By Dr. Nadine Shelton
Fellow Earthlings Eyewear: Made in Canada
Fellow Earthlings satisfies the feel-good notion of supporting great quality, Canadian owned and one-of-kind handmade pieces. Husband and Wife team, Christopher and Sydney founded their own bespoke eyewear company after working in the industry internationally. They founded a different kind of eye wear company, when they returned home to the east coast of Canada, in Prince Edward Island. An artful fabricator that specializes in design, prototyping, short run production and handmade frames. Fellow Earthling glasses are hand made with love in their picturesque seaside workshop.
The vibrant and colourful upcycled line of frames called RE:FE are the latest addition to the Fellow Earthling brand. These glasses are made from the combining the excess material from the cuttings of other frame shapes. All the upcycled material are unique, after they have been melted together. The result are unique colour patterns that shine. RE:FE frames are highly wearable works of art and are some of the most fun frames to order as we never know exactly what will show up. We support local at nv eye care and eye wear, and encourage you to consider supporting this growing Canadian institution by
You have the ability to decide your own combination of frame shape, when ordering a pair of these frames. Frame colour and finish from matte to glossy (you can mix and match the face plate and temple colour) and lens colour (if ordering sunglasses). There are 6 shapes for sunglasses and available in small or larger sizes and there are 7 optical frame shapes. These trendy shape options and guaranteed unique looks range from the fun round shape called Annie to a vintage cat eye shape called Billie to a classic rectangular shape called Mikey. See them all on line at nvmyeyes.com/shop
Come into nv eye care & eye wear and try on a piece of Canada with these glasses and feel proud about supporting a creative but natural product that looks amazing.
The Fellow Earthlings brand is becoming known for producing custom eyewear. Designers like Anna Sui, can commissioned sunglasses by Fellow Earthlings to complement fashion campaigns which, can grace runways of New York and Paris. No order is too small for this dynamic duo.
We are halfway into the year and is a great time to take advantage of eye care benefits and unused health spending accounts. Many people wait too long and are scrambling to use of their benefits at the end of the year. Here are nv eye care eye wear we can direct bill most insurance companies in order to make the purchase of eyewear easy for our patients.
Dr. Nadine Shelton B.Sc, O.D. studied at University of Winnipeg, Canada and Indiana University, USA. She has worked abroad in Guanajuato, Mexico assisting outreach patient eye care with VOSH (Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity). Her university days focused on early child eye care and low vision. Doctor Shelton has been practicing optometry for thirteen years in Winnipeg. She celebrates five years this month in her own practice (nv) with her partner Victor Lopes in the heart of the Corydon Village. nv is a full service optical where eye exams are available and a great selection of unique to the city eye wear can be found. Learn more at nvmyeyes.com, call us at (204) 504-6863 or come see us at 100-698 Corydon Ave in Winnipeg, Canada.