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.

Shapes Within Shapes: Caroline Abram

December 28th, 2019

Shapes within shapes is the definition of the new Caroline Abram sunglass Dangereuse. The hexagon suspended in an acetate square cat-eye is a completely new concept in sunwear. Caroline Abram is on the cutting edge of fashion sunglasses. Known for creating designs that are both feminine and wearable, Caroline Abram is in new territory with the Dangereuse. The combination of color and thin profile keep stride with the expected look of an Abram frame but the shape suspension is a completely new look.

Blink Optical is constantly looking for new trends in eyewear and sunwear and we are currently obsessed with the new release Dangereuse by Caroline Abram. New concepts are highly sought and Caroline Abram has hit the mark with the Dangereuse. Blink Optical is an authorized Caroline Abram dealer with an array of new inventory. Click to view or contact us with questions.

The Enduring Appeal of the Morgenthal Frederics Lifesaver

December 15th, 2019

The enduring appeal of the Morgenthal Frederics Lifesaver. We are constantly surprised at the fashion resilience of the Lifesaver. This frame has been around for years and still garners international attention. It’s a basic round shape with an usual bridge. It comes in a multitude of color combinations.

The overall look of the Morgenthal Frederics Lifesaver is a vintage one and this is the ultimate appeal. The Lifesaver gracefully retains the look of the classic round shape while modernizing it with unique color combinations. It is a distinctive look for a distinctive person.

The Morgenthal Frederics Liefsaver is available for purchase at Blink Optical. Stop by our boutique in downtown Lake Forest or visit our website for details.

Jamie Lee Curtis Wears Lunor in Matte Black

December 9th, 2019

Jamie Lee Curtis wears Lunor eyeglasess in color matte black. Looks like another celebrity has fallen in love with the Spartan style of Lunor. Jamie Lee Curtis was recently spotted in a smart looking pair of Lunor A6 251 frames.

The Lunor A6 251 is a retro-inspired eyeglass frame depicting the true classic nature of this German eyewear line. Lunor has become a favorite among Hollywood elite and for good reason. Lunor looks timeless and exudes style and quality. You don’t have to brush elbows with the famous to enjoy your own pair of Lunor frames. The Lunor A6 251 is available at Blink Optical in Lake Forest IL, an authorized Lunor dealer. Call or email us today for additional information.

Matt Damon Wears Entourage of 7 Beacon

November 27th, 2019

Matt Damon stars in a new film, FORD VS. FERRARI, with Christian Bale. It’s a historical reference movie depicting competitive race car design wars during the 1960’s. So what has Blink so excited? Well the eyewear, of course! Matt Damon wears an Entourage of 7 Beacon during the filming.

It’s vintage look captures the nostalgic look and feel of the Sixties. The Entourage of 7 Beacon is in high-demand and is already sold out. But don’t worry! Blink Optical has you covered. We foresaw the demand for this amazing frame and pre-ordered plenty for our inventory.

Looking to purchase this iconic frame? Look no further, Blink Optical is happy to oblige. Check out the Entourage of 7 Beacon in color in color 1020 on our website or call to order.

Jason Momoa & Retro Eyewear

November 18th, 2019

The internet has a thing for Jason Momoa and Jason Momoa has a thing for retro-inspired eyeglasses. Not the match you’d automatically make but a good match indeed. Wherever you look these days, you’re going to find more information on Jason Momoa (AKA Aquaman) then you ever thought possible. Hollywood’s golden boy is everywhere! Luckily for us, he has great style.

Jason has been on multiple talk shows lately promoting his superhero movie Aquaman. Well-dressed and jovial, he sports a fantastic pair of retro-inspired eyeglasses. A classic shape with a vintage color. Our first thoughts here at Blink Optical of course drifted towards Lunor. Lunor is our go to for all things classic and retro. Lunor offers the exact same color and style that adorns Jason’s famous face. The Lunor A6 249 has a universal appeal and fit. You don’t have to be famous to indulge in stylish eyewear. Blink Optical is an authorized Lunor dealer with a vast collection of Lunor eyewear and sunwear. Stop by our boutique in Lake Forest, IL just north of Chicago or visit us online for more information.

New Retro Inspired Cartier CT0152S

November 11th, 2019

Cartier has long been recognized for its fashion-forward design and glamorous look. There is an entire following of fans who crave retro Cartier from a bygone era. This look has been capitalized on primarily by hip-hop but is now becoming more mainstream. Introducing the Cartier CT0152S shown in color 002. This particular Cartier can be wore as on ophthalmic with clear lenses, a sunglass, or a combination of both with a set of custom tinted lens. The possibilities are endless. The Cartier CT0152S has a gold-tone inlay in the lens rim and on the outer hinges. The tortoise color pops nicely with the shiny gold-tone lending the frame timeless, vintage appeal. From rapper to CEO, Cartier has something for everyone. For more information about the Cartier CT0152S contact Blink Optical, the premier authorized Cartier dealer for the Chicago area.

New Fashion Tints Are No Joke

November 4th, 2019

New fashion tints are no joke and seeing funny man Seth Rogan rocking a distinctive lime green tint in his tortoise shell eyeglasses proves it. Tints have long been thought of as for sunwear only. Not true! Tints can come in a variety of colors and intensities. Some are functional while other are merely fashionable. Seth’s lime green tint is the perfect combination of both. Bright tints like light green, yellow, and amber can intensify vision, increasing acuity and clarity. The color chosen for Seth’s tortoise frames was probably picked for the complimentary look but who wouldn’t want a little extra visual acuity.

New and interesting tints can make a pair of eyeglasses come alive and there is no end to the customization. Stop by Blink Optical in downtown Lake Forest or check out our website for more information. Your piece of the fashion tint rainbow is here waiting for you! Blink Optical also carries an array of tortoise eyewear including Monclear and Morgenthal Frederics.