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

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

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Budri Launches Limited Edition Marble Eyewear…

Budri, Italian excellence, world-famous for its exquisite marble craftsmanship, after the Paris debut with its eyewear, presents an extraordinary  collection, with new designs and outstanding  colour variants. Due to the complexity arising from the material itself, making eyewear in marble demands constant research and experimentation, not necessary with other materials. The types of marble selected […]

Wiley X Black Ops Collection Sunglasses…

New Climate Control™ and Active Lifestyle Series Shades Deliver Sharp Vision. Tactical-Grade Protection and Stealthy Good Looks Tactical eyewear innovator Wiley X®, Inc. is adding three new Black Ops Collection sunglasses to its industry-leading lineup for 2017.  Wiley X’s growing Black Ops sunglass family is known worldwide for providing wearers with tactical-grade vision protection, crystal […]

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 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 […]

Kickstarting Monday: Hemp Eyewear…

An eyewear line that I have lusted from from afar, Hemp Eyewear just re-launched again on Kickstarter, this time for sunglasses. This is The ONLY eyewear company that I know about that is creating eyewear from HEMP, one of the most eco-friendly materials in the world. They are now finally offering eyewear that we can […]

Jimmy Crystal Eyewear For Spring 2017…

A & A Optical releases new ophthalmic and sun styles from Jimmy Crystal New York. The designer collection is comprised of striking designs reminiscent of a  collector’s item. Each style is unique and special, featuring hand set Swarovski® crystals. With iconic eye shapes and shimmering stone patterns, there is a style for every taste, every […]

Celestial Coco Song Eyewear For Spring Summer 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 eyeglasses, 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 […]

Luxuriant Leon Max Eyewear…

Leon Max eyewear for spring 2017 is a luxury of colors set on the temples. We adore Style 4041 with it’s vaguely retro shape and modified cat eye. Black and Brown front with myriad marbled temples, an elegant carrara marble color and dreamy oceanic blue- green colorations, make these a wonderful addition to any eyewear […]

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 sleep. Twice a year we scour the internet for appropriate and timeless eyewear to wear for this event. Watch out!  We found it from what looks like a fairly new […]

Match Eyewear Signs Agreement With Cosmopolitan…

WESTBURY, NY, March 2017 – Match Eyewear announces its licensing agreement for the design, development and distribution of Cosmopolitan Eyewear.  The licensing agreement includes the North American distribution of ophthalmic and optical sun wear collections. Cosmopolitan is the largest young women’s media brand in the world, with 45 monthly editions and 33 digital sites, reaching […]

Tribute To Barbie Sunwear On National Barbie Day…

March 9 is National Barbie Day and we are paying tribute to the the importance of sunwear in the last 10 years of Barbie Dolls. http://www.thebarbiecollection.com/gallery/designers

Classic Car Inspired Sunglasses We Love…

There are many ‘Car Branded Eyeglasses‘: Hummer, Maybach, Mercedes, Porsche, Cadillac, Ferrari, Aston Martin, Bugatti, BMW, Mustang and Corvette. Add in Dale Earnhardt Jr and NASCAR, plus motorcycles such as Ducati and Vespa, it just goes to tell you we have a love affair with cars. Most of the branded are upscale lines athat match the […]

Musical Eyeglass Accessories…

Our latest discovery to sing about are these music eyeglass accessories made from leather. Made in Japan by craftsman, the desk top accessories include a Piano, Violin and Guitar. Others are also available, but we love the music. Via Vanca 

Elle Sunwear For Spring 2017…

The ELLE brand draws its inspirations from Parisian chic and French lifestyle. Casual, smart and chic, the ELLE woman loves feminine elegance and sensual designs. Being independent with a positive attitude to life, she effortlessly defines her own individual style by combining comfortable, wearable fashion with on-trend catwalk pieces. ELLE eyewear reflects just that: stylish […]

Xavier Garcia Launches Acetato Flex Eyewear For Spring 2017…

For me, much of eyewear is about the color. Color combinations, marbled, textures and contrasts all combine to make eyewear that stands out. Barcelona based eyewear designer Xavier Garcia’s spring 2017 eyewear collection is a study in retro shapes updated with layers of color. We like it, it is not chunky and heavy, it is […]

Azir Miza Luxury Eyewear From Turkey…

Usually we show eyewear products from France or Italy. Over the last several years, a few fashion eyewear centers have emerged. One market that we have not really written about is Turkey.  An old but new eyewear company Azir Mizar seems to be making a spectacle of themselves with their eyewear collection. When I say […]