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Sweet celebrations

Optometrist and lifestyle blogger, Lizzy Yeowart, on summer glamour

Pier Martino
Pier Martino

It is time for glasses wearers to emerge butterfly-like from the cocoon of lockdown-confinement and embrace every social opportunity with gusto and celebratory eyewear.


Ziggy Stardust by Etnia
Etnia’s ‘Ziggy Stardust’

David Bowie exemplified an unapologetic individuality and fearless self-expression. Etnia Barcelona pay tribute to the icon with their eponymous collection.

Etnia’s ‘Ziggy Stardust’

Jimmy Choo

Shine by Jimmy Choo
Jimmy Choo’s ‘Shine’ in black ruthenium with grey lenses

This black ruthenium oval sun style is characterised by a clip-on chain, complete with Swarovski crystals and signature ‘JC’ logo. The chain can be detached and worn as a necklace.

Jimmy Choo’s ‘Shine’ in black ruthenium with grey lenses.

Pier Martino

Pier Martino
Pier Martino’s ‘6627’ in dark demi acetate, gold metal and topaz stones

Eyewear from Pier Martino is made using top-quality materials and set with Swarovski crystals. Its styles are for those that dare to be different and who wish to express their personality.

Pier Martino’s ‘6627’


Anatomy of a frame

Unpicking a standout frame, by OT columnist Lizzy Yeowart

Frame EK 1997
Emmanuelle Khahn