Unusual Urbani Eyeglasses

Ottica Urbani is an optical shop in Venice, Italy. Established in 1952 they offer full collections of hand-crafted eyewe

Throbbing Heart Sunwear From Black Eyewear

Black Eyewear evolved when Roope Opticians decided to create their own 50's inspired eyewear and sunglasses. Being a ja

Year of The Rooster Eyewear

Of course there has to be eyewear to celebrate the Year of The Rooster. This new exclusive sunglass by MCM, has a remova

Say Woof: Matching Eyewear for Humans And Dogs

January 14 is National Dress Your Pet Day and the SAY Woof Eyewear collection from Say OH Eyewear thought it might be a

Gentle Monster x Hood By Air Sunwear Spring Summer 2017

Gentle Monster and Hood by Air Spring Summer 2017 sunglasses are a perfect blend of funk and street. The 'Round' Rockerf

Eyewear Art Design By Pierre Kaus

We love it when opticians take the frame by temples for a creative outlet. French optician, Pierre Kaus creative renderi

Horse and Carriage delicately etched at each temple. They were crafted exclusively for Coach by a premier Italian eyewear maker using state-of-the-art technology.

In 2004, Congress designated December 13th The National Day of the Horse. The day was designated to pay tribute to the i

56 Edgy Eyeglasses Made From Innovative Materials

The first eyeglasses were made from materials, whalebone, ivory (illegal now), wood and even skin. Most eyewear today is

Colibris Eyewear Pays Homage To Holsten Gate

Colibris is a Germany eyewear company that is known for making eyewear for small faces. What we didn't know about was th

Martian Eyewear For Halloween

With Halloween coming up, there will be many aliens on the street. In case you do not want to go the hassle of making or

Throwback Thursday: Vintage Alain Mikli Bat Glasses

We ran across an extremely rare Alain Mikli Bat Eyeglasses which are perfect to wear for quite a few events through the

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Comic-Con or Halloween either way these Super Hero Masks are sure to get attention any time. While you can't RX them, th

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Everything that goes around comes around and we see it for Jeremy Scott's Spring Summer Runway show 2017 featuring the i

Enchanting Eyeball Eyeglasses For Halloween

We all know that spooky, eerie, cruddy and bloody eyeballs are a perfect accessory for Halloween. But sometimes you want

WTFrame: Name Your Car Day Eyewear

According to a survey by Nationwide in a USA Today article, one in four people name their cars, which is probably why we

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International Music Day is October 1 and a day to celebrate how music makes our lives better.  We love the clef symbol

What to Eyewear For Adopt A Dog Month

October is National Adopt a Dog Month. This is the month to treat yourself and adopt or rescue a dog. Whilst there are a

2002 Eye Witness

I saw my first Theo in San Francisco in 1991 and immediately fell in love with their colors and shapes. Today and for a

WTFrame: Fak By Fak x Walter Van Beirendonck

One menswear designer I always look forward to seeing is Walter Van Beirendonck. It is not just the clothing which are d

WTFrame: Percy Lau Eyeball Eyewear

Percy Lau is known for his unusual artistic interpretation of eyewear. His out of the box designs is both an expression

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Wow.. Impressive... these are great, were the first thoughts when I ran across artisan Egyptian Eyewear company Amr Saa

Optical Vision Resources

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3D Printed Eyewear From PROLET…

3D eyewear is growing and we are seeing more unique applications. PROLET, a Hamburg, Germany company is on the creative edge of the 3D printed eyewear. Using materials such a nylon powder and titanium makes for a lightweight frame. Lightness is the operative word as the average weight of a frame is only six grams. […]

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WileyX Defending Sight For 30 Years…

Back in 1987, Wiley X® founder and military veteran Myles Freeman, Sr. launched a small, but innovative company to develop shatterproof, impact-resistant eyewear for the brave men and women of the U.S. military.  At the time, his sons and current Wiley X owners Dan Freeman and Myles Freeman, Jr. were just kids helping their dad […]

These frames include prescription lenses as most of Elton John’s glasses were not just part of the costume, they were needed for sight. Indeed, Elton John suffers from severe myopia.

