TAG: Sunglasses

Specs with Style and Sustainability

Eco Friendly Specs

Environmentally fashion trends are on the rise and what better way to tap into the zeitgeist than with a pair of stylish sunglasses that are sustainable. Modo’s line Eco is produced from recycled metal and plastic. In addition to using recycled materials Eco plants a tree for every frame sold. Eco works to use donated frames to help those in need around the world. Schwood frames are composed of cherry and zebra wood.  These frames are handcrafted for a unique finish. Schwood tries to keep the natural essence of the wood by preserving the frame. Schwood comes in many designs such… read more

Eco-Friendly Sunglasses Leaving Plastic Behind

Eco-Friendly Sunglasses Leaving Plastic Behind

Sunny days have many reaching for eyewear to block out the sun. However, many sunglasses that are made of cheaper materials like low grade plastics may not last long and sometimes are not recyclable, causing them to be tossed out and replaced, continuing the cycle. Some companies are listening closely to the call of the consumer to offer more choices that are made sustainably and made to last. Anytime science is in the mix somebody is behind the scenes working to find solutions, and that in combination with an industry made for the shade can produce some pretty neat options…. read more

Eco Fashion Designers

Stella McCartney eco sunglasses

A trend for the trend-setters. Eco fashion is becoming the hot new thing and one of the most fashionable of all is leading the way. Stella McCartney has a new found conscience that has led her to create a range of eco-friendly sunglasses. For Spring Summer 2012, Stella McCartney launches a new ‘eco-friendly’ collection of sunglasses. It is a sustainable collection with the use of raw materials stemming from natural origins, such as castor-oil seeds and citric acid. The collection is made from over 50% natural and renewable resources, and to top it off McCartney’s offices and studios are powered… read more