Celebrating The Best Of Frame Design At Optrafair 2013

Optra Awards for the very best of frame design, are a reason to celebrate for companies exhibiting at Optrafair this weekend.

Malcolm Polley, Optrafair Chairman;
Peter Wood, Managing Director, Caseco; Jules Clarke, Sales Director,
Caseco, with one of their OptraAwards

Those exhibiting at the NEC show were invited to send in their submissions for The FMO’s coveted Awards and following the judging, in conjunction with ABDO, which looked at fashion appeal, aesthetics and wearability,  the winners are announced –

Male Ophthalmic

  1. ProDesign model 7624, beta titanium and dark wooden effect design with hinge detail
  2. J.F. Rey 2496 2020 by Caseco, lightweight stainless steel full rim with lace photo engraving
  3. Rodenstock R2307, Ti-Lite titanium supra, weighing just 3.5 grams

Female Ophthalmic

  1. J.F.Rey 2498 7080 by Caseco, very feminine, photo engraved full rim with upswept eye
  2. Michael Kors MK835 by Marchon, crystal cat’s eye with Havana sides in zyl
  3. Zoffani 3059 by International Eyewear, gold full rim metal and acetate with crystals

Junior Ophthalmic

  1. Tiny Tots Tomato, by Tots Specs, paediatric Grilamid memory plastic with three nose pieces
  2. Rodenstock R2295, colourful and robust memory titanium which is fully adjustable
  3. Centro Style Active Soft one piece rubber wraparound without metal parts

Male Sunglasses

  1. Dunhill 1027 with chassis leather sides, stainless steel front and polarised lenses
  2. Nike EV0621 Show X2 Max Speed, by Marchon with interchangeable lenses for active life
  3. Porsche Design p8551, by Rodenstock with flat carbon fibre sides and rectangular eye shape

Female Sunglasses

  1. J.F. Rey Bloody Lys from Caseco with photo engraved detail on flat carbon fibre sides
  2. Dakota 8108 from International Eyewear, tri-laminate acetate in shimmer black lace
  3. Valentino Rock Studs V112S from Marchon, brow line style with metal pyramid studs

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