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 [...]


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. [...]


6 May
Italian-made eyewear that is as bold as it is classic

Coming from Super by Retrosuperfuture out of Italy is their new frame the “Sonny.” The look is a clean, tasteful one which pays homage to 70′s bike riders, but also bears a low fit on the brow, holding a certain intensity despite a simple appearance that is reminiscent of futuristic imagery. Be bold. Be elegant. [...]


Acclaimed Michigan techno label Ghostly International is tapped by the independent eyewear makers at Warby Parker to collaborate on a series of shades. Available in either black (above) or “Ghostly Grey” transparent matte (below), the Curtis frames — named after Joy Division’s legendary joyless singer Ian Curtis — feature Ghostly’s ghost mascot on the temples, and [...]

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