Masunaga x Kenzo Sunglasses

Kenzo hearts Masunaga Kenzo Takada has been wearing Masunaga frames for years, since he was first introduced to them by his optician in Paris. He’s admired the brand for its timeless designs and unparalleled craftsmanship. When Takada gets the opportunity to design a line of sunglasses for the generations old Japanese eyewear factory, the results are amazing. Kenzo Takada front row at […]

Masunaga Pretty In Pink

Masunaga MA 9003 in pink and gold

Masunaga 9003 One of our favorite frames in the shops right now, these very pretty sunglasses from Masunaga are exquisitely detailed. A titanium core translates to comfortable and lightweight. The metal is finished in gold with soft matte pink highlights. A delicate pink stripe runs down the elegantly contoured temples.   And the icing on […]

Masunaga presents #WhatsYourCraft

Masunaga has been hand crafting eyewear in Fukui, Japan since 1905.  The care and dedication to quality they feature is of a level rarely seen in the optical industry, and in honor of them entering the American market, Masunaga and DDOO partnered to showcase nine top craftsmen in Los Angeles and ask them, “What does craftsmanship […]

Masunaga Optical, A History (Video)

Recently we caught up with Tom Cody at Vision Expo West, and lucky for us, we had our iphone at the ready! Cody is responsible for (among great things in eyewear) bringing the Masunaga Optical brand, Japan’s the oldest eyewear company, to the United States. Cody tells us the story of how, over 100 years […]