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 [...]


Last year we posted the Shwood “Canby” — the Wood Wayfarer, and now the Oregon eyewear company is moving their Canby frame to other materials, namely stone. The “Canby Stone” is real slate attached to a Birch wood frame, with hand-poured pewter inlays to complete the unexpected look. The ”Canby Stone” sunglasses will be available in [...]


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 [...]


Native Sons gets literary for their latest eyewear collection for Spring/Summer 2013. Their “Sons of Glory” collection looks to the world of American literature for its inspiration, tapping iconic authors J.D. Salinger, William Burroughs, Hunter S. Thompson, Jack Kerouac and more for their taste in frames. All models are crafted of high grade materials such [...]


29 Mar
Italy & Korea collaborate on acetate luxury eyewear

Seoul boutique 10 Corso Como lines up again with Milano eyewear makers SUPER to celebrate their 5th year in existence. Under the creative guidance of Korean pop star Super Junior, SUPER took its acetate Classic frame and added touches of gold detailing and matched it with multifunctional tobacco Carl Zeiss lenses. Meanwhile an “SJ” signature [...]


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 [...]


9 Jan
Quentin Tarantino's pretty thugs in collectible form

Ever since seeing Django Unchained over the holidays, we’ve had a lot of Quentin Tarantino on the brain. Not only did I watch Pulp Fiction again recently, but I already lined up Jackie Brown on the old Netflix queue. What can I say, it’s one of my favorites. But as good as all of the above [...]


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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