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100% optical announces record entries and prestige judges ahead of love eyewear awards shortlist reveal

Following a record number of 170 entries, the organisers of 100% Optical 2022 have confirmed that the shortlisted candidates for the Love Eyewear Awards will be announced on 3rd January 2022.

The prestigious panel of judges who’ll be reviewing the entries for the 12 award categories include:

Nicky Hambleton-Jones

 

Nicky is an expert Personal Stylist and presents Channel 4s
10 Years Younger, the UK’s leading makeover show. 

Nicky is the author of bestselling books – 10 Years Younger, and 10 Years Younger Nutrition Bible, and more recently Top to Toe and How to Be Gorgeous.

Daniel Feldman

 

Daniel is the  publisher/executive editor of the award-winning Optical Journal and Optical Business News. 

He is an international speaker on eyecare marketing and social media and also the founder of dba designs, a Denver-based optical consulting, marketing, and website design firm.

Clodagh Norton

 

Clodagh is the director of Eyestylist.com an independent, personal perspective on current eyewear design. 

The site is the culmination of years of research into eyewear, its evolution and the creative techniques used today for the production of quality frames and sunglasses. Clodagh is also the Editor in chief of 2020EUROPE magazine.

Adrian Müller

 

Adrian is a designer from Beirut, Lebanon. He is the co-founder of spatial design practice MullerAprahamian that has produced works for the Tate Modern and Venice Biennale.

Maarten Weidema

 

Maarten is a retired eyewear designer and founder of the Award-winning  TEF Magazine, where he 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.

Sheena Taff

 

Sheena is an Award-winning optician but most of you probably know her as the face and founder of Optician About Town, an eyewear fashion and lifestyle blog.

Sheena started her blog in 2016 in an effort to share her passion about eyewear and will be joining us at 100% Optical from Canada.

Zoe Pocock

 

Zoe Pocock – Businesswoman, upcycler, designer, and TV presenter. Zoe started her business, Muck n Brass which sells unique and original pieces, undertakes commissions and upcycles customers’ own pieces at her workshop.

Zoe also leads regular upcycling and upholstery workshops at her studios

Johnnie Rousso

 

Johnnie is a premium bespoke optician with more than ten years of experience in New York and London which has inspired both the aesthetics of the store and the choices of his products

The shortlist will then be open to a public vote with winners announced on Saturday 22nd January 2022 at the hugely popular award ceremony dedicated to celebrating the sector and promoting all things eyewear amongst independent and major designers, manufacturers, and retailers.

Visitor registration for the eighth edition of the largest optical event in the UK is live; the three-day show at ExCeL London from 22nd to 24th January 2022, will be the first major optical event since the start of the global pandemic.

To register for 100% Optical for free, go to 100percentoptical.com. Read more about this show on TEF Magazine or visit their website.

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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