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Eyewear Handcrafted by a Japanese Master and Life-Long Basics

When it comes to producing eyewear, Japan is best in class. That’s why Melbourne eyewear designer Michael Koutroulis decided to manufacture his new label, Dot Dot, in Sabae. Japan produces the strongest and lightest titanium in the world. As well as using this, Koutroulis has sought the expertise of a craftsman there (known simply as “The Master”) with more than 50 years of experience to help him with his range. “The Master produced this range and has had an influence in many designs,” says...

Off-White Designer Virgil Abloh Designs Sunglasses for Warby Parker—and They Only Cost $95!

The latest thrilling thing to come from vanguard designer Virgil Abloh’s buzzy streetwear label, Off-White, is not some exclusive product you must know someone who knows someone to buy. Other perks: You don't need to try it on to know that it will fit, and it matches with anything. Oh, and did we mention it costs less than $100?VIDEO: I'm Obsessed With Off-White JeansWe’re talking, of course, about the brand’s new limited-edition line for direct-to-consumer eyewear brand Warby Parker. The...

Keep the sun (and people) at bay with this guide to the season's trendiest sunglasses

One has to admit that if you are trying to pull a look it is incomplete without sunglasses.Not only can you put a layer of cool aloofness between you and the rest of the world with a pair, they are great against the cruel summer sun. But let’s admit to the fact that most of us just like the way we look in a fashionable pair of dark lenses.When it comes to sunshades there is no dearth of places one can purchase a set, no matter the budget. From the variety, or a lack thereof, on a vendor’s...