Warby Parker Basso Collection

Inspired by low-relief sculpting techniques, spring eyewear that carries a bit more weight and depth

Building on their reputation for pushing boundaries in the eyewear game, NYC-based Warby Parker launches a new line that employs a production technique previously unused in the space. The Basso Collection is named for the Italian sculpting technique Basso-Relievo, or low-relief sculpting. Layering two types of acetate, one level is carefully cut to reveal the second color. Additionally, the technique gives the frames a noticeably …

The Jack Sunglasses

Putting a modern spin on the ’60s swagger of JFK in the summer, Traps Eyewear presents the universally flattering Jack shades. Lest anyone thinks these are your run-of-the-mill sunglasses, the frames’ high-quality Italian acetate is paired with aged oak repurposed from Maine lobster traps.

1082 Black on Cream Sunglasses

Stand apart from even the artsiest of crowds with Cutler and Gross’ 1082 sunglasses, one of the latest 100% UV400-absorbent styles from the London-based opticians. Flattering cat-eyes channel Piet Mondrian, and put a new spin on how you “frame” your artwork. Crafted from Italian acetate and finished with a signature hand-polishing process, these high quality specs are as collectable as they are fashionable.