Buoyant Burkinabae Shades

New York and Los Angeles seem to be THE places for artistic eyewear. Los Angeles based Burkinabae is one of those funky,

Anglo American Swan circa 1980

 SWAN Day/Support Women Artists Now Day is an international holiday designed to showcase the power and diversity of wo

Eyewear Heritage Design Winners Announced

Launched in April 2016, the first-ever tutoring project for the eyewear world – by Safilo in association with L’Uomo

Anna Karin Karlsson’s Tribute To Butterflies

Did you know that Butterflies are a representation of life? Some cultures associate butterflies with our souls, some as

Watch Out! Time Shades For Daylight Saving Time

It is that time again, when we spring forward in the United States. March 12 is the big day to lose that extra hour of s

Bryan Lara Barbie

March 9 is National Barbie Day and we are paying tribute to the the importance of sunwear in the last 10 years of Barbie

Classic Car Inspired Sunglasses We Love

There are many 'Car Branded Eyeglasses': Hummer, Maybach, Mercedes, Porsche, Cadillac, Ferrari, Aston Martin, Bugatti, 

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

Hulk

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

1980's Alain mikli

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

Optical Vision Resources

Nathalie Fordeyn Sunglasses…

Nathalie Fordeyn is a Parisian designer who started her own brand in 2014. Her logo is the dragonfly which seems to suit as the dragonfly symbolizes change. Personally speaking, if she is part of the fashion industry that is concerned with environmental issues, that is a great change. This is what she says on her […]

Rambunctious Rimless Eyewear…

Many of the first eyeglasses were rimless. Drill four holes put in a bridge and two temples and there was your eyeglasses. Then came the invention of the nylon cord which wrapped the lenses to the frame, that started around 1960. The next revolution was the Rimless Faceted Polaris eyeglasses in the 1970’s- 1980’s.  Both […]

What To Eyewear With Statement Socks…

Statement Socks were huge on the runways for both Spring and Fall 2017. I don’t know about you, but I have have been wearing statement socks for 30 years, so it it nice to know that finally I am on trend! Alas.. what do you eyewear with statement socks? Should they be as flamboyant or […]

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 jazz fan, the eyewear is also tribute to jazz greats with most of the styles named after musicians . While we love the styling and the inspiration, we also love heart shaped glasses the perfect couture accompaniment for […]

Vintage Luxury Eyewear From Mellerio…

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 […]

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 removable Rooster clip one. The two roosters face other and have embellished Swarovski crystal eyes.

Neubau Eyewear Seen On Hein Le’s Catwalk Show…

The Austrian eyewear label neubau eyewear celebrated its debut at Berlin Fashion Week as part of renowned Berlin designer Hien Le’s catwalk show. Since 2011, Laos-born Hien Le took part in Berlin Fashion Week, showcasing his fall/winter 2017/18 collection at the “Kaufhaus Jandorf”. For 7 out of 30 looks he chose spectacles from the neubau […]

Gazal Eyewear Is Wickedly Good…

Gazal Eyewear is a fairly new eyewear collection designed by opticians. Their latest is a Wicked collection of eyewear that is wickedly comfortable, wickedly durable, and wicked looking!  Each design utilizes the best Japanese Titanium to allow a light weight and long lasting design. The ergonomic temple tips give a huge wow factor allowing for the […]

The Upside Down Eyewear Look…

Faithful to its identity, to its signature and to its name, a name with strong values of differentiation, innovation, comfort and quality – OKO by OKO presents in the BEN collection, the half-rimmed stainless steel frame BEN 36 which will put you upside down ! More than just a way of life, it is this brand […]

Billy Reid Launches Designer Eyewear Collection…

New York, NY (January 17, 2016) – Billy Reid, the CFDA-award-winning designer celebrated for his style, has entered into a multi-year agreement with eyewear platform eponym to design, produce, and distribute the designer’s first-ever eyewear collection. Under the agreement, eponym’s in-house design team will closely collaborate with Reid on the Billy Reid Optical collection, and […]

Launching Life Is Good Eyewear…

Life is Good® Enters the Eyewear Market in Collaboration with The McGee Group Prescription Glasses, Readers and Sunglasses Now Available for Men, Women and Kids Boston, MA (January, 2017) – Positive lifestyle brand, Life is Good®, entered the eyewear market in collaboration with The McGee Group, launching new readers, optical frames and sunglasses for men, […]

Luxurious La Marca Eyewear…

La Marca Eyewear looks like a Monet landscape. The layering appears like brush strokes, the color combinations are fabulous and you can’t stop drooling. I don’t know how they did this look, but it is wonderful. The eyewear speaks for itself.

Havaianas First Sunglass Collection Is Available Feb. 2017…

Being from Southern California, we have our local favorite flaps to wear. I had heard of Havaianas but I didn’t realize they were the ‘must haves’  in South America and in Europe until I travelled with a Brit in Peru. We went on a mission to find value priced Havaianas. This was 10 years ago […]

LVMH to take up to 10 percent of Italy’s eyewear firm Marcolin…

French luxury goods group LVMH (LVMH.PA) is set to take a stake of up to 10 percent in unlisted Italian glasses-maker Marcolin as it seeks to increase control over eyewear manufacturing for its brands, a source close to the matter said on Thursday. The move follows rival Kering’s (PRTP.PA) decision to take its eyewear business […]

GVS x Restoring Vision: Invite Clients to Give the Gift of Sight…

New York, NY (January, 2017) — General Vision Services (GVS) is proud to announce a partnership with RestoringVision in a world-wide effort to bring clear vision to people in need. RestoringVision is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing free new glasses to disadvantaged people in developing nations. As of January 1, 2017, every time a […]