Made-in-Italy. Handcrafted with expertise. Distinctive in its classically chic color palette. The new collection from Lara D’ introduces four original men’s optical designs which are
bold and intriguing in beautiful acetate materials.
“Responding to a demand for exceptional design for men, I have expanded our men’s collection for the season.…we’ve gone for statement shapes and used our artisan techniques to create elegant surface finishes…..in a color palette that was carefully researched to offer a new take on classics for men… ” Lara D’Alpaos, LARA D’
Known for her unique and joyful design style, rooted in Italy’s eyewear traditions, designer Lara D’Alpaos trained as an architect before returning to her family business in Belluno and developing a natural talent for creative eyewear design. Her latest designs for men are a reminder of her ingenious architecture-inspired style and meticulous approach to color, pattern, texture, and charismatic design.
An inspiring new take on the rectangle for men: translucent colors with a fun tri-color palette will allow a new sleek image, that fits a contemporary vibe.
The fabulous charismatic Kody: an oval-shaped inspired frame that is modern, understated but all the while a little bit quirky.
Strong, masculine, a vintage ‘infusion’: the Kubert takes a classic look and modernizes the shape with subtlety and panache.
An aviator shape with a stand-out bridge, model Lenny has been inspired by aviators of bygone eras. The color palette and tri-color give the modern twist.
About LARA D’
“Italian craftsmanship is the international definition that best expresses the philosophy behind my collection. All our designs are made exclusively in Italy in the Valle del Cadore, an enchanting place with a natural setting at the heart of the magical Belluno Dolomites.” Lara D’Alpaos
Architect Lara D’Alpaos launched her first eyewear range in 2010. Raised in a family with over 40 years’ expertise in Italian eyewear production, and passionate about fashion and design, the launch collection exceeded all expectations, successfully combining Italian craftsmanship, quality, and a whimsical design language that is creative and original but never out of place.
Today the LARA D’ brand presents a collection of over 80 artistic designs, in 5 micro collections with a mix of materials including acetate, stainless steel, and beta titanium. The frames offer a range of unique qualities, taking an experimental approach to the concept of lightness and exploring a freedom of expression in color and shape by means of advanced applications of new and innovative production techniques.