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GKB Opticals Unveil The Highly Anticipated Tom Ford and Zegna Collection at Vision Lounge Mumbai
- 9th Nov 2023
GKB Opticals, the preeminent national optical retail chain with over six decades of experience, unveils at Vision Lounge Mumbai in November 2023 one of the most anticipated collections of Tom Ford and Zegna eyewear.
The store was adorned with the entire collection of Tom Ford eyewear for the duration of the three-day event, which featured an exclusive preview of the spring 2024 collection. GKB Opticals was the initial retailer to offer members an advance look at the highly anticipated Tom Ford and Zegna eyewear collection following its unveiling.
The Tom Ford and Zegna eyewear collection offers the eyewear elite the pinnacle of opulence. Angelica Pagnelli, a distinguished eyewear consultant and designer, and Tina Kakkad Dhanak, a well-known influencer in the luxury, beauty, and lifestyle industries based in Mumbai, attended the event in the company of other distinguished individuals. The gathering occupied a duration of three days.
Vision Lounge welcomed its clientele into a realm of high-end to extravagant eyewear, which had been reimagined by esteemed designers Tom Ford and Zegna. During the inaugural day of the event, attendees not only had the privilege of perusing the exquisite Tom Ford X Zegna collection, but they were also extended the enticing opportunity to receive personal styling by Angelica Pagnelli by appointment only.
Exclusively curating the guest list for the launch of the exceptional collection at the GKB Opticals Vision Lounge store was host and style guru Tina Kakkad. Her presence further elevated the occasion.The eyewear of Tom Ford is renowned for its artistic fusion of practicality and fashion. The optical frames are equipped with Blue Block technology within the lenses to optimise visual comfort and consequently mitigate eye strain. Not only do its exquisite products provide visual delight, but they also perform with commensurate functional excellence.
GKB Opticals carries a dynamic sun collection by Tom Ford, including mask-styled sunglasses by Rellen, Linden, and Lorna designed for après-ski moments, in addition to their latest ski sunglasses featuring interchangeable magnetic lenses. Additionally, the Tom Ford collection's Cecil, Kaya, and Guinevere sunglasses are offered in an extensive range of hues and are crafted from biodegradable and bio-based acetate.
Zegna's optical frames and spectacles, conversely, embody the brand's distinctiveness and sophistication. Zegna's eyewear collection, conceived by Artistic Director Alessandro Sartori, features sophisticated silhouettes, exceptional details, and a personalised sense of style. GKB Opticals enhanced their clients' purchasing experience by offering an opportunity to acquire an extravagant collection that seamlessly integrates into the brand's Luxury Leisurewear attire.
This collection not only provides a versatile appearance but also showcases exceptional craftsmanship. The exterior of the temples of their streamlined and slender metal navigator from the optical frame collection is laser engraved with their logo in a metallic hue.
GKB Opticals provided the attendants with a remarkable experience wherein they delighted in perusing the eyewear collection while appreciating the exquisite artistry displayed within. Richa Begani, Namrata Jadwani Takhtani, Simran Luthria, and other fashion-forward Mumbai socialites attended the event to obtain an early look at the exceptional collection prior to its January release. A gathering of fashion aficionados, the three-day event exalted in magnificence, style, and opulence in an unprecedented manner.
In addition to its availability at Vision Lounge, the vibrant collection will also be showcased at select GKB Opticals locations, including Ambience Mall Delhi, Palladium Gujarat, Jubille Hills Hyderabad, Quest Mall Kolkata, Elante Mall Chandigarh, and others. The eyewear collection by Tom Ford and Zegna is an elegant fusion of the two renowned brands. Each eyewear item in this collection has been meticulously crafted with the intention of creating an impeccable fashion statement while ensuring the utmost comfort for the wearer.
The extravagant assortment showcases the distinctive characteristics of both labels in an impeccable fashion execution. With an assortment of alluring qualities, this line of eyewear offers everything from sharply defined forms to ultra-chic designs. Director of Brands for GKB Opticals, Ms. Priyanka Gupta, stated, "We are thrilled to have the exceptional Tom Ford X Zegna eyewear collection displayed at Vision Lounge, Mumbai.
Our goal at GKB Opticals has always been to cultivate a product catalogue that satisfies all of our customers' needs; by including the Tom Ford X Zegna eyewear line, we have expanded our product offerings. As our most opulent eyewear destination, Vision Lounge is the ideal setting to showcase this extravagant collection. It is our firm conviction that the opulent purchasing destination, in conjunction with the recently introduced collection, will furnish purchasers with an unparalleled retail encounter. Our objective is to grant access to the exclusive collection of high-quality pieces to individuals who enter GKB Opticals.
Regarding GKB Opticals:
With over one million customers served and more than six decades of service, the modest beginnings of GKB Opticals began in 1968 with the opening of its first retail location in Gariahat, Kolkata.
Established in 2022 by the forward-thinking Mr. Brijendra Kumar Gupta, the organisation received the prestigious "Most Admired Retail of the Year" accolade within the eyewear sector from the MAPIC India Retail Awards. Additionally, for the second year in a row, the organisation was honoured with the esteemed designation of "Best Retail Eyewear Chain in Eastern Region" from the Times Business Award 2023. Established across 85 locations in India, GKB Opticals, an ISO-certified company, provides an extensive selection of high-quality eyewear from both domestic and international brands.