Luxottica Frames: Natural history lessons

Chris Bennett casts his eye over the new designs from Luxottica’s eclectic mix of eyewear brands

Collection reveals from Luxottica have always captured the eye, styling zeitgeist with its prodigious portfolio of brands spanning sectors across the market from mainstream to high fashion. This year’s preview put designs and ideas related to sustainable living as a theme running through many of its marques. 

These ideas are characterised by offering wearers the chance to live creatively while displaying a feel for nature and technology. This puts the emphasis on positivity, with frames featuring visual interest through shapes, colour and form. Wearable art would not be too bold a claim for pieces such as Dolce & Gabbana’s sunglass featuring a deep-sided cat’s eye with a vented lens and angular sides. The brand continues with classics and calls on the cat’s eye in animal print, monochrome and pinks in a campaign fronted by Kylie Jenner. 

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