frame design

Optical Lady Bosses | Autianna Wilson + Anissa Laval | Knowing Your Worth, Asking For Raises, and Indie Eyewear Tips

In This Episode: There’s nothing sexier than a woman that knows optics and fashion. These two ladies, Anissa Laval and Autianna Wilson are crushing the optical game on all fronts. Here’s what we talk about: 1. Knowing your worth 2. How to ask for a raise 3. How to find mentorship 4. Women in optical …

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Episode 23: Spectacle Lens Business Revealed With Daniel Crespo, CEO of Indizen Optical Technologies

In this episode of Eyetrepreneur, Daniel Crespo takes a deep dive into the lens business and technology; with a background as a physicist, he brings a unique perspective to eyewear. Enjoy! In This Episode: [4:05] Daniel Crespo, and how he became CEO of IOT. [10:30] Why freeform lenses are different. [14:15] Putting freeform lenses into …

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Episode 22: How To Fit Frames with Alexandra Peng

In this episode of Eyetrepreneur, Alexandra Peng takes a deep dive into the fitting of eyewear and all of the challenges associated with it. Enjoy! In This Episode: [5:55] How Alexandra first got into eyewear. [08:10] The basics of fitting eyewear. [19:35] Helping people with self frame selection. [26:50] Alleviating fitting challenges. [33:00] The next type …

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Episode 20: Creating an Eyewear Brand from Scratch with Shaun Paterson

In this episode of Eyetrepreneur, Shaun Paterson shares his journey to creating his own eyewear brand with only a business background. In This Episode: [5:50] Shaun’s journey into eyecare. [13:29] Becoming an entrepreneur. [17:34] Shaun’s goal for his brand. [20:14] Avoiding some struggles of wholesale frame selling. [28:46] Getting PR and looking good distributing your …

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Episode 15: Virtual Try-On Eyewear and E-Commerce Opportunities with Kevin Hundert

Get a behind the scenes look into the creation of eyewear in factories, along with consumers’ reactions to purchasing frames online, the omni-channel approach Ditto is developing, and so much more. In This Episode: [2:55] The Hundert family tradition of eyewear. [7:08] Key pearls from working in an eyewear factory in China. [10:40] Kevin’s life …

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