Swooping Eagle Eyewear For American Eagle Day

Soar Like an Eagle, Eagle Eyes, Eagle Vision tell us how important eagles are to life. For us in the United States eagle

Bespectacled Belly Dancing Eyewear

Alexander Arutyunov  is one designer that I watch for every season probably because there isn't many Russians in the e

Holy Tacomole! What to Eyewear For Cinco De Mayo?

Cinco de Mayo is a funny story, as it really is NOT Mexico's Day of Independence which is September 16. As someone who s

Yazbukey x Linda Farrow telephone-Sunglass

National Telephone Day is April 25, we have pulled together that old fashioned telephone look to help you remember the d

Fanciful Floral Frames From AV Robertson

Linda Farrow's eyewear designs can go from crazy to classic from wild to whimsical. In the new spectacular sunglasses fo

Sneaking Duck

March 30th was National Pencil Day. Hymen Lipman received the first patent for attaching an eraser to the end of a penci

Immagine 2325

Eye did not know this but Mattel launched in the 1980's (1987)  a series of interchangeable sunglasses called Hot Looks

Eyelash Eyeglasses By Caroline Abram

We missed this for National Eyelash Day and we love it. From Caroline Abram a Parisian Eyewear Designer, comes her versi

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

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Appealing Age Eyewear From New Zealand…

A new eyewear discovery from New Zealand, Age Eyewear has a unique twist on their frame styles. Each style is noun named and then there is a description of that name: For instance style, Damage: noun: physical harm that impairs the value, usefulness, or normal function of something. In this case, style Damage is a large face- […]

Spring Summer Sparkle Shades By Tura…

There is no doubt that Stones are big for Spring. Tura launched their Spring Summer Sunwear collection featuring chunky sizzle on the temples of their signature shades. One has a choice of a fancy aviator shape in metal or a round zyl acetate.. too many choices, we want both.

Spring Sparks By Ellen Tracy Eyewear…

There are lots of ‘new’ designers, but one designer that has been around since 1949 is Ellen Tracy. A man named Herbert Gallen started what was then called Betty Barr (after his wife). In 1940 he got a backer, opened up a showroom and called the line Ellen Tracy. Linda Allard, was a design assistant that […]

Coco Song Award Finalists…

A month ago Coco Song was running a design competition sponsored by Area98 with the Harim Accademia Euromediterranea. The competition was an opportunity for design talents to showcase their CocoSong Eyewear interpretation. The following are the five finalists of the first CocoSong Award . “Zhe Zhi” by Selene Cassarino, “Dissect” by Roberta L’Episcopo  “Roots” by […]

Costa x OCEARCH Limited Edition Sunglasses Benefiting Shark Conservation…

Collection designed to inspire sunglass wearers to no longer “Fear the Fin”  Costa announced the release of its OCEARCH Limited Edition sunglasses for 2017. The collection is rooted in Costa’s strong commitment to cause, exemplified by its ten-year partnership with OCEARCH, a group of explorers and scientists who are dedicated to generating previously unattainable data […]

Flat Top Sunglasses By Calavera Eyewear…

Flat- Tops are hot this days, as least in eyewear. Italian Eyewear company Calavera’s Flat Top look is offset by a shaped bottom, making a distinctive lens shape.  Made with Italian acetate and the lenses all have UV protection. What I love the most, the marbled colors. Gorgeous.  

Eyecessorize for Dolphin Day April 14…

National Dolphin Day is April 14th this year. Normally we bring up dolphin eyewear, but this year we found this fabulous wood dolphin eyeglass box. Made in America  out of Cherry hardwood, it makes a perfect gift and can be used for a variety of things besides eyewear.  Source: Heartwood 

What To Eyewear For Easter: Pastels…

Spring is officially here and Pastel are the look for 2017. We pulled together a few styles that are just the thing to eyewear for Spring Summer 2017. Norman Childs Eyewear is made in the USA. Lime green and sky blue pastels in retro shaped style Jordy, come with a keyhole bridge. A new collection […]

What To Eyewear For National Pencil Day…

March 30th was National Pencil Day. Hymen Lipman received the first patent for attaching an eraser to the end of a pencil on this day in 1858. Did you know that Pencil the name is derived from Latin penicillus, which is a form of peniculus, meaning “brush,” If that looks familiar is it, because that word […]

Luxury Sunglasses From Dax Gabler…

I think 2015 started the advent of luxury eyewear and sunglasses online. For instance in 2015 New York designer, Devi Kroell launched her new Dax Gabler Sunglasses. These large and chunky sunglasses are made with Italian Zyl and all the lenses are UV protected. They retail from $475.00 USD, which to me puts them in […]

Zoobug: Rubber Comfort Eyeglasses For Kids…

ZOOBUG London announces six new rubber styles in its core Rubber Flex Active ophthalmic collection. A new launch into the ZOOBUG collections in 2016, the distinctive hi-tech rubber material combines a comfortable fitting and excellent wearability for kids who are always on the go. Special features unique to the Zoobug rubber frames include innovative flex […]

#TBT HotLooks Funky Sunglasses From Mattel…

Eye did not know this but Mattel launched in the 1980’s (1987)  a series of interchangeable sunglasses called Hot Looks for adults and Cool Shades for kids. All the parts, front and temples were interchangeable. Right eye could be a bird and left eye could be a hamburger, temple could be a saxaphone. They were […]

Striped Shades By Enki…

I have a friend Beth, who whole wardrobe seems to consist of stripes, usually in shades of blue or green. For some reason, she loves stripes and I am sure she would love these striped shades by Australian Eyewear company Enki. Layer upon layer of color is used to create The Look and it is […]

Made In USA Eyewear And Accessories 2017…

April is the time we list our bi-annual Made in USA Eyewear listing. We are happy to announce that we have added a few new listings. The problem as we see it, is that many of the eyewear products that say Made In USA are not really made in USA. Aside from that there are […]

Wires Glasses Is A New Look With Origins in Zimbawe…

We try to find eyewear from companies around the world and it can be a challenge to find eyewear manufacturers in Africa. Our latest discovery is Wires Glasses, which a part comes out of Zimbawe. Wires Glasses is a new look. The eyewear is made from a single piece of wire around a 3D printed frame. The […]