Jono Hennessy Australia

An artistic air permeates Jono Hennessy’s lovely collection of Watercolour Sheers. Luminous acetate in soft spring green highlights a design with contemporary flair, and a gentle sculptured shape with extended temple details. Watercolour Sheers also include see-through tones of blue, tortoiseshell and a smooth chocolate brown. More information on the latest Jono Hennessy collections at www.jonohennessy.com JG

Connoisseur’s Corner

Luxurious, Sophisticated Frames

1st April 2015 Nowadays, the fine art of eyewear is admirably manifested in distinguished materials with impressive design. Get set for spring and summer with LINDBERG’S distinctive collection of beautiful sunglasses, with many innovative details. Light, flexible, comfortable and durable Titanium is dramatically sculpted into style 8307 (above) –  a stunning style statement from LINDBERG Sun. www.lindberg.com


Angel Diane by Tim Van Steenbergen for theo
Angel Diane by Tim Van Steenbergen for theo

Fashion and costume designer Tim Van Steenbergen is inspired by “la femme fatale”  – film noir from Hollywood Classics –  with his sunglass collection for theo in Belgium. Angel Diane celebrates the film Angel Face, the 1950’s film directed by Otto Preminger. Big, glamorous and colourful, Angel Diane combines glossy acetate with matte details in rich, vivid green. www.theo.be  


Titan One - Winner of the Red Dot Award
Titan One – Winner of the Red Dot Award

Silhouette has been awarded the prestigious Red Dot Design Award for their innovative frames – Titan One – crafted from one-piece of Titanium. The frames have been described as ‘State of the Art’ and ‘An impressive piece of design engineering.’ The Titan One is crafted in Austria, and the design was praised for its combination of quality materials, exemplary aesthetic design, and hand-finished precision. The Titan One masterpiece involves 170 steps to create the unique design. Above: Style 4481. www.silhouette.com JG

Dolce XL2063

Charmant Line Art

Light and airy with soft and feminine styling characterize the latest designs from Charmant’s Line Art Collection. The timeless, romantic rimless design features a streamlined temple. Crafted from Excellence Titan – an exclusive material created by Charmant – the frame is amazingly light, and extremely durable. Dolce XL2063 is available in gold (above) plus black and a rich purple. www.charmant.com JG