The All Seeing Eye

Comment, Style & Design News from Mondottica

ANDREA DOVIZIOSO’S DUCATI SUNGLASSES

Just like Andrea feeds back input into the development of his MotoGP bike, he took a leading role in the design process for his signature sunglass DA9001. In visits to Mondottica’s design and development offices, he selected the colours, shape and materials of DA9001, a sleek squared-off style finished in matte black with red internals… Read More

THE NEW DUCATI OPTICAL RANGE

A 14-strong optical collection has been created to reflect the Ducati brand’s sense of style and performance, mixed with everyday comfort, featuring the signature Ducati hinge, under-helmet design and Italian aesthetics. DA1006 is perfectly suited for everyday use on the bike. Straight TR90 temples convey the frame’s sporty credentials, while the thick temple lugs reference… Read More

INTRODUCING THE NEW DUCATI SUNGLASS RANGE FOR 2018

For the first time, the engineering prowess, soul and style of Ducati has been realised in a performance eyewear collection which is now available in selected Ducati stores and fine opticians worldwide. DA7003 is a style for fans of the brand, conveying the legacy of Ducati and its engineering. The metal composition, visible screws and… Read More

JOIE DE VIVRE

The new sunglass collection by Christian Lacroix is the definition of eccentricity, each piece harnesses the spirit of embracing individuality via arresting style. Round and feminine, style CL5072 features open work and contrast lamination for a bold twist on an otherwise classic silhouette. Available in an array of bright gem-like tones, they are the ultimate… Read More

THE GLAMOUR OF ERAS GONE BY

Christian Lacroix knows how to skilfully refer to the heritage of the brand while remaining contemporary. See it in CL5067, which looks to the glamour of eras gone by, and feature inset metal with vintage inspired engravings. Here gold enamel embellishments in a chevron-inspired pattern adorn the temples which extend gracefully into an acetate tip.… Read More

A MOSAIC-STYLE EMBELLISHMENT

Christian Lacroix’s 2018 sunglass collection exudes a decadence the brand is synonymous with. With its oversized shape and mosaic-style broken mirror metal pattern, CL5068 makes for a dramatic statement piece. The acetate has been milled to allow the metal to be delicately set inside, with another layer on top creating a smooth finish. In bold… Read More