Video: Eyevan Master craftsmanship in Fukui, Japan

The snowy Japanese prefecture of Fukui is known as the home to a number of crafts including the manufacture of swords and knives, saki, and Echizen paper. There is one other handmade product known around the world made by master craftsman in Fukui, Japan: eyewear.  Based in the city of Sabae, Eyevan 7285 is a […]

Los Angeles seen through l.a. Eyeworks Eyewear – A Video Tryptic

l.a. Eyeworks Kowalski in black

About a year ago the good people at l.a. Eyeworks met a Los Angeles artist named Molly Schiot, and it was love at first sight. (She wears an l.a. Eyeworks frame after all.) The ensuing collaboration was a trio of videos that focused on 3 Southern California habitats: city, desert and ocean, as seen through the lenses of […]

Dan Chats with Thierry Lasry in Westwood: Video Interview

  Dan Interviews Thierry Lasry Dan sat down with Thierry Lasry recently in Westwood, CA to talk shop. Lasry confides to Dan that he aspires to be to sunglasses what Christian Louboutin is to shoes. He tells how, with an optician father and fashion-designer mother, he was destined to design eyewear, and reveals how the […]

In a Mykita Mood

And now for something different from the Mykita Haus and innovative New York photographer Mark Borthwick who not only shot this mood video for Mykita on the shores of Tulum, Mexico, but also composed the music: The video is an accompaniment to Mykita’s unique 2012 campaign shot entirely on film with natural light and amateur […]

Barton Perreira Spring Summer 2012

Lucky for us, it’s the season for videos, and many of our designers are producing incredible fashion films. Take a look at Barton Perreira’s Spring/Summer 2012 offering that features a truly inspirational hot-air balloon ride.

The Perfect Holiday Gift

We’re crazy about La LOOP necklaces for eyewear, and we think everyone on your holiday list deserves one this year….the perfect holiday gift. Here’s why: They’re functional art.  (A true museum piece – watch the video above for the story) They’re the perfect gift for someone who has everything (who doesn’t lose their glasses?) They […]