Thank you for trusting us with your eye care! We are open and serving our community. For a list of how our office is evolving click here!

We are open and serving our community. For a list of how our office is evolving click here!


A New You In 2015

Make 2015 your year with a new look and a new pair of designer eyeglasses from Kennedy & Perkins. Stop in today to any of our 6 convenient locations and we will help see a better year ahead! NewYearEmail
2023-12-15T14:03:39-05:00January 9th, 2015|Eyeglasses, Stores|0 Comments

2014 Trunk Show

Thank you to everyone who came to our 2014 Trunk Show late last month. We were able to showcase so many great new styles and colors of eyewear from some of the best eyewear manufacturers from around the world. Many of what our manufacturers displayed are arriving on our store shelves every day, so come in and take a look at the great new eyeglasses and sunglasses we have for Connecticut. Here are a few shots from our Trunk Show.

TSPhoto1BFrom left to right: Kennedy & Perkins Opticians Brandon O’Brian, Ann Moser, Kathy Hagan-Carver,  and Sonia Pinto, as well as Lafont representative  Jed Leach at our Old Saybrook location.

TSphoto3bFrom left to right:  Kennedy & Perkins Opticians Maggie Lieberman, Jennifer Rich, Nanette Hammond and Michele Merola with Cyril Dray, President of L’Unique Optique at our New Haven location.

TSphoto2bFrom left to right: Kennedy & Perkins Optician Michelle Mathieu, Oliver People rrepresentativeMichael Mason and Kennedy & Perkins Optician Patricia Perrelli at our Guilford location.

2023-12-14T20:02:08-05:00November 3rd, 2014|Events, Stores|0 Comments

SALT Optics

randall Fall is an exciting time at Kennedy & Perkins. We have an amazing fresh collection of new colors, shapes, textures, and styles from some of our hottest brands including SALT Optics from California. SALT Optics is  about simple, timeless design, impeccable quality, useful technology, hand-craftsmanship and a pure fit. They are modern, yet they honor the past, and are driven by a minimalist sensibility in all things. Less is, in fact, more. SALT. Optics is The Independent Lifestyle Company that creates premium handcrafted eyewear for individuals with a unique sense of style. Stop in and see the new SALT line of eyeglasses and sunglasses at our New Haven and Guildford locations today.


2023-12-15T17:09:29-05:00October 28th, 2014|Eyeglasses, Stores, Sunglasses|0 Comments

Kennedy & Perkins in Guilford

We recently opened our sixth optical location in Guilford. So many of our loyal clients live in between Branford and Old Saybrook that when the opportunity arose, we jumped at the chance to open a beautiful new store in the Shorline Big Y Plaza at 856 Boston Post Road. Here is a photo of our recent ribbon cutting ceremony to open our newest location. Guilford Ribbon Cutting   Those included in this photo are from left to right: Joe Mazza / First selectman town of Guilford Brian McGlone / Economic development coordinator, Town of Guilford Brendan O’Brian / K&P Guilford Team Jill Laccone / K&P Guilford Team Richard Kennedy / Owner K&P Patricia Perrelli /  K&P Guilford Team Dr.  Ann Moser /  K&P Guilford Team Optometrist Dart Messick / Owner K&P Erica Azarigian / Guilford Chamber of Commerce Board member. We look forward to seeing so many of our old friends and make a lot of new friends in this great new location.Stop in a see us soon.
2023-12-15T13:51:27-05:00June 4th, 2013|Events, People, Stores, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Here We Grow Again

Hello Guilford. Kennedy & Perkins has long served customers from Orange to Old Saybrook with our five locations. Today we add a sixth store in Guilford. This beautiful new store located at 856 Boston Post Rd in the Shorline Big Y Plaza, brings to Guilford and Madison areas the vast selection of designer eyeglasses and sunglasses Kennedy & Perkins has been offering in our other locations for over 60 years. Stop in and take a look at our newest location and save 20% on all sunglasses as an added bonus. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA IMG_0945  
2023-12-15T13:45:08-05:00April 1st, 2013|Stores|0 Comments

Guilford is coming….

Kennedy & Perkins is soon to open a new store in Guilford at 856 Boston Post Rd (Route 1) in the Shorline Big Y Plaza. The sign just went up and already people are knocking on our doors wanting to shop. Only a couple of more weeks and we will be ready. Kennedy & Perkins front clinic
2023-12-15T20:13:46-05:00March 19th, 2013|Stores|0 Comments

Fall Trunk Show

We spend months preparing for our annual Fall Trunk Show. We want to thank all of our customers from across Connecticut who made it to last weeks Fall Spectacular. Most of all, we want to thank our dedicated staff of Opticians without whom we could never put on such an event in all five Kennedy & Perkins locations. If you missed the Fall Trunk Show you can still stop by your nearest Kennedy & Perkins and see some of the great new product for 2013 arriving daily. Here are a few shots from last weeks event. Dave Wojcik, Kathy Hagan-Carver, Michael Mason, and Patricia Perrelli In Old Saybrook Kennedy & Perkins

Above: In Old Saybrook featuring the Oliver Peoples and Paul Smith eyewear collections for 2013. Seen above l-r are the K&P store manager Dave Wojcik, eyewear fashion consultant Kathy Hagan-Carver, Oliver Peoples New England sales VP Michael Mason, and K&P general manager Patricia Perrelli.

Kennedy & Perkins New Haven staff

Above: In the New Haven office featuring the French eyewear collection for 2013 from Anne et Valentine. Seen above from L-R are K&P staff members Nick Murano, Nanette Hammond, Michele Merola, Anne et Valentine East Coast sales manager Marie France Labbe, K&P staff member Jennifer Rich, and K&P owner Richard Kennedy.

2021-08-11T13:15:58-05:00October 26th, 2012|Events, People, Stores|0 Comments

Education at Kennedy & Perkins

We are all about keeping up to date with the newest in the optical industry. Whether it is great new frame designs or the newest in lens technologies, Kennedy & Perkins is the optical stores vendors turn to in New England to bring their newest and greatest to first. The staff at Kennedy & Perkins just finished an evening of learning about the great new freeform progressive lenses from Shamir from Bruce Mossman Shamir’s New England Regional manager. We look forward to showing you the Shamir difference for your favorite eyeglasses at Kennedy & Perkins. Shamir freeform lenses at Kennedy & Perkins
2023-12-15T11:54:28-05:00September 25th, 2012|Events, People, Stores|0 Comments

In The News

It’s always a great feeling to be recognized for all our hard work. We were very humbled when the folks at Elan Magazine asked to write about our stores. Here is a copy of the newest issue and here we are modestly boasting once more. We do it all for you, our loyal customers. Kennedy & Perkins feature in Elan Magazine
2021-08-11T13:23:35-05:00March 29th, 2012|Awards, People, Stores|0 Comments
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