L'optique Staff

Optical Divaz

Janice Gibbs


In the fall of 2001, Janice Gibbs brought decades of licensed optical experience to downtown Asheville. Coming from humble beginnings, L'optique has grown to become a staple, not only in Asheville, but in the luxury eyewear community worldwide. In her free time, she is a woman of many hobbies and creative skills. From canvas painting to refurbishing her camper, she likes to stay busy. She also enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and maltipoo, Tallulah.

Favorite line: Blake Kuwahara

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Hannah Schauer


Hannah is our powerhouse manager and a licensed L'optician. She has worked at L'optique since 2009. As the daughter of Janice Gibbs, it is no surprise that the love of eyewear would run through her veins. She is passionate about luxury fashion lines  and devoted to the growth of L'optique. In her free time, she enjoys entertaining in her cozy backyard and relaxing with her dog Tucker.

Favorite line: Rigards

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Sarah Jane Moore

Optician Apprentice

Sarah Jane, our senior apprentice, is  following in the footsteps of her mother Janice, and sister Hannah. She has been busy learning the lay out of the family business and bringing a fresh eye to the stores with her merchandising experience. Our singing L'optician can chat optics or opera. When she isn't at L'optique, she loves spending time with friends, family, and her beloved terrier, Toast.

Favorite line: Anne et Valentin

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Katherine Guillotte

Optician Apprentice

Kat is our newest apprentice and retail guru. As a Boston transplant, this savvy sales woman strives to make you look your best in any of our spectacular spectacles. Working in the optical industry for many years, Kat knows your face. When she isn't on the sales floor, she is spending time hiking, writing, and tending to her little chihuahua Izzy.

Favorite line: Kuboraum

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