Still life photographed by Ned Matura
Such a unique brow break of negative space brings a new dimension to what is already an increasingly powerful CatEye shape.
PARADOX 5066 from Aspex Eyewear
Affairs of the Heart
Est. circa 1984 or so with Optical Affairs, the Artist of the Frame Christian Roth continues to virtually define the ultimate state of freedom via eyewear Independence.
LINE-TYPE from Christian Roth
From left: CINZIA 5103 from Europa International; EVOLUTION 5049 from Altair Eyewear; ZADE from Spy Optic; MAD IN ITALY Tosca from Villa Eyewear; LASER from ic! berlin
Elements of Style
With a unique assurance and accent of shape, colorations, materials and style, this eyewear shows a well-rounded heritage of individual perfection in every way possible.
SHIMOKITA from Etnia Barcelona
Original Bridge Builders
Always copied but never duplicated. The inimitable Carrera bridge (and shape!) is a declaration of Independence for sure.
CARRERA 1018/S from Safilo
From left: XXL Nanook from A&A Optical; MARCOLIN 3020 from Marcolin; MIDTOWN from Smith Optics; COCO AND BREEZY Spirit from ESE International; REFLECTIONS 789 from i-dealoptics
This aviator breaks the Sight Barrier into a new and self-assured future.
DUME from Gotti Switzerland
From left: BREEZE from Garrett Leight California Optical; CARINA from Teka Eyewear; BRENDEL 902286 from Tura; POLICE Flare 1 SPL830 from De Rigo Rem; O-SIX 607 from Thema – A Family Factory
Clockwise from top: MATSUDA 1020 from Matsuda; FYSH 3632 from WestGroupe; MOREL’S Koali 20048K from Morel; MODERN ART 398 from Modern Optical International; HELIUM 4373 from Match Eyewear
From top: PORTOLA from Leisure Society; MAUI JIM 2215 from Maui Jim
This tortoise takes a mocha coffee break in such a subtle yet distinct and stylish way.
NIFTIES 9798 from Design Eyewear Group
Sure, it is the look and attitude on the face, but never forget the touch, the feel, the “hand” of a beloved spectacle.
CUTLER AND GROSS 1341 from Cutler and Gross
Shape takes on a new wave as pattern tones the rims of this scalloped sensation.
MOLLUSK from l.a.Eyeworks
From left: NEUBAU EYEWEAR Sonia from Silhouette; VAVOOM 8093 from Avalon Eyewear; QUANTUM 2.11 from Orgreen Optics
La Dolce Vita
The heritage of Independence must take into account the deep Cadore connection of eyewear at conception, which is rooted in tradition and driven by matters of the heart and soul.
PERSOL 1093 from Luxottica
From left: RANDOLPH PS004 from Randolph Engineering; R.W.K from Todd Rogers Eyewear; KALE CAESAR 8715 from Bevel Specs; ZIGGY from Paradis Collection; SPECTACULARS Herbert from ClearVision Optical
From top: MERCENARY from Oakley; SPINAIR from Rudy Project; WATERWOMAN from Costa; VALLUS from Wiley X
The master of miracle metals continues its journey through to new style heights equal to its materials and technical superiority.
FLEXON BLACK 2001 from Marchon Eyewear
From left: KONISHI 8601 from Clariti Eyewear; CLUB LEVEL DESIGNS 9280 from SD Eyes; OGI 9250 from Ogi Eyewear; RANDY JACKSON 1100 from Zyloware