Japan is well known for their eyewear, both in quality and in design. At one time there were over 2000 different eyeglass manufacturers out of Japan. The Japanese are true optical craftsman, there are so many of the small optical shops creating, designing and manufacturing their own eyewear. Eyewear fanatics could spend days visiting optical shops […]
Did you know that Butterflies are a representation of life? Some cultures associate butterflies with our souls, some as symbol of resurrection and other cultures view butterflies as a symbol of hope. All of the above come to mind whenever I see butterfly embellishments in eyewear. It is touch of beauty, a garnish of whimsy […]
It is all about transparency these days, is the company for real? Where are the glasses made? How are they made? Then you run across an eyewear company like Omas, who on their website show actual pictures and specs of how they manufacture their eyewear. For those of us who find eyewear design interesting, it […]
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 […]
We ran across across a stunning and luxurious pair of sunglasses by a jeweler we never heard of Mellerio. They are known as one of the oldest (1613) still in business today Jewelry companies in France. Apparently back in the 1950’s-1960’s they made solid gold eyewear. These vintage 18Kt gold and sapphire rimless sunglasses are […]
What do frames cost so much is a frequent question, which is why I love videos that should how quality eyewear is made. Omas is a made in Italy eyewear manufacturer since 1963. They created a video that demonstrates some of the many steps to make handcrafted eyewear. Omas is sold through eyecare professionals.
ELIE SAAB presents its first Eyewear Collection for the Spring/ Summer 2017. A sophisticated collection of sunglasses, celebrating a luxurious, modern femininity. Retaining the Maison’s reputation of innate elegance and aesthetic codes, the eyewear collection reflects the brand’s values of unique and refined design. Manufactured using the highest quality components and the most qualitative techniques, the […]