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Masunaga 064 White Frosted Sunglasses

The Masunaga model 064 is a classic P3 shape.  This shape has historically been used by designers in the usual blacks, browns, and various tortoise shell tones, but for 2018 clear frames are going to be a big trend.  That's why I'm excited about this clear color with a frosty, matte finish.  It makes for a powerful look that draws attention to your face and creates a nice contrast with the dark grey lenses.  Add this classic design to your collection for a fun summer set of shades that you will own and wear for years to come.   It was handmade in Japan by Masunaga, and curated with love at Hicks Brunson Eyewear just for you.  This style is...

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Daniel Brunson


Masunaga GMS-824 Sunglasses

This is a look that is so right now. A small round sunglass made of Japanese titanium that features acetate rims and was handmade by the craftsmen at Masunaga Optical in Fukui. The lenses are flat, which dials up the intensity of the reflections of the silver mirror. Take a look up close at the metal rims and temples, and you will see the beautiful fine designs of arabesque detailing that we have come to know and love from Masunaga.  Click here to shop the GMS-824     

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Masunaga 064 Sun

The Masunaga 064 is a classic P3 silhouette, but with a thicker front to pack a little more punch of classic, coolness. This matte black color will basically serve your entire wardrobe well, whether you are dressed up or sporting your casual weekend polo. Keeping it classic, this P3 shape has been a staple for many years, and will be for many more to come.  Click here to shop Masuanga 064 Sunglass       

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Basie by Masunaga

Masunaga has always impressed me with their top notch quality from their 7 barrels titanium hinges to their rich Japanese acetate.  Over the past year I have watch them slowly expand their all titanium range into a thing of beauty.  It includes a variety of looks to satisfy anyone who has a discerning taste for the finer things in eyewear design.   This week I am looking at a new Masunaga model named Basie.  When I did a Google search I could not find any images of the famous Jazz Pianist Count Basie wearing glasses, but I'm sure this is the kind of look he would have appreciated.  With a thick brow-line design it has a horn rim or combination...

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Daniel Brunson