Coming together yet again, SPY Optics and The Seventh Letter’s POSE marry influential graffiti art with performance eyewear on the pair’s latest snowboard goggle collab. Using the brand’s oversized Platoon silhouette, POSE has created a custom designed release featuring graphics from several original large scale paintings, raised ‘SPY’ and ‘TSL’ 3D patch branding, and the artist’s signature logo emblazoned onto the lens. The complete SPY x POSE Goggle kit ($150 USD) includes a special edition microfiber pouch, interchangeable yellow lens and a one-of-a-kind ‘SPY x POSE’ sharpie marker. Available at SPY retailers worldwide and online here.
Following the brand’s recent announcement for it’s new ‘Happy Lens’ technology, fusing optic lens design with contemporary human color preference research, SPY Optics releases the Whitewall Series – a line of black and white modern frames with subtle hints of vintage flair. Inspired by timeless fashion moments from the ’40s, ’50s and 60′s, the collection features seven unique frame profiles designed with a classic greaser influence. Consisting of five recognizable SPY styles (Helm, Bowery, Blok, Flynn, Touring) and two new styles (Discord, Stag), each Whitewall silhouette boasts a specially designed emblem stamped onto it’s 100% UV lens, distinct custom packaging, and contrast logo detailing on the frame itself. Lens options include grey/navy spectra, grey/black mirror, grey/blue spectra, grey/light blue spectra and grey/green spectra. Available at SPY retailers and online in mid-November ($120-150 USD).Spy Optics
Seamlessly fusing style and function, SPY Optics and bagmaker Herschel Supply Co. partner to introduce two collaborative goggle & bag sets for Winter ’12/13. A play on SPY’s popular Platoon and new Marshall model goggles, the co-branded editions feature collab-specific colorways and Herschel’s trademark patch labeling, as well as a red pinstriped strap, matching the company’s signature patterned lining used throughout it’s own bag line. Further supporting the special release is a custom fleece lined hip-pack – designed by Herschel to look like a miniature backpack – with room for goggles, lenses and related goods. Available through SPY retailers worldwide on 10/22 and online here.Herschel Supply Co., Spy Optics
Shwood joined forces with BUSHMILLS Irish Whiskey and Boston, MA boutique, Bodega on a limited run of Shwood’s ‘Canby’ frame style, crafted from genuine BUSHMILLS Irish Whiskey barrels. Limited to 100 pieces, the White Oak used for the frames dates back over 100 years. The eyewear is packaged in a custom wooden whiskey crate, with a crowbar to pry it open and get the goods. Jump on these quick before they’re gone over at the shwoodshop.
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Revealing the latest additions to the Shwood Collection for Spring/Summer 2012, the sustainable wood accessory brand introduces both the Oswald and Canby styles in a clear lens-way, as well as the Canby’s in an ‘East Indian Rosewood’ frame x Oak temples design. Available at www.shwood.com.eyewear, Shwood, sunglasses
Bringing timber back to life, Shwood introduces an all-new model for it’s 2011 Spring/Summer Collection. The well-mannered Oswald speaks sophistication through its classic panto-shaped wood frame and particular keyhole bridge. Made from 100% European Walnut or Zebrawood, the Oswald comes loaded with the option of Carl Zeiss or polarized lenses. Sourced from authorized plantations in different African countries and handcrafted in Portland, Oregon, each pair is one-of-a-kind.sunglasses, wooden