Jennifer Lopez wears The Alchemist from Prive Revaux
Photo courtesy of PRIVE REVAUX
Sunglasses are fashion essentials when it comes to putting together a chic ensemble. It’s an accessory that can immediately up one’s style quotient. When it comes to reader glasses or corrective eyewear, however, many are still more inclined to pop on a pair contact lenses. Perhaps this is because of the associations our minds make with eyeglasses that make us think twice about wearing them. That there are limited styles at affordable prices is another reason why the enthusiasm over these functional accessories are less than stellar.
Since it launched in June 2017, Prive Revaux has been revolutionizing the eyewear industry. The brand, founded by David Schottenstein as well as other celebrity visionaries like Jamie Foxx, Hailee Steinfeld and Ashley Benson, has done more that just introduce change. They have disrupted the industry altogether with the introduction of high quality, on-trend pieces that are easy on the pockets. Prive Revaux Founder David Schottenstein starts, “Our business has been off to an explosive start since we launched in June.”
The game changer is now applying the same approach to reading glasses and blue light blocking eyewear with the launch of the Readers Category. David probes, “When was the last tie you found beautifully-made, fashionable reader at a fair and sensible price?” Prive Revaux collection of optical glasses or readers are created to suit the contemporary style sensibilities of both men and women. Most of the pieces are unisex and come with options for frame colors. Styles like the Alchemist, Maestro, Angelou, Buber, Voltaire and Freud offer striking design propositions that completely alters the way optical eyeglasses, at least from the fashion standpoint, are perceived. “We are already selling out of readers as we release new designs,” revealed the founder.
Price points are friendly at around $30 a pair and the quality is unmistakably superior. Schottenstein explains, “We have upped our game by introducing high end materials like acetate and high end features like triple barrel hinges—the type of stuff usually unattainable unless you are spending hundreds of dollars.” Other features of Prive Revaux readers that distinguish them include: blue light blocking technology and 100% UVA/UBV protection. The enthusiastic visionary behind the label ends, “We will continue to innovate in quality, style and desig