What three words sum up your feeling of winning?
Amazing, incredibly honoured.
What does winning this AOP award mean to Silhouette?
We are really humbled to accept this prestigious international award and are proud that our unique frame design has been recognised by the AOP.
How would you describe the frame?
Our TMA Icon Accent Rings collection showcases an innovative, forward-thinking design, which fashionably combines Silhouette’s iconic rimless style with the look of stylish full-rim eyewear. The Accent Rings add a high degree of refinement, creating an individual look.
What makes it stand out from the crowd?
With a choice of six lens shapes, six Accent Ring colours and six temple colours, the range offers over 200 possible style variations, bringing a bespoke and distinct sense of uniqueness and originality to the frames. The designs take inspiration from the current and most popular colours and hues – as seen on catwalks – such as brilliant violet, forest green and delicate ice cream shades.
What are your eyewear trend predictions for 2019?
Tinted lenses have been very popular in the past couple of years – and prescription glasses are now following suit. Launched in 2017, our Silhouette Vision Sensation programme allows us to include lightly tinted versions in our portfolio of lens choices. We are continuously expanding our range of lens shapes and tint options – currently offering more than 400 different lens shapes in five colours, suitable for a number of conditions including occupational lenses and UV light filters.