New York and Los Angeles seem to be THE places for artistic eyewear. Los Angeles based Burkinabae is one of those funky, arty and fun sunglasses that wearing makes you feel Like A Queen For A Day. The Burkinabae name is taken from the people of Burkina Faso and the inspiration behind her eyewear. The […]
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 […]
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 […]
February 11 2017 is Get Out Your Guitar Day. We found the perfect riffing eyewear to celebrate with from SAY-OH eyewear. Called the lute collection, the eyewear’s temples are built to resemble the neck or the fingerboard of the guitar, including frets. The frames come in six shapes in colors in tortoise and black, with […]
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 […]
January 14 is National Dress Your Pet Day and the SAY Woof Eyewear collection from Say OH Eyewear thought it might be a good idea to dress your pet like YOU. How is fun is this! Two styles, Mimi and Rock are available in three colors. Say Woof is an eyewear collection from E&E Optics. […]
We love it when opticians take the frame by temples for a creative outlet. French optician, Pierre Kaus creative rendering of futuristic eyewear look are innovative and fun. Gridlines are the focus with almost an optical illusionary effect.