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Hindsight is 20/20

Sunday, April 24th, 2011

If only I still had those red Sally Jesse Rapahel frames that took up half my face. InVision wants to see your biggest four-eyed faux pas. Upload a picture of yourself in the offending frames today through May 23 and you could win a new pair of professionally chosen (emphasis on professionally) prescription designer frames – up to a $600 value. As one who lusts after many chic frames at InVision, I know that won’t be hard to spend. Pictured above: Invision owner Anthony Bosca in what he considers bad frames. You can do worse.
InVision has stores at the Galleria in Edina, in Minnetonka and on Grand Avenue in St. Paul

What Calista and I have in common

Friday, November 13th, 2009


Calistaglasses Never thought of myself as having much in common with Calista Flockhart (I'm not even much of a Harrison Ford fan), but it turns out the "Brothers & Sisters" star and I share an affinity for the same specs. Robertmarcglasses Eyeglasses designer Robert Marc told me so himself today when he made an appearance at InVision at the Galleria in Edina to promote his high-fashion line of glasses, worn by virtually every four-eyed celeb you can name: Katie Couric, Uma Thurman, Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, Calista Flockhart. I brought Robert four models to fit in frames for a story that will run in  the St. Paul Pioneer Press. But after, I couldn't resist asking his opinion on my own plastic frames..which I thought I liked, until he told me they were too straight across the top. "I don't know why I keep thinking Calista with you," he said, presenting me with three modified cat eye plastic frames – all worn by Flockhart in various scenes on "Brothers & Sisters." "Serious, but soft," he declared. Our favorites sell for $475. Wish I had the ABC wardrobe department to pay for mine. Here I am, dreaming, in Calista's frames. Keep in mind she had hair and makeup. And Rob Lowe. | Mpls.St.Paul Magazine © 2008 MSP Communications, Inc. All rights reserved