Are you ready for summer? Is summer ready for YOU? Swimsuit? Check! Sun cream? Check! Fabulous sunglasses – absolutely, double checked! Choices abound – and certain to make a striking statement at summer destinations is Kirk & Kirk’s vibrant frame – AMANDA – in Flame acrylic from the Kaleidoscope Collection. The luminosity of the acrylic emphasises the beauty of the shape and design. www.kirkandkirk.com
Sven Götti at Götti Switzerland combines artisan spectacle traditions with the latest high tech elements. Esty is a triumph in contemporary crafting with refined retro shaping. Hand polished acetate in subtle tones of marbled brown hues, and flat green lenses complete this chic accessory for summer holidays. www.gotti.ch
Soda Pop 1 is an exuberant design by Smoke X Mirrors – the exciting young company that crafts their individualistic frames in France. The voluminous acetate round shape glimmers with a pearl finish, and features a distinctive double nose bridge. Visit www.smokexmirrors.com for more exciting sun styles.
Strong, independent and creative women inspire Lucia Pasin’s latest eyewear designs at Lu.Pa Studio. Frieda Kahlo, Iris Apfel, Peggy Guggenheim and Grace Jones “are among my important muses,” says the Italian designer. GRACE is finely sculptured in a unique cat eye shape – one of Lucia’s favourite forms. The colours are gorgeous too. Discover additional Lu.Pa creations at www.lupastudio.it
Chic, lightweight, retro-glamour and beautiful colours tick all the fashion boxes for summer sunglasses at Blackfin. Key West is one of a stunning range of titanium designs, meticulously crafted in Italy. The panto shape and streamline features are sleek and elegant. www.blackfin.eu JG