Wednesday, 22 February 2012
Above is Blue Magic Eye's round tortoiseshell for men (3908), new for 2012.
And above that, the Italian company's first limited edition, the Black and Bridge series.
Tuesday, 21 February 2012
Thursday, 16 February 2012
Carl Zeiss only usually gets a mention here towards the end of my posts on high-end sunglasses, a mere footnote to confirm that, as one might expect, this or that particular brilliant pair of sunglasses comes with Zeiss lenses.
Here Zeiss, famed for its lenses of all varieties (camera, microscope, medical, etc), celebrates 100 years with a special collection designed by Simon Chim, the Hong Kong designer behind Recycle Paper Frames.
Chim uses his technique of wrapping the frame in paper – relevant to Zeiss's history such as the first camera on the moon – before hand polishing.
Wednesday, 15 February 2012
Monday, 6 February 2012
2011's trend toward matt finishes continues into 2012, as this Crude Edition from Cheap Monday illustrates. Apparently you can get face painting at grown-ups' parties too...