Modern Eyewear & Care

Shaped Local × Made Global




DR. MICHAEL HARMS has been a practicing Optometrist for over 25 years. After graduating from the University of Northern Iowa, Dr. Harms completed his training and acquired his licensing from the Illinois College of Optometry. In the late 1990’s, Dr. Harms was hired on as the staff doctor at Optique. Dr. Harms was mentored by a Master Optician, honing and perfecting his skills as an Optician. Dr. Harms bought the practice in 1999. To this day he maintains the same tradition of excellence brought over by the Master Optician. He takes great joy in being the eye care provider to so many Winnetka and North Shore families.


DR. HILLARY SCHWEIHS joined us in February of 2018 and has been practicing Optometry for over 5 years.  After graduating from the University of Kentucky, she attended Optometry school at Illinois College of Optometry and completed a one year post-graduate residency in Comprehensive eye care and Ocular disease. Dr. Schweihs is passionate about providing superior personalized eye care and brings the quality of excellence Optique is known for. She and her family are excited to join the North Shore community.


CLARA WALKER joined us in April 2018. She comes to us with 4 years of experience in optical and is certified by the American Board of Opticianry. Her past experience was focused in wholesale and retail jewelry and accessories sales, management and the arts. Glasses are like jewelry, an accessory to add to your wardrobe, and she would love to help you find a pair that you want to wear everyday.


BRIAN CHAPPELL joined us in August 2018. He has 24+ years of experience as an optician and has worked a several optical offices throughout the North Shore. Brian cuts most of the lenses in our in-house lab and has a keen eye for details.



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Introducing...bespoke {made to measure eyewear}

We've created a new concept store featuring a chic design with a modern flare. This new store began with the idea that “one size does not fit all”. Partnered with London based designer Tom Davies, and expert stylists, bespoke will bring custom made eyewear to the entire Chicagoland area!


Located in Winnetka, Optique is the pride of eye care for Northshore and Chicago residents.


Today, Optique excels at mastery of eye care and providing the right glasses for every person. It's all in the details and here at Optique, we help you SEE everything!




(847) 446-3917




561 Lincoln Avenue
Winnetka, IL 60093


M, T, Th, F, Sat 9a–5p
W, Sun Closed

Bespoke Grand Opening Event 2016

Outtakes from our 2016 Photo Shoot