Shades Of Mercura NYC text by Aradna Sharma photos by Cashin Design

 

Dear Diane, ASVOF viewers,

 

Over the past week, I have been on a mission to find out about the makers of couture eyewear that Lady Gaga has been sporting on several occasions.  The quest led me to a company called Mercura NYC run by artistic designer sister duo Merrilee Lichtestein-Cohen and Rachel Cohen Lunning. 

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These two entrepreneurs grew up on the West Coast in Puget Sound and moved to New York City in 1975. Based out of the Big Apple with several locations including a studio in Chelsea Hotel, the sister duo skillfully design and sculpt their one of a kind sunnies in limited edition making them a collector

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