Eyelet Eyewear- Stitch Locking Eyewear

The first of it’s kind Eyelet Eyewear employs an new mechanism called Stitch-locking using nylon string to lock in the lenses. The traditional approach is to have soldered hinges or screws to keep the lenses in place. The front material, stainless steel (recyclable) and the use of nylon eliminates soldering. The product looks good, but […]

Costa Del Mar- Eco-Driven Marine Conservationist Sunwear

Costa Del Mar, performance sport sunglasses might not be using recycled materials in their eyewear and sunwear, but they are definitely advocate for saving the seas, streams, and oceans. Known for their specialized fishing and sport sunglasses, for years Costa Del Mar has supported such organizations as : Trout Unlimited Embrace a Stream program. The “Embrace-A-Stream” […]

Zeal Optics And Eco Zealots- Eco Friendly Sports Sunwear

Zeal Optics founders Michael and Wink Jackson are avid sports people and founded Zeal Optics on the premise of quality performance sunwear and and eco-friendly princple of Recycle, Reduce and Reuse. Most of their sunglasses are made with recycled materials, including a hard case also from recycled materials and a goggle strap from recycled inner […]

Revo Climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro To Fight Global Clean Water Crisis

http://www.summitonthesummit.com/#/basecamp/. http://www.summitonthesummit.com/#/basecamp/. Revo has really ramped up their ecological marketing campaign, and as one is an avid treehugger, I appreciate Revo’s efforts to bring attention to our Global Water Crisis. In January, Revo, performance eyewear manufacturer signed on as a sponsor with many Celebrities to bring attention to the global water crisis by Climbing Mt. […]

Jhane Barnes + Kenmark=Eco Friendly Eyewear

Jhane Barnes fashion designer of men’s fashions, sportwear, furniture, carpets and textiles is working with Kenmark Optical for the production of eco-friendly eyewear. The Redux collection for men features 30% recycled acetate for the temples, some styles have an inlay of recycled wood pulp. Reusing wood into design is an eco-friendly thing to do! The […]

Handmade Wood Eyewear Designed By Matteo Ragni

I am constantly amazed at the artistry of eyewear designers. This gorgeous wooden eyewear is from Matteo Ragni out of Italy. It is a small collection as yet but offers incredible design. Each piece is made from 1 piece of wood. Note- no hinges, no screws, Just wood. If you look at the picture they […]

Lopsided Eyewear- MicroMega Ottica From Italy

Micromega Ottica Eyewear from Venice Italy has what I would consider lopsided, but maybe that is just my personality. Totally unique, handmade to order, eyeglasses from Italy, a perfect reason to go to Venice.