Independent Designers Celebrated…

At 2015 Hall of Frames in Zurich

The picturesque – and the largest city in Switzerland – is the setting on 4th and 5th October for the inspiring 2015 edition of Hall of Frames. An international group of innovators will present their latest collections for optical frames and sunglasses. Award winning Parisian designer Jérémy Tarian cultivates nature and art in his newest optical selection that includes Menilmontant (above) – elegant and chic with retro echoes, skillfully crafted in glossy Mazzucchelli acetate in beautiful colourations. www.jeremytarian.com

Bridget from the Kaleidoscope Collection by Kirk and Kirk
Bridget from the Kaleidoscope Collection by Kirk & Kirk

Frames in durable, yet lightweight acrylic are the hallmark material at British brand Kirk & Kirk. Handcrafted in France, and right on trend, is their Kaleidoscope Collection, in luminous acrylic – with an elegant polished glass effect. Jason and Karen Kirk’s latest launch is inspired by Kalos – the Greek god of beauty, and contemporary styling highlights Bridget (above) in stunning coral.www.kirkandkirk.com

Tanda - Urban Mood by Sven Götti - Götti Switzerland
Tanda – Urban Mood by Sven Götti – Götti Switzerland

The metropolitan and urban landscape captures the imagination of Sven Götti at Götti Switzerland, with his new collection. Tanda (above) blends retro with its voluminous proportions – and modern with its intricate material mix of matt acetate and pure titanium. The super slim silhouette features an acetate front in autumn leaf, and silver titanium temples, with sleek black acetate end tips. www.gotti.ch

Suzie Blue in Titanium by Orgreen Optics
Suzie Blue in Titanium by Orgreen Optics

Eyewear collections are enhanced by a variety of materials, and Orgreen in Denmark make their style statement in titanium. The refined, unadorned silhouette in Suzie Blue highlights the featherweight features of titanium, and its colour characteristics. Rich forest green on the front and temples, contrasts with gold and black sides, and delicate end tips in gold. www.orgreenoptics.com View these collections and others, including: Lafont Paris; Lucas de Staël; Adrian Marwitz; Face à Face Paris; Suzy Glam; Coblens; and Caroline Abram at 2015 Hall of Frames Zurich – 4/5 October. More info at www.hallofframes.ch JG