ICU Eyewear, founded by Patricia Kesten in 1997, has become a globally recognized leader in reading eyewear and sunglasses. ICU Eyewear designs have revolutionized the reading glass industry with fun styles, bright colors and unique patterns at affordable prices for the everyday customer. Today, the ICU STUDIO collection, designed for the discriminating consumer, carries the same fashion focus that the company was built on.
A pioneer in the eyewear industry, ICU Eyewear was the first to develop and implement a manufacturing process for eco-friendly reading glasses made from reclaimed plastic, recycled metal and sustainable bamboo.
In the U.S. and abroad, numerous print and broadcast media have recognized ICU Eyewear as a true fashion innovator. ICU Eyewear has received editorial accolades in Vogue Magazine, O, The Oprah Magazine, The Today Show, Women’s Wear Daily, Better Homes & Gardens, Body & Soul Magazine, Elite Weddings, “The Green Guide” by National Geographic, San Francisco Chronicle, Giftware News, Gifts & Decorative Accessories and myriad consumer and industry online media outlets, blogs and print publications.