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Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Acne x Thierry Lasry Spring 2011 Sunglasses

Last night in Paris, Scandinavian label Acne presented their Spring 11 menswear collection (check SL for looks). Amongst a number of impressive garments was a collaboration with French sunglass designer Thierry Lasry. “Sunglasses were always the most important disco accessory,” creative director Jonny Johansson writes in the show’s notes.

via freshnet/

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Cutler & Gross Fall/Winter 2010 Eyewear

The new Cutler & Gross Fall/Winter 2010 sunglass collection is getting into stores. The London brand has been known for many years already for excellent high quality frames, while giving these classics a bit of a modern twist. 

Their new collection looks very good once again, offering a series of different frames in both the usual black and tortoise colorways, as well as new ones, withe the purple being the most interesting one for us. 

The new collection is already in stock at Blackbird.

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CTRL x Sabre “Way Kool” Sunglasses

Helsinki’s CTRL links with Sabre on a pair of shades for SS10. The frame is handmade acetate with metal detailing, stainless steel french comotec hinges and 100% UV protected CR39 lenses. 

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Illesteva for Opening Ceremony World Cup Winners Collection

For the second time New York eyewear brand Illesteva has gotten together with Opening Ceremony. This time they have worked on the World Cup Winners Collection, with the sunglasses inspired by the last 5 winners of the FIFA Worldcup – Brazil, Italy, Germany, Argentina and France. 

They will be limited to pairs of 4 , 6, 6, 6, 4 respectively to honor Nelson Mandela. 46664 was his prison number when he was imprisoned on Robben Island in South Africa. 

Part of the proceeds will go to the Nelson Mandela Foundation. All Eyewear is Hand made in Germany and the collection will release this week exclusively at Opening Ceremony New York.

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Thursday, June 10, 2010

Futura Laboratories x Kaneko Optical Sunglasses Spring/Summer 2010

Futura Laboratories has worked with Kaneko Optical on a collection of glasses and sunglasses for Spring/Summer 2010.They offer a black and a tortoise colorway of the model, each coming with glass or tinted glass. The eyewear features subtle branding and is now available at FL retailers.

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Friday, June 4, 2010

Nooka Mercury Sunglasses

Nooka introduces their unique aesthetic to the world of sunglasses. Available in an array of vibrant colors, the polymer injected Mercury frames compliment the popular Zub watch line. Each pair features blue lenses with silver mirror finish adequately deflect sun rays and provide UV protection. 

Available now via

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Thursday, June 3, 2010

Mosley Tribes Lyndel “Beaded Edition”

Mosley Tribes presents a beautiful special release of their Lyndel frame. The Beaded Edition comes with great hand-crafted details.
“Patterned after Native American hand woven blankets, both temples on the black Lyndel are individually hand laid using brightly colored ceramic beads. The frame design is retro-inspired in an angular plastic cut.The keyhole bridge accentuates the softly contoured lens shape while the frame front sports retro pin detailing. Hand beaded by Jenny Dayco, the former graphic designer and talent agent is self-taught in the art of jewelry designing and works in stinctively from the gut while her hands brilliantly produce each and every single piece.”
The sunglasses will be released in very limited quantities in July 2010 at Oliver Peoples boutiques in Soho and Sunset Plaza, as well as select retailers.
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Wednesday, June 2, 2010

‘Leonard’ Sunglasses by Illesteva

The Leonards by Illesteva is available now, and they’re probably some of the best classic-style sunglasses we’ve seen all season. Featuring a 1950s-inspired Wayfarer-esque frame, the Leonard is handmade in Italy, using only the finest materials and lenses.

Available in both subtle gold and tortoiseshell variations, the Leonard is available from Oki-Ni now.

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Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Custom Rubik-O Eyewear Launched

Watch the Azzurri with Custom RUBIK-O. Designed especially for the World Cup in South Africa,Custom RUBIK-O is now also available in the colours of the Italian flag to pay tribute to the Italian football team. White for the front frame and temples, with green and red for the hinge.

FOVS launches Custom RUBIK-O, the customizable eyewear featuring clean, trendy lines made from soft rubber (an innovative elastomer) and polycarbonate UV400 lenses.

With its customisable design, Custom RUBIK-O is unique and exclusive. These glasses are available in a multitude of different colour combinations, and come with a front frame and a pair of temples in black and white and a set of plastic hinges in a wide range of shades to be mixed and matched as the mood takes you.
Now you can create your very own totally unique eyewear with just four easy movements. The packaging includes one front frame, two temples and twelve coloured hinges.

Custom RUBIK-O can also be mounted with every type of prescription lenses as the front frame features an original standard curve.

All pics & info via opticalvisionresources