A decade in the making, Barton Perreira founders Patty Perreira and Bill Barton unveil the legendary BPX tenth anniversary collection and the essential qualities that make their eyewear so irresistible. Patty: “When I sat down to think about what For our tenth-anniversary collection, I thought it would be fun to revisit and be inspired by […]
Does eyewear lingo leave you seeing question marks? If so, we can understand why! From the various styles, fashionable features and frame materials, to the different lens options and parts of a pair of glasses, there are (literally) tons of mind-boggling eyewear terms out there. But we’re here to help you brush up on your […]
Do your eyes feel fatigued after looking at a digital screen for hours on end, while you’re behind the wheel at nighttime, when you’re outdoors under the harsh sunlight or anytime in between? We feel your pain! Eye strain is a very real and serious issue. But luckily, there’s a simple solution to alleviate such […]
Astigmatism is a condition in which one or more surfaces in the eye (usually the cornea or the intra-ocular-lens) refracts the light to two different focals, causing the light rays to produce the image in front and/or behind the retina and not directly on the retina. That is why near and distant objects can appear […]
Have you ever heard the adage that we don’t see with our eyes, “we see with our brain”? Well, it’s true. The eyes are responsible for transmitting images to the brain, by focusing on an object and understanding what the object is. It is the shape and size of your eye that determines whether our eyes […]
Do you ever find yourself suddenly blinded by a strong ray of light, reflected off of a piece of glass or metal? Sometimes this situation can be especially dangerous, for example when one is driving. You might even be wearing sunglasses, but while those dim overall light, they can eliminate those sudden glares. That’s where polarized sunglasses come in, and save the day!
Every year, we turn our eyes to the California desert for the annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. The festival takes place over two consecutive weekends every April.
Light-as-a-feather, stunning rimless and semi-rimless eyewear puts the onus on the lens side of the equation. Etched, beveled, and tattooed lenses up the cool factor of the minimalist form.
Young photographer Petra Collins is the creator of a short presenting the SS 2017 eyewear collection. A tale with an autobiographical tone, it is a surreal and oneiric journey through a colourful, imaginary and free world.
Smoke x Mirrors is proud to announce its first stand-alone capsule collection, Soda Pop. The spring/summer collection features vibrant, colorful mixed material frames with symmetrical line-work and geometric forms, utilizing dual layered acetates and stainless steel rimlocks.