteen styles. Utilizing ultra-feminine contours, eye sizes range from 55 to 59mm, and temples measure up to 150mm. Each style tastefully combines contemporary color palettes and silhouettes with quality materials and distinctive design details. Value-priced for today’s consumer, GB+ is destined to become an essential eyewear collection for ECPs everywhere. Ken Weissman, President and CEO of Modern Optical International, states, “GB+ is proving to be a market maker. Since January when we launched GB+, the reaction from ECPs has been truly remarkable. Style means nothing without a proper fit. With GB+ they can now offer eyewear that’s both chic and sized right for diverse market segments. The affordable price point makes this collection even more advantageous.” Modern Optical doubles its GB+ Collection with these 8 new releases: Amazing – Features: stainless steel, handmade zyl temples, metal trim, multifaceted gemstones, silicone pads,...
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MODERN OPTICAL INTERNATIONAL  Announces 8 New Styles to URock Collection

MODERN OPTICAL INTERNATIONAL Announces 8 New Styles to URock Collection

  Modern Optical International expands its URock Collection with eight new styles. Geared for male millennials and young-at- heart baby boomers, URock offers minimalist designs that balance cool with edge. A masculine color palette along with textured patterns, metal accents and matte finishes invite broad appeal. Quality materials such as handmade zyl, TR90, and spring hinges support their active lifestyles. URock also represents a great choice for computer glasses because its affordable price point helps offset the high cost of lenses. For all these reasons, ECPs can rely on URock to help keep this demographic off line and in their optical shops when shopping for new eyewear. Modern Optical expands its URock Collection with these 8 new releases for SS2017.  Dude – Features: handmade zyl, stainless steel temples, spring hinges. Colors: black matte, grey matte, tortoise matte  Extreme – Features: handmade zyl, textured temples, colored accents, spring hinges. Colors: black/grey matte, grey/blue matte, navy/red matte  Freestyle – TR90, stainless steel, metal trim. Colors: black, navy, tortoise/brown  Mojo – TR90 memory plastic, handmade zyl, metal trim....
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MODERN OPTICAL INTERNATIONAL  Adds 4 New Styles to Modern Art Collection

MODERN OPTICAL INTERNATIONAL Adds 4 New Styles to Modern Art Collection

Value eyewear leader Modern Optical International releases four new styles for its Modern Art Collection. Modern Art makes elegance and sophistication accessible to all women. Ultra-feminine detailing and tasteful embellishments define this well-curated collection. Practical as well as beautiful, styles include highly desirable features such as spring hinges, deeper silhouettes, and silicone nose pads. With 51 styles in a diverse color palette, Modern Art designs range from sleek chic to modern vintage. Every woman deserves her very own piece of Modern Art! Modern Optical International debuts four new Modern Art styles representing a beautiful, wearable selection of contemporary designs. Texturized temples give A385 a unique tactile quality. Soft cat-eye silhouettes and subtle metal trim contribute to this style’s allure. Features: stainless steel, handmade zyl, silicone pads, spring hinges. Colors: matte black/gold/tortoise, matte burgundy/gold, matte navy/gunmetal. Size: 53-17- 135. The simple elegance of A386 makes it her most versatile accessory. Classic colors, a butterfly shape and perfectly placed gemstones work in harmony to create irresistible charm. Features: stainless...
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MODERN OPTICAL INTERNATIONAL  Adds 7 New Styles to Modz Kids Collection

MODERN OPTICAL INTERNATIONAL Adds 7 New Styles to Modz Kids Collection

Value eyewear leader Modern Optical International releases seven new styles for its Modz Kids Collection. Modz Kids frames put a smile on everyone’s face! Kids love them for their cool styles and vibrant colors. Parents love them for their durability and affordability, making a back-up pair of glasses a viable option. With 40 styles, this collection offers an abundance of colorful choices and youthful details to reflect every child’s personality. Modern Optical International debuts seven new Modz Kids styles representing a delightful selection with mass appeal. The ABCs will come with ease when they wear Alphabet. This triple laminated handmade zyl frame features a pop of color on the interior and a woodgrain pattern on the outside temples. Other features: spring hinges, unisex appeal. Colors: black matte/lime, navy matte/sky blue, plum matte/fuchsia. Size: 45-14- 125. Balloon will light up the room! This double laminate handmade zyl frame offers a soft rectangular shape in kid-friendly colors. Other features: spring hinges, unisex appeal. Colors: burgundy/red, navy/sky blue, plum/lilac. Size: 46-17- 135. Kids, too, love retro-inspired glasses, and Puzzle delivers in a big way!...
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MODERN OPTICAL INTERNATIONAL  Announces Scholarship to Illinois College of Optometry

