Matthew Mcconaughey Hosts Quarantine Bingo

April 8th, 2020

Matthew Mcconaughey hosts a quarantine bingo and the internet has lost it’s mind. It looks like everyone is suffering from a bit of quarantine boredom and some are making the best of it. Celebrity Matthew Mcconaughey has decided to share some laughs with some Texas seniors and host virtual bingo.

Best known for his roles in Texas Buyers Club and Dazed and Confused, Mcconaughey will now be remembered for his bingo skills and his big heart. Here at Blink we appreciate both and we are also immpressed by his eyewear choice. Probably needing a little help with reading small print and computer glare, Mcconaughey chose a crystal frame with anti-reflective lenses and looks great!

Want to steal this quarantine look? Check out Ben by Morgenthal Frederics eyewear. Causal and classic, this stylish frame is sure to be still in style once all these crazy quarantine days are over. is open for business so stay safe and shop from home. If you need any assistance with your eyewear selection, please let us know.

Entourage of 7 Beacon Sunglasses

March 25th, 2020

Entourage of 7 Beacon sunglasses. We know you’re looking for them. Don’t worry, Blink has you covered. The now iconic sunglasses made famous in the movie Ford vs. Ferrari are in high demand. The manufacturer Entourage of 7 didn’t see this fashion wave coming but Blink sure did. We placed our orders for this frame to ensure our customers had first dibbs.

We have successfully filled our first orders and are awaiting our second shipment. Here at Blink, we know it’s difficult to be patient when you see a new pair of must-have sunglasses. We’re working closely with the manufacturer to ensure we can provide the Entourage of 7 frame for our loyal clients.

Ford vs. Ferrari made the Entourage of 7 Beacon iconic now Blink Optical will make it yours. Place your order today and we will ship out in the order your purchase is made. Let us know if we can be of further assistance.

Tom Hanks Fights COVID-19 in Morgenthal Frederics Flynn Sr.

March 17th, 2020

We’ve all heard the news by now. Bored celebrities are insisting on being tested for COVID-19. For the ones who are testing positive, they are again in the spotlight. Tom Hanks was one of the first to celebritize the the disease. He and his wife tested positive for the Coronavirus at an Australian hospital. Tom Hanks then publicly announced he was going to self-quarantine.

Luckily for Tom Hanks, he already had a great pair of eyeglasses to survive the desolation. The Morgenthal Frederics Flynn Sr. is the perfect frame to hide out in. Stylish and understated, the Flynn Sr. can dress up a frumpy old pair of home-bound pajamas in no time.

Tom hanks has gone into quarantine but our online store is still open. Stop by Blink Optical for all your social-distancing eyewear needs. If you want to “catch” the Tom Hanks look, check out the Morgenthal Frederics Flynn Sr. available at Blink Optical.

Jude Law Wears Blue Lens Sunglasses – Sundance Fashion

March 9th, 2020

Jude Law wears blue lens sunglasses stepping out into the streets of the Sundance Film Festival. The celebrity street fashion culture would like to be more spontaneous, but Jude Law knows exactly what he is wearing. Like most celebrities attending a famous event, Jude Law will step out dressed to the nines in what looks like a fashionable accident. Not so……These mini fashion shows are what the media is looking for and Jude Law does not disappoint.

Jude Law is wearing an interesting coat but that’s not what we are interested in. We want to know what he’s wearing for sunwear. Jude has hit the fashion mark with blue sunlenses. Blue sunlenses are the emerging new trend in fashion sunwear. The pair being sported by Jude’s famous face are dark enough to reduce glare and brightness but allow for indoor/outdoor use. Perfect for the Sundance Film Festival where fashion is called for in and out of doors.

Looking to copy Jude Laws’s blue sunglass lens look? Look no further, Blink has you covered! The Morgenthal Frederics Flynn Sr. is a great example of the blue lens phenomenon. Stop by our website or our Lake Forest boutique for more fashion sunwear examples.

Cartier C Decor CT0052O color 001

March 2nd, 2020

The Cartier C Decor CT0052O is back! The highly sought after CT0052O in color 001 (red) is finally back on our shelves. The sliver and red combination is always in high demand and Blink Optical has it in stock.

