Wednesday, 20 February 2013 15:11
You know how in futuristic movies, the futurelings have badass glasses that can answer questions, record videos/pictures, send files to the mothership, etc.? Yeah, well Google is making that happen – for real. Google’s new technology — called Glass — aims to revolutionize the way we interact with our surroundings — giving instant access to information and media. Though not much has been revealed, this video gives us a look through Google Glass to showcase some of its alleged capabilities and user interface.
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Thursday, 17 January 2013 00:57
Progressive eyewear purveyors MYKITA venture into 2013 with a forray of translucent frames via their first optical collection using the Mylon material. Taking inspirations from athletics motifs and stripped-back futuristic design cues, the collections exhibits an array of colorful frames for both practical and trend-driven purposes. While the Phoenix and Pluto nod at classic construction mixed with modern refinement, the Pelot and Basky reinterpret the popular ’30s round and panto shaped models with contemporary colorway. Lightweight, flexible and technical –with some lenses available in both sun and correction frames in hydrophobic nano-coating to repel water droplets – the new collection can be purchased in selected retailers. [See More]
Friday, 11 January 2013 19:39
English rapper Tinie Tempah was the center of attention at the GQ’s London Collections: Men Celebration festivities. The 24 year old wore a red one button suit complemented by black Tom Ford 5126 eyeglasses ($414), a black polka dot bow tie, and a pair of black leather Tasselissimo loafers (seen below in beige $1,450). What do you think of his fashionable outfit? [See More]
Tuesday, 20 November 2012 17:55
Byron Bay-based Thrills has released their Spring/Summer 2013 eyewear collection. The brand has been building their identity over the past couple of years, carving a niche on the near-endless beaches of Australia’s southern state. This collection consists of three distinct silhouettes inspired by the classics, all of which are emboldened and reinforced in their construction. To commemorate this release, the company recruited Riley Blakeway to create a short film highlighting the new frames. [See & Read More]
Friday, 14 September 2012 22:09
Now in its fifth season, Italian boutique sunglasses label RETROSUPERFUTURE consistently innovates on classic eyewear concepts, bringing fresh ideas in pattern, texture, and vibrant color to an industry seemingly content to do the opposite. New optical range notwithstanding, the label’s highly anticipated Fall/Winter 2012 sunglasses collection is centered around themes of Humanism, wherein each handcrafted piece in the series is inspired by world culture and man’s innate ability to turn natural elements to art. [See & Read More]
Sunday, 12 August 2012 23:36
The Kardashians are never ones to miss out on an opportunity to sell us something, and their latest product is a line of eyeglasses— the Kardashian Kollection— that they're hawking at Sears Optical stores. Funny thing is, Kim doesn't even need glasses. She got Lasik surgery in 2008. "It started in high school, when it became difficult for me to see the chalkboard in class,” she wrote on her blog back before she had the procedure done. [Read More]
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 12:50
Commemorating the iconic eyewear brand’s 75th anniversary, Ray-Ban introduces the Ambermatic Collection ($210/pair), employing the yellow polarized, anti-glare lens developed in 1978. Paying homage to the original 1937 Ray-Ban Aviators, these light-sensitive photochromatic yellow lenses darken according to the light and temperature. Available in four styles — two Aviators, a Shooter, and a Outdoorsman, the Ambermatic collection will release this summer with only 18,000 made worldwide. Additionally, this dedicated range will be accompanied by a special anniversary campaign highlighting real-life stories of individuals who dared to defy convention.
Friday, 22 June 2012 14:44
Perfect for an evening out or an afternoon proweling the streets, French luxury fashion label Dior Homme has just introduced its newest eyewear collection, that aligns with the recently releases BLACKTIE collection. The line contains six handmade acetate pieces — three of which are made specifically for prescription and three for making a statement in the sun. [See & Read More]
Friday, 15 June 2012 13:42
Summer wasn’t meant to be enjoyed with only a single pair of sunglasses. Refresh your eyewear collection with the new offerings from The Hundreds, just in time for summer solstice. Previous throwback favorites like the chunky Phoenix, flat-topped Valens, and wire-rimmed Morrison are back and in a variety of new color offerings. New for the line, is the Taylor — a classically-inspired RX-ready piece for when the party heads indoors. Each piece from the collection is superimposed over a cartoon sketchm offering an amusing perspective on what would otherwise be a run-of-the-mill model shoot. The collection should already be trickling in to The Hundreds stockists, or you can shop the line direct from The Hundreds web shop.
Tuesday, 22 May 2012 13:37
Following a preview of the eyewear collection for 2012, Stone Island introduces its comprehensive collection. The wide array of frames arrive in a range of color options and the collection — produced in collaboration with EG Brands, was handpicked at the discretion of the label’s founder, Carlo Rivetti. Completed with Carl Zeiss Vision, each iconic frame will be made available beginning July 9th while pre-ordering is now offered through Stone Island.