Optic Stylists

DeborahDeborah

Her current glasses are Valentino, Tiffany or Tory Burch — depending upon her mood. She likes classic styles, black frames, maybe a striking color. Deborah also likes hiking, Café Yumm, dancing, Prada and making others laugh — but not necessarily in that order!
Mountains or Coast? Either one for hiking!
Favorite thing about Salem? The people are so nice here

KristinKristin

Kristin’s favorite frames are Lafont — because of all the different colors and styles. For sunglasses, she recommends Maui Jim. For lunch, she recommends PB&J — because every day that’s what she has! But don’t get the wrong idea. Her favorite thing to do is to jump on her Harley and head out of town.
Mountains or Coast? Coast!
What she’s wearing now? Modo

LindseyLindsey

Positive and upbeat, Lindsey is a Salem-girl, born and raised. Her favorite frames are Lafont, though she is currently wearing LA Eyeworks. But what she really likes are sunglasses! Tiffany Aviators, anyone? She also likes camping and is learning to play the guitar. Go, girl!
Mountains or Coast? Mountains
Glasses or Sunglasses? Sunglasses!

JoeJoe

A certified optician from California, Joe is currently wearing John Varatos (his favorite frames!). He also likes the quailty and designs from Oliver Peoples, Feb31st and Thom Browne. On his own time, Joe is all about the Oregon lifestyle: fishing, camping, and being in the great outdoors.
Favorite thing about Salem? Great people
Mountains or Coast? Both!

AprilApril

This girl loves being outdoors. Kayaking, hiking, skiing, gardening, anything – as long as she is outside, and especially if she needs her Maui Jim sunglasses! April also loves Woow frames with their great fit, stylish look, and fun colors!
Mountains or Coast? Mountains (especially the Olympics!)
Fun Fact? Has complete genealogy

ZachZach

Meet our quality control technician, the man behind the glasses! With a passion for detail and an interest in woodworking, Zach grew up in Pennsylvania, but chased the sun west and settled in Oregon. Which means he’s ready for anything!
Mountains or Coast? Wherever it’s sunny!
Favorite frames? Exalto

AllisonAllison

Alli likes to work and travel, or is it work to travel? And when she says travel, she means internationally — the farther the better. Having visited four of the seven continents, we always wonder, “Where is she going next?” So, besides travel, Alli’s collection of eye glasses might be her other passion, with her favorite frames being Woow, Modo, and Prodesign.
Mountains or Coast? Coast
Glasses or Sunglasses? Both!

DianaDiana

Diana loves to help people, so working at Optic’49 just might be the perfect place for her. When not helping others, Diana likes to watch documentary movies, clean her house, and dress up her three kids. And when it comes to style, she likes the clean and classy look of Tom Ford, plus they go with any outfit.
Mountains or Coast? Wherever it’s warm!
Favorite brands? Tom Ford and Etnia o Barcelona

GloriaGloria

When asked about her favorite frames, she’ll direct you to Modo and show you the features that make them both lightweight and fashionable. She also likes the look of Tom Ford for classic, and Face a Face for fun. Speaking of fun, Gloria loves spending time with friends and family almost as much as she likes hiking in the mountains of Oregon.
Mountains or Coast? Mountains
Favorite frames? Modo

MatayaMataya

New at Optic’49 and new to Salem, Mataya recently moved here from Dubuque, Iowa. But that doesn’t mean she’s new to optics — you should see all of her glasses and sunglasses! Mataya also keeps herself busy by creating art (she’s a painter), writing and directing short films, and discovering new things about Salem with her son and husband. In other words, there’s never a dull moment!
Fun Fact? Uses discarded frames and lenses in her art
What she’s wearing now? Woow

McKenzieMcKenzie

McKenzie loves the fun and bold colors of frames like Woow and LA Eyeworks. She also likes the classic look of her new Tom Ford glasses. Raised on the southern Oregon coast in Brookings, it’s no surprise that McKenzie likes sunglasses and visiting the coast. And, when not working or hanging out with her family, McKenzie also likes making pottery and spending time with her boxer, Otis.
Mountains or Coast? Coast
Glasses or Sunglasses? Sunglasses