LAUNCH: MAUI JIM
This limited edition capsule collection of two sun models was designed in collaboration with Maui artist Charlie Lyon. Each frame features Lyon’s triptych paintings of animals, nature and Maui’s ocean lifestyle. “As an artist with an active lifestyle, I’ve always been inspired by nature,” Lyon said. “My painting in each frame tells the story of the rhythm and vibes of life in the islands.” Frames come with the company’s PolarizedPlus2 lenses and are available in three colorways: black gloss, navy blue and tortoise.
LAUNCH: WINDSOR EYES
PIER MARTINO JEWELS COLLECTION
Nine limited edition Rxable sun models are constructed of handmade Italian acetate and adorned with Swarovski crystals. Venetian goldsmiths are employed to produce metal trims, and some styles incorporate facets and etched lenses. Each model is available in three colors such as gold metal/black acetate, palladium metal/dark demi acetate or multicolor demi/palladium metal. All frames come with an exclusive gift box and case
STYLE: LATCH KEY
A stainless steel underwire creates a semi-rimless look, and a patented latch mechanism built into the frame securely fastens onto a shirt collar or open pocket. Sun styles include Prizm lenses for enhanced detail, color and contrast, and the Rx-ready model is available with Oakley Authentic lenses.
A keyhole frame includes a high polish clip-on that is easy to attach to enhance contrast and reduce sun glare. Color combinations are offered in black with gray lenses; black/sage with G-15 (green) lenses; and demi amber with a gold clip. 800.372.6372 ClaritiEyewear.com
MEET THE CREW COLLECTION
STYLE: NADINE H.
This women’s ophthalmic comes in three colorways: black/deep see blue, gunmetal/merlot and shiny bronze/flamingo. The round frame made of acetate features a top brow bar and metal temple arms for sophisticated detail. 866.634.8990 ic-berlin.de
DESIGN EYEWEAR GROUP
Especially designed for petite faces, Nifties models feature ultra-thin stainless steel for comfort and flexibility. New colors exude warmth for spring: amber, turquoise, duck green and gray blue elm. Style NI8478 features a monochrome front warmed up by colorful acetate temples. 800.654.6099 DesignEyewearGroup.com
Four women’s ophthalmics blend an edgy feel with a timeless style. The Quinny cat eye features a combination acetate and metal frame with metal detailing on the end cap. Granite and tortoise round out the color choices.
STYLE: PACYR AD33
This large, pilot-shaped sun and ophthalmic frame for men and women is lightweight and features double snap nosepads, traction grip and 6-base Vision Advantage PC lenses. A variety of colorways are offered, including brown havana, coal matte, black shiny and gray transparent. 800.223.0180 Silhouette.com AdidasSportEyewear.com
This sport sun model is made of Grilamid TR-90 material for lightweight comfort and includes soft hydrophilic rubber nosepads that increase their grip with sweat. Tifosi’s new Glide technology ensures glasses stay in place and hair doesn’t pull. Polycarbonate lenses provide 100% UV protection. 866.310.0996 TifosiOptics.com
STYLE: SUNSET REEF
Beta-titanium bridges on sun models Silverton BF827 and Silverdale BF828 create lightweight frames that feature rivets on titanium eyerims. Sunset Reef BF829 comes in two color combinations: cloud white/metallic light brown with pale gold mirrored lenses and polished silver/opaque black with silver mirrored lenses. 877.889.0399 VillaEyewear.com Blackfin.EU
Expanding on the brand’s lines of men’s shoes and small leather goods, ten models fall into three “stories,” each with a distinct style and vibe: “The Line” is composed of more formal models incorporating metallic gold lines; “The Studs” evokes a “street” feel featuring stud detailing and leather; and “The Iconic Twist” styles take inspiration from the brand’s sneaker and accessory lines. 800.631.1188 Safilo.com
EASTERN STATES EYEWEAR
Made of lightweight, flexible “Ultem” material, this sun style combines polarized and mirrored layers within the layers. Frame colorways are classic and masculine, ranging from black and gunmetal to two-toned brown and gold, while lens colors come in colors such as brown and gray and blue and smoke mirrors. 800.645.3710 ESEyewear.com
This rectangle frame includes a subtle dip at the bridge for a bolder look. Available in black or burgundy, Ginerva mixes a gloss finish over a layer of crystal gold confetti zyl and a row of gold studs along the temples. Spring hinges allow for easy adjustments. 800.765.3700 Zyloware.com
STYLE: MARC 265/S
Traditionally vintage male shapes have been updated for universal appeal, mixing youth culture street style with vintage retro allure to create eyewear for strong style personalities, oversized, gender neutral aviators in a bold, injected acetate sunglass outlined in metal with integrated nosepads. 800.631.1188 Safilo.com
Designed in Portugal, Vari handmade frames showcase a European flair. Lightweight, hand-finished frames are constructed of acetate plastic. To accentuate the frame’s lightweight strength, titanium temples incorporate Vari’s proprietary manufacturing process, enabling the frame to remain thin while keeping lenses secure in the frame’s bevel. VariEyewear.com
