Get to know some of the fantastic people who we have met along our journey!
Introducing Evan Facella of Garrett Leight!
Where are you from? Toronto
How long have you been in the industry? Almost 2.5 years
How did you get into optical sales? Right place, right time. Also thanks to my homie Darrin from Kore Brands
What brands do you rep? GLCO (Garrett Leight California Optical)
What is your favourite frame model? In optical it would have to be the GLCO Wilson in Bourbon Tortoise and for Sun, the Hampton Champagne/Pure Green
How many weeks out of the year do you travel? I spend a lot of time on the road, it’s part of the gig. I would say around 16 weeks out of the year but my wife would probably say it feels like way more.
What do you love about the optical world? The people!
What is an eyewear trend we should watch out for? Some tailored metal, seventies- and eighties-inspired frames, and a little bit of the Johnny Depp look with transparent lenses.
RAPID FIRE ROUND!
Favourite band: Pearl Jam
Pizza or tacos: Tacos
Go-to drink: Boulevardier
Signature dance move: The shoulder shrug
Favourite texting expression: The “on fire” emoji
Classic black frame or classic tortoise frame?: Tortoise
What is your prescription?: I fake it
Favourite memory of the G girls: Taking me out in the ‘Peg. It was my first time there and it was a blast.