Persol | Made by Hand

Persol | Made by Hand

Persol gives us a brief look at how the Italian eyewear maker crafts each and every piece they put on the market. The iconic frames are made by hand with the utmost detail and given a full examination before completion, some of which you’ll see in this extremely transparent video. Persol is known to utilize high-quality materials and blends this with a detail-oriented construction to give us a product that’s as remarkable and timeless as it was 94 years ago. (via the189)

The Want | SUPER 49er Sunglasses

From SUPER sunglasses come these limited edition "49er" frames for Fall/Winter 2011. The design is reminiscent of classic explorer sunglasses while the thin metal skeleton allow for a more modern and timeless design. The premium acetate covering gives it a...

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Introducing | Shauns Shades Eyewear

Introducing | Shauns Shades Eyewear

We’d like to turn you all to a new premium eyewear brand coming out of California. Shauns Shades delivers top quality frames that are designed in Cali but hand made in Italy utilizing the finest materials in the process like Carl Zeiss lenses. They’re very wearable and are limited in branding as it only features a Braille “S” logo at the tip of the left temple in SHAUNS SHADES signature green.

Now Available | Gant Rugger Sunglasses

Now Available | Gant Rugger Sunglasses

GANT Rugger’s dropped a line of sunglasses at a pretty affordable price tag. We had a chance to preview them last week at the Project Show in Vegas and have to say they’re really well made and come in some vibrant finishes. The shells are hand-made acetate and come in custom color combinations and are fitted with polarized lenses. At $125 a pop, you just can’t go wrong. They’re available now at Barneys, Scoop NYC, GANT.com and GANT store.

Now Open | Vane x Sebago Concept Store IV

Now Open | Vane x Sebago Concept Store IV

The folks at Vane have had an ongoing partnership with Sebago for quite sometime now. They’ve collaborated primarily on footwear but the duo have been known to go well beyond that as well. They recently opened the doors to the latest installation of their concept store in the Lower East Side of Manhattan.

Celebrating a successful four year collaborative relationship, the Store will feature the limited-edition Vane for Sebago footwear collections as well as a assortment of inline Sebago styles curated by Vane. The shop will also continually release exclusive store-only styles designed by Vane, and will also stock exclusive Vane apparel and jewelry. The shop will house more than just Vane and Sebago merchandise as we scoped some rare finds in the form of vintage Rolex watches and vintage designer frames from Carrera, Cazal, Christian Dior, Ultra and more.

Warby Parker Summer 2011 Sunglasses

Warby Parker Summer 2011 Sunglasses

Warby Parker is definitely marking its ever-growing territory in the eyewear industry with some successful product and an affordable price-point to match. Plus, the guys done one pair of glasses to someone in need with each item purchased. Before this season, we hadn’t seen a pair of sunglasses from the brand that was made in-house. Here are five men’s sunwear frames that are sure to please, especially because they come in an array of colors and are available for under $100.

These Warby Parker sunglasses are available for pre-order now and will ship July 15.

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.

Warby Parker for Invisible Children Sunglasses

Warby Parker for Invisible Children Sunglasses
It is no secret that Warby Parker makes some of the most stylish affordable eyewear on the market, and for every pair purchased they donate a pair to a child in need. Warby Parker regularly expands their collection to include another stylish piece for a cause and this year they are working to raise awareness about east African child soldiers. The Invisible Children sunglasses feature a classic silhouette and come in black frames with “Invisible Children” on the left stem. Wear them often this spring/summer, look stylish, and support a great cause.