MODERN OPTICAL INTERNATIONAL Announces Scholarship to Illinois College of Optometry

Value eyewear leader Modern Optical International, in conjunction with the National Optometric Association (NOA), has established a new scholarship program within Illinois College of Optometry (ICO). This scholarship has been established to encourage, support, and underscore the importance of minority students in the field of optometry. In a presentation at the ICO on October 22, 2015, Ken Weissman, President of Modern Optical, awarded the scholarship to its first recipient, Ms. Michelle Lynch. A native of Connecticut, Ms. Lynch dreamed of being an optometrist from a very young age. As her interest in the sciences grew, she identified her career path and successfully enrolled as a first year student at the ICO this fall. Ms. Lynch is a member of the National Optometric Student Association. “We are very proud to establish this scholarship at ICO, one of the country’s leading optometric institutions,” said Ken Weissman. “Our long-standing partnership with the NOA has increased our awareness regarding the need for minority students in this field. Both of our organizations are firm believers in the power of education and the importance of delivering quality vision care...
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MODERN OPTICAL INTERNATIONAL  Introduces 3 New Modz Titanium Styles

MODERN OPTICAL INTERNATIONAL Introduces 3 New Modz Titanium Styles

Value eyewear leader Modern Optical International releases three new styles for its Modz Titanium In response to a growing consumer demand for affordable, lightweight, quality eyewear, Modz Titanium is expanding to 31 styles. A unisex collection, each frame utilizes titanium, one of the finest materials in eyewear today, known for its lightweight, strong, and anti-corrosive properties. Several styles combine titanium with other quality materials such as TR90 and handmade zyl to provide enhanced design elements to this exceptional collection. The result is quality, fashionable eyewear that delivers great comfort for long-term wear with the added bonus of affordability, just as one would expect from Modern Optical. Modern Optical International debuts three new Modz Titanium releases increasing the collection to 31 styles. Aristocrat reigns supreme with distinct styling to complement his good looks. This two-toned frame features spacious rectangular contours, spring hinges, and snap-in silicone nose pads. Materials: Titanium frame with acetate tips. Colors: matte black/gunmetal, matte brown/gunmetal, matte gray/silver. Size: 55-18-145, 57-18-150. Retro-inspired Dominate will garner...
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Modern Optical International Introduces 7 New Styles to Modz Titanium Collection

Modern Optical International Introduces 7 New Styles to Modz Titanium Collection

Value eyewear leader Modern Optical International introduces seven new styles to its Modz Titanium Collection for Spring/Summer 2015. Responding to a growing consumer demand for lightweight, quality eyewear, Modz Titanium, a unisex collection, recently expanded to 28 styles. Each frame utilizes titanium, one of the finest materials in eyewear today, known for its lightweight, strong, and anti-corrosive properties. In addition, mixing Titanium with other quality materials such as TR90 and handmade zyl provides enhanced design elements to this diverse collection. The result is quality, fashionable eyewear that delivers both great comfort and long-term wear. Modern Optical introduces these seven new releases: Congress represents a man’s classic compression mount frame. Titanium temples and silicone pads promote maximum comfort for all-day wear. Colors: blue/black, gunmetal/brown, silver/black. Size: 53-20-140. Empress, an oval-shaped compression mount woman’s frame, provides a “barely there” option but pleasantly surprises with a feminine pop of color on the temples. Colors: black/coral, gold/burgundy, silver/purple. Size: 54-20-140. Majestic, a woman’s frame featuring spring...
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Modern Optical International Introduces 7 New Styles to BMEC Collection

