Archives: July, 2013

Discover Lafont boutiques ~ Paris

J’adore Lafont eyewear! Now take a visual tour and discover their four Paris shops! The first shop opened in the Madeleine area by Louis Lafont in 1923. And their proud legacy continues with new Lafont fans celebrating the French artistry of handmade eyewear. Discover Lafont eyewear at your neighborhood Spex! Ooh la la!

ART+VISION @ Winnetka

PLEASE JOIN US at our ART+VISION opening reception for artist Pam Spicer on Thursday, August 29th, from 4-7:00pm, at 910 Green Bay Road, Winnetka, Illinois. Light bites and refreshments will be served. The 2013 eyewear and sun wear collections from DAVID YURMAN will be on preview throughout the evening. Artist Pam Spicer is inspired by

ART+VISION @ Lincoln Square

JOIN US at our ART+VISION opening reception for fine art photographer Ryan Ewart Thursday, August 8th from 5-8pm, at 4740 N. Lincoln Ave., Lincoln Square, Chicago. Light appetizers and refreshments will be on hand. A trunk show featuring the 2013 OLIVER PEOPLES eyewear and sun wear collection will be available for preview. Photographer Ryan Ewart

Spex & IL Eye-Bank ‘Gift of Sight’ gala

The 15th annual ‘Gift of Sight’ Gala was held Thursday, June 27th, 2013, from 6-10pm, at The Peninsula Chicago, 180 E. Superior Street. Spex is delighted and proud to support the Illinois Eye-Bank’s core mission to preserve and restore eyesight through transplantation, research, education, and partnership. This year marked our fifth year of gala participation. Dr. David

Spex solar flair ~ ASHORE THING 2013

Michigan Avenue Magazine’s “Ashore Thing,” the official parade of boats viewing party, presented by BMO Harris Bank, was a celebration of the 105th Chicago Yacht Club – Race To Mackinac, presented by Veuve Clicquot — and Spex was there! Saturday, July 13th, found Spexters spreading playful sophistication with a Maui Jim Sunwear trunk show and

Proud as a peacock

The 15th annual Illinois Eye-Bank ‘gift of sight’ gala is a wrap. We’ve got pics to share soon but let’s take a behind the scenes look as our “peacock bar” concept takes shape a few hours before guests arrive at The Peninsula Chicago. Special thanks to the crew from KEHOE DESIGNS. (and their peacock…)