Features: Fashion Feature


Eye on American Brands

Fashion Editor Gloria Nicola
Photographed by
Nedjeljko Matura

Confidence in home-grown designer and lifestyle brands has never been stronger. Keep an eye on this evolving and growing scene.

From top: SPERRY TOP-SIDER V, modified metal oval, from Zyloware • Circle No. 236; ELLEN TRACY 267, angled metal bowtie, from Viva International Group • Circle No. 235; PERRY ELLIS 195, flat metal rectangle, from Eyewear Designs • Circle No. 230; STEVE MADDEN 64, elongated plastic almond, from Colors in Optics • Circle No. 229; NICOLE MILLER Tube Top, modified metal rectangle with plastic upper eyerims, from Signature Eyewear • Circle No. 234

From top: TOMMY HILFIGER Sun 268, plastic modified rectangle, from Lantis Eyewear • Circle No. 231; CYNTHIA ROWLEY 1055, oversize plastic aviator, from B. Robinson Optical • Circle No. 233; KENNETH COLE Art-New-Vo, plastic bowtie, from ClearVision Optical • Circle No. 228; ANNE KLEIN 5104, plastic rectangle from Luxottica Group • Circle No. 232