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Woodzee: beautiful wooden sunglasses

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A few weeks ago the guys over at Woodzee got in touch to tell us all about their beautiful handcrafted wood sunglasses. We have seen a few wooden frames around recently and love the concept, but for the most part they have been vastly over priced. Woodzee, on the other hand have managed to maintain a high degree of quality, …

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TOMs launch eyewear collection

Laura Accessories, features, sunglasses 1 Comment

TOMs have just expanded their charity-meets-commerce business model, to included sunglasses…and we here at Brandish can’t get enough. Continuing their tradition of one-for-one, they will be offering assistance to people in need of ocular surgery, reading glasses or sunglasses. The collection includes two different styles one clearly Wayfarer-inspired, the other a wire-framed aviator. So if you need a pair of …

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Crap Eyewear: Get the SoCal beach look

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Crap Eyewear have been generating a lot of buzz amongst celebs and sun lovers alike over the past few weeks. Branded as “Wild sunglasses for wild people,” Crap Eyewear is all about the Southern Californian beach bum lifestyle. Started as a fun side project by a group of friends several years ago, it has now developed into a full blown …

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Waiting For The Sun collaborate on Rockwell by Parra Sunglasses

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While on the subject of glasses, Parra’s Rockwell label recently teamed up with the Parisian eyewear brand Waiting For The Sun to give a new twist to their classic sunglasses. Made from bamboo, the wooden frames come in a natural color, with red painted fronts and green arms. They are available now for €120 in limited quantities from Moustache, and …

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Oliver Peoples: Vintage Eyewear

Laura Accessories, features, sunglasses 3 Comments

Oliver Peoples consistently impress me with their eyewear collections, and this latest is no different. The company was founded in 1986 when opticians Larry and Dennis Leight opened an optical boutique on Sunset Boulevard, California. Earlier that year, they purchased an estate collection of vintage American-made eyewear. The assortment included thousands of beautifully filigreed rimless and metal frames, including clip-on …

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Trend: Flat Brow Sunglasses

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Last year it was Wayfarers. Everywhere. This summer, it will still be Wayfarers, Everywhere. They are just to easy to wear, suit more people than any other sunglasses, aren’t too flashy and are a design classic. However, the flat brow sunglasses are the way forward. The silhouette does bare resemblance to the Wayfarer on some models, but the nicest ones …

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Gucci goggles – perfect for the snowy weather!

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If the weather in the UK continues to get worse we’ll all be skiing into work. So you might be pleased to here about this pair of Gucci skiing goggles – perfect for showing off on the piste this winter or, er, even on the high street. The unisex ski masks come in white and black with a distinct green-red-green …

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Menswear summer picks from Lee Douros, head buyer at my-wardrobe pt2

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The second instalment of our summer picks from menswear buyer Lee Douros. There are some beautiful items that will take you stylishly into autumn including a wonderful pair of cornflower blue deck shoes.

Having made their first foray into menswear my-wardrobe have got some exciting brands on board for Autumn, can’t wait for their A/W picks!

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Menswear summer picks from Lee Douros, head buyer at my-wardrobe

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Lee Douros is the menswear buyer for my-wardrobe and at the last press day we had a great chat with him about men’s clothing and the online side of things. Lee definitely knows his stuff, so we were thrilled when he agreed to present his top summer picks for us. If you’re still stuck for high-summer chic then this is like the holy grail. Stay tuned for pt2!

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Brandish’s too good for Father’s Day gallery

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We’re all for giving, but how many times have you been out shopping for someone and bought something for yours truly? Our Father’s Day gift guide is great if you want to give your dad a push in the right style direction, there’s nothing too out there or kooky, just a few pieces that will give a little panache to …

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WISHLIST: Kris Van Assche for Oliver Peoples Sunglasses S/S Collection ’09

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Kris Van Assche, creative head of Dior Homme, and luxury sunglasses label Oliver Peoples have already put out successful collections of their collaborative designs but this week has seen the launch of the Spring/Summer 2009 collection.

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Sabre Madness (has nothing to do with the rise in knife crime)

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Coming this Autumn masters of eye wear Sabre are bringing you the “Madness”. With inter changeable arms and frame colours these shades are fully customisable and come in a mix of matte and shiny finishes. Great for all that Autumn sunshine we get in the UK?… I suppose they would be good for hangovers. Available soon from Sabre and the usual suspects. Check out some more pics after the jump.

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A Vintage Find: My Retro Sunnies from Rokit

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I’m currently down in London, lapping up the (dubious) sunshine and attempting to dress in a way befitting of the cramped, and quite frankly grumpy, tube passengers. Turns out their not too pleased about being next to someone wearing a blazer with Margiela-esque shoulderpads. Basically, the heat is ridiculous and so yesterday I wondered into Convent Garden and bought some vintage sunglasses at Rokit.

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