Ralph Vaessen Eyewear Fall Winter 2011 Video. Ralph Vaessen is known for their custom crafted buffalo horn eyewear.
The style Spyker, designed on request by the Dutch (sports) car manufacturer Saab-Spyker, was nominated for the “Oscars” for eyewear; the Silmo d’Or in the category sunglasses 2010 by independent & innovative designers.
The 2010 campaign (the “Spyker & privat jet” photo&film shoot, inspired by the classis music video “Slave to Love” by Bryan Ferry) is announced by Stylesight as one of the coolest of Men’s Accessories S/S 2010 Campaigns.
Ralph Vaessen’s eyewear appears in the international film “Black Butterflies” with Carice van Houten, Rutger Hauer and Liam Cunningham. The shooting took place during the first half of 2010 in South Africa.
The eyewear is sold in a few selected fashion stores worldwide including Colette, Le Bon Marché and L’Eclaireur in Paris, Papete in Riccione/Rimini, United Arrows in Tokyo and Kiki Niesten in Maastricht. In optical stores including JLC in Paris, Visual Culture in Hong Kong, The Counter in Dubai&Jeddah and Azami in The Hague. Also eyewear brands like Cutler & Gross in London, Mykita in Berlin and Anne et Valentin in Toulouse selling Ralph Vaessen eyewear in their (flagship) stores as well.
Appreciated by Laetitia Casta, Anton Corbijn, Carice van Houten, Christian Louboutin, David Lynch, John Malkovich, Kate Moss, Ian McCulloch, Rihanna and Pharrell.
Ralph Vaessen supports the charity dooreenbekendebril.nl, a small private project for sighted people on the Philippines. Anton Corbijn, David Lynch and John Malkovich tribute a pair of Ralph Vaessen sunglasses to this charity.
Hessel Waalewijn: photography&film / Jerzy Frigge: CSD / Uwe Kuipers: light /
Aaf Corbijn: make up / Charline Goud: pa to Ralph Vaessen / Lotte: f model / Jimmy: m model / Annemieke Rademakers: styling/model assistance
Clothes: Boston Trader Den Haag / Leather goods: April in Amsterdam
Special thanks to Blend international magazine