Swedish Triwa displayed their collection at Silmo in Paris this fall. They’ve chosen really nice colors for their acetate frames! Read more about Triwa here. Right now we have really nice leather sunglass traps from Triwa at our Online Store! I really like the backlit tables. This one works great as both optical and sunglasses! … Continue reading SILMO 2012 // Triwa
Meet Japanese KameManNen – One of the worlds finest eyewear craftsmanship. Made of strong titanium and the finest acetate you can get, the feel of the frames are unlike anything else made in mass production. This is pure craftsmanship. The frames are made in a small factory in Japan from old design ideas, giving the … Continue reading SILMO 2012 // Introducing KameManNen
MYKITA showed such a great collection at the SILMO fair in Paris this October! Cool new colors such as matte red, green and cobalt blue, accent colors such as neon pink and violet combined with large round shapes is a hit! Barbara Canales in matte red sunglasses from MYKITA. I really love the shape and … Continue reading SILMO 2012 // MYKITA
The many ways of a clubmaster shape, all of them from the Japanese brand Frency & Mercury. I must admit I have a big passion for japanese glasses, they really know how to manufacture high-end frames with attention to details. Here is a classic shape made by Frency & Mercury, available in eight similar color … Continue reading SILMO 2012 // Frency & Mercury Clubmaster Style
At Silmo I also took the chance to pass by Kilsgaard. I like the way they still keep doing new things within the same concept from which you can clearly identify it’s a Kilsgaard frame without any logos. That’s what I call great design! What fascinated me the most this year was their improvement on the temples. … Continue reading SILMO 2012 // Kilsgaard With New Temples
At the Silmo fair in Paris I took the chance to visit the Oliver Goldsmith booth and have a chat with Oliver himself. I’ve got a very nice presentation of his collection, which I will share with you very soon. First, I want you to meet one of the girls working at the OG booth … Continue reading SILMO 2012 // Streetstyle Oliver Goldsmith
Meet Factory 900! At Silmo 2012 I discovered a new brand called Factory 900. It’s a Japanese brand doing some really unusual designs. See some of their shapes I captured at the fair: And probably the craziest one:The perfect party accessory ; ).
The l.a. Eyeworks booth really popped out at this year’s SILMO fair in Paris. Bold colors in happy patterns and awesome sculptures covered it all! FUN! The amazing Brent Zerger, looking even more handsome every day. I strongly believe in these bold smilghtly curved clubmaster style frames. You can always use some more eyebrows! The … Continue reading SILMO 2012 // l.a. Eyeworks
My friend and former co-worker Lisa from MYKITA looking great in the Oscar Magnuson SS13 sunnies 8921. They’re inspired by Iris Apfel – maybe you recognize the shape? It’s the same shape that came as an optical frame for AW12, which Jasmin wrote about (here).
At the Silmo fair I run into inspiring Julia from Gogosha Optique. Finally! She is probably the biggest eyewear fan on this planet and she has two optical stores with the coolest selection of eyewear brands from all over the world. Happy to finally meet her in person!