Where Did Elton John’s Eyewear Go?…

Elton John is one of the leading Trendsetters Of Funk and Fun Eyewear. Over the years he has worn thousands of eyeglasses, with rumors saying he has more than 250,000 pairs. While much has been written about Elton John eyewear, one wonders where are they? Now we know! Safilo opened up a digital eyewear museum […]

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ic!berlin Launches Rubber Eyewear…

Inspired by the flexibility needed of someone with an on-the-go lifestyle, ic! berlin presents its first ever collection of rubber, a brand new range of sporty and bendy rubberized sunglasses that are up to the challenge of any activity of the wearer, in three brand new shapes. Handmade in Berlin and treated with a polyurethane-based […]

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Lacy Looks From Luisa Leitao Sunwear…

Korea has become a hot bed of emerging fashion, which includes eyewear. Fairly new on the scene is eyewear designer Luisa Leitao. We fell in love with the lace sunglasses. Lace in eyewear can be romantic, whimsical, coy, sexy and mysterious. The look from Luisa Leitao can be all depending on color, clothing and mood. […]

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Fendi’s Rainbow Sunglasses Inspired by Kaleidoscopes…

The new sunglasses are unveiled in a mesmerizing colourful flow where coloured triangles, the iconic element of the sunglasses collection, play with graphic lines, as well as with round and drop silhouettes, recalling the eyewear shapes. The multiple chromatic layers of these vibrant worlds celebrate the colors of the stones embellishing the frames as well […]

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BlackFin Eyewear For Spring Summer 2017…

The feather-weight sinuous nature of titanium is the hallmark of the new Spring/Summer 2017 collection of Blackfin Eyewear. In particular style BF781 Doran is a spectacle frame for women with clear-cut square lines. The ample outline of the front is emphasised by the three-dimensional finish of the top rim which is elongated on the outer corners […]

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Chromatic CocoSong Eyewear For Spring 2017…

A dip into the Far East with its colours, symbols and opulence. The magic of distant and mysterious lands takes shape in these exquisitely elegant frames, made entirely by hand with precious and exclusive materials: silk, feathers, dried flowers and semi-precious stones such as turquoise, lapis lazuli, white howlite and tiger’s eye. The inserts, engraved […]

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Unusual Urbani Eyeglasses…

Ottica Urbani is an optical shop in Venice, Italy. Established in 1952 they offer full collections of hand-crafted eyewear and sunglasses. But as Eyewear Afficiandos we would be hard pressed to find just one style from the myriad of choices: bespoke, wood, horn, folding sunglasses and of course our favorite and fun kitsch look. The […]

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Temples And Bridges Eyewear Inspired by Architecture…

One often wonders how companies get their name, not so in the new eyewear company Temples and Bridges. It is very apparent that the focus is strategically located on temples and bridges. Architectural elements are definitely in play. It seems that the styling is inspired by either temples or bridges. We picked out a few […]

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Blackfin Eyewear For Valentine’s Day…

In honor of Valentines Day, we are introducing a few of Blackfin’s latest styles in colors of Red and Pink. Blackfin meets acetate. A new material teamed with the deluxe hallmark of the brand is the defining feature of a collection of spectacle frames that bring together style and innovation. Top-class workmanship is on show […]

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Baum Vision To Distribute Komono Eyewear…

Costa Mesa, CA) – Distribution House, Baumvision, announce their partnership with Komono eyewear. Baumvision will be the designated United States sales and distribution agency for Komono’s optical and sunglass collections. Baumvision’s distribution support in the eyewear industry aligns with Komono’s brand purpose to their new and existing customers. Baumvision will start immediately on the strategic […]

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Haus Alkire Debuts FW2017 Collection with neubau eyewear…

February 2017, New York – Womenswear label Haus Alkire, presented its Autumn/Winter 2017 collection at The Flea Theater with key looks complemented by optical eyewear and sunglasses from Austria-based brand neubau eyewear. The collection is filled with points inspired by the art direction of Henry Bumstead. The famed art director/production designer was known for his […]

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Fretted Frames For Get Our Your Guitar Day…

February 11 2017 is Get Out Your Guitar Day. We found the perfect riffing eyewear to celebrate with from SAY-OH eyewear. Called the lute collection, the eyewear’s temples are built to resemble the neck or the fingerboard of the guitar, including frets. The frames come in six shapes in colors in tortoise and black, with […]

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Gigi Hadid x Tommy Hilfiger Eyewear Collaboration…

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS: Tommy Hilfiger, which is owned by PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH], is pleased to launch the second special-edition sunglass style designed in collaboration with American supermodel Gigi Hadid as part of the Spring 2017 TommyXGigi collaborative collection. The exclusive sunglasses are chic and lightweight. Crafted from metal, the gold frames come in a rimless […]