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Make Vera Bradley A Part Of Your Fall Fashion

Make Vera Bradley A Part Of Your Fall Fashion

The arrival of fall brings new fashions, new colors and new eyewear! Pam and Gail are the perfect frames to add to a fashionable wardrobe as the seasons change. Featuring the latest Vera Bradley colors, these frames are the ultimate in style and comfort. Previously released in Ribbons as part of the 2013 Vera Bradley Breast Cancer Awareness Collection, Pam is a full rim acetate frame with a thin, rounded rectangle eyeshape. The frame features a metal-casted and enamel filled VB logo plaque on the endpiece with an integrated spring hinge. The Heather frame features a bright purple front with the pattern on the exterior temples, while the Lola frame features a classic tortoise with Lola on the interior temples. Gail is a larger fit frame with an oval eyeshape perfect for progressives. The full rim metal front in complimentary colors leads to a braided endpiece décor with roping detail and recessed enamel. Acetate temples prominently feature Vera Bradley’s Bittersweet and Heather on the exterior temples, and spring hinges and adjustable nose pads offer a comfortable, sure fit. To view the entire collection, visit our website at www.mcgeegroup.com. For more information about the Vera...
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New XOXO Styles Will Put You In A Frenzy

New XOXO Styles Will Put You In A Frenzy

For a style that is feminine, alluring, confident and modern, look no further than the latest additions to the XOXO eyewear collection. With four new looks featuring exclusive patterns and trendy embellishments, XOXO eyewear offers bold and edgy fashion for all styles. Standout, Frenzy, Phenom and Uptown combine sexy feminine eyeshapes with intense colors and prints for the latest in fashionable eyewear. Standout is a full rim acetate frame with a modern rectangular eyeshape. Available in two colors, Peach Black contrasts a bold peach front with solid black temples and the Black features pearlized acetate temples. The temples highlight a silver and gold X design offset with rhinestones, for a true rock star look. Frenzy is a combination frame with a modified rectangular eyeshape. Offering a punch of green and purple on the temples through custom ikat HD acetates, Frenzy is a bold statement piece. Frenzy is available in Black and Purple. Phenom offers a more youthful look through colorful HD animal print temples and an ombre flat metal front which fades from black to color. With adjustable nose pads and spring hinges for a comfortable fit, Phenom is sure to please. Phenom is available...
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Orvis Takes You From Boardroom To Basecamp

Orvis Takes You From Boardroom To Basecamp

Combining traditional styling and superior quality, the latest additions to the Orvis Eyewear collection capture the spirit of Orvis’ rich heritage and tradition. Banister and Obey offer modern design elements and components for a comfortable fit. Perfect for the professional, mature man living an outdoor lifestyle, Banister and Obey are sure to please. Banister is a semi-rimless metal frame with adjustable nose pads and spring hinges for a sure fit. The modified oval eyeshape offers a subtle look, with texturing on the temples for added style. Marbled acetate temple tips finish the frame, available in Black and Dark Sand. Obey is a combination frame with a matte metal front and embossed wood grain temples. The oversized rectangle eyeshape is perfect for progressives, and adjustable nose pads and spring hinges offer a comfortable fit. Obey is available in Matte Blue and Matte Brown. Visit our website, www.mcgeegroup.com, to view the entire Orvis collection. For more information, contact The McGee Group at 800-966-2020 or sales@mcgeegroup.com. The McGee Group markets ophthalmic frames, sunwear, reading glasses and cases to all customer groups throughout North America and many international...
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McGee Wins Vision Choice Award At VEE

McGee Wins Vision Choice Award At VEE

                The McGee Group was honored to receive the Vision Choice Award for Best New Product exhibited at Vision Expo East. The Badgley Mischka eyewear and sunwear collections were on display throughout the show in the New Product Gallery, and attendees voted for their favorite new product. We are thankful for this honor, and proud to translate Badgley Mischka’s signature runway looks into romantic, feminine eyewear. For more information visit www.mcgeegroup.com
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Vera Bradley Girlfriends, Miranda & Audrey

