SUPER OPTICAL Line

SUPER OPTICAL Line Spring/Summer 2012

SUPER, known for their modern sunglass designs, have released their OPTICAL line, their first ever range of eyeglasses. They’ve essentially taken some of their top silhouettes and reworked them into eyeglasses, offering up some really diverse pieces. This introductory season we are launching the Basic, Ciccio, Flat Top Small, People, America, Paloma, giaguaro, 49er, Panama all of which have been chosen based on fit, size and weight. Their available in three different colorways — havana, black, and panama havana blonde — and are fitted with fine details of gold or silver metal and hardware.

SUPER eyeglasses are available now.

Tom Ford Special Edition Eyewear Collection

Tom Ford Special Edition Eyewear Collection Spring 2012

Tom Ford is set to release some pretty amazing optical frames in the coming months. They’re gold with precious water buffalo horn in a specially designed resin box, which comes with conditioning cream and chamois cloth for complete care of the horn. The frames are slated to be available from April through June in Tom Ford boutiques and select luxury department stores and are priced at $2,950.

Thom Browne x Dita Eyewear Fall 2011 Collection

Thom Browne x Dita Eyewear Fall 2011 Collection

Thom Browne recently announced a global eyewear license agreement with DITA Eyewear Inc. and first looks at the Fall 2011 pieces have just emerged. The collection will feature 20 unique styles that draw inspiration from the professors, artists, politicians and architects of the 1940s to 1960s and will be made from acetate, with specifically developed color combinations that will be complimented by genuine leather and metal mesh side cups as well marked with Browne’s signature red, white and blue logo stripe.

Detailed looks at the pieces can be seen below.

Linda Farrow Luxe Round Framed Eyeglasses

Linda Farrow Luxe Round Framed Eyeglasses

Linda Farrow Luxe features some outstanding eyewear and proves the designer’s ability to not only craft timeless eyewear pieces on a consistent basic but to actually follow through with luxurious details and packaging as well. These round acetate optical frames are a great look and happen to be made in Japan with the utmost care.

Oliver Peoples for TAKAHIROMIYASHITA The SoloIst Eyeglasses

Oliver Peoples for TAKAHIROMIYASHITA The SoloIst Eyeglasses

Oliver Peoples has teamed up with TAKAHIROMIYASHITA TheSoloIst for an amazing run of eyeglasses for Spring 2011.

The effort marks another notch in Oliver Peoples defining list of respected works and incorporates distinctive elements from each brand in the finish. Spanning five pairs of classic Oliver People silhouettes the glasses use mix of acetate and aged metals and come with an additional set of clip-on sun glasses. The line is slated for release in March of 2011.

We hope these frames make their way stateside somehow as they really are something else. (via Hypebeast)

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Effector Eyewear Macknight Eyeglasses

Jeff over at Selectism has been reporting live from Tokyo, giving us a closer look at the city's fashion culture. Aoyama eyewear shop Cradle carries "original brand" Effector, a label that's done dozens of collaborations with more well-known brands like...

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Persol Ratti Aviator Frames

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Refined and retro, these aviator frames by Persol are perfect, as far as the current “trends” are concerned. They have gold detail across the bridge which really helps them stand out. They’re available in black as well as a PH-preferred dark tortoise finish (after the jump). 

More info and images after the jump.