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l.a.Eyeworks Eyewear Exhibition at The Optical Gallery

15 May @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm


The Optical Gallery Presents: l.a.Eyeworks Exhibition

Join us at The Optical Gallery for a one-day exclusive showcase of l.a.Eyeworks’ latest frames, fresh from the Milan Eyewear Tradeshow, Mido! Founded in Los Angeles in 1979 by Barbara McReynolds and Gai Gherardi, l.a.Eyeworks has pioneered the concept of eyewear as both an essential vision aid and a dynamic fashion accessory. Celebrate the bold, innovative spirit of l.a.Eyeworks, a brand that has reshaped the eyewear landscape with its vibrant, daring designs.

Event Highlights:

  • Complete Collection Showcase: Explore the full range of new releases from l.a.Eyeworks, presented in every available colourway for this one day only.
  • Cocktails and Mocktails: Savour cocktails and mocktails that blend the vibrant, eclectic essence of LA streets with the refined quality of Japanese-inspired ingredients, reflecting the creativity and craftsmanship of l.a.Eyeworks frames.
  • Styling by Experts: Be styled and guided by our two-time fashion award-nominated eyewear stylists, ensuring you find the perfect frames to match your style.
  • Special Guest – Marma London: Experience the Marma London Tint Lab, offering a kaleidoscope of custom colour and photochromic lens options. Celebrate their anniversary with us and enjoy exclusive discounts on these premium lenses.

Lifetime Achievement Award: Recently at the UK’s largest eyewear tradeshow, 100% Optical, l.a.Eyeworks was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Co-founders Barbara McReynolds and Gai Gherardi were celebrated as “true pioneers” in the industry, their visionary approach and dedication inspiring a generation of designers.

Celebrity Style: Step into styles favoured by icons like Marilyn Monroe, Elton John, Andy Warhol, Madonna, and other trendsetters who have embraced l.a.Eyeworks’ unique aesthetic.

Japanese Craftsmanship: Each frame by l.a.Eyeworks is meticulously crafted in Japan, leveraging a tradition of precision and quality that is revered worldwide. Japanese manufacturers are celebrated for their mastery in using materials like acetate and titanium, ensuring every frame is not only aesthetically pleasing but also remarkably durable.

Exclusive Offers (Today Only):

  • Buy 1 frame: Get £50 off + 10% off Marma lenses
  • Buy 2 frames: Get £150 off + 20% off any Marma lenses
  • Buy 3 frames: Get £300 off + 30% off any Marma lenses

“A face is like a work of art. It deserves a great frame.” Celebrate the fusion of art and eyewear at The Optical Gallery, where every face is treated like a masterpiece. Don’t miss this exclusive exhibition—your new favourite pair of glasses might be waiting for you!


15 May
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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The Optical Gallery
The Optical Gallery, 16 King Street, Twickenham, TW1 3SN
Twickenham, TW1 3SN Twickenham
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