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Lappa by Etnia Barcelona

Here's to the round metal eyewear lovers of the world.  This is your moment.  You're not one to be overly anxious about making a statement with your specs.  You are content to let one of the classic shapes of the ages in its' purely minimal form stand on its own.  Meet Lappa by Etnia Barcelona.  You'r welcome.   Shop here.

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Daniel Brunson


Feeling That Carefree 1920's Vibe

I think of rounded metal frames as being historically important.  If you go back in time you will see small metal round frames were commonly used.  This was not about fashion.  It was an optical necessity required by available lens grinding technology at the time.  Back before we had thin and light lens materials made of high index plastics, there was only one material, and that was glass. Small, round or rounded frame shapes were ideal back then as they still are today for keeping prescription lenses thin and the optical acuity sharp.  This is most important for stronger prescriptions, as they tend to get heavy and the optics in the periphery will be slightly distorted if made in a...

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Daniel Brunson