Shop stocks wide array of designer frames from brands such as Stafford, Liz Claiborne, Lulu Guinness, and Nicole Miller
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Since Dr. Stanley Pearle opened the doors to the first Pearle Vision in 1961, the franchise has expanded to more than 800 stores nationwide. In these stores, optometrists assess the ocular health of patients before onsite opticians help them navigate the assortment of frames from brands such as Versace, Ray-Ban, and DKNY. Pearle Vision also helps focus the world with contacts from Acuvue and Biofinity.
Featured on WCNC's Charlotte Today, Belle Ville plucks designer dresses, jeans, and accessories from the highest branch of the fashion tree, wrapping their mannequins in brands such as Miss Me, Lulumari, and Plastic. Browse the shop's body-friendly apparel to transmogrify ordinary outfits into extraordinary ensembles, selecting from items such as vibrant halter tops ($34+) or flattering boot cut Miss Me jeans ($89+). Chic Jacobies Bellas clad feet in enough style to keep them carrying your body with pride ($24), and wearing one of Belle Ville's ruffle skirts is not only trendy, it's as comfortable as belly flopping into a pool of ruffled potato chips ($49).
Hillcrest Vision clears up blurry text and sharpens muddled movie screens with personalized eyecare services and some of the most advanced contact lenses and glasses available. After discussing their needs and current prescriptions with optometrist Dr. Juawana Hall, patients can select disposable contact lenses for daily, weekly, or monthly wear ($30+/box). Pairs of bifocal lenses afford the flexibility to watch security demonstrations from the front or the back of an airplane, and toric lenses help to correct astigmatism ($45+/box). Hillcrest Vision offers durable gas-permeable lenses and comfortable silicone-hydrogen lenses, and Dr. Hall can also fit eligible patients with patented SynergEyes hybrid lenses, which combine hard and soft lens technology with the eagle-eyed sight of a griffin ($180+/eye).
Doctors David J. Matthews and Jeffery S. Pockl helm Devine Eyes, a comprehensive optical boutique with a staff fluent in Spanish and English. After graduating from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis in '94 and '93, respectively, the doctors went their separate ways; Dr. Matthews worked on treating patients with glaucoma in Georgetown, and Dr. Pockl worked as a staff optometrist in the U.S. Army, examining peepers and equipping them with lasers. The two decided to partner up in 2003 and open Devine Eyes, where they perform comprehensive eye exams, treat eye diseases, and recommend luxury frames from brands such as Tom Ford and Prada.
Palmetto Shades, located in the heart of Clemson University, houses a spectrum of sunglasses, shoes, T-shirts and more from brands such as Jimmy Choo, Kaenon, and Costa Del Mar. Suncloud's Fantasy, Runway, and Daybreak styles evoke old Hollywood glamour with large rounded frames for ladies ($49 each), and Tonette sunglasses from Electric complement contemporary vision in a selection of bright, punchy colors ($69). The thick, clear arms on Oakley's Batwolf sunglasses in the Clear/Ice option keep men's temples visible at all times, and its bright blue lenses block out 100% of UVA, UVB, and UVC light, and intimidate natural predators ($120). Classic Ray-Ban Wayfarer styles in colors such as black, tortoise, honey, light blue, and camo green can suit eyes of any gender ($119+).
Climb to the second story of this bright boutique to find F. REES Ladies Upstairs, where colorful designer jeans are folded neatly on shelves and elegant Mud Pie and Vineyard Vines dresses dangle from hangers. Mannequins sport lacy blouses from Miss Me, while a countertop display showcases colorful bracelets from Good Works—a company that donates 25% of its net profits to provide backpacks and school supplies to underprivileged children.
At Eye on Merrimon, a team of doctors and optical experts may help eyes remain free from disease and sharpen vision with stylish frames from name-brand designers. The doctors protect peepers with thorough exams, diagnosing any conditions that may be blurring vision or preventing eyes from working in concert with each other.