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 [...]


You’d literally have to be the most unstylish dude in the world to go wrong with a pair of Wayfarers. Despite their endless popularity among the hipsterati, it seems like their iconic shape and timeless appeal will never fade (and probably shouldn’t). Of course you still gotta keep things fresh, so Ray-Ban is releasing two [...]


Eyewear maker Oliver Peoples helps Porter celebrate its 50th Anniversary with a well designed collection of foldable sunglasses. As Porter is famed for its travel cases, bags and luggage, it’s fitting the glasses take portability for a premium while keeping the Japanese label’s heralded reputation for quality intact. All the frames are made from Japanese [...]


We’ve seen Jeremy Scott hook up with Linda Farrow on a line of sunglasses before, and the results were… ummmm… dramatic. Now the duo have teamed up yet again on a new set of frames, these ones aptly titled the Golden Gun Sunglasses. Crafted of nickel and silver, the frames are gold-plated and feature a [...]

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