elegant eyes ownersThis past weekend Grammy-nominated R&B Diva Chrisette Michele and Elegant Eyes Inc. hosted a spectacular trunk show in downtown East Orange, NJ.Fashion Aficionados as well as music fans of Chrisette swarmed the  largest New Jersey  minority owned optical retailer, looking to get the deets on the upcoming styles for the season . Elegant eyes is no stranger when it comes to  bringing A-list stars in town. In fact, stylist June Ambrose and author Demetria Lucas have both graced their presence before. Owner Cabral Miller expressed the reason why Fusion of Fashion is important to them as a brand.  “Elegant Eyes is always looking for the next hottest thing and so we make sure we merge fashion forward individuals with the products we offer,” said Miller. With an array of trendsetting and powerful signature styles, Elegant Eyes  provides upscale quality eyewear at affordable prices for their clientele.


Chrisette MicheleHowever, the best treat of the evening was definitely being entertained by Chrisette Michele, who wore her Miu Miu frames, while being fitted for your own set of perfect frames. I mean, how many people can say that Chrisette Michele had an impact on their frames?Chrisette’s obsession with eyewear began at an early age. “I was half blind as girl but I also enjoyed playing with my dad’s old frames,” said Chrisette. “As a young girl I was inspired by First Ladies attires in church every Sunday, which means the plaids, the big hats but also their eye wear.” During our conversation the star also dished on some of her future dream projects. “Partnering with Selima Optique for my own eyewear lines would be a dream come true” said Chrisette.  


Guests were treated with delectable catered cuisine, surprise discounts and  the first 60 customers received a complimentary gift bag from Tiffany & Co.

Tiffany bag

For additional information on Elegant Eyes, please visit their website at and for an update on Chrisette Michele upcoming projects visit Rich Hipster

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