Thursday, August 12, 2010

Top Designer Eyewear Brands

For those who are unfamiliar with the eyewear scene, I have listed some of the top designer eyewear brands. I will post more on other options as this blog unfolds.

1. Alain Mikli

This brand needs no further introduction, which specialises in high-end handmade eyeglasses. Mikli's line features unique colors and shapes, and are a favorite among European celebrities and avant-garde Americans.

2. Oakley
Oakley is perhaps among the largest of the designer eyewear makers, and they produce a wide variety of eyewear including prescription eyewear, sunglasses, goggles, and even military eyewear. Oakley sunglasses routinely appear in popular movies (particularly action films), including the X-Men series, Mission: Impossible 2, Blade II, Black Hawk Down, Spider-Man, Wanted (2009 film), G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, The Book of Eli and others.

3. ic! berlin
This is a German designer eyewear company. The company claims that they do not screw, solder or weld their frames as is is manufactured out of one single sheet of steel.

4. prodesign
ProDesign is an eyewear company from Denmark. Their design philisophy is Clean Danish design but they always try to add a twist of surprising elements into their products.