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You won't see another eyeglass factory like this one St. Louis, MO — A shop in the Delmar Loop recently opened its doors, bringing a new eyewear brand into focus.This is Copper Hinge. Jack Erker, Chief Designer/Manufacturer, said, "This is something like you've never seen on the planet." Show Me St [...]
via St. Louis Public Radio]
Startup sees future in small batch eyewear made in St. Louis This spring Jack and Tony opened Copper Hinge, a brick-and-mortar optical shop in the Delmar Loop. The brothers envisioned a new way to sell eyeglasses, one that's not available online or in other stores. “What's unique about our store is we are the [...]
Warby Parker tests glasses line for kids In addition to making the frames narrower for a child's face, there were other considerations, such as how glasses and mirrors are displayed in stores. Other details may be harder for customers to detect. The glasses have spring hinges instead of a [...]
A new eyewear brand is taking on Luxottica with a single wire, some seed funding and a sustainability story Their company, Wires Glasses, isn't competing on price. At $380 per pair, its sunglasses cost as much as other designer eyewear. If Wires succeeds, it will largely owe instead to its unusual single-wire design, patented invisible hinge and, perhaps [...]
Flip-up glasses are a form of eyeglasses that include a combination of a spring loaded hinge and a magnetic seat. This allows the wearer to flip up a sunglasses layer for indoor use. The alternative is clip-ons.
They were invented by Jeffrey C. Herold (Huntington Beach, California) and Hiroyuki Sasaki (Sabae, Japan).
The spring loaded hinge relieves a user the task of properly placing a flip-up portion in a holding mechanism. In combination with the spring, the magnetic seat allows the flip-up lenses to be held against the spring force and provides a simple release action which may be quickly accomplished by merely breaking a magnetic contact bond. As such, the action of flipping up and flipping down a sunglasses lens or lenses becomes comfortable and simple. The glasses are...
via Chicago Tribune]
Inside a Chicago-area workshop where trendy eyeglasses take shape On the floor, workers operate machines that carve different parts of the frames or use heat to attach the hinges. There’s a polishing room ... curve was steep and took them on a worldwide tour of eyeglass expertise. Off Franchi and Stanley went ... [...]
Giorgio Armani 7032 Womens/Ladies Designer Full-rim Spring Hinges Eyeglasses/Eyewear Save 5% each on Qualifying items offered by Eyewear-Emporium when you purchase 1 or more. Enter code 2IT7HB7E at checkout. Here's how (restrictions apply) The frame is fully rx-able and can be fitted with prescription and/or tinted lenses at most optical ... [...]
Ralph Lauren 6108 Womens/Ladies Designer Full-rim Spring Hinges Eyeglasses/Eyeglass Frame The frame is fully rx-able and can be fitted with prescription and/or tinted lenses at most optical stores. These eyeglasses are made of high quality, durable acetate plastic. The frame has spring hinges. Spring hinge temples prevent you from stretching ... [...]
New Photos of Google Glass Look More Like Eyeglasses The Google-focused tech blog 9to5Google spotted the findings first. The biggest aesthetic change to the new Google Glass is that it folds at the hinge like a regular eyeglass. The case as a whole looks more like a regular eyeglass than a wire-like ... [...]
Nendo redesigns Zerogra glasses to feature circular hinges "Due to the single-body construction of the previous model, the frame could not be folded inwards and the eyeglasses and case were too bulky." To resolve this, the studio created a "reverse-hinge structure", which features C-shaped sections that close up ... [...]
On April 11, 1944, a housewife named Robin Barnes was found dead in her kitchen, her body splayed across the floor in front of a half-open refrigerator. Her husband Fred had returned home from running errands that day to find the doors and windows to the house locked from the inside. Through the window Fred spotted what appeared to be his wife’s body on the ground and called the police. What happened to Robin?First of all, it should be noted that Robin is a fictional character ― a doll,...
Fashion designers tend to gravitate to certain cities—New York, Milan, Paris. Less likely is Florence, Ala. (or anywhere in Alabama, for that matter). But that’s why it appealed to Billy Reid, the iconoclastic designer known for serving his whiskey straight and his menswear with a dash of Southern swagger.Reid is devoted to this small town, where he set up headquarters for his namesake luxury brand and from which he oversees the running of his 13 (and counting) shops across the country. It’s...
Any experienced fisherman knows that a quality pair of polarized shades is an absolute must while on the water. The enhanced visibility that a good pair of fishing sunglasses provides gives you a huge edge when trying to spot underwater structure and of course, fish. Perhaps even more important is the added benefits of UV protection and relief from eye strain that a good pair of sunglasses will provide. Being out on the water for extended periods can really do some damage to your eyes if...