Summer Sunnies That Sizzle – Euroinsights

Euroinsights - Optical Journal

Summer vacation time is on the horizon, and after a year of many changes and challenges, a get-away holds a diverse and captivating attraction. Whether your ideal holiday is sun, sea, and sand; a mountain adventure with hiking and climbing; or roaming historical cities and viewing legendary sites; eye safety and protection from potentially dangerous sunrays are vital. International designers provide exciting options with sunglass collections that offer diversity in colors, shapes, and materials. Euroinsights will present dynamic sunglass variations over the next weeks that include vintage, contemporary, and exotic styles. There is an innate glamour in sunglasses: designs can be cool, mysterious, sophisticated, fun, or bold…or possess all of these commanding characteristics, for the wearer to enjoy.

Falvin Solstice Sunglasses
Falvin Solstice

Brigitte Falvin imbues her Danish heritage and international viewpoint in elegant, luxurious eyewear. The amazing Crystal Building in Copenhagen  – a spectacular contemporary structure – is the inspiration for FALVIN’S sleek, streamlined design Stellar, with its strong independent silhouette in titanium and sumptuous black gold. Semi-transparent silver mirrored lenses bring additional allure to the graceful upswept design. All FALVIN eyewear is handmade in Japan by skilled artisans in the time-honored tradition of Japanese patrimony.

SALT Quinn
SALT Quinn

Hints of 1950’s fashion and a cornerstone in eyewear heritage are elegantly portrayed in a timeless, unisex sunglass style – Quinn by Salt. Optics. Crafted in smooth, high-quality Japanese acetate in cosmopolitan Coastal Fog with glass denim polarised optical grade lenses, Quinn exhibits the sleek, pure elements for which Salt. Optics is internationally recognized.

NW 77th Rose Sunglasses
NW 77th Rose Sunglasses

NW77th Eyewear brilliantly expresses summer fun and fashion in a vast selection of sun specs. Offering a divergent selection of styles with fresh, upbeat colors, distinctive shapes, and youthful exuberance, NW77th frames are made with quality Italian and Japanese acetate and surgical grade stainless steel. The latest models include Rose that is available in sleek color combinations of Olive Crystal, Black Tan, Purple, and Tortoiseshell with a splash of bright pink.

Karmoie Betty Sunglasses
Karmoie Betty Sunglasses

Reflecting on vintage heritage is frequently the inspiration for the sleek eyewear designs by Kirsten and Lars Iversen at Karmoie in Norway. The frames also include a nod to the purity of industrial design, in superior Mazzucchelli acetate, with scratch-resistant Zeiss lenses.  Flirtatious and feminine, cat-eye shapes evoke the nostalgia of retro, and Betty is a splendid example in Black; and also available in nature-inspired tones of Twig, Bark, and Storm.

Flash by Face à Face
Flash by Face à Face

Yellow is one of the fashion colors for 2021, and certainly most welcome, as yellow is connected to optimism, hope, and sunshine – all cherished assets after this lengthy and painful pandemic. Flash by Face à Face Paris dazzles with its luminous transparency in crystal acetate, and a dash of neon lemon on the frame front, conjuring dreams of summer cocktails on a tranquil beach, as the sun sets below the horizon…

Nina Mûr Deseraiki
Nina Mûr Deseraiki

Nina Mûr in Spain creates a collection that pays homage to deconstructionism, and to the maximum linguistics of this movement as seen in the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, in the ruggedly beautiful Basque Country. Deseraiki, which means to deconstruct in Basque, is the foundation for frames that are rich in constructive nuances, materials, and innovative textures inspired by the architectural lavishness of deconstructionism. For the Nina Mûr Deseraiki designs, inspiration has been drawn from Frank O. Gehry, Daniel Libeskind, Zaha Hadid, and Peter Eisenman among others, architects who focus on the freedom of shape.

Brighter days are ahead, and now is the time to create your own personal summer aurora with beautiful, bold, and colorful sunglass designs.