BlackFin Eyewear For Spring Summer 2017

The feather-weight sinuous nature of titanium is the hallmark of the new Spring/Summer 2017 collection of Blackfin Eyewear. In particular style BF781 Doran is a spectacle frame for women with clear-cut square lines. The ample outline of the front is emphasised by the three-dimensional finish of the top rim which is elongated on the outer corners […]

Chromatic CocoSong Eyewear For Spring 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 frames, 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 […]

Unusual Urbani Eyeglasses

Ottica Urbani is an optical shop in Venice, Italy. Established in 1952 they offer full collections of hand-crafted eyewear and sunglasses. But as Eyewear Afficiandos we would be hard pressed to find just one style from the myriad of choices: bespoke, wood, horn, folding sunglasses and of course our favorite and fun kitsch look. The […]

Blackfin Eyewear For Valentine’s Day

In honor of Valentines Day, we are introducing a few of Blackfin’s latest styles in colors of Red and Pink. Blackfin meets acetate. A new material teamed with the deluxe hallmark of the brand is the defining feature of a collection of spectacle frames that bring together style and innovation. Top-class workmanship is on show […]

Haus Alkire Debuts FW2017 Collection with neubau eyewear

February 2017, New York – Womenswear label Haus Alkire, presented its Autumn/Winter 2017 collection at The Flea Theater with key looks complemented by optical eyewear and sunglasses from Austria-based brand neubau eyewear. The collection is filled with points inspired by the art direction of Henry Bumstead. The famed art director/production designer was known for his […]

French Flair With Anacole Eyewear

Whenever anyone asks or says that eyewear is as ripoff, they need to go the Anacole Eyewear page and look at how handcrafted eyewear is made. Whenever I see production shots in the photos, we have to post about the product. One example is French, frame manufacturing company Anacole.  The styling screams the innate French […]

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 […]