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Silhouette launches Lite Wave collection

The collection features four new frames with a “featherlight” titanium design and a minimalist style

Austrian eyewear brand, Silhouette, has launched a new collection featuring lightweight and “minimalistic” models.

The Lite Wave collection features four models: two frames for men and two for women, in a “featherlight” titanium design.

The new collection features what the company has described as the lightest prescription full-rim model on the market, with Silhouette UK & Ireland’s managing director, Perry Moore, commenting: “The Lite Wave is the latest in a long line of collections that empower modern glasses wearers to look and feel their best.”

Mr Moore explained that the lightweight-feel of the frames was achieved through a combination of the brand’s experience and the unique properties of high-tech titanium.

“This extremely flexible and durable material is hypoallergenic as well as extremely light,” Mr Perry explained, making for a comfortable frame with a “minimalistic, yet contemporary design.”

The two women’s models offer a subtle version of the cat’s eye shape, in an “elegant and minimalist design.”

The frames are complemented with a range of colours which include Icy Lavender, Velvet Classis, Silky Caramel and Soft Carmel.

The men’s collection, meanwhile, offers two new rectangular shapes; one offering square angles, and the other with softer edges.

The company described the frames as “playing off Silhouette’s signature lightness, the men’s models are a timeless classic that can be worn from day to night with comfort and style.”

Colours include Intense Blue, Dusky Brown, Smooth Rhodium and Pure Black.