Vera Bradley Girlfriends, Miranda & Audrey

Between friends, school and her activities, the Vera Bradley girl doesn’t slow down! Miranda and Audrey offer two fashionable looks for the girl on the go, so her eyewear matches her lifestyle. With bright colors, trendy shapes and bold embellishments, the latest Vera Bradley Girlfriends will bring fabulous flair to any teen’s wardrobe. Miranda is a full rim combination frame with a metal front and triple laminate acetate temples. The modified rectangle eyeshape features an uplift for a youthful look, while adjustable nose pads and spring hinges ensure a comfortable fit. The metal casted endpieces matches the flowers from the Vera Bradley colors on the exterior temples and VB branded temple tips complete the look. Miranda is available in English Rose and Va Va Bloom. Audrey is a handmade acetate frame with a rounded rectangle eyeshape. Audrey pairs colorful fronts with the latest Vera Bradley colors on the exterior temples. The finishing touch is the metal casted floral temple embellishment. Audrey is available in Paisley Meets Plaid and Va Va Bloom. Purchase the entire collection and receive a Vera Bradley Coin Purse. To view the entire collection, visit our website at www.mcgeegroup.com....
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Solo Act: The Latest XOXO Eyewear

Solo Act: The Latest XOXO Eyewear

The XOXO Solo Act collection includes two frames that can stand on their own, with powerful designs and bright colors that pack a punch. Both combination frames with spring hinges and adjustable nose pads, Posh and Knockout provide the best of style and comfort with a sure fit for her day-to-evening lifestyle. Posh is a semi-rimless combination frame with a modified rectangle eyeshape. The animal print on the temples brings a wild side to the frame, with a metal logo décor on contrasting color epoxy fill. Posh is available in Black and Brown. Knockout brings an updated retro eyeshape to the collection. With contrasting color on the interior metal front and a subtle high sheen animal print on the temples, this frame makes a bold statement. Knockout is available in Black Pink and Dark Purple. Purchase the entire collection and receive an XOXO Solo Act clutch. Visit our website, www.mcgeegroup.com, to view the entire collection. For more information, contact The McGee Group at 800-966-2020 or sales@mcgeegroup.com. The McGee Group markets ophthalmic frames, sunwear, reading glasses and cases to all customer groups throughout North America and many international markets including eye care...
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McGee Group & Vera Bradley Renew Agreement

McGee Group & Vera Bradley Renew Agreement

The McGee Group and Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRA) have renewed a multi-year licensing agreement. The McGee Group will continue with expanded optical and sun collections for Vera Bradley, with new styles releasing each month. “We are excited to continue our partnership with Vera Bradley,” said Wayne McGee, CEO of the McGee Group. “We have created a personal bond of friendship with everyone at Vera Bradley, and appreciate that we both have the same cause near and dear to our hearts: finding a cure for breast cancer.” The McGee Group will continue supporting the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer, donating a portion of all McGee Group Vera Bradley sales to breast cancer research. The cause of finding a cure for breast cancer is especially close to the hearts of those at the McGee Group. Jenny Lynn McGee, wife of CEO Wayne McGee, passed away from breast cancer in 2008. In summer 2011, the McGee Group launched the Vera Bradley Kids collection, extending Vera Bradley’s classic colors and designs to the youngest of fans. The McGee Group plans to expand the brand’s sun collection in 2013 with new fashionable styles and lens colors and continue with the popular optical...
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Quartet From Argyleculture Eyewear

Quartet From Argyleculture Eyewear

A quartet features four distinct voices, blending together to make music impossible with just one voice. The Argyleculture Quartet collection features frames with bold design elements that complement the success and sophistication of the urban graduate. Miller and Newman create a unique collection of fashionable frames for all styles. Miller is a semi-rimless combination frame with a modified rectangle eyeshape. The wide, horn temples are the high note for this frame, creating a masculine look. The combination of contrasting acetates is highlighted by the multi-colored metal embellishments on the frame. Miller is available in Black and Charcoal. Newman is a combination frame with a metal front and double laminate horn acetate temples. Contrasting a traditional front with a modern bridge, endpiece and temples creates an accessible fashion-forward look. The laser detail on the endpiece and temple mimics the argyle pattern, and the argyle stud on the temple completes the look. The large rectangular eyeshape, adjustable nose pads and spring hinges are ideal for a larger fit frame. Newman is available in Matte Black and Brushed Gold. Newman in Brushed Gold Purchase the entire collection...
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Improvisation: The Latest Argyleculture Eyewear

