These Glasses Automatically Focus For You

A very clever team at the University of Utah has developed a set of liquid-based lenses that alter their curvature, depending on the distance of the wearer’s focal point. According to PSFK, “The lenses are made of glycerin and enclosed by flexible membranes, giving them a low profile and making them lightweight.” The upshot is that, via its accompanying smartphone app, wearers can update their …

Julbo Reissues Their Timeless Vermont Classic

The French company brings back their classic mountaineering glasses

French eyewear company Julbo began making protective glasses for the crystal-hunters of Chamonix back in 1888 and in 1950 released classic mountaineering glasses, The Vermont. The latter were worn by mountaineers and rockstars at the beginning of climbing’s golden years—with iconic climbers from that era almost always wearing Julbo in summit photos. Since the Vermont, Julbo continued updating their designs and tech for modern-day mountain …

Etro + Marchon Eyewear

Sophisticated shapes, bold colors and the Italian fashion brand's signature paisley

Whether it’s the low-set winter sun or the tropical brightness of a holiday escape, there’s a need for sunglasses in all seasons. The latest collection designed by Italian heritage brand Etro, and constructed by the eyewear experts at Marchon, defies the common silhouettes and colors to which we’ve grown accustomed. From vibrant reds and yellows to variation upon variation of Etro’s signature paisley stylings, these …