10 Oct
The adventurer's eyewear collaboration

Poler Stuff, the Portland-based gear gurus who know how to trick out a camping trip, have united forces with the Californian eyewear experts over at Raen Optics. The result is a sunglass collection that applies sleek, sensible fashion sense in a way that will translate to the outdoor adventurer. Three styles comprise the line, the Garwood with a custom […]


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 […]


8 Jul
Featuring new lenses that can actually make you happier

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 […]


5 Jun
One-size mask-style shades for Spring/Summer 2014

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 […]


10 Aug
Sustainable sunglasses carved from rose, cherry & zebrawood

Oregon-based workshop Shwood creates wood sunglasses with iconic shapes like these Wayfarers, which they’ve named ‘Canby’. They’re carved out of sustainable harvested natural woods such as zebrawood, cherry, and East Indian rosewood with top of the line Carl Zeiss lenses with optional polarizer. The Canby combines timeless frame style with the luxuriousness and uniqueness of […]


29 May
New frames and materials for Spring/Summer 2012

Need a new pair of shades? Tired of your five-dollar pair breaking with the subwoofer’s drop? The days are finally getting longer and SUPER Sunglasses have released their new OFFSHORE collection just in time to sober your squinting woes. Made in Italy with soft translucent colors, rainbow acetates and classic tinted contrasts, there is enough selection […]