Blac is a line of eyewear by the Danish designer Claus Bellinger. Inspired by the molded, carbon-composite Maclaren MP4-1sports car, this innovative line features lightweight, carbon-fiber frames reinforced with titanium cores and also 3D printing fronts. The world's first adjustable carbon-fiber frames, they are handcrafted in Risskov, Denmark.
The stylish, sensual and gorgeously colored frames of Boz eyewear bestow originality and elegance. Exploring cultural mixes and the influence of nature, the brand makes its mark using contemporary and original themes. Boz frames are characterized by bold colors and frame textures that resemble natural elements.
Launched in 1994, this line of eyewear by French designer Yves Cogan reflects his international vision and love of architecture and design. Frames made for men and women with technical precision but without giving up the pleasure of wearing elegance.
The revolutionary characteristic of Eco or "Earth Conscious Optics" is that these frames are made of 95% recyclable material. Founded by the Italian designer Alessandro Lanaro in 2008, the responsible philosophy behind these frames includes not only how are they made, but also inviting customers to donate their unwanted frames to others in need. More than a statement, the Eco frames are a way of acting on behalf of the environment.
Color and texture define Etnia Barcelona eyewear. Pioneers in the study of color and its psychological effects, the company boasts more than 500 ''color references,'' each of which has been designed by the Etnia Barcelona creative team and produced at the Mazzucchelli (Italy) acetate factory, carefully selecting the pigments to establish a ''rainbow'' range with a futuristic approach. The acetate is made from organic cotton and wood pulp, which is 100% recyclable and biodegradable.
Frederic Beausoleil has been creating eyewear since 1987, his line resembles the intersection between traditional design and contemporary influences. Handmade in France, these frames would please those looking for classic French design.
French designer J.F. Rey offers a variety of shapes and fantastic colors. The brand evokes individuality, modern designs and innovation. These frames announce their personality loud and strong.
Juxtaposing the past, the present, and a stylized vision of the future, Japanese designer Kio Yamato creates frames combining a variety of artistic styles to deliver unique combinations of shapes and colors.
l.a.Eyeworks capture innovation and imagination. The Los Angeles-based designers are at the forefront of eyewear design since the late 1970s. If you are interested in iconic and wearable spectacles, l.a.Eyeworks frames provide the best of both.
To Belgian designer Michel Heneau, eyeglasses are objects of art. His frames reproduce the lines and shapes of classic designers while simultaneously infusing a unique, contemporary look.
Martin & Martin offers the contemporary and urban look that it is also timeless. Award winning design and thick frames are characteristics that make eyewear by Martin & Martin statements of originality.
Intricate designs, futuristic shapes, clean lines, carefully picked tones, and subtle interactions between metal and acetates define Masaki Matsushima spectacles. At Dupont Optical, we carry the premium line of eyewear of the Japanese designer.
The beautifully hand-crafted frames of this Japanese designer combine classic shapes with contemporary colors. Tradition rules in the Masunaga collections, which have been in production since 1905.
Modo frames are known for their contemporary style, beautiful lines, and the company's commitment to the environment. Modo employs methods and technologies that leave a minimum environmental footprint and encourage their customers donate unwanted frames for others.
A legendary designer from London, Oliver Goldsmith has been crafting frames since 1926 known for their classical looks and bold designs. Peter Sellers, Michael Caine and Audrey Hepburn favored the Goldsmith's thick-rimmed styles. Once labeled the "best known un-known designer,'' Oliver Goldsmith creates retro designs for a new generation form classic 1950s and 1960s looks. Dupont Optical is the exclusive stockist of this line in the District of Columbia.
A division of the Kio Yamato Company of Japan, O & X New York embodies classic forms and subtle color combinations. Highly suitable for working environments, these frames also shine in more informal occasions.
Porsche Design frames are luxury items that speak for themselves. Made with acetates, titanium and carbon-fiber components, Porsche Design frames are functional, full of style and firmly anchored in the engineering of the Austrian designer.
Equally at home on the red carper or in the city streets, Sama eyewear combine unique colors and styles into luxury eyewear. Constantly searching for inspiration, designers Sheila Vance translates abstract concepts into intriguing eyewear designs.
Silhouette eyewear requires little introduction. These frames tend to ''disappear'' due to the rimless technology that made them famous. However, less known is that the rimless frames from Silhouette are also screw-less, prolonging the life of the frame and preventing future adjustments. Also, you can customize frames and lenses in many ways turning them as original as you are.
Part of the Masunaga collection, Toki eyewear - also handmade in Japan - are beautiful frames with strong lines that deliver bold statements. Pleasing those looking for mid-century shapes, Toki is part of a big and influential trend in eyewear design to revive post WWII design.
Varvatos frames embody the easy Rock & Roll style. Jeans and jacket to work? It's all good.