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Testimonials

"Brian's professionalism and attention to detail is unmatched, I highly recommend Optique Elegance..!!" - Natalie B.
"Brian was amazing in his thoroughness and commitment to detail in finding the best eyeglasses for my needs. I highly recommend him, and I will certainly use him in any of my future eyeglass needs." - Jorge P.
"Years ago I had a difficult time having my eyeglass prescription filled correctly. My sister suggested that I try Brion at Optique Elegance, and the rest, as they say, is history! His beautiful space is warm and welcoming, just like him, and he always has a fabulous selection of frames including all the latest styles and always on trend. He takes as much time as necessary to make sure that the fit and style are perfect for the individual, and you never feel rushed while you are with him. He is and absolute professional and I recommend him without reservation!" - Monica M.
"Bryon personifies what one only finds in a handful of professional practitioners: a commitment to excellence, personalized service, and a dedication to his client base that goes well beyond expectations. There simply is no other optical business in the area that provides this level of professionalism and care. And while one can pay a premium if you decide to select the most effective options currently available in the marketplace, you always receive great value and the same level of care no matter what choices you make. Bottom line, you get what you pay for, and the price differential between Optique Elegance and the chain stores is surprising less than one would expect given the variety of styles and the quality of the products and services." - Richard B.

"If you're one of those people who doesn't know what you're looking for, fear not. Brion has the knowledge and experience to help you select just the right frame and lenses for you - both in terms of style and in terms of functionality." - Kevin M.