The Cartier C Decor collection is the most popular Cartier collections, as well as, one of their most comprehensive. Cartier combines exotic wood and sleek composite metal to make one of it’s most popular models. Unisex in both color and shape, the Cartier C Decor CT0052O is a best-seller.

Blink Optical is excited to showcase the Cartier C Decor CT0052O again. Stop by or contact us if you are interested in purchase as this frame is likely to sellout again quickly.

Welcome to Blink Optical, Tom Ford

February 18th, 2020

Welcome to Blink Optical, Tom Ford! We’re excited to present you to the Northshore. The name Tom Ford is synonymous with bold fashion and it’s classic look is an obvious choice for an addition to our boutique shelves.

Most of us who follow fashion know that the designer Tom Ford is known for his wild antics on the runway. Luckily, his eyewear is a bit more understated. Tom Ford eyelasses and sunglasses have a classic style that maintains a fashion-forward appeal while maintaining a subtle edge.

Curious about our selection of Tom Ford sunglasses and eyeglasses? Blink Optical just received several new pieces from the Tom Ford Spring collection. Stop by for a personalized introduction or visit our online shop.

ic! Berlin Titan Collection

February 1st, 2020

ic! Berlin eyewear is known for it’s amazing design and forward-thinking styles. Another thing that has been consistent is the material from which the product is constructed, stainless steel. ic! Berlin is making big changes in it’s material offerings. The exclusive eyeglass manufacturer is now offering certain styles in titanium. As if ic! Berlin couldn’t get lighter weight, they design the Titan collection.

The Titan collection exhibits the same durable and unique design but in titanium. The above displayed example, ic! Berlin T119 is full titanium with a 3-d printed lens insert. Even the nosepads are titanium! The tried and true design ensures the durability and the material guarantees comfort and, of course, the brand promises style.

Looking for a fashion-forward sunglass that offers it’s wearer everything? Stop by Blink Optical to view our new selection of ic! Berlin, the Titan collection. The ic! Berlin T119 is currently in stock but not for long! Blink Optical is an authorized ic! Berlin dealer. Stop by our Lake Forest boutique or visit our online store.

New Customization With Blac

January 22nd, 2020

New customization options with Blac eyewear and Blac sunwear seem to be endless. The manufacturer allows it’s account affiliates to create new and interesting color combinations, keeping the line fresh. This insures that Blink Optical is able to offer it’s clients unique and and custom eyewear.

Blink Optical is one of the few Blac eyewear accounts in the Midwest. We have stocked our shelves with Blac for years and will continue to do so as Blac is constantly re-inventing itself with new and exciting product. Blac is best know for being the first eyewear company to offer a full carbon fiber frame. Their unique production methods, combined with their dedication to using the best quality materials, has made them a favorite here at Blink Optical.

Looking for a full-carbon fiber frame or a carbon fiber combination frame. Stop by Blink Optical to view our wide selection of Blac eyewear. Blink offers an array of styles and colors to meet the demands of any eyewear connoisseur. Stop by Blink Optical today or contact for more information.

Adam Sandler Wears Cartier CT0052O

January 14th, 2020

Funny man Adam Sandler is starring in a new Hollywood blockbuster, Uncut Gems. Blink Optical has taken notice as he sports one of our favorite Cartier frames, the Cartier CT0052O, also known as the Cartier Ibiza frame.

The Cartier CT0052O is part of the precious wood C-Decor collection. It is handmade from Bubinga wood, a rare wood native to Africa. Each frame is unique in the grain patterns and wood coloration. No wonder Sandler wears the Cartier CT0052O in efforts to represent himself as a dealer in rare and exquisite gems.

If you want to steal the Adam Sandler Uncut Gems look without the drama, contact Blink Optical on details on how to purchase.

Entourage of 7 Beacon | Frame of The Year 2020

January 7th, 2020

The New Year is the time for bold predictions of the year to come and Blink has one of it’s own. Based on current trends, the Blink Optical team is naming the Entourage of 7 Beacon as the “it” frame of 2020. It encompasses all the emerging style we’ve seen coming and, not to mention lightly, was featured in the new Ford vs. Ferrari film staring Matt Damon.

The Entourage of 7 Beacon in color 10-20 is an amber-tinged crystal frame with G-!5 sun lenses. The look is vintage but the style in current. Blink Optical is pleased to stock this frame. If you have any questions regarding the Beacon frame, please contact us. If you’d like to place an order, please click here.