Anne et Valentin

Established in 1981 in Toulouse, South of France, Anne et Valentin eyewear encourages individuality with twists on classic styling. The handmade frames, including a line of vintage-inspired sunglasses, are crafted from cellulose acetate, titanium and other exotic materials in classic hues and multicolored, surprising combinations.

Anne et Valentin can only be found at specialty optical stores around the world, including InSight Opticians.

Cutler and Gross

Two London-based optometrists changed glasses forever when they introduced the whacky, bold styles of Cutler and Gross eyewear. Unique frame designs are handmade and hand polished in vibrant colors such as Airstream Silver, Pink Volcano, and Space Leopard. Designed in the UK, the funky designs of this sought after designer have become key fashion accessories for individuals everywhere.

InSight Opticians is proud to be the only DC-based optical store to carry these dramatic pieces of optical art.

Gold & Wood

Gold & Wood luxury eyewear based out of Paris, France works with only the finest materials, including genuine horn from Asia and Africa, rare and exotic woods such as Iroko, Tanganyika and Carob, and the finest metals and jewels. Worn by celebrities throughout the world, G&W frames embody subtle luxury and an attention to detail that is unmatched.

Gold & Wood eyeglasses and sunglasses are a favorite among InSight’s stylists who are trained to indentify the ideal frame shape for your face.

l.a. Eyeworks

l.a. Eyeworks offers funky, contemporary frames that are designed to make a statement. Recognized for their bold color innovations and reflections of pop culture, the archetypal shapes are constructed of pure titanium and lightweight acetate offering exceptional comfort.

l.a. Eyework’s signature colored temple tips, open shapes and modern styles can be found at their flagship store on Melrose, or at locally-owned InSight Opticians.

Oliver Goldsmith

Synonymous with retro styles from the 50s and 60s, Oliver Goldsmith has been designing couture sunglasses for more than 70 years. With the launch of the first “sunspecs” in 1935, OG introduced sunglasses to the fashion world, and has since continued as a pioneer in the eyewear industry with handmade frames built with the finest materials.

Visit InSight Opticians for OG’s mid-century classic frames in colors such as Iced Tea, Lava and Chessboard.

Oliver Peoples

Oliver Peoples optical eyewear and sunglasses feature vintage-inspired sophistication with modern, elegant design. Offering the ultimate in high luxury for men and women, these handcrafted frames include a beautiful collection of designer glasses in a wide variety of materials, colors, shapes, and sizes.

Oliver Peoples can only be found at authorized retailers, including InSight Opticians.

Paul Smith

Paul Smith Spectacles, in partnership with Oliver Peoples, features quality eyeglasses and sunglasses for men and women. Designed by the famous British fashion designer, each frame reflects the Paul Smith style, incorporating hints of traditional English sensibility with unexpected design elements.

The latest Paul Smith collection, including newly released models, can be found at InSight Opticians.

RetroSpecs & Co.

RetroSpecs & Co. celebrates the history of eyewear manufacturing with genuine vintage glasses from the 1870s-1970. Frames are handcrafted of gold-filled wire, many with 10k gold bridge work and filigree detailing characteristic of the early days of American eyewear design.

For a one-of-a-kind authentic frame, visit InSight Opticians for vintage quality eyewear from RetroSpecs & Co.


Sama Eyewear features exclusive cutting-edge eyewear using the world’s finest materials and revolutionary production techniques. Based in Los Angeles, CA, Sama’s frames are made of jewelry-grade sterling silver, 100% pure titanium, precious and semi-precious stones, and other luxury materials.

The latest Sama Eyewear collections such as Sama, Loree Rodkin, Badgley Mischka, and others can be found at InSight Opticians.