Finally we had the pleasure to see the Garrett Leight‘s very first eyewear collection. As a son of the founder of Oliver Peoples, Larry Leight, he has chosen to extend his fathers legacy in designing classic spectacles. Garrett Leight’s collection has the same tasteful finish as the legendary eyewear brand Oliver Peoples. But even though… More Garrett Leight continues his fathers legacy
Photo: Cutler And Gross The mermaid in the picture is wearing Cutler And Gross 1029 in Nude Net. Looks like net stockhing or fishing net. Actually there is a layer of net in the acetate! The frame has a great classic shape which allows a crazy color or fun pattern like this.
Superfun print on the 0690 from Cutler And Gross. Something for the stockbroker.
Kungsträdgården, Stockholm This girl suits really great in her round sunglasses, and besides she has a very inspiring style. I hope to see more people that has the courage to wear a rare pair of sunglasses, that not necessarily has to be mainstream.
Finally, I had the pleasure to see the whole Oliver Peoples Vintage collection in real life. As we’ve been mentioning before it’s a limited edition collection containing 3 classic models: OP-505, Oliver Peoples very first frame, O’Malley, the famous frame worn by Christian Bale in the movie “American Psycho”, and OP-1955, with it’s significant plastic… More Oliver Peoples Vintage
Lately, we’ve seen a lot of frames in green nuances. It’s like a couple of years ago, when all the classic black frames became brown, and now they are turning into green. Green is the new brown? Tom Ford 5197, col.096 Moscot, Ginger Moss MYKITA “Walter”, col. 904 Barton Perreira, Caine Fern Gully
l.a. Eyeworks always has crazy shapes and colors. And now they have the craziest textures as well. It looks and feels like wood grain – feels very soft and natural – but its actual acetate! Even other brands, such as Vasuma and Theo have made wood-inspired frames. What do You think? Bonocle loves it!
Very exciting: We finally got to open the Leisure Society box! They are just lovely. Leisure Society’s frames are certainly not like the average frame. This is something really special. The detailing is rich and super fine. Some frames are 24 K gold plated. The sunglass lenses (being scratch proof, anti glare, 12-layered anti reflective treated… More NEW IN! Leisure Society
Both Jasmin and I bought ourselves a new pair of glasses this weekend, and ironically we both chose a round, retro/vintage, golden metal frame: Jasmin’s frame is the thin one, from Savile Row. Mine is the second one, it is a vintage frame from Beau Monde that I found in the Bågar & Glas in… More The Bonocle Girls’ new glasses
We are SO waiting for the sun here in Stockholm! These sunglasses make me so happy! The streetwear brand Rockwell collaborated with Waiting for the Sun to make these special “La Une” sunglasses in colorful BAMBOO! Talk about special! Each frame comes with a limited edition scarf. Photos from Glltn.