Eyewear
5 Aug
A stylish way to keep from losing your sunglasses

Refined Milano-based eyewear makers RETROSUPERFUTURE, aka SUPER, have released a line of eyeglass chains which stand as evidence that bookworms are the fashion-forward cool kids these days. Or at the very least, people who need to keep their sunglasses out of their faces. Four different options include cotton/leather braid, gold metal chain, gold metal rounded snake chain or [...]


28 Jul
Sunglasses made from the strongest plant fiber in the world

So we already knew that hemp is good for rope, hippy clothing and fancy shampoo additives, but not so much for getting you high. But Hemp Eyewear is but one more example of the seemingly limitless applications of the wonder substance. Revered by hemp enthusiasts as the strongest plant fiber in the world, surpassing that of [...]


17 Jul
Ursula & Erwin frames for the Spring/Summer collaboration

Entertainer and enfant terrible Bernard Willhelm is nothing new in terms of collaborations with MYKITA, their pre-established crossover now adding the Ursula and Erwin designs to the current Spring/Summer collection. Each design is based around a lightweight adjustable steel frame with a snap hinge available in several shades of mirrored lenses. The Ursula holds a streamlined shaped version [...]


To celebrate their 20th anniversary, Southern California eyewear stalwarts SPY Sunglasses have released a new line of Happy Lens glasses that allege to be just that — they keep your eyes, and your mood, happy. Happy technology claims to be the biggest deal to hit a pair of shades since the polarized lens. These lenses will perfect color and [...]


3 Jul
Italian frames accented with self portrait of pop-art icon

Premier Milano eyewear maker Retrosuperfuture has united with the Andy Warhol Foundation of the Visual Arts to create a series of four classic SUPER frames (the America, Ciccio, Classic and the Drew) each accented with the collaged artwork of Andy Warhol’s self portrait. Frame your face and stand up to the sun in a way that is truly pop [...]


London-based fashion-company KTZ has teamed up with luxury eyewear designer Linda Farrow for their 2014 mask-style shades. It’s certainly not Farrow’s first genre-breaking pair of sunglasses, as her collaborations with Walter Van Beirendonck and Jeremy Scott have also been… well… unique. Defining characteristics of the “Black Mask” sunglasses include the oversized rectangular lenses, a foldable hinged center and an adjustable, elastic, logo-bearing [...]


This summer, Supreme will be releasing four new eyewear designs: the Frances, the Wellington, the Tunnel Metal and the Factory, each taking a unique view through the brand’s lenses. The Factory (above) stands apart in that it is handmade in Italy, with mirrored lenses and anti-reflective coating. Each of the other designs is handmade in Japan and [...]


Have you ever really wanted to walk around wearing 3D glasses all day, hoping you could 3D your life? So disappointing, because you soon figured out that A) 3D glasses give you a headache; B) make you look like a moron; and c) your life already is in 3D, so you actually really are a moron. [...]

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