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What are the very best Japanese eyeglass frame brands?

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Two Artisanal Japanese Eyewear Brands Look to the Future

While many luxury labels produce eyewear en masse through mega manufacturers, there are a still a handful of artisans around the globe creating luxury eyewear by hand. Many of these artisans are based in Japan and, among those in the know, Japanese eyewear has long been the gold standard thanks to brands’ dedication to craft, quality, and use of exceptional materials. Two Japanese labels in particular are whipping up some of the most inventive pieces. These include Eveyan7285, which...

Şener Besim Shares The Inspirations Behind His S/S '17 Luxury Eyewear Collection

Şener Besim Şener Besim Spring/Summer '17 CampaignŞener Besim, simply put, is the luxury eyewear label to know. Founder Besim, born in Australia to Albanian and Turkish parents, has created an eyewear collection that embodies the merging of cultures where "youth, freedom and design meet tradition, form and technical excellence."For his Spring/Summer '17 line the Ottoman Empire has proven to be an inspiration, here he has channeled the complex geometries and intricate mosaics in his design...