#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 […]

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 version of Eyelash Eyewear. There are two different ‘styles’ of eyelashes, one with the spiky look and the other in a seductive and long lashed look.  

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, 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fretted Frames For Get Our Your Guitar Day

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 […]

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 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 […]