Improvisation: The Latest Argyleculture Eyewear

Improvisation involves taking well known standards and transforming them by adding a unique element or twist. The Argyleculture “Improvisation” collection features two looks that combine bold color combinations and the latest men’s fashion trends. Sanders and Mobley offer the latest looks for the urban graduate looking to make a statement with his eyewear. Sanders is a semi-rimless frame with a metal front and color block laminated temples. The high bridge and modified rectangular eyeshape create a European-inspired look with adjustable nose pads and spring hinges for a sure fit. The accents of blue and red in the frames reflect trends prevalent in menswear, but the combination of colors also has a classic appeal. Sanders is available in Black and Brown. Mobley is a full rim acetate frame with a high bridge and large rectangular eyeshape. Metal décor on the temple as well as argyle patterned temple tip accents add to the retro feel of the frame. The triple color fade front and custom Italian acetate on the Grey/Red frame creates a unique color combination that is vivid in the hand, but becomes more muted and classic on the face. Mobley is also available in Tort/Blue, with a subtle...
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Stroll Through The Garden With Vera Bradley

Stroll Through The Garden With Vera Bradley

With a busy summer ahead, every woman needs a reminder to stop and smell the roses! For the gardening diva or just the perfect garden party, the Garden Delights collection offers the latest in fashionable eyewear. Rachelle and Hope combine sophisticated fashion details with beloved Vera Bradley colors to create a high-end look perfect for a busy woman’s summer routine. Rachelle is a full rim acetate frame with a modified oval eyeshape perfect for progressives. The cupped eye rim exposes the underlying horn acetate on the Camellia frame, while the Rosy Posies model features a unique speckled tort. The temple features a diamond pattern with jeweled accents inspired by the Vera Bradley quilted bags, and Vera Bradley colors on the interior temples. Rachelle is a high-fashion frame perfect for the woman on the go. Hope is a full rim combination frame, with a metal front and acetate temples. The matte metal end piece offers an uplift to create a flirty oval eyeshape, as well as a unique contrast from the acetate temples. The interior temples feature the latest Vera Bradley colors, while the exterior temples feature an embossed acetate pattern with inset Swarovski crystal accents. With spring...
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Vera Bradley Breast Cancer Awareness Collection

Vera Bradley Breast Cancer Awareness Collection

Adrian, Cassie and Lillian highlight the Priscilla Pink Vera Bradley color to make a sweet “pretty-in-pink” statement, but also to take a stand against breast cancer. The McGee Group has partnered with the Vera Bradley Foundation since 2006, donating a portion of the proceeds of all Vera Bradley eyewear and sunwear sales to the Foundation. The 2012 Vera Bradley Breast Cancer Awareness collection features sunglasses in Priscilla Pink, highlighting the fight to end breast cancer that is close to the hearts of the McGee Group and Vera Bradley. Adrian is a traditional aviator shape that makes a sophisticated fashion statement. Handmade acetate temples feature Priscilla Pink and the Vera Bradley signature. All of the 2012 Breast Cancer Awareness collection frames feature the Vera Bradley breast cancer ribbon on the temple tips. With adjustable nose pads, spring hinges and polarized lenses, Adrian is a comfortable classic look. Cassie is an acetate frame with a modified rectangle eyeshape and details that give a feminine touch to a retro look. Priscilla Pink on the interior temples complements the embossed metal temple décor inspired by Vera Bradley’s quilted handbags and luggage....
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Brooklyn Has Flower Power