A stainless steel frame features a stainless steel shell on the front that extends slightly over the top and is joined by a nylor frame during assembly to create lightness. Three shapes are available in three colors each, and fronts come in five dark tones: black, brown, burgundy, royal blue and dark red. 800.526.8838 Morel-France.com
STYLE: BIG SAVE
Four extended size men’s models are made from TR-90, stainless steel or handmade zyl and incorporate metal trim, spring hinges and silicone nosepads for extra comfort. Styles are available in three colors each such as black/blue, matte navy/gunmetal and denim matte. 800.323.2409 ModernOptical.com
OKO BY OKO PARIS
This ophthalmic model for men is a rectangle-shaped frame made of incised steel that incorporates a contrasted design inspired by a printed circuit board on the frame front and temples. Four combinations round out the color choices: blue/gray, black/gray, black/orange and gray/black. 888.716.2020 Red88Eyewear.com
Six ophthalmics are handcrafted in Italy and combine Italian style with colorful patterns for a contemporary feel. Frames include spring hinges and come in shapes such as cat eye and square in a plethora of colorways, including natural fade, green/demi, ultra violet and ultra blue. 888.767.0383 AvalonEyewear.com
Styles in this eco-friendly collection utilize sustainable materials and come with biodegradable demo lenses. Two ophthalmics for women (CC3729; CC37370) and two for men (CC3732; CC3733) feature flexible temples for comfort. Each model is available in three colors such as raspberry and teal for women and green and gray for men. 800.645.2121 Charmant.com
Crystal metal accents on zyl temples add a touch of shine on this ophthalmic model for women. The modified rectangle frame incorporates a two-tone metal front and is available in three colors: navy, emerald and sable.
Four new frames – the Dyme, Lola, Penny and Presley – offer trendy frame shapes and a vibrant look. Each lightweight frame features scratch-resistant lenses and 100% UV protection. Founded in 2012 by two longtime friends, Nectar is a globally distributed company with headquarters in Charleston, SC. 843.693.5339 NectarSunglasses.com
STYLE: 02 CRYSTAL
A fresh take on the 02 model, 02 Crystal features a matte “crystal” frame complemented by vibrant flash mirror lenses in blue, red, green, gold and silver. Like all Vuarnet styles, the 02 Crystal features mineral glass lenses manufactured in Vuarnet’s factory outside of Paris. The 02 model was originally designed in 1957 and made famous when Jean Vuarnet won the gold medal at the 1960 Olympics. 914.495.3701 Vuarnet.com
VENTURE GEAR TACTICAL
STYLE: SEMTEX 2.0
Part of Pyramex’s Venture Gear Tactical series, Semtex 2.0 sunglasses incorporate ballistic-level (MIL-PRF-32432) along with 99% UV protection. They meet ANSI-Z87.1 safety protection standards. They feature hardcoated polycarbonate lenses with anti-fog coating, a custom-fit rubber nosepiece and nonslip flexible co-injected temples. 800.736.8673 PyramexSafety.com
The retro round profile of men’s optical style GA3168 delivers a sophisticated yet relaxed look. The front and temple color combinations blend vintage styling with a modern flair in colors ranging from a clear front with tortoise temples (shown) to a tortoise front with matte and shiny blue temples, as well as a shiny black front accentuated by black and tortoise temples. 800.345.8482 Marcolin.com
Five styles for men are minimalistic and masculine, including two stainless steel models: The sporty E-9164 incorporates two-tone coloring, while E-9168 features a striped pattern laser etched along the temples. An engraved line around the frame perimeter adds color. 855.455.0042 WestGroupe.com
A modified rectangle frame features a slightly upswept brow line designed “to give a lift to the face.” Frames in high-gloss classic colors and tortoise blend olive, grape, indigo and plum-red hues to mimic marbleization on semi-precious stones. 866.604.5700 Classique-Eyewear.com
This semi-rimless men’s ophthalmic includes “athletic-inspired” color-blocked rubber temples. Constructed of lightweight beta titanium, this rectangle-shaped frame comes in three colors: navy, brown and gunmetal.
Metal takes center stage on four ophthalmic styles for women to create a more urban look. The Grand model features flex hinges and metal chain detailing that mixes marble patterns and rich colors on the temples. Grand is available in three colors: matte black, matte eggplant and matte navy. 800.243.6350 LAmyAmerica.com
DEL MAR COLLECTION
Four styles named for iconic beach towns (Aransas, Del Mar, Sarasota and May) are constructed of Mazzuchelli acetate. Models include 5-barrel hinges and a plastic coating injected around the threading for a seamless open and close. Each 6-base frame includes a custom galvanized corewire and a topographical pattern inside the frame. 800.447.3700 CostaDelMar.com