The All Seeing Eye

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AN ODE TO FLUIDITY

Yohji Yamamoto’s new sunglass YY5019 is an ode to fluidity. Akin to the flowing lines of an elegant kimono, layers are cut away from the frame leaving a textured surface reminiscent of fabric enveloping its surface. Every single fibre is in rich, mysterious base tones of matte black, brown and navy at one with matte… Read More

INTRICATE ENGRAVING

Christian Lacroix’s optical collection for AW17 renders the spirit of the 17th century style through patterns reminiscent of elaborate glassware and intricate metal engravings, all created with fine materials and artisanal craftsmanship. Engraving is at the centre of oval-shaped CL1078 and its rotogravure is on show for all to see. Shimmering gold metal temples are… Read More

NEON BRIGHTS

Directional, colourful and diverse in finish, Pepe Jeans London eyewear makes sure your eyes are just as well dressed as the rest of you. Woman’s frames are square with pops of contrast neon colour for the temples of HEATHER PJ3262 style. They range from vitamin yellow, aqua blue and hot pink; whilst BEN PJ3257 in… Read More

TECHNOLOGY & DESIGN IN THE SPINE SUNGLASS COLLECTION

For its 6-piece SS16 sunglass collection SPINE continues its focus on science and engineering: form follows function, aesthetics are dictated by technology and the solutions their relationship offers. The technology behind the frames, whose hinges grip all day long and temples shut automatically, is impeccable, and so is the design. Introducing new streamlined silhouettes with… Read More