16 Oct
Another collaboration from the Portland, Oregon-based brands

Last week we showed the latest high profile collaboration from Pendleton Woolen Mills to be unveiled — their limited edition Ural Gaucho Rambler motorcycle. This week brings another coveted team up with wood eyeglass maker Shwood — makers of the Wood Wayfarer and “Canby Stone” sunglasses. The two Portland, Oregon companies have teamed up on […]

If you can keep focused on the sunglasses above, they’re a collaboration between the Vintage Frames Company and Ultra Eyewear to resurrect their 1977 classic Ultra Goliath 2 frames. I could tell you that the “Snow White Project” Ultra Goliath 2 were produced with the original Goliath 2 mold in Holland (in the same factory […]

9 May
Handmade Italian frames with Barberini glass lenses

Supreme‘s latest eyewear release for Spring 2011 are a new frame style called The Alton. The sunglasses come in three styles — black, tortoise and checkerboard — all handmade in Italy with Barberini glass lenses. Featuring anti-reflective coating, the Barberini lenses have excellent optical clarity and glare protection. Pick them up at Supreme boutiques or […]

28 Apr
Future forward eyewear for Spring/Summer 2011

MYKITA has certainly never shied away from teaming up with an avant garde designer to offer a far-future look at eyewear. Their designs with Rad Hourani — as well as their headscratching Yuri sunglasses — are exercises in the eccentric. This latest collaboration effort with designer Bernhard Willhelm may not be as pioneering, but they’ll […]

21 Feb
Gold fingers, black crosses and white wings to shade your eyes

We all recall the shutter shades Kanye wore that were, let’s be honest, utterly useless. Well here’s another useless pair of shades clearly not shielding your eyes at all from the sun. Jeremy Scott, who can always be counted on for the outlandish, teams up with eyewear staple Linda Farrow to launch a line of […]

7 Feb
Ultra-thin plexiglas collection for 2011

Plexiglas miror lenses Swedish Label ACNE teams up with luxury French sunglass designer Thierry Lasry for their Spring 2011 Men sunglasses collection — available in 5 different colors. The “Helvin” model eyewear is handmade in France of ultra-thin and flat plexiglas, and all the styles feature miror lenses. Get them at colette for $409.

27 Jan
Know what you're looking for without looking

Belgian designer Natalia Brilli has created a unique line of embossed cases. Made in France from soft black lamb leather, the sleek cases have a quirky twist: each one is embossed on the outside with the item it’s made to carry. The collection includes a sunglass pouch (shown above), a wallet with brail credit card […]

Arguably the most iconoclastic eyewear in the world celebrates its 70th anniversary this year, and in honor of the occasion Ray-Ban is releasing a Limited Edition Aviator to mark the legacy. Originally created in the 1930’s for US Army fighter pilots, what Aviators mean to me are much more than that. They are all my […]