Brooklyn Has Flower Power

Floral patterns are “in” for spring, and the latest Vera Bradley Girlfriends frame brings a modern twist to flower power. Brooklyn takes floral elements from the newest Vera Bradley colors and creates a look perfect for any teenage trendsetter. Design details make this frame feminine and fun, and ensure that Brooklyn will fit any style. Brooklyn is a semi-rimless combination frame with a modified rectangular eyeshape. Available in two eyesizes, the metal front features feminine metal scrolling cutouts. Double laminate acetate temple tips feature Vera Bradley colors, with jeweled embellishments so her eyewear sparkles. Brooklyn is available in Plum Petals and Suzani. Brooklyn includes matching Vera Bradley cases. Purchase both colors and receive a Vera Bradley Girlfriends/Kids tri-fold counter card. To view the entire Vera Bradley Girlfriends collection, visit our website at www.mcgeegroup.com. For more information, contact The McGee Group at 800-966-2020 or sales@mcgeegroup.com. The McGee Group and Vera Bradley have a common cause – ending breast cancer. The McGee Group is a generous contributor to the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer. For more information about the Foundation,...
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Art For Life Contest

Art For Life Contest

Reflecting class, stature and respect with a focus on fashion. Argyleculture represents understated luxury, sophistication, and the modern American lifestyle. Enter the Argyleculture Sweepstakes for a chance to win a trip to the Hamptons! Two winners will be selected to attend the exclusive 13th Annual Art of Life East Hampton Benefit at Russell Simmons’ private East Hampton estate. Each winner will receive a weekend in the Hamptons, airfare, transportation to and from the event for them and a guest the weekend of July 27th. Last year’s event hosted over 800 guests and raised over $1.7 million to provide New York City youth with arts access, exposure and education. It’s Easy To Qualify Purchase all 3 Argyleculture optical releases in February, April, and June (totaling 6 frames, 12 SKU’s) OR purchase any 12 Argyleculture frames. You will receive with your order: Argyleculture 6 piece display and counter card FREE. Product cannot be returned and any product sold must be replenished keeping the Argyleculture display stocked at all times. Argyleculture display must be on display in-store and only merchandise Argyleculture product. Orders can be placed thru McGee Group sales reps,...
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Badgley Mischka & Mcgee Group Announce Licensing Partnership

Badgley Mischka & Mcgee Group Announce Licensing Partnership

The McGee Group and Badgley Mischka are proud to announce that through a new partnership, the McGee Group will be the exclusive global eyewear and sun wear manufacturer for Badgley Mischka. New Badgley Mischka eyewear and sun wear collections will launch in January 2013 with plans to distribute in both the United States and international markets. “Badgley Mischka is the perfect brand for the McGee Group because we can take the luxury fashion of Badgley Mischka and make it accessible,” said Wayne McGee, CEO of the McGee Group. “Badgley Mischka will further expand our portfolio to provide more great fashionable products for women and open new avenues of distribution for the McGee Group. We have an incredible team who will be working on this brand, and we are all ready to see it succeed.” Mark Badgley and James Mischka have been called two of America’s top designers, with runway and bridal fashions that are stunning and exquisite. Vintage styles and embellishments make Badgley Mischka designs matchless and in high demand. Celebrities such as Helen Mirren, Madonna, Queen Latifah, Julia Roberts and Kate Winslet have all been drawn to Badgley Mischka designs. The McGee Group is...
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Rock On! The Latest XOXO Eyewear Collection

Rock On! The Latest XOXO Eyewear Collection

By day she rules the office, but at night she lets her inner rock star shine. The Rock On collection provides the perfect combination of smart and sexy with a rocker edge, so her frames fit her lifestyle. Sublime, Stunning and Intrigue offer bright colors, bold embellishments and interesting shapes to keep them talking long after she has left the building. Sublime is a semi-rimless combination frame, making waves with a matte metal front and bold acetate temples incorporating subtle animal prints. The thin oval eyeshape and Swarovski crystals with subtle shade variations take the frame from day to evening. Sublime is available in Black Red and Brown. Stunning begins with a modern fashion forward rectangular eyeshape. A full rim acetate frame, Stunning incorporates the fashion trend of studs as seen on handbags, shoes and accessories, to turn up the volume on this frame. Available in Brown and Purple, Stunning offers spring hinges for a comfortable fit. Intrigue is a petite handmade acetate frame with a rounded eyeshape and spring hinges. A modern take on classic vintage, the double laminate acetate provides a pop of color and the etching and studded designs on the temples make a bold...
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