ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Eye Gallery is thrilled to be the first optical retailer to launch renowned French designer, Frederic Beausoleil’s, bold new eyewear collection, Inspira. Handmade in France from exotic acetates and finely detailed metals, the unique Inspira frames offer ultra-premium quality at a highly attractive price to consumers. The new fashion eyewear is launching exclusively in the Atlanta, GA market before hitting stores across the country.
“We’re so excited to welcome Inspira to our stores and to offer these exceptional frames to our customers,” said Chief Executive Officer, Glenn Spina. “I’m humbled to be working directly with Frederic Beausoleil and to bring his flawless designs to the United States.”
Frederic Beausoleil is not only a passionate sculptor and fashion innovator, but he is also a trained optician. In addition to his own line, he has been designing branded eye wear for luxury brands since 1986 including Cartier, Louis Vitton, and Marc Jacobs. The Inspira collection designs are inspired by Vintage Industrial, Classic Tailoring, and Art Deco aesthetics. Celebrities including Justin Timberlake, Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Lopez, Madonna, and Brad Pitt have all been seen wearing his designs.
ABOUT THE EYE GALLERY
The Eye Gallery, part of Emerging Vision, Inc., is well known in Atlanta for carrying the latest styles in sunglasses and prescription eye wear. Their distinctive collections offer something for everyone, with a range of lenses and frames that preserve the timeless, inspire the creative and flatter the beautiful. The Eye Gallery strives to offer the utmost in customer service and have maintained a proven track record of customer satisfaction since 1991.
ABOUT EMERGING VISION
Emerging Vision, Inc. (EV) is a leading provider of eye care products and services, and operates one of the largest franchised optical chains in the United States. The Site for Sore Eyes brand has 41 locations across California and the Sterling Optical brand has over 60 franchised and company-owned stores located across 10 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Most stores offer prescription and non-prescription eyeglasses, eyeglass frames, ophthalmic lenses, contact lenses, sunglasses, and a range of ancillary items.
EV also operates VisionCare of California (d/b/a Sterling VisionCare®), a specialized healthcare maintenance organization that employs licensed optometrists to provide services for stores in California. In addition, the company runs Combine Buying. A leading optical group-purchasing businesses that provides their member retailers with vendor discounts on optical products in the United States and Canada, respectively.
Emerging Vision is proud of it’s newest national initiative, Project Eyesight, a 501(c)3 charitable organization that provides free on-site eye exams and glasses to low-income and special needs communities in the United States who might not otherwise have ready access to treatment.
For more information about Emerging Vision, Inc., visit www.sterlingoptical.com.