Optometrist and lifestyle blogger, Lizzy Yeowart, on statement pieces from the most recognisable design houses
18 May 2022
During the pandemic, retailers reported steep rises in accessory sales, especially investment pieces from heritage and designer brands. Here are three pieces of eyewear from long-established fashion houses.
This bold butterfly sun style makes a statement, and the gold-finish CD monogram leaves no doubt that this is unmistakeably Dior.
A modern silhouette made from biodegradable bio-acetate and highlighted with a gold-plated ‘B’ and detachable chain with Burberry lettering.
Chanel’s iconic strap is reimagined in this stunning optical style with chain-link detail on the top and sides. It comes with a detachable strap fashioned from calfskin and imitation pearls.
Anatomy of a frame
Unpicking a standout frame, by OT columnist Lizzy Yeowart
In a nutshell
- Manufacturer // Kering Eyewear for Cartier
- Frame // ‘Santos de Cartier’
- Colour // black, gold and grey
- Web // www.cartier.com/en-gb