Designer Choices

Shane Baum & Anna-Karin Karlsson Select Favourites

18th November 2014 Many of us fancy having multiple selections when deciding what fashion and accessories to wear. Eyewear designers do! So how do they decide what frames they want to wear on a given day?

Shane Baum has created his American luxury brand Leisure Society in exquisite materials based on how he lives his life. Baum believes that life is about precious moments with family, friends and nature – one of his passions is fly-fishing,and skiing gets full marks too. “Today I am in a sporty mood, so I chose Trotter (above) from the new collection,” said Baum when photographed in Paris, “but for a wedding I would chose something different. It really does depend…”


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Anna-Karin Karlsson wearing When Trouble Comes to Town
Anna-Karin Karlsson wearing When Trouble Comes to Town

Beauty, romance, and statement shapes are the foundation for Swedish designer Anna-Karin Karlsson. She loves to experiment and create fantasy. Karlsson says: “Sunglasses should always be ready to put on – they provide a great uplift to the face. I wear sunglasses – winter and summer – all year ’round. I’m wearing When Trouble Came To Town – my favourite right now”! JG

Photos: Exclusively for Eyestylist by Gilles Stüssi — All Rights Reserved