NEWS IN Sunglasses
Han Kjobenhavn eyewear, simply called Han, was born May 1st 2008 in Copenhagen. It was conceived with all the elements that form traditional Danish design: simplicity, quality craftsmanship, and originality. As Han so perfectly phrases it “Classic isn’t boring, but is a factor that can continue to inspire and relive itself over and over again”. Wear Han’s Timeless model as a sunglass or an eyeglass, it is offered here with a detachable metal sunglas clip which can easily by taken on/off! Available here
Each week, I’ll try to give you a different set, either found on the web or created from my own imagination.
Yves Salomon fur parka vestiairedecopines.com // The Row 8c1 black round oversized framed sunglasses ethereal-gold.tumblr.com // La Garçonne Modern Vintage Rib Tee lagarconne.com // Jil Sander Textured-leather Chelsea boots net-a-porter.com // Le Labo Santal 33 Eau De Parfum colette.fr //Acne Needle high-rise skinny jeans net-a-porter.com // Unknown bra.
From fashionistas, to musicians (Tyga), and even regular sunglasses enthusiasts everyone and their mother was was looking for these Celine Chain Sunglasses. The Vintage Frames Company has just added the infamous Celine Chain Sunglasses to their sunglasses shop. To be quite honest, I have only ever seen two of these pair of Celine Chain Sunglasses ($3,900!!) in the media: one warn by Kim Kardashian, and the other by Tyga at the BET Awards last weekend (pic above). Read the rest of this entry »
Garrett Leight California Optical takes an innovative approach to eyewear, and this pair of glasses features clear lenses with a detachable shaded front, making them an investment in versatile style. The mottled dark green acetate frames provide a point of dapper differentiation. Link Read the rest of this entry »
We were all waiting for it, and it’s finally here. Ray-Ban has been making their classic Aviator ($190-$295) since 1937 and now they’ve finally made it foldable making it an ideal travel accessory that’s ready to go for those sunny days no matter where you are in the world. Link Read the rest of this entry »
Karen Walker is a New Zealand born fashion designer with a reputation for her original, effortless and unpretentious style. Karen’s collections are high casual with one foot in tailoring and the other in streetwear. The reoccurring theme is the marriage of extreme opposites – masculine vs, feminine, tailored and street, luxury and casual, dark and somber vs. bright and cheeky. What about this “Number One” model by Karen Walker ($220)? Sculpted, cat eye sunglasses with thick plastic, tortoise frames & dark grey lenses! Available on La Garconne Read the rest of this entry »
Britain’s main supplier of cool looking, fashion forward, high quality shades – namely Linda Farrow – brings us their latest high end sunglasses. These belong to the Luxe rage and are hand made in Japan using only the finest raw materials : black, tortoise and honey acetate frames with certified UV protection lenses and 24 carat gold plated titanium fittings. The shades come with a trifold leather sleeve as well as a distinctively finished storage case. Shop Linda Farrow at Por Vocaçao. Read the rest of this entry »
As I was looking for a new pair of round eyeglasses, I discovered Barton Perreira (website).
Style, elegance and luxury are the keys at Barton Perreira. Though she designs frames for both men and women, Patty Perreira is known for her uniquely feminine take on the classics. The sleek lines and vivid colors of her glasses are unmistakably chic… She founded Barton Perreira with Bill Barton (the former CEO of Oliver People, another big player in this industry). Prices goes approximately from $200 to $450. Read the rest of this entry »
It’s pretty sunny over here in Paris…Good time to look for a new pair of sunglasses for this summer. What about Cutler and Gross? Part of their Hong Kong Motorcycle Club collection, Cutler and Gross cut no corners when designing their stunning 1055 aviator model. The vintage inspired piece ($517…) features intricate diamond-pattern detailing around the rim and on the brow bar. The frame comes in gold or silver-plated titanium with acetate temples and Zeiss Polarized lenses. Link Read the rest of this entry »