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Slam Jam teams up with GLCO
Milan-based fashion, music, and culture retailer Slam Jam have teamed up with eyewear brand Garrett Leight California Optical (GLCO) on limited-edition sunglasses. The Slam Jam x GLCO sunglasses collaboration is part of Slam Jam’s (Un) Corporate Uniforms project, researching how people unite and express through fashion and combines its...
7 Sep 2021
JW Anderson unveils collaboration with Persol
JW Anderson is launching eight Persol sunglasses for spring/summer 2022, including for the first time a Persol model made from recycled acetates. “I have always been a fan of Persol,” said Jonathan Anderson, founder and creative director of JW Anderson in a statement. “They are a design classic; I wear them all the time. The craftsmanship and...
12 Jul 2021
Quay sunglasses announces partnership with Vision Express
Quay is expanding on the UK high street after announcing a partnership with optical retailer Vision Express. The move will see Quay frames stocked in more than 200 Vision Express locations by March 2021. The optical retailer will offer 20 different Quay styles throughout the first quarter of the year, including 12 of the brand’s best-selling...
9 Mar 2021
Ralph and Russo adds sunglasses with Linda Farrow
Luxury fashion house Ralph and Russo, known for its couture and red carpet gowns, has collaborated with eyewear brand Linda Farrow on a capsule collection of sunglasses. The collection, which marks a brand new product category for Ralph and Russo, has been designed by co-founder and creative director Tamara Ralph and features two contemporary...
16 Feb 2021
Cubitts unveils collaboration with G . F Smith
Spectacle maker Cubitts has collaborated with G . F Smith, the finest paper company, on a limited sunglasses collection, inspired by ‘The World’s Favourite Colour’ - Marrs Green. The limited run of handmade ‘Eastcastle’ frames, made from bespoke acetate, pays homage to the street, home to G . F Smith’s show space, and is available in three...
14 May 2020
Thierry Lasry collaborates with Barbie
French eyewear brand Thierry Lasry is celebrating Barbie’s 60th anniversary with a collection of limited edition doll and sunglasses sets. The collection includes one Ken doll and three Barbie Fashionista dolls, which have been outfitted with sunglasses that have an “inherently Thierry Lasry retro-futuristic sensibility”. The special edition...
24 Oct 2019
Sarah Jessica Parker teams up with Sunglass Hut
Actress-turned-fashion entrepreneur Sarah Jessica Parker has partnered with Sunglass Hut on an exclusive collection of eyewear. The new line was co-created by both parties, blending Parker's unique, urban style with Sunglass Hut's expertise in curating designer eyewear. “Sunglasses have always been a staple in my wardrobe. It was very important...
1 Oct 2019
Andy Wolf: the celebrity-favorite traditional Austrian eyewear brand
Pumpkin seed oil is the first thing that comes to mind when one thinks of the Austrian province of Styria. Green mountain pastures, meadows and hiking trails are the images that come to mind - after all, Styria is called the "green province of Austria". In any case, hardly anyone thinks of a flourishing industrial landscape - but that is...
3 Sep 2019
KOMONO INTRODUCES THE SOLID COLLECTION
Frames with presence, frames with power. The Solid Collection puts a fresh spin on rectangular and cat-eye frames. Featuring all-new temple designs and colorways with beachy vibes, the season-stealing Solid Collection is KOMONO’s cure for the summertime blues. Made of Italian acetate, retail prices start from €49,00.
12 Feb 2019
A cool style, reinvented icons and new vintage colors.
Persol’s iconic status is confirmed by actors and celebrities who are constantly photographed wearing the Italian brand’s glasses. To this day, Persol remains one of the most sought-after brands in the world, not only among those who love its more classic models like the famous 649, which is one of the 180 absolute icons of Italian design on...
7 Feb 2019
FENDI FABULOUS SUNGLASSES FALL/WINTER 2018-19 MEN’S COLLECTION
FENDI presents the FENDI FABULOUS sunglasses for the Fall/Winter 2018 Men’s Collection. Inspired by the airport setting of the FENDI Fall/Winter 2018-19 Men’s Fashion Show, these new sunglasses mix creativity and savoir-faire always with a touch of fun. As the perfect accessory for a unique travelling experience, the FENDI FABULOUS sunglasses...
17 Aug 2018
The Future's So Bright, You Gotta Wear Shades
This season, colour and collaboration are two buzzwords for sunglasses - but don't look to the usual suspects to frame this season's choices, there are some great alternatives. Known for handcrafted titanium lenses, Swedish-based eyewear label Sceye invited industrial designer Karim Rashid to produce a line of sunglasses they've dubbed Karim...
6 May 2005