A Look at the 69th Cannes Film Festival

By Staff
Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:45 PM With the 69th Cannes Film Festival coming to a close, there are as many if not more red carpet looks to review as there are independent films. The 11-day independent film festival boasted many talented works from film veterans as well as newcomers. Take a look at this roundup courtesy of the Los Angeles Times and see which stars opted to accessorize with frames this year.

Word on the Street (Style)

By Staff
Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:40 PM According to popular fashion site, WhoWhatWear.com the biggest sunglass trend hitting the street style scene are flat lenses. Get ahead of the curve and take a look at the picks that they predict will take over this summer’s fashion.

‘Manus x Machina’ at the 2016 Met Gala

By Staff
Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:35 PM There’s never a dull moment at the Met Gala. With this year’s Costume Institute theme being “Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology,” the idea focused on the contrast between handmade couture and machine-made fashion. Many eclectic looks graced the red carpet—take a look at some highlights via this Vogue.com compilation.

Check Out: EYEEYE

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM Super by Retrosuperfuture is a leading brand producing outstanding contemporary eyewear. Founded in Italy in 2007 by Daniel Beckerman, Super has become highly popular for its eclectic collection of colorful acetate sunglasses. Starting from a classic, clean silhouette, Super has gradually built up their impressive collection, currently comprised of a long list of timeless yet cutting edge shapes.

Etnia Barcelona Targets Street Artists With Its Jean-Michel Basquiat Collection

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Etnia Barcelona is targeting a new audience, the street art community, with the launch of its Jean-Michel Basquiat collection. This newest collection of sunglasses is inspired by three original works by Basquiat—Fallen Angel, Glenn and In This Case.

Shaping Up

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM Who: Math lovers, all of the square pegs and round holes, Iris Apfel’s frames designed by Selima Salaun and runway shows like Thomas Wylde FW 2016.

What Are You Wearing?: One Hip Chic Optical, Inc., Rochester, N.Y.

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM Tamra has been in the optical industry for 35 years. She began as a frame stylist at a chain optical store, but opened up One Hip Chic Optical 19 years ago. She curates beautiful frames from around the world for her customers who aren’t afraid to show their individuality.

A More Put Together Look for Festival Season

By Staff
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 9:20 AM Festival Season is quickly approaching with the start of Coachella, and while denim cutoffs and cropped tees might seem the norm, PopSugar has a roundup of looks that you can wear beyond the festivals. One thing is for sure though, the sunglasses in this roundup are timeless. Check them all out here.

Cara Delevingne Models Chanel Eyewear

By Staff
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 9:15 AM She’s a bonafide “It Girl,” a budding actress and an accomplished model. What can’t Cara Delevingne do? This time around, she’s modeling Chanel’s S/S 2016 eyewear and sunglasses. Looking chic yet playful in Chanel’s signature tweed and a series of baseball caps, Delevingne brings the cool to this campaign.

A Red Carpet Roundup From the MTV Movie Awards

By Staff
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 9:10 AM The 25th annual MTV Movie Awards kicked off on Sunday, April 10, and in typical MTV Movie Award fashion, were shy of laughs and buzz-worthy moments. However, it was the red carpet where celebrities from all walks got to express themselves through style from Kendall Jenner to Baddie Winkle. We even saw a few frames make come cameo appearances. Click through for a look.

Check Out: Eye See Euphoria

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, April 11, 2016 12:00 AM Matthew Williamson, known for his mastery of prints, embellishments and use of colors, reflects a sophisticated yet free-spirited sense of allure in his collections. Born in Manchester, U.K. and educated in London, Williamson launched his namesake line in 1997.

Classic Specs Teams Up With Top Artists to Create Frames for Special Series

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, April 11, 2016 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Classic Specs, a New York-based eyewear provider, has teamed up with influential names in the art community to design a new collection of frames. The glasses and sunglasses in The Artist Collaboration Series feature each artist’s creation on the inside of the frame.

Flower Power

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, April 11, 2016 12:00 AM Who: Self-proclaimed hippies and those who deem spring as their favorite season. Individuals sporting a green thumb as well as lovers of Marc Jacobs Daisy and the likes of Gucci’s Cruise 2016 collection and Erdem’s spring 2016 runway.

What Are You Wearing?: Modern Eye University City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, April 11, 2016 12:00 AM This will be Dale’s 11th year working at Modern Eye in University City. He was looking for a more meaningful job at the time, and a friend of his was taking a photography class with the Modern Eye owner, Dr. Chris Anastasiou. She told Dale he was looking for someone, and the rest is history. “My BFA in graphic design has truly paid off by being able to artistically fit the canvas of our patients with the perfect pair of frames,” Gaumer said.

Check.Out: Springfield Family Vision

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, March 28, 2016 12:00 AM Xavier Garcia Character Barcelona is a company marked by the character of the city of Barcelona and its local designer and artist, Xavier Garcia. Always focused on capturing and conveying a unique brand with personality and authenticity just like the city itself, the company is growing year after year in staff and turnover, exporting its essence and culture around the world through its signature collections.
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