Price range £175
Etnia Barcelona was created in 2001 by David Pellicer, with the idea of being the most creative and colourful brand in the optical industry, with an emphasis on the unique design of its colours that stood as a stark contrast the most other eyewear that were predominantly made using dark shades.
Etnia Barcelona was founded on a desire to make eyewear more than just a functional tool. They wanted to create an instrument for expression somewhere between fashion and art, by using eyewear to dress up the face of the wearer. They quickly realised that this would only be possible by partnering with the very best manufacturers to create unique colours and patterns for their natural acetate frames, giving the Etnia range a completely distinctive look and feel. The result is a collection of unique styles, manufactured in over 500 beautiful colours to a very high standard of quality.
Price range £199 - £299
Born in New York in 1990, MODO are driven by a passion for finding the optimal balance of form and function. Inspired by the precision of architecture merged with innovative materials, new technologies and purist design, MODO offers you strength, simplicity, lightness and lasting quality.
MODO now has offices in America, Milan and Stockholm, uniting the progressive spirit of New York, Italian craftsmanship and Scandinavian minimalism in perfect harmony to shape their eyewear collection.
Price range £349
Gotti was founded in 1993 by designer Sven Gotti and is a wonderful collection of award winning premium titanium and hand-polished acetate eyewear, designed in Switzerland and produced in Japan, Germany and Austria. Gotti believes that it takes time to combine traditional craftsmanship and industrial innovation at the highest level.
Like all the best brands, Gotti looks to Japan for the production of their titanium frames, beautifully crafted over several months and comprising over 195 steps to complete. Their acetate eyewear is created in Germany and Austria, by leading manufacturers that work exclusively for Gotti. Every acetate frame takes up to 250 steps to complete, with every piece being hand-polished by one of four craftswomen for the most luxurious look and feel!
Price range £200 - £300
SALT. is a premium eyewear brand from coastal California, committed to high quality construction and timeless design, inspired by the effortless beauty of nature Since it’s founding in 2006, SALT. has always sought to create products that capture the casual elegance of the Californian lifestyle, while appreciating that good design means more than just style, it means creating the perfect fit too. Through every step of the process, from inspiration, to materials and construction, SALT. believe that eyewear should not only look great, but fit perfectly too.