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October 14, 2019

Advances in technology, expertise in modern materials and tech-inspired colorations are part of a new movement in eyewear ahead of 2020...

DITA - Lancier Lens tech

Model LSA-403 (pictured in grey) features the Dita-Lancier lens technology, an advanced lens technology for land, sea and air.
The acetate frame combines with titanium wire flex temples which feature adjustable soft-touch anti-slip temple tips with integrated accessory end tip. The DITA-Lancier lenses combine the lightweight qualities of polycarbonate and high-level optical clarity and scratch resistance.
This high-tech collection was launched in Spring 2019 with titanium, and acetate/titanium combination models.

www.dita.com

FOR ART’S SAKE - Mask effect

In this genre, For Art’s Sake (FAS) offers model Atomic in Silver (JW3) which has an overlapping stainless steel frame and flattened lens creating an eye-catching mask effect. Real jade stone nose pads can be adjusted for an ideal fit and the lenses provide 100% UV protection. The frame also comes in Champagne and Amber colours.
For Art’s Sake has become known for
its oversized silhouettes and playful touches – including pearl embellishments, ombre lenses and marbled acetates.

www.fasforartssake.com

SPORTMAX EYEWEAR - Dynamic design

The Sportmax Autumn/Winter 2019-2020 eyewear collection consists of four sunglass models in metal and acetate, each available in four colour options. The concept of movement and speed
is the basis of this feminine and innovative collection, which is characterized by dynamic, decisive frames. Model SM0002 offers a bold mask-style with an innovative shape, with the front lens supported by a
metal core and brushed metal tubular temples. Sportmax is produced by Marcolin.

www.marcolin.com

MYKITA - Mylon tech style

MYLON Sun Trust offers the very lightweight feel of the state-of-the-art MYLON material with a bulky sci-fi design that is further enhanced by the punchy rainbow flash single polyamide lens. The style has been built with features which include the patented screwless hinge system and silicone nose pads. The lens is also available in silver flash or gold flash.
The model illustrates the look and feel of the MYLON material achieved through a proprietary finishing treatment which gives an organic quality particularly enhanced when paired with sleek metal or mirrored lenses.

www.mykita.com

LOOL EYEWEAR - Built in Barcelona

Model Zeta from the DECO collection by Lool is an interesting mix of past and present where the features of Miami and New York art deco collide with a high-tech construction. The frame is offered in two combinations of shiny champagne with blue sky hand painted details and clear blue lenses or shiny chanpagne with pale pink details and clear peach lens hue.
The frame itself is light and functional and features the “Hub”, the brand’s patented screwless hinge.

www.looleyewear.com

PRADA LINEA ROSSA - Sports impact

Model SPS 10U comes from the new active collection for Prada Linea Rossa. A wide wraparound mask front is fitted with a single lens – with vents at the top and bottom on both sides and the temples have a bold sporty design.
A nylon fibre construction is finished with rubber to guarantee strength and comfort on the face.
Colours offered include black, white, yellow or pistachio. Prada Linea Rossa’s sunglasses line is committed to producing products with advanced technical qualities and the combination of elegance, attention to detail and excellent comfort.

www.luxottica.com

ANDY WOLF EYEWEAR x pinqponq - Capsule shield design

Their first capsule collection, Andy Wolf Eyewear x pinqponq have developed two sunglasses with a sports shield style. The two models, pinq and ponq have a graphic element milled out of metal as the base which the curved glass is assembled on. The set is complimented by pinqponq’s Boks bag.
A statement about the collaboration says that the two brands share many values: “We stand for unique product design, for high quality standards and take responsibility for people and the environment in production.”

www.andy-wolf.com

COURREGES - 60s Space Age looks

Courreges was a key player in the 1960s when the Space Age movement and futuristic trends were a thing.
These design traits are still important in the eyewear collection today and are often seen as the core features of the iconic brand. This style, COURREGES CL1910 is one of the most wearable “futuristic” shapes of the new collection for Autumn/ Winter and comes in bright yellow, bright blue or a more traditional natural tortoise.

www.kering.com

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