FACE À FACE – Objects Of Magic Sun Collection

FACE A FACE MAGIC SUN Collection Spring 2023 Man wearing Shadow Sunglass

For the new season, FACE À FACE designers continue to explore the Italian Memphis movement with four surprising and impertinent designs starring in this playful, poetic collection. It draws inspiration from the art movement that emerged in Italy in the 1980s, with the aim of reinventing it.

Each of these innovative designs is permeated by a rebellious energy, offering a new look. From the rainbow-shaped, sculpted curves of bold NOVVA to the supercharged energy of subtle and extravagant ASHOKA, this collection intends to reinvent reality and push its boundaries in sunglasses and spectacles that flirt with magic and the improbable.

The allusion to the Memphis movement is multiplied and expressed by a flamboyant palette: ultra-graphic materials contrasting with solid colors – enlivened by teasing confrontations designed as a game and a visual dialogue.

Reinvent yourself, reinvent it all. Break the codes and push the boundaries of the possible. Be where no one expects you with FACE À FACE.

ASHOKA

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FACE A FACE Ashoka

These highly feminine, glamorous sunglasses offer a sharp, vibrant tribute to Ettore Sottsass’ work: zany, exaggerated, but perfectly balanced, these glasses seem to have been sculpted from the materials – with subtlety. Is this a high-wire fashion statement? A spectacular creation to be worn as an edgy work of art? Both, you’ll see!

  • Handmade in France
  • Five-piece hinge
  • Two shapes: a cat eye and a square
  • Sunglasses with details in the acetate
  • Ashoka, a nod to the eponymous lamp designed by Ettore Sottsass
  • Coloured parentheses evoke the essence of the lamp
  • Beveling and bonding at the side of the eye

NOVVA

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The design of these sunglasses is both playful and elegant, promising to launch you as near to the stars as possible. Like an expanding supernova, these glasses reveal their originality through their step-sculpted form in the shape of a rainbow. Ready for your impending take-off to the heavenly vault?

  • Handmade in Italy
  • Five-piece hinge
  • Two shapes: a hexagon and a circle
  • “Nova” means new in Italian (a nod to the birthplace of the Memphis movement).
  • Sculpted rainbow on the upper frame
  • Bonded basic sculptural shapes specific to Memphis
  • Geometric-chic detail on the temple tip

SHADOW

FACE A FACE  Shadow
FACE A FACE Shadow

FACE À FACE is for the man who is ready to embrace a new approach to sunglasses that is as sophisticated as they are charismatic! These precisely crafted sunglasses reveal a lens that seems to float in the middle of the frame. Solid and sleek, the SHADOW model plays with appearances to help you get out of the shadows: just show yourself!

  • Handmade in Italy
  • Two-tone acetate with 5-piece hinge
  • Three shapes: a small square, a rectangle, and a pilot rectangle
  • Floating sunglasses in a transparent shell
  • Glass edge bevel
  • Very wide, statuesque temple arm
  • Sophisticated, extra-stylish glasses

STELLA

FACE A FACE  Stella
FACE A FACE Stella

In an interplay of spinning triangles, this design concept evokes the tips of a star… Alternatively, it can be interpreted as a colorful raised design shaping the frame front like opening quotation marks to better emphasize the telling of your story: A star is born! These stellar sunglasses seem to have fallen from the sky to land on your nose and give you a look and feel you deserve. Reinvent yourself as a star and explore the cosmos with STELLA!

  • Handmade in Italy
  • Two-tone acetate with 5-piece hinge
  • Two shapes: hexagonal and cat eye
  • Stella means star in Italian
  • Sunglasses for a stellar look!
  • A set of triangles to create a star
  • Colorful details shape the frame front
  • Faceted and pointed model

See these and the entire FACE A FACE line on their website, www.faceaface-paris.com.

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