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News: Transitions x Etnia Barcelona

Most people  likes to be able to see, and Transitions Optical are no different. That’s why they’re one of the leading pioneers of light-adaptive lens technology. What’s more, they’ve teamed up with Etnia Barcelona who are pioneers in the study of colour and psychological effects. With so many pioneers in …



News: A. Sauvage Eyewear #SS14

We’ve been obsessing over these images from A. Sauvage SS14. The images were shot by Adrien Sauvage himself, and are just divine. They highlight the simple yet elegant frames from the six-set seasonal collection, which will be available as both sunglasses and opticals for men and women. With an aesthetic …



News: Linda Farrow x Selfridges

Linda Farrow have announced an expanded boutique on Selfridges’ ground floor. The space features a Linda Farrow showcase (of course), but also pop-up spaces and installations created in collaboration with the British Fashion Council to celebrate London Fashion Week A/W 2014. For the first time there will be a live-stream …


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Super release new Metropolis range of eyewear

Super’s new Metropolis collection for AW13/14 has been launched, and is a range of sharp, mechanical yet delicately detailed eyewear. Inspired by Fritz Lang’s 1920s classic movie as well as crude urban aesthetics, Super has created a collection of eyewear characterisd by a careful selection of intricate detailing, metallic touches …


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Proof Eyewear land in the UK

US-based Proof Eyewear are set to bring their fine craftsmanship and fresh design to the UK. Pioneering wooden eye-wear, Proof has created a vibrant debut collection of 10 fashion forward lines with strong green credentials. Made from sustainable materials such as bamboo, lacewood and ebony, the glasses also use the …



Interview: Archibald Optics

Picking the right glasses is always a toughie. And it’s not just sourcing frames that fit your mug, it’s finding something individual, finding out where and how they’re made and making sure you don’t get ripped off. It’s a bit of a minefield. Recently we came across Archibald Optics,


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News: MYKITA / Damir Doma launch website

Fusing the creative minds of luxury eyewear technician MYKITA and high-fashion designer Damir Doma, this painfully chic collaboration brings a distinctly modern edge to a retro staple. The duo’s progressive use of contrasting materials breathes new life into classic circular frames, creating pieces that manage to be simultaneously elegant …


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News: YMC vs MC GINN eyewear

Designed in London by avant-garde craftsman MC GINN (who recently created sunglasses for Michelle Pffeifer and Helena Bonham Carter for Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows), the latest eyewear collection from You Must Create (YMC) has been handmade using acetate from the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s. Styled in keeping with YMC’s …



News: Driftwood Sunglasses from Medwinds

The popular Barcelona-based eye-wear brand Medwinds has just released an exciting new line of eco-friendly sunglasses. How can sunglasses be eco-friendly, you ask? Or particularly anti-environmental? Well, if we’re going to be entirely literal, they can’t. They’re inanimate. The manufacturing company can be eco-conscious, however, and so they are with …



News: Sunday Somewhere – Sky High range

Sydney-based eyewear brand,  Sunday Somewhere is the brain-child of eyewear aficionados, Dave Allison and Carlos Aviles. The pair have been creating beautifully original and oh-so-wearable eyewear for the trendy masses since 2010, with a focus on fine modern detailing and classic vintage-style frames.

Sunday Somewhere has recently announced its Sky