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Hollywood Celebrities’ Choice for French Designer Eyewear

What do these celebrities have in common: Annette Bening, Jude Law, Geena Davis, Ellen Barkin, Minnie Driver, Sarah Jessica Parker, Chris Noth (Sex in the City), and Kate Walsh (Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice)? They all have a pair of Face a Face eyewear or Face a Face sunglasses. Whether it is wardrobe masters choosing the perfect glasses for a must-have scene or a personal choice for sunglasses or chic eyewear to make the paparazzi dizzy, Face a Face eyeglasses put you where you want to be.

From elegantly classic to stylishly retro, Face a Face eyewear is a great addition to your summer wardrobe as well as a welcome accent the entire year. Choose your character, your shape and your color, and prepare to dazzle everyone you meet. You won’t go wrong with these “made in France” designer glasses that are not only featured on American celebrities but also in magazines such as Elle, Marie Claire, InSytle, Allure and Madame Figaro? These are must-have accessories for your face, especially in the summertime when everyone is not only out and about locally, but taking trips and making time to see and be seen.

Face a Face eyeglasses are known for quality craftsmanship and are hand-made in Paris. A number of awards have been given to Face a Face founders Pascal Jaulent and Nadine Roth, specifically for their Face a Face “Miami” designer sunglasses.

Here are a few more names that you will find wearing Face a Face glasses: Quentin Tarantino, Isabelle Huppert, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Hillary Swank, Gilles Jacob, Eva Herzigova, Willem Dafoe, and Lars von Trier. Don’t let these celebrities be the only ones with amazing works of art accenting their famous faces – get a pair of your own at

Alain Mikli: Exquisite Eyewear for a Bold Individual

Update from Vizio Optic:  We no longer carry the Mikli par Mikli or Alain Mikli brands.  Please browse our currently available designer brands and call, chat or email us for personalized assistance. We are an authorized dealer of authentic European and US brands, shipping world-wide!

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Alain Mikli (Alain Miklitarian) is a world-renown French eyewear designer who is recognized for his remarkable, hand-crafted eyeglasses and sunglasses. Mikli was born in 1955 in Beirut, Lebanon but he moved to France and in 1978 Alain Mikli opened his first design studio in Paris. Most of his eyeglass designs were characterized with unique colors and shapes that attract a lot of devotees and popular European celebrities and avant-garde Americans. It was in the 80s that he became popular when musicians and famous artists began wearing his exquisite eyewear.

In 1983, Elton John wore Alain Mikli eyeglasses which made Alain Mikli an internationally admired eyewear designer. Almost three decades later, another musician Kanye West re-established the popularity of Alain Mikli in the music world when he requested the frame directly from the French designer a Shutter Shade designed eyeglass for the making of his music video “Stronger”. Other celebrities who wore and wear Alain Mikli glasses include Andy Warhol, MAtthew Broderick, Brad Pitt, Jack Nicholson, Samuel L. Jackson, Meryl Streep and U2’s Bono.

Alain Mikli Eyeglasses

With Alain Mikli’s great popularity and continuously attracting reputation in the world of fashion, it has turned out to be a very gigantic phenomenon referred as “Shutter Shades”.

All of Alain Mikli’s eyeglasses are eye-capturing as they come with unique designs with lively combinations of colors. They also comes in a variety of sizes perfectly cut and carefully crafted using high quality acetate and titanium materials. Alain Mikli glasses and sunglasses convey elegance, boldness and individuality. It is true that those who wear Alain Mikili are always people with passion to emphasize their individual style. With Alain Mikil glasses, the wearer is always an individual, not one of many but oneself.