"Friendly highly expert service. My prescription is difficult and must be exact. Advanced high tech tools, cameras and measurements were made and the alignment is perfect." - James R.
"Getting eyewear from Brion is a wonderful experience. He is always willing to spend time with you until you find the "perfect " frame and no matter when you need your glasses adjusted he is always there. A great person to work with. Has become a friend of ours ! " - Hilda M.
"Optique Elegance is the best place to go for glasses. Brion Shapiro is a true professional, you walk into his studio and feel right at home, he is attentive, classy and spends lots of time with you to find the perfect frame, you never feel rushed. But that is just the beginning. Brion makes the lenses himself and fits you properly." - Carol G.
"Absolutely the best place to get eyeglasses in the Hudson Valley! Brion has a tremendous variety of frames, and is an expert at getting you just the right fitting. I am very happy with my new glasses" - Cathy B.
"I have had several previous Optometrists but Brion is by far the most attentive, professional and affable. He made sure that the glasses fit perfectly and was very responsive to all my requirements and aesthetics. I highly recommend Optique Elegance." - Susan S.
"I was referred to Brion Shapiro by several acquaintances in Poughkeepsie. Having worn glasses for many years I have visited many optical shops in the northern suburbs but all have paled in comparison to my experience at Optique Elegance in Poughkeepsie. Brion's knowledge, attentiveness, professionalism and concept of style made the experience of selecting new glasses very enjoyable. His recommendations about appearance and quality of the frames and lenses which I selected were most helpful and he educated me about the proper care and maintenance of my new glasses. I wholeheartedly recommend that you seek him out for a super professional experience." - Paul H.
"Working with Brion was a great experience start to finish. I really appreciate the amount of care he put in to helping me choose glasses and then making sure they would fit me perfectly. I have purchased several pairs of glasses in my eyeglass wearing career and this was the most unique and professional experience I have had. I will definitely go see him again - you should too, this guy is a pro!" - Darren Davidowich
"Brian Shapiro is excellent. He is professional, patient, helpful, and very careful to make sure that the glasses aesthetically fit your face and physically are aligned. He knows his glasses well and can recommend which additional items (tinted lens, glare reduction) are useful. I have bought Lindberg (Lindbergh?) glasses from him, and found them to be stylish, comfortable, and long-lasting. By appointment. Give him a call. I recommend him highly." - Peter S.
"My family and I have been getting our eyeglasses from Brion Shapiro for over 20 years. He is a wonderful professional who always allows enough time to choose the proper frame from his large assortment of eyewear. Brion makes sure everything fits correctly, and he stands behind his products. It is a pleasure shopping at Optique Elegance." - Lois B.
"I can only add my voice to the other reviews: personal and professional care, every conceivable option for lenses, and a selection of frames that includes styles and brands that I have never seen at chain eyewear stores. I've been wearing frames I have purchased from Brion exclusively for at least 25 years and wouldn't go anywhere else." - Nancy Ide
"As many previous reviewers have noted, personalized attentive expert care is the rule at Optique Elegance. Every choice in frames and coatings, according to individual needs, is fully presented, along with care instruction. I have never had anything but complete satisfaction at Optique Elegance over the past twenty years." - Richard Kover
"If you are seeking a superior quality product and even better personalized customer service, this should be the only place to purchase your eyeglasses. Brion has been providing eyeglasses for my family and I for years." - Eric Duvivier
"I have been going to Brion for nearly twenty years. He is extremely knowledgeable and attentive, and he consistently provides the highest quality service and products. I recommend him to all my friends." - Andrew Davison
"My experience with Brion has always been exceptional. His attention to detail is unsurpassed. He spends the time to make sure your glasses are a perfect fit before you leave. He explains the proper care of your lens and frames by demonstrating how to clean them properly. I've been wearing glasses since I was 13 and have never had as much attention spent on picking the right frames, measuring with acute accuracy, and fitting to perfection. At any point in time I can go back to have my glasses adjusted. I highly recommend Brion for the ultimate eyeglass experience." - Ronald DeStefano
"Brion is the best! His shop and his professional manner make you feel well taken care of from the moment you walk through the door. Brion takes his time helping you pick frames that you will love and that others will comment on! I have been a client of Brion's for more years than I can count because the quality of his work can't be matched!" - MQ
"Brion is the greatest. His glasses are the best, and after selling them to you, he will take good care of you. Like when you just sat on them and you are desperate, he will take care of you." - Mihai Grunfeld
"Brion, Is a true professional, knowledgeable, helpful, polite, dedicated to finding the right lenses, the right frames and the proper fit for his customers. I started with others, none are in the same league. My highest recommendation!" - Peter S.
"Brion Shapiro has been making my glasses for about 10 years and I have always been very happy with his work and keep coming back. My prescription is kind of thick on one side but he has been able to make the kind of rimless frames I like -- they really don't look like coke bottle glasses! His manner is always gentle and not rushed. You know he is giving careful attention to detail for your glasses.." - Adriaan Finnerman
"Ever heard "you pay for what you get"? When it comes to Optique Elegance that hits the nail on the head. I have never been helped picking out a frame or fitted with a pair of eyeglass as it was done at Optique Elegance. Brion makes it a personal experience by making an app't for you and spends a great deal of time working to make the lenses accurate & precise." - Shirley Weintz
"Brion will exceed your expectations - 30+ years of glasses during which I have always been impressed with the professional, personable service and the quality of his work. The accuracy of his prescriptions is superior to other area opticians because he is so exacting. He stands behind his work and his products, with a smile." - Faith S.
"I recently went to Optique Elegance and found Brion Shapiro to be wonderful. I am terrible at picking things out for myself. He just has such a good eye for what looks good for your shape face and has a great selection of eyeglasses. He is patient and kind and it has been a pleasure to work with him in finding a pair of glasses that I love." - Lori W.
"After my recent cataract surgery I went to Optique Elegance to get my new prescription lenses. The Optician, Brion Shapiro, is very professional and patiently spent time with me to make sure my vision was corrected and my glasses fit properly. The service he provided to me was excellent." - Marjorie B.
"This place was highly recommended by my doctor and I must admit that I was not disappointed! Worth every penny!" - Rhode Lopez
"The service was excellent and I was dazzled by the number of choices of frames available. It was really a wonderful experience to be served by someone who really cared and took as much time as I needed to feel 100% comfortable." - E. Langer
"Excellent service, top shelf products and a very precise approach to fit and finish...highly recommend." - Chris M.

Office Hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10:00am - 7:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am - 7:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 1:00pm
Sunday: Closed
By Appointment


Office Info

76 Fulton Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Phone: (845) 485-4080