Modern Optical International Introduces 7 New Styles to BMEC Collection

Value eyewear leader Modern Optical International introduces seven new styles to its BMEC Collection for Fall 2014. BIG Men’s Eyewear Club (BMEC) is Modern Optical’s very popular collection for larger men. BMEC offers masculine styling, quality construction, and great value to a segment of the population that is significantly underserved. Designed to maximize comfort, sizes range from 52mm to 62mm and longer temples now measure up to 160mm. Materials include stainless steel, handmade zyl, metal trim, spring hinges and silicone nose pads. With over 50 styles to choose from, ECPs can offer the BIG guy great eyewear choices he’ll be proud to wear! Fit and fashion converge at the highest level with our seven new BMEC styles. These latest additions include three stainless steel models (BIG Block, BIG Play and BIG Show), each available in black, brown and navy, all with matte finishes. Spring hinges, silicone nose pads and larger sizing options all add to the comfort of these classic styles. The other four models (BIG Abe, BIG Al, BIG Cheese and BIG Jim) offer rectangular shapes and utilize handmade zyl accented with discreet metal trim. Black, navy, tortoise and gray dominate the...
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Modern Optical Introduces 3 New Styles to Giovani di Venezia Collection

Modern Optical Introduces 3 New Styles to Giovani di Venezia Collection

Value eyewear leader, Modern Optical International, introduces 3 new styles to its Giovani di Venezia Collection. Modern Optical expands its Giovani di Venezia Collection with three new styles. This diverse assortment of men’s frames offers affordable, fashionable options for day and evening. While primarily featuring classic, minimalist designs, Giovani di Venezia also offers trendier styles for the more urbane. The Bennett is a sleek angular silhouette available in neutral hues of black, brown and gunmetal for the understated fellow. Louis, on the other hand is a statement maker, with chunky acetate temples and metal trim accents. The color choices of black/grey fade, black/blue fade and brown add to the more fashion-forward feel. Olsen, the third new style, is another discreet choice with a rounded rectangular shape and slender temples. A semi-rimless style, Olsen is available in classic antique silver, brown and gold. All three new styles come with spring hinges for added comfort and durability. About Modern Optical International Celebrating its 40th Anniversary, Modern Optical International, based in suburban Chicago, is a family-owned business started in 1974. A manufacturer/distributor...
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Brighten Winter Days With Vibrant Eyewear From Genevieve Boutique

Brighten Winter Days With Vibrant Eyewear From Genevieve Boutique

Value eyewear leader, Modern Optical International, introduces 6 new styles to its Genevieve Boutique Collection for Fall/Winter 2013. This eclectic women’s collection combines upbeat colors and patterns to create a look that is ultra feminine, fashion-friendly and effortlessly elegant. Each new style reflects today’s fashion trends with eye-catching designs that women will love to pair with their fall wardrobes. Models featured are Attempt, Flourish, Infusion, Jubilant, Magnetic and Riveting. Attempt is a chic rectangular silhouette distinguished by its beautiful fusion of autumnal hues. With double laminate handmade zyl fronts and metal temples, this style includes spring hinges and is available in size 52-15-130 and colors brown/teal, demi/plum and demi rose. Flourish reflects the emerging oversized trend. With a tasteful metal accent on the temple corner and spring hinges, Flourish is available in size 55-17-135 and colors black/crystal, mocha/crystal and plum/crystal. Infusion exudes feminine youthfulness with its retro styling and two-toned ombre design. Using handmade zyl to create three beautiful color combinations, this styles features spring hinges and is available in...
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Moder Optical & FEED Projects Join To Fight Hunger

Moder Optical & FEED Projects Join To Fight Hunger

In addition to debuting over 60 new frame styles and a brand new booth at Vision Expo West this year, value eyewear leader Modern Optical International will also fight hunger in America. In celebration of its new booth (#13026) at Vision Expo West, Modern Optical International will give back by fighting hunger in America through its support of FEED Projects, an organization committed to ending hunger. Eyecare professionals attending Vision Expo are invited to partake in this important initiative that helps children and their families across America receive healthy, nutritious food. With a purchase of ten or more frames from our Modern Art, GVX, Modz Titanium or Modz Flex Collections, show attendees will receive this “FEED USA 10” tote which provides10 meals to children and their families. This is a wonderful opportunity for ECPs to support communities in need from coast to coast. Ken Weissman, President of Modern Optical International, describes the significance of this initiative: “Hunger is a serious problem facing 49 million Americans every day. It negatively impacts people’s health, including their vision. Because so many eyecare professionals rely on our frames for their...
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