Ottica iSee: a store of great … views. Imagine you a young team always hunting for the latest news, an innovative space inhabited by sophisticated eyewear frames, constantly eager customers of the right piece and … an idea, or rather a vision you’ve made it. This is Ottica iSee, this is looking to the future. And if a detail makes the difference, even more the glasses. But Ottica iSee is not just fashion.
PAWAKA : in the codename of her grandfather soldier, all the “creative war” of a brand and her creative director to keep literally … under the eye! The nature and modernity of Native Americans, the artisan quality and the style so innovative to make the difference really. And not just in detail.
“Cambiami” is the young brand of glasses personalized with exchangeable for every day the opportunity to express our mood with sunglasses convertible, always different. A range of accessories applicable on the basic frame round, discreet and elegant, with tinted lenses, for an accessory that becomes ironic and innovative.
iMoon Glasses by Night: towel, cream and glasses … by the moon! The most glamorous accessory is ready to protect us from the rays, or rather lunar glows. It is in the warm and magical island nightlife, Ibiza, which takes shape in 2011 this extraordinary project: create a eyewear that encloses aesthetics updated on trends but also seeks to cultivate an essence not yet conceived, so fulfilling the task of cover a slice of untapped market.
SUNBOO, Sun + Bamboo. Here is the solution! It is right in the bamboo that hides the secret ingredient of the recipe all ecofriendly contemporary SUNBOO glasses. Pratical, lightweight and environmentally friendly, holder of a new world view. Eco yes, but never forgetting the good taste.
Catuma: to each his own…glasses. New materials, new combinations, new eyes. To see the world from another perspective, from another point of view. From the first revolutionary collection where wood, cork, stone and linen became the characters of innovative eyewear from the matter, the rise of this young brand was unstoppable.
Founded in 2014 and continued powered by the entrepreneurial spirit of Vincenzo Pastore and the creativity of Vincenzo Nesta, Catuma is a remarkable example of excellence Made in Italy. In the name Catuma there is the link with the homeland, the square where everything converges and from which everything is born: Andria. After studying in Milan as optical and after opening a franchise specialized in optical stores, Vincenzo Pastore decided not only to sell but to produce glasses, focus on a vision of these typically artisan.
Both man and woman, both sunglasses and eyeglasses. Identity and differentiation find in Catuma fertile ground: each piece is the result of careful, meticulous and sophisticated work. Never the same if not only to it, but evolution of many different ideations. From accessory to the protagonist. So the strong personality characterized each line remaining true to itself but also developing in other, unseen. The constant ecological aspect is combined high tech and carbon fibre.
Dreamlike and enterprising Surrealist, the capsule dedicated to elaboration of the artistic movement of Surrealism, with a special tribute to one of queens of it, the ironic Elsa Schiapparelli.The artistry becomes eyewear, reaching paradoxical but ingenious combinations: steel mixes with wood, stone, granite, acetate. Drawing special lines, marked perimeters alternating super round sinuosity by eye.
And then finally, the rigor, the rationality of Architecture collection, inspired by the architecture, famous Eileen Gray and his regular use of steel. Colours, shapes, design: everything celebrates art in its infinite being, advocating admixture. Front steel, impacting geometries derivate from Catuma plan, square of Andria, with plenty of natural distinctive characteristics of the brand. From the square, the more rounds, from the rhombic to more details butterfly cuts. Unique. Alone with style. Alone with Catuma. For info http://www.catumaeyewear.com
Pugnale&Nyleve eyewear is a new brand that has designed a collection of sunglasses and eyeglasses for lovers of luxury and design. Between design research and technological innovation, Pugnale&Nyleve focuses on new forms, extravagant, made with materials of the highest quality made in Italy.
Pugnale&Nyleve is a young brand, based in Fagagna in the province of Udine, born of a creative and design harmony between Emanuele Pugnale, born in Friuli and passionate about technology and mechanics expert, and architect Susan Evelyn Schmidt.
Pugnale&Nyleve is characterized by refined design, fine details, quality materials and Italian craftsmanship. Pugnale & Nyleve, for the production of its lines, entirely made in the district of Cadore, mainly uses cellulose acetate, only plastic material not derived from petroleum but from vegetable elements. To see all the new collection of eyewear you can download the brochure here.
A concentration of history and Italian pride: today we speak of the new guide “Italia su misura” presented a few days ago in Milan and dedicated to 100 carefully selected companies Italian craftsmanship.
Made by the publisher Gruppo Editoriale in cooperation with Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte and OmA Osservatorio dei Mestieri d’Arte, with the valuable support of the Maison Vacheron Constantin, Italian tailor is a journey of discovery of entrepreneurial traditions and crafts of our country thanks to the companies described herein, often with a centenary past behind, passed down from generation to generation.
From north to south, including islands, 100 carefully selected addresses flagship of Italian craftsmanship: from ceramics to jewelry and fabrics;by silver tailoring and accessories; from musical instruments to the cribs; from glass mosaic and wrought iron….… Through the lens of photographer Dario Garofalo,, the guide has entered some of the best shops and workshops Italian , immortalizing the faces, the hands, the tools of the masters of art and thus revealing the great tradition that is handed down from generation to generation. An editorial initiative that aims to enhance and promote the art of knowing how to do the job that gives life to the creations unique and customized, symbol of excellence and know-how that make Italy one of the main reference points for the superior craftsmanship.
The guidebook, which also matches the portale italia-sumisura.it, a guide in two languages (Italian and English), the format easy, valuable and searchable, thought to be also useful tool for cultural tourism and responsible, 440 pages for a total of over 800 new images, strongly supported by Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte with Associazione Osservatorio dei Mestieri d’Arte – OmA, and made possible by the generous support of Vacheron Constantin , the historic Maison Haute Horlogerie in Geneva.
SELECTED FOR YOU
Among all products present in the companies in the guide “Italia su misura” we suggest some lovely pieces for both design and quality, as simple and casual outfit to wear every day.
1) Cape by Lucia Boni Arazzi. Back in vogue this winter, the cape is representing this season a master key to be worn with tight pants and leather jacket or with male pants. Lucia Boni is famous since 1978 for jackets, coats, coats and accessories hand-woven on a vertical loom using the tapestry technique and offers a quality above all expectations.
2) Bag crocodile leather Giosa, by Giorgio Santamaria. One of those things out of the dynamic brand that needs no comment, one of those items that you own and has been handed down for generations.
3) Sunglasses Circe by Ozona Occhiali. An accessory that’s good for the most stylish and the most dandy, created by Sandro Gonnella and for sale in a workshop-boutique where the glasses are designed and created in an almost tailoring in the historic center of Perugia.