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Kirk & Kirk- Eye candy!

One of the first brands to catch people’s eye upon walking into Carytown Optical is Kirk and Kirk, a highly colorful brand designed to turn heads and brighten up faces. This English brand, founded by Karen and Jason Kirk, made their debut in 2013, but their history starts way before that in 1919. Jason’s grandfather Sidney and uncle Percy converted an old sewing machine into a lens cutter, and started the line Kirk Brothers after their innovation took off! This brand brought us adjustable nose pads, and expanded the optical world as we know it.  Because of his family's accomplishments, Jason Kirk grew up in optics. He absorbed this knowledge, and combined it with the design expertise of his wife Karen Kirk, who studied design in London and worked for Saatchi and Saatchi. Once her focus turned to optics, the result was explosive! Kirk & Kirk frames are designed in the UK, but are completely handcrafted in France with the finest Italian acrylic material. Kirk and Kirk developed

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