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Discover the Luxe Behind Your Lens: The Craft of Premium Eyewear Materials

What are top quality frames made out of, and why are those materials used?


Colorful designer eyeglass frames by Face à Face Paris
Face à Face is a Parisian eyewear brand known for their use of premium acetate in rich, bold, fabulous colors and patterns.

When it comes to choosing the perfect pair of glasses, materials matter just as much as the style. In the world of designer eyewear, two materials stand out for their unmatched quality and elegance: acetate and titanium. These materials aren't just chosen at random; they're selected for their durability, comfort, and aesthetic appeal, making them the foundation of the most sought-after frames in the industry. Let's explore why discerning wearers and top brands like Face à Face Paris, Etnia Barcelona, and Barton Perreira choose these premium materials for their collections.


Acetate: The Artist's Choice for Eyewear

Acetate, a plant-based plastic derived from cotton and wood fibers, is a favorite among the trendiest glasses brands, including SALT Optics and ProDesign Denmark. This material is renowned for its ability to hold vibrant colors and unique patterns, integral to the unique eyeglass frames we see on the market today. Unlike standard plastics, acetate frames boast a richer, deeper gloss, especially in glasses with black frames or intricate color blends. Its lightweight nature and hypoallergenic properties ensure that style never comes at the expense of comfort.



Titanium: The Strength Behind the Style

For those who prioritize strength and sophistication, titanium is the go-to material. Brands like Silhouette Eyewear and Charmant have mastered the art of crafting rimless glasses and sleek, minimalistic designs from this durable metal. Titanium stands out for its impressive strength-to-weight ratio, corrosion resistance, and hypoallergenic qualities. It's the ideal choice for anyone looking for glasses that blend in seamlessly with their lifestyle, offering both durability and a featherlight feel.


Why are these materials so coveted in the realm of designer eyewear? The answer lies in their blend of form and function. They allow for a range of aesthetic possibilities while ensuring the eyewear is long-lasting, comfortable, and adaptable to various lens types. Whether it's the creative flair of acetate or the resilient elegance of titanium, these materials elevate glasses from mere visual aids to fashion statements.



Finding the Perfect Fit: Eyewear is an Extension of Your Style and Personality. 


At Rivertown Eye Care, we understand that eyewear is an extension of your personality. That's why we've hand-selected a curated collection of designer eyewear that exemplifies the best in quality, style, sustainability practices, and craftsmanship. Our range includes styles from Face à Face Paris, Etnia Barcelona, Barton Perreira, SALT Optics, Silhouette Eyewear, ProDesign Denmark, and Charmant, each chosen for their commitment to premium materials and innovative design.


Premium Eyewear Materials at Rivertown Eye Care

If you're on the hunt for your next pair of glasses and are intrigued by the allure of acetate or the sleekness of titanium, we invite you to explore our collection. Discover eyewear that not only enhances your vision but also your individuality. Visit Rivertown Eye Care today and let us help you find the perfect pair that reflects the best of designer craftsmanship.


Your vision deserves the pinnacle of precision and elegance. Schedule your appointment at  Rivertown Eye Care and see the world through the lens of luxury, comfort, and style!


Portrait of Optician team, four women wearing eyeglasses in an eye clinic
The Rivertown Eye Care team of certified opticians.

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