I am not typically brand loyal and I hardly ever pay attention to designer labels. I watch fashion shows as the colors and silhouettes are usually good indicators of what will be trending in the optical industry, but I never watch for a specific designer. This search for aesthetics over designer labels is a practice…
What’s Behind a Designer Brand?
I often question what it really means to be a designer. Take the fashion industry for example: for the last few decades, most of the runway-worthy designers package their latest whims and ideas with dramatic theatrical elements tailored for the media hoping to make headlines and glossy magazine covers. But the more regarded the fashion…
Made in China
“Where are your products made?” People often ask. “They are made in China.” I’d reply with confidence. I get a lot of varied reactions to that.
What happened in Vegas WON’T stay in Vegas!
Back in June of 2009, when I first started TC CHARTON and founded Prologue Vision, I had a vision for the future.
My Week in Hawaii with Arden Cho
A few weeks ago I traveled to Hawaii on a business trip. My original intention was just to visit our retail locations in the area, but a nice little coincidence led me to meet with actress and musician Arden Cho. We had agreed to cosponsor her Aloha Summer Concert series and a music video during…
“Simplicity is the Ultimate Sophistication” – Leornardo Da Vinci
Has it already been almost six years? Back when I first started in the fall of 2009, I remember how anxious I felt going from practice to practice with my meager tray of 5 styles. I wasn’t sure how my Asian Fit glasses would be received, but I soon found that I wasn’t the only…
Blazing Asian Trails & Shooting Big Texas Style / 2014 TC CHARTON Photo Shoot
By Crystal Natsuko Model for TC CHARTON On January 29, 2014, we shot the 2014 TC CHARTON photo shoot with a special twist, adding some Texas flair to our upscale Asian look. Alexandra has gotten a flood of requests for new images, and we are excited to share this year’s new campaign images with you,…
WABC’s Liz Cho wears TC Charton glasses!
It is always thrilling when you see a high profile person you respect wearing your brand. WABC’s Liz Cho wore TC Charton style, “Catherine” one night as she anchored the news. She looked so great! And it appears co-anchor Bill Ritter agrees, wait for the end. Its so cute! http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/video?id=8517177&syndicate=syndicate§ion It turns out Liz hates…
Got FAN? Flat Asian Nose
Growing up, I was never able to find glasses that fit well and looked good. The pair of frames that I always ended up with, was the one that stayed on my nose the longest without sliding down. Yes, I had the curse of the FAN! Flat Asian Nose!!! The glasses I wore were never…
East meets West!
I’m currently attending some trade shows in Europe to check out the latest in styles, colors and designs this season. I always get very inspired when I go to these shows. I am constantly in search for more ideas to help create the next collection of TCC eyewear. It would definitely combine the best of…