Thursday, November 28, 2013

Martin x Martin

Martin & Martin are one of our bestselling brands, and with good reason. This German duo (both men named Martin, of course) utilise their nation's reputation for precision work and engineering to create frames that are functional, minimal and beautiful to look at.

Martin & Martin frames are made exclusively in Cologne, Germany using Italian Mazzucchelli acetate and their own patented counter-levered hinge system

"Arthur" in Matte Black Sand

"Malte" in Havana Gunn Matte

"Johann" in Black Transparent

"Paul X" in Matte Brown Sand

"Tobias" in Matte Blue Sand

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Thanks Canvas Magazine!

Thanks to Dan Awha and Canvas Magazine! This week featured our Oliver Goldsmith "Wise Guy" aviator (main image) and "Jacqui" frame (No.3) as well as the Garrett Leight "Harrison" and "Wilson" sunnies (No.s 5 & 6)... Looking good!

Close up of the Oliver Goldsmith "Wise Guy"

Thursday, November 14, 2013

New Garrett Leight

At last! New Garrett Leight frames - sun and optical - have landed at both stores. We are especially excited to see the new models available and we think you will be too.

Some of our new arrivals...

"Wilson" in Tokyo Tortoise

"Venezia" in Olive Tortoise Fade

"Venezia" in Maple Tortoise

"San Juan" in Brushed Gold

"Lucille" in Black

"Lucille" in Light Brown Tortoise

"Louella" in Black

"Louella" in Spotted Tortoise

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Viva Goldsmiths!

A huge thank you to Viva Herald magazine and editor Amanda Linnell for featuring the newly released "Norum" sunglasses by Oliver Goldsmith. We are thrilled to be side by side with local designers Douglas & Bec whose style we love, and to be picked by Amanda for Herald's 150th birthday edition.

Happy birthday Herald!
(Click on the image to see full size)

Oliver Goldsmith "Norum" (1958)

Black Wood



Red Sky


Thursday, November 7, 2013

Zero G Has Landed!

We've an an exciting new arrival from L.A. - Zero G sunglasses are back in stock again, just in time for the weather to hopefully take a turn for the better! 

Made in Japan using a single sheet of titanium that is wrapped around pivots and nosepads, these flexible and extremely lightweight sunglasses are incredibly strong. The design of these sunglasses is amazing.

"Bensonhurst" in Charcoal Gun - Shiny Gun

"Born in Brooklyn" in Matte Gold

"Bronx" in Brown Olive

"Flatbush" in Matte Gold

"Harlem" in Brown Olive

"ZeroStream" in Charcoal Gun

Drop in to see these beauties in person.

Get The Look: Tina Fey

Funny lady Tina Fey is never without her trusty glasses, whether she's playing Liz Lemon on 30 Rock or at an awards show. Here we show you how to get her refined, oval look - a great choice for petite faces.

Garrett Leight "Hampton" in Black 

Garrett Leight "Ruth" in Blonde Tortoise Fade
Bevel "Startin' Somethin" in Brown/Violet

Bevel "Check" in Brown Mint

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Glasses of the Week

Oranna Blanke looks radiant in her new Oliver Goldsmith "Manhattan" sunglasses in dark tortoiseshell. Oranna is director of award-winning Olaf's Artisan Bakery Cafe where her husband is the baker - we think they'll be winning awards for style as well as baking!