In conversation with Priyanka Gupta, Director, GKB Opticals.
Q. Tell us about the recently launched GKB - Vision Lounge store in Mumbai and the USP?
Located in the heart of the city, Santa Cruz, Vision Lounge by GKB Opticals has been designed to provide an elite, bespoke, comfortable eye care venue. The Vision Lounge houses many stylish
international brands exclusively to offer the full range of luxury eyewear under one-roof. The store is carefully curated to accentuate and elevate the eye care and testing experience with precision. Apart from eyewear brands, Vision Lounge is the only optical store in India to install ground-breaking technologies for eye care to evaluate the best lens for the eyes. GKB Opticals is known for its quality eyewear, lenses, and precision vision testing. It has always strived to bring in advanced technologies, which has led to redefining the eye care segment.
Q. How would you define vision lounge store offerings in the vision frames and eyewear segment?
GKB Opticals and their experience in the domain has enabled them to come up with eyewear masterpieces of great precision. The Vision Lounge sticks to the legacy of precision eyewear pieces and houses exclusive and stylish international brands such as Lindberg, Cartier, Maybach, Mont Blanc, Tiffany, Christian Dior, Omega and Prada.
Q. Can you enlighten about DNEyeR Scanner and Biometric Intelligent GlassesT (B.I.G.) a cutting age technology being used for eye care and eyewear solution in and the product offerings?
While conventional progressive lenses are calculated according to a reduced standard eye model, GKB Opticals is able to achieve significantly more with B.I.G. EXACT™: the DNEye® Scanner by Rodenstock that captures thousands of data points from each eye, which flow directly into the lens production. The lenses are calculated to match each individual eye down to the micrometre. By introducing such ground-breaking AI technology, we strive to provide the perfect vision for all and be
a pioneer at crafting high-quality progressive lenses.
Q. Which are the international brands of eyewear and frames available in the Vision lounge store?
Our international brand portfolio includes
Cartier, Maybach, Omega, Longines, Hublot, Cutler and Gross, Balmain
What is Vision Lounge's exclusivity and idea behind bringing international brands like Omega and Longines eyewear to India as a part of its GKB offering?
Vision lounge aims to be the one stop destination of all the best luxury eyewear and Sunglass that Mumbai has to offer. It is the top of mind recall for anyone aiming to find something unique and special which cannot be found in an average store. As GKB’s vision is to position themselves in the topmost segment and be the number one destination for the best and most versatile international brands, Vision lounge is the best representation of where GKB strives to head towards.
Any new product in the pipeline?
We will be launching a wide range of frames and sunglasses from Dita Eyewear which is in the pipeline.
GKB's online presence on websites, can people buy online too?
Yes, at https://www.gkboptical.com/