How Face Masks Are Becoming a Fashionable Accessory

Aug 28, 2020 Published by Leave your thoughts

They say that all fashion is cyclical. The bell-bottoms of the 1970s were fashionable again 10 years ago, and now we’re in the midst of an ‘80s technicolor resurgence. While no one could have predicted it in January, we’re now in the middle of one of the hottest fashion revivals in years. It took a little over a century, but now face masks are becoming popular once more. Now is the time to seek out your favorite local fashion designer in New Orleans, LA and make sure your face mask sets the trend even as it keeps you safe. Making... View Article

Best Practices for Handling Eyewear to Reduce Your Chances of Getting COVID-19

Aug 14, 2020 Published by Leave your thoughts

At the moment, the United States is gripped in the middle of an unprecedented set of circumstances. Due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, millions of U.S. residents have been forced to rethink the way they live to keep themselves and their families safe. For the approximately two thirds of adults who wear glasses, that means putting some thought into how they handle their eyewear as they move through the world. If you’re looking for some information on safely handling eyeglass frames in New Orleans, LA during the pandemic, you’ve come to the right place. Protection from COVID-19... View Article

Best Practices for Maintaining Your Eyewear to Get the Most Out of Your Investment

Jul 8, 2020 Published by Leave your thoughts

You’ve probably had to spend a decent amount of time finding the right eyeglasses, getting the right prescription and having them adjusted to perfectly fit your face, so it follows that you’d want to maintain them properly to get the most out of your investment. If you take care of your glasses, they should last for years, or at least until you need to get a new prescription. Here are some tips for how to take the best care of your unique eyewear in New Orleans, LA: Clean them often: You need to clean your eyeglasses at least once a... View Article

What Is a Hieronymus Bosch Mask, and Why Were They Made?

Jun 24, 2020 Published by Leave your thoughts

Who knew that protective face masks would become the hottest new face accessory in New Orleans, LA and beyond? Whereas the team at Art & Eyes is usually all about the eyewear, we, like the rest of the country, have been using face masks any time we go out in public. Many people are taking the COVID-19 pandemic and our protective face mask requirement to new, fashionable heights—and there’s nothing more eye-catching or fear-inspiring than the plague doctor masks from the bubonic plague era. These are also called Hieronymus Bosch masks. The rise of the plague doctor For centuries, the... View Article

Reduce the Wait Time for Your Next Pair of Prescription Glasses

Jun 1, 2020 Published by Leave your thoughts

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have found themselves losing a sense of normalcy and routine. People have had to adapt to their favorite businesses and other establishments closing or having limited hours, with many scheduled appointments and events being postponed or canceled altogether. Optometrists are no exception to this new way of living, and unfortunately, many eye exams scheduled as far back as the middle of March have been postponed. Unfortunately, this may have put your dream of getting unique eyewear in New Orleans, LA on hold until you can get in to see your eye doctor. Many... View Article