Features: Still Life

Oct
2008

PAY CLOSE ATTENTION

Luxury eyewear is an art form… with every element carefully selected to enhance and deliver a luxe message. Premium materials play a key role. Style and shape soar to new heights. Customized colors and innovative patterns add an exclusive intensity. Extravagant details and stunning accents provide intrigue. Cutting-edge technology intricately fuses fashion and function. This is eyewear at its most luxurious—pure art for the face.

Photographed by NED MATURA



EACH SHAPE SAYS IT WITH THE ACTUAL FORM... AND THE SHADOW OR PLAY THAT FORM MAKES WITH ITS ASSIGNED LIGHT. THE FRAME IS ITS FORM AND THE “SHADOW” IT CREATES ON THE FACE.
—ATTENTION TO SCULPTURE

From top: KIO YAMOTO KT 296U from Kio Yamoto; IYOKO INYAKI 789 from Fusion Eyewear






HOW SIMPLE THAT A LITERARY CLASSIC AT ITS MOST BASIC REASON FOR BEING MUST SAY SOMETHING PROFOUND OF THE WRITER AND TO THE READER. THAT DOUBLE DEED, INDEED, FOR EYEWEAR.
—ATTENTION TO PROSE

From top: VANESSA & MEHDI S400707 from Alain Mikli International; COLLECTION NO. 1 Sue from MYKITA; FRED Jamaique from Premiere Vision






PRINTED IT IS JUST INK BLOTS AND LINES. PERFORMED IT “SINGS” FROM THE PLAYER TO THE LISTENER. THE FRAME MUST BE ON A FACE... PERFORMING...IN EVERY WAY.
—ATTENTION TO MUSIC

From top: NAMELESS 4 from ic! berlin; BLINDE in a round about from OSI; R DE CARTIER T8100816 from Cartier






A RAINBOW OF COLORS. A PALATE OF ENDLESS HUES IN DIBS AND DABS. THE ART IS THE ARRANGEMENT, AUGMENTATION, REDUCTION AND FINAL STROKE OF PAINTERLY GENIUS. LUXURY EYEWEAR EPITOMIZES THAT MASTERFUL ATTENTION IN HUE AND DETAIL.
—ATTENTION TO ART

From top: LIPPS 4 from Face a Face; JADEN from SALT.Optics; JUDITH LEIBER 1044 from Legacie/ The Luxury House of B. Robinson Optical






JEWELS IN STRUCTURED METER FOR SUBLIME MEANING. JEWELS IN EYEWEAR AS THE ULTIMATE EXPRESSION OF A LUXE FOR LIFE.
—ATTENTION TO POETRY

From top: CAVIAR 1701 from Ultra Palm Optical; CAROLINA HERRERA H118 from Base Curve/A Luxury Division of Rem Eyewear; ROBERT MARC 217 from Robert Marc; JAIPUR 3 from Gold & Wood

 

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