About The Benefit
20 of the leading independent eyewear brands have teamed up with Tarrence Lackran (@theopticalpoet) to put on a benefit that features frames of special significance which includes those that are one-of-a-kind and never released; high demand but discontinued; or part of a moment in eyewear history. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the Opening Your Eyes Scholarship
Participating brands include: Akoni (Balmain), Anne et Valentin, Anna-Karin Karlsson, Barton Perreira, Blake Kuwahara, Cazal, Christian Roth for Optical Affairs, Etnia Barcelona, Jacques Marie Mage, Kerring (Cartier), l.a.Eyeworks, Lapima, Matsuda, Maybach, Morgenthal Frederics , Nico Roseillier for STATE Optical co., Rigards, Robert Marc NYC, Selima Optique, Theo, Thierry Lasry, and Vintage Frames.
About Opening Your Eyes Scholarship
The scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance and career opportunities to minority high school seniors throughout the United States who have an interest in pursuing a career in the optical industry.