Hooked: Lanvin Eyewear

Following Lanvin’s recent debut of a sunnies collection, the house has set its sights on everyday prescription glasses (as if anything Lanvin does is ordinary). Its first optical collection under the creative direction of Alber Elbaz draws inspiration from retro shapes and industrial details—not to mention the designer’s own signature specs.


Square and round frames in horn and various metals are accompanied by jewel accents, visible screws and antique finishes for a familiar, friendly 1930s feel, while a color palette of beige, brown and ocean blue ensure that they’re suitable for all skin tones. Enough to make you flub that routine eye exam on purpose? We think so.

Here’s a video that sheds light on the manufacturing process…

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