Friday, June 8th, 2012
Hitting the runway for the first time at an international level was local Sydney-owned online prescription sunglasses, prescription glasses, and fashion sunglasses brand, Specs Addict.

Teaming up with darling draper Gary Bigeni, the retro chic eyewear company launched its online brand at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Australian Week in Sydney.

Gary Bigeni - Fashion WeekPerfectly complementing Gary Bigeni's silk shirts and draped skirts, Specs Addicts sunglasses added even more flair to an already smashing collection featuring all shades of blue and tan and was nothing short of eye catching.

Offering Gary Bigeni its first collection of sunglasses for Spring and Summer, Specs Addict dressed the models in a variety of frames, from cat's eye sunglasses to the famous aviator sunglasses, as well as large square frames, showing Sydney and the world that furniture for the face is back in fashion.

Co-founders, Colette Griplas and Carina Onzer, were not only excited to team up with such a fabulous Sydney designer, but also to have their brand's debut at Australia's biggest fashion event.

"Launching at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week and showcasing our sunglasses with Gary Bigeni is such a fabulous opportunity for Specs Addict," Miss Griplas said after the show.

"We are proud to offer affordable and fashionable prescription eyewear - both optical and sunglasses - and to see them up on the catwalk on our first day of business is something that no one will ever be able to take away from us."

Offering free worldwide shipping and an online store with a virtual mirror feature, Specs Addict hopes to breakdown down barriers of only being able to afford one pair of prescription glasses and the online virtual mirror allows you to try on the glasses before you buy them using your own photo or webcam..

"For $150 consumers can afford to have a different style frame or different colour for every day of the week, every personality and every outfit."

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Fashion Glasses by Specs Addict

Specs Addict is the brainchild of Sydney-based duo Colette Griplas and Carina Onzer, whose passion for fashion and strong business acumen have transformed their dream into reality. Offering optical glasses and sunglasses frames for guys and dolls, all of Specs Addict's offerings are made with love and available online.
For more information please email [email protected] or call (02) 8006 5196.
Colette Griplas
P: (02) 8006 5196


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