Behind the Colors in GLCO’s Naples Mood Capsule

Developed by ZEISS, the red, yellow and green hues assist with focus, eye strain and even attitude

Filters may alter the digital realms we look at but eyewear-maker Garrett Leight and his team at GLCO thought working with German lens manufacturer ZEISS could result in a product that changes the way we see our real surroundings. Dubbed the Naples Mood Capsule, these non-prescription yellow-, green- and red-hued lenses (dressed in tortoise acetate) aim to improve focus and productivity, assist with creativity and …

Sunglasses Made From Recycled Jeans

Acetate is so yesterday, according to UK-based Mosevic

From time to time, brands play outside the two holy materials for eyewear—titanium or acetate—be it buffalo horn by Rigards (the way the Inuits first used it to shield their eyes) or slate and birchwood experiments by Shwood. While UK-based Mosevic isn’t the first to offer frames made from jeans (Ray-Ban has denim version of their Wayfarers, for example), the start-up’s focus on quality is …