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Etro + Marchon Eyewear
Whether it's the low-set winter sun or the tropical brightness of a holiday escape, there's a need for sunglasses in all seasons. The latest collection designed by Italian heritage brand Etro, and constructed by the eyewear experts at Marchon...
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RVS Eyewear's Rebirth Collection
Handmade in Japanese and Italian factories, Vidal Erkohen's RVS Eyewear continues to uphold a standard that extends even further beyond high-quality materials and manufacturing. Each design appeals aesthetically, anchored by its ability to be forward...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Prince's Paisley Park to Open to the Public Most people will remember exactly where they were when they heard that His Royal Badness, Prince, passed away. The tragic news then led to many wondering what would happen to his immense backlog of...
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Minimal Long Weekend Essentials
Packing light has a way of making all long weekend trips better. There's no real need to lug around extra anything when only going away for three or four days. The following eight items represent our ideal travel essentials. There are two swimsuits...
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Timo Weiland's CFDA Retail Lab at Cadillac House
Back during New York Fashion Week: Men's, consistently hot brand Timo Weiland made their men's spring/summer 2017 pieces available immediately post-runway show. And they did so at NYC's new Cadillac House, right where the runway show took place...
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LensCrafters’ New Clarifye Eye Exam
Getting your eyes examined ranks up there with having your teeth cleaned—it’s not fun, it’s easy to put off, yet both are incredibly important for your health. LensCrafters has spent the last five years working on Clarifye, their impressive new proprietary...
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Cool Hunting Picks for Protective, Stylish Sunglasses
UV rays from the sun can affect your vision—even when you're wearing sunglasses. Because the sun's rays reflect in all directions, it can be difficult to avoid damaging sunlight and glare, which can distort your depth perception, color perception and...
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Sunglasses Made From Recycled Jeans
From time to time, brands play outside the two holy materials for eyewear—titanium or acetate—be it buffalo horn by Rigards (the way the Inuits first used it to shield their eyes) or slate and birchwood experiments by Shwood. While UK-based Mosevic...
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ATKA Sunglasses
Blending a wealth of experience with the constant pursuit of innovation, Berlin's MYKITA makes some of the most beautifully crafted eyewear in the world. Now teaming up with HighSnobiety, the cult brand has made the ATKA—sunglasses, crafted from acetate...
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Anne et Valentin
For those who wear glasses daily, finding that signature pair to complement your personality and energy can be a weary search. Independent French eyewear brand Anne et Valentin—still led by Anne herself—creates eclectic, conversation-starting frames...
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New Orleans-Inspired: KREWE du Optic Eyewear
Part entrepreneurial endeavor, part love letter to his hometown, Stirling Barrett's KREWE du Optic was founded three years ago in New Orleans, after Barrett's time away from home for art school refueled his love of the city's uniqueness. He tells...
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Flatline Sunglasses
Not exactly the most unassuming shades, these square, retro-futuristic Flatline sunglasses from RVS are (like all their designs) handmade by Italian artisans using quality acetate. With each pair boasting a hand-written brand signature, these sunglasses...
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OXYDO + Clémence Seilles Sunglasses
Italian eyewear brand OXYDO has joined forces with French artist Clémence Seilles for a super-daring and brightly colored collection of sunglasses. The OXYDO Lab SS16 collection features six styles—simple in shapes but extreme in colors and materials...
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Mido Eyewear Show 2016
While you might not have heard of it, Italy's Mido Eyewear Show is the leading event for eyewear professionals. It's an exhibition during which major international brands present their new styles and innovations for prescription specs and sunglasses...
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TYG Spectacles
by Ivan Carvalho for Freunde von Freunden With over 7,000 kilometers of coastline, Italy is blessed by geography since locals are never too far from a beach and a chance to soak up the sun’s rays. It’s no wonder then that wearing sunglasses...
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Kincaid Sunglasses
Warby Parker's Kincaid sunglasses are an effortlessly show-stopping take on classic aviators that partially exposes the lenses. The seemingly continuous line of the frame's lightweight titanium makes them sleek, and the two colorways (brushed navy...
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Dom Vetro + Cardinal Motors' DV R100/7 Collection
Drawing upon their shared appreciation for meticulously designed and crafted goods, luxury eyewear company Dom Vetro and Chad Hodge—the founder of Brooklyn-based custom motorcycle shop Cardinal Motors—teamed up to rebuild a 1978 BMW R100/7 motorcycle...
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Cousins Sunglasses
Harkening back to the beach style of the '50s, Costalots prides itself on quality and simplicity. The "Cousins" frames in the soft white "Rice" colorway balance contemporary and retro styling. Cellulose acetate keeps these neutral shades surprisingly...
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St Louis Sunglasses
KREWE du Optic makes specs and sunglasses generally inspired by founder Stirling Barrett's passion for his hometown of New Orleans. Our pick from the brand for this winter happens to cite another city, however. The St Louis style shades ($215) come...
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Holiday Gift Guide 2015: Summer Dreaming
While half the world is enduring the grey skies and blustery winds of winter, the other half is living it up in glorious sunshine. That said, all of us are approaching the holiday season. So whether your next poolside hangout is on vacation, around...
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Dreyfuss Sunglasses
With handmade Italian acetate frames, Komono's Dreyfuss sunglasses are high-quality without sacrificing style. While the design is available in various colorways, our pick is the gender-neutral Matte Indigo with a tortoiseshell-esque pattern just loud...
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Henning Sunglasses
For their most recent collaboration, Ghostly and Warby Parker have created a pair of minimal and classy sunglasses: the Henning. Made from premium matte acetate and Japanese titanium, the frames offer 100% UV protection and an anti-scratch coating...
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Carla Colour Eyewear
Brisbane-raised and Brooklyn-based Carla Robertson had been working as a television producer for about 15 years until a few major life events put everything into focus. "I've always dreamed about doing a line of eyewear—and then I got pregnant...
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