Any associations you might have with Nike eyewear might be subverted by these sporty lenses. The Nike Windshield Elite sunglasses are an ultra-lightweight option that you can wear outdoors while working out but honestly they look incredible paired with any number of sportswear/streetwear fits. I really like this orange and white colorway, but there’s some other fun options as well. The Nike Low Light Tint brightens shadows and enhances ambient light at night so they also do have a functional aspect. Available at Nike Vision and other eyewear outlets.
These are not normal sunglasses for normal humans. An outrageous design that will make just about anyone stand out in a crowd. You’re either going to look amazing or awful in these, but that doesn’t stop these special Mykitas from being a one of a kind product. Made of lightweight stainless steel and available in several futurist friendly colors. Made in Germany like all of Mykita’s frames,- Extremely light patented screwless hinge.
I recently had the pleasure of visiting the Oliver Peoples showroom in soho to check out their upcoming designs. What excited me the most was the forth collaboration between Takahiro Miyashita of The Soloist. Since the sub-lines intial launch, Oliver Peoples has been steadily cranking out beautiful eyeglasses that would be perfect to pair with clothes by the Soloist.
This time around the designs are simple but bold. The voluminous shape of the frames was created by shearing a pressed sheet of acetate to 12mm thick at the hinge, resulting in the frame front appearing to flow backward. The distinctive styles boast sharp-edged beveling of varied widths along the frame front and temples.
The icing on the cake is the special cleaning cloth that comes with each pair, which is designed with the Soloist paisley bandana pattern. All models should be available now at select Oliver Peoples retailers.
Special thanks to Jon Carlo for inviting me.
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