Auckland photographer Jessie Casson embracing the orange this winter. Jessie tried to resist but these Kirk & Kirk sunnies have special powers. Having tried them on and left them behind, Jessie found herself speeding back to Newmarket the same day to get them! Thank goodness as she looks incredible.
Over the past several decades, Malcolm X style frames have been worn by the young, hip and the young at heart. Arriving in store soon, this playful twist on a mid-century design classic, by Japanese eyewear designer Toshiaki Yamagishi.
Less is absolutely more! Pristinely engineered and lightweight, these Japanese made titanium frames from Salt and Yellows Plus are our new favourites. Available in both our Newmarket and St Heliers Bay stores.
Beautiful woman, Annie Crummer has been part of our national soundtrack since she shot to fame at 18 years when she sang “For Today” with the Netherworld Dancing Toys. She’s toured with Paul McCartney, Ray Charles, kd lang, Michael Jackson and Sting to name just a few and here she is looking super cool (because she is actually super cool and really, really nice and fun too) in her new prescription sunglasses by SALT Optics.
These stunning Scandinavian designed Orgreen sunglasses are the perfect accessory and offer superior protection from harmful rays when the sun is low in the sky on a winter's day! Available in 3 colours at both Newmarket and St Heliers.
We love minimalist design! This refined, lightweight titanium frame by SALT Optics is effortlessly cool.
Since 2000, Martin & Martin has been exerting a formative influence over European eyewear design from its headquarters in beautiful Cologne. German Designer, Martin Lehmann came to eyewear design after a varied background in literature, philosophy and economics. The result…. Martin & Martin eyewear is adventurous and whimsical, true to the spirit of innovative German design.
With all good design, form is never at the expense of function, Martin & Martin uses only best grade Mazzucchelli acetates, combined with German titanium.
We are excited to introduce the latest collection of Martin & Martin at both stores.
Know a spectacle wearer who would love a fun and practical gift to keep their specs in tip-top shape?
Eekie Handmade Leather cases
Due to the popularity of our leather handmade Eekie cases, we have just received another order in fresh new colour options. Available in two slimline styles, these cases make for an excellent gift to keep spectacles scratch-free in a handbag.
EyeShaker Glasses Cleaner
Any spectacle wearer will love the EyeShaker, guaranteed to provide a professional clean and get glasses gleaming. The shaker can be used daily and is suitable for spectacles and sunglasses.
Wanting to help a loved one step out in style in a signature pair of glasses or sunglasses? Vouchers can be purchased in-store, over the phone or via email, and couriered to an address of your choosing.
Introducing “rose acetate eyewear”. While the exact hue varies across designers, “rose” is a fabulous addition to any optical wardrobe this autumn.
Autumnal light plays beautifully with these luxurious colourways, illuminating the skin tone and accentuating the eyes. You really can see the world through rose tinted glasses!
Californian based SALT, offers a relaxed, youthful vibe - perfect for those wanting style without trying too hard.
Drawing inspiration from the beautiful Californian coast, SALT's colourways range from soft antique rose to dark earth grey.
We have stunning new models available at both Newmarket and St Heliers.
These beautiful handmade spectacle cases have been designed especially for us by New Zealand leather bag and accessory designer Eekie.
Hand sewn, these slim line designs feature a leather outer with leather lining for extra protection. They are designed to fit easily into a handbag and are a stylish and durable option for protecting glasses or sunglasses.
Two styles and each colourway is unique. Available at both stores.
Ride that 70’s vibe with Oliver Goldsmith Oops in Navy Canary – Originally designed in 1973
A very inspiring and exceptional person, Jennifer Duvall-Smith's glasses need to speak her language across her range of talents including business and artistic pursuits. Jennifer chose a Japanese made and designed frame by Toshiaki Yamagishi.
Channel some Ivy League with these intellectual Americana designs by Garrett Leight. We love the softer colourways.
As a photographer