A collection of frames that are a mashup of my colliding aesthetics with special attention paid to sculpting and tactility. They are artful but wearable. By using laborious production techniques and a lot of handwork, an inner silhouette is encased in an unexpectedly fresh outer shape. This seamless fusion of two frames and the juxtaposition of contrasting form and color create a design tension that is thoroughly modern yet comfortably familiar. A paradox. Like me.
Optician turned designer, Caroline Abram knows what eyewear needs and the fashion people want. Her style is soft enough to be approachable, while striking enough to be considered trendy. Her line of simple statement glasses are so popular she has expanded to include a children’s line.
These beautiful frames are true works of art. Inspired by the changing seasons and the beauty of nature, these frames are a celebration of the world around us. From the sunset in Park Güelle, the deep blue of the Mediterranian sea, fields of wildflowers, and the mosaic and art of Gaudi, these Italian frames pay homage to Italy’s past and present while forging, fearlessly, ahead into the future.
Since 1952, Chloé has rejected the rigid rules of traditional high fashion. The iconic Paris fashion brand embraces freedom, lightness, and femininity. Chloé frames are romantic and ultra-feminine.
Founded in 1969, British luxury eyewear brand Cutler and Gross combine the finest Italian craftsmanship with irrefutably cool style. Since its establishment in fashion’s halcyon days, the brand’s signature creativity has been applied to sunglasses, and optical frames with their trademark numbered designs and absence of an ostentatious logo.
Entourage of 7 is luxury eyewear based in Los Angeles and influenced by the city in which it originates.We base our design philosophy on the heritage of Los Angeles eyewear – but not resting here. Always keeping our eyes and mind open to new ideas we manufacture our eyeglasses in Japan and Denmark. A great mix of tradition and cutting edge technology ensures a constant flow of creative ideas pushing our designs to new limits.
At Essedue, our mission is to design and realize, in the Italian factory of Essequadro Srl, eyewear with a high handicraft content that everyone can wear, that is perfectly resistant, that is comfortable and that combines the research of exclusive colors to the peculiarity of innovative details.
Far from standardized fashion diktats and conformist trends, each collection asserts its artistic temperament, drawing its inspiration from the sources of Modern Art, architecture and contemporary design FACE A FACE frames are developed within the design studio directed by Pascal Jaulent resembling small subtle pieces of architecture, playing with volumes, shapes, material and textures.
Stylish and unique designs matched perfectly for those that need frames that can keep up with their busy lifestyle. High-performance offerings made with durable materials proven to take anything you can throw at them. Classic styling matched with signature Hugo Boss accents shows you don’t have to compromise on a frame to suit your tastes.
Iyoko Inyake eyewear has become known for its inventive and trend-setting designs in which various colors and materials are carefully mixed to form exceptional frames. This unique collection is not only comfortable to wear but perfectly compliments the wardrobes of stylish men and women.
JMM (Jacques Marie Mage) is a Los Angeles based producer of designer, limited edition goods with a focus on micro-produced artisanal eyewear. JMM combines world-class craftsmanship with advanced production methods and an array of luxurious materials to produce bold, geometric frames that draw inspiration from various countries, cultures, and generations. Designed to be powerful, playful, and meaningfully idiosyncratic, JMM creates sophisticated statement pieces that offer a unique perspective.
Kirk & Kirk is an eyewear line made explicitly for those of us who want to stand out from the crowd. This expressive line features shapes that break boundaries, combined effortlessly with bold and beautiful pallets that demand attention. These gorgeous frames ooze confidence, just like the people who wear them.
Founded in 1979 as a single storefront on Melrose Ave in Los Angeles, LA Eyeworks today shares their influential designs with a global network of opticians and retailers.
Trained as an architect in the historic city of Venice, Lara D’Alpaos launched her first eyewear collection under the name Lara D’ in 2010. Raised in a family with over 40 years’ expertise in Italian eyewear production and passionate about fashion and design, her launch collection exceeded all expectations, successfully combining Italian craftsmanship, quality and a whimsical design language – a style that is creative and original but never out of place.
Welcome to Louise-Lorraine. You have entered a world of rare beauty, elegance and timeless distinction. Each frame crafted by Louise-Lorraine provides a unique and distinctive experience. My frames attract discerning clients, who have a keen sense of style and confidence. Don’t be surprised when people stop you on the streets to inspect your eyewear; it is a typical response to timeless distinction. Wear my frames in good taste and embrace the power and distinction you feel when you wear Louise-Lorraine – you are a legend!
Lunetterie Générale designs eyewear for creative minds who despises the generic. Known for its distinctive aesthetic, Lunetterie Générale uses only precious materials and made-to-measure components. Collectible eyewear made for every day’s adventure. Born in Canada. Handmade in Japan.
Goemon Masunaga began crafting optical wear in 1905, and his legacy continues. Masunaga handles every step of the creation in their eyewear collection, from the raw materials down to the final touches at the end of the production line. Each piece exudes quality craftsmanship and superior materials. Elegance and sophistication define this collection of flattering eyewear.
Maui Jim is the fastest growing maker of premium polarized sunglasses, prescription sunglasses, and ophthalmic frames in the world! It all began in Lahaina, Hawaii, with a need for sunglasses that could eliminate the harsh Hawaiian glare without distorting the colours of the island scenery. Today, Maui Jim also produces stunning, high-quality ophthalmic frames.
For more than a century, Morgenthal Frederics has maintained an unwavering commitment to creating, curating, and caring for the world’s finest eyewear. The leader in the independent luxury space, we handcraft the highest quality frames and lenses available anywhere and choose partners that hold themselves to the same standards of excellence. Every heirloom-quality piece is distinctive in its design, exemplary in its craftsmanship. Made by hand over hundreds of hours, master artisans meticulously carve, sculpt, and press the frames to life using only the finest specialty materials. Morgenthal Frederics celebrates eyewear as the ultimate expression of individuality.
Evolution starts with a simple organism that becomes the foundation from which new functions begin to grow, ever-increasing in complexity. This foundation for us was Giorgio Nannini, who in 1954 began to study and produce high tech glasses for car and motorcycle racers. Later he focused his studies on developing high tech and nearly indestructible glasses for skiing and sailing.
Since its founding in 1987, Oliver Peoples has carried forward its authentic brand, focusing on superior craftsmanship and timeless designs. Any piece in the infamous Oliver Peoples Collection will bring an old-style Hollywood feel to your daily ensemble. With an iconic look like Oliver Peoples, it is no surprise that their frames have made it to the big screen, sported by Uma Thurman in Kill Bill and Pierce Brosnan in Die Another Day.
The Spectacle Eyeworks line initially began with only four styles; however, this was enough to set the foundation for a lucrative business. Now with over a hundred styles and the addition of three other original original-concept lines to the company’s resume, Spectacle Eyeworks has become a robust player in the international optic market. Mr. Baghaie uses his limitless creativity to shatter the boundaries of conventionalism and to take inventiveness to a higher level. In his three other enticing collections – RETRO, Pussy Galore, and Wood & Horn, this ingenuity is clearly magnified. The names say it all.
Res Rei believes it is important to understand that technology itself is not enough to make quality frames: the human touch is necessary. It’s the people who design and manufacture, step by step, our frames that make this possible. Each of our glasses is the result of a know-how that is passed from one generation to another, year after year.
A defining feature of the Robert Marc Collection; every frame is handcrafted with materials of the highest quality, such as Zyl (an Italian acetate), and titanium. Classic and modern design elements are combined to create impeccably stylish frames. The glamourous colors and patterns of this collection are sure to catch the eye of those around you.
French designer, Thierry Lasry launched his eponymous sunglass line in late 2006. Raised in a highly creative environment by an optician as a father and a designer as a mother, Thierry Lasry went on to create a sunglass brand aimed at a certain Elite looking to distinguish themselves out of the crowd.. THIERRY LASRY sunglasses are based on the concept of « futuristic vintage » fusing vintage inspirations with an updated, modern and avant-gardist touch. The sunglasses are all flat fronted, giving a futuristic twist to retro-inspired shapes.
Xavier Garcia takes his time when he designs and produces his personal line of eyewear. Believing in economic sustainability and authentic work, each piece is constructed with these values in mind. Different materials are used to create exciting textures and colors, and simple construction is used to create a trustworthy and lasting pair of eyeglasses.