Erker’s 1879 // Welcome to the Family

Elise is wearing two different styles by Erker’s 1879, which represent two different design eras, with the on-trend hexagon “Jesse” as an optical and the never-out-of-style “Smith”, a round aviator with a cool topbar and beautiful engraving.

Erker's 1879 Jesse 2
Erkers 1879
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The edgy Jesse is truly an enticing frame, and sure to start a conversation. The angled edges add to the incredible artistic feeling of this frame. A beautiful optical frame that comes in four on-trend colours with a matt finish:

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Erkers 1879
Erkers 1879
Erkers 1879

Erkers 1879
Erkers 1879
Erkers 1879

Their model Smith is a round aviator that looks great on everyone. A solid fit that comes in four metal colors with matching polarized lenses.

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About Erker’s 1879

As a family company since 1879, inspired by the generations that came before them, the Erker team has dedicated their lives to the art of beautiful eyewear. For over 140 years the Erker family continues to design high-quality, fine eyewear that can last a lifetime.
The Generations that came before them contributed greatly to the success of the company. They truly believe that the only way to make great products in the future is to appreciate and give thanks to those who helped pave the way. They honor their ancestors and their milestones within the company with the emblems below. You will find these insignias discretely placed throughout their collection.

Founded in Saint Louis. MO in 1879 by A.P. Erker, the company remains under family control today. The company maintains its headquarters in Saint Louis, for the past 140 years.

Read more about this beautiful American brand on TEF Magazine or visit their website.


Shooting: TEFdoesMIAMI
Eyewear: Models Jesse and Smith by Erker’s 1879
Model: Elise Gabrielle Kramer, optometrist and eyewear blogger at Miami Contact Lens


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Author: maarten weidemaAfter being a freelance eyewear designer since 1999, TEF founder Maarten Weidema now solely writes about his fellow designers in the optical industry. His passionate mission is to promote independent eyewear to the international optical arena, backed up by a large group of bloggers and journalists from all over the world. He has recently been awarded "International Optical Personality of the Year", "Leading Innovator in Optical Social Media Marketing", "Social Media Marketing Company of the Year" and received several awards for "best eyewear blog" for his efforts to promote independent eyewear to a community of 517.000 eyecare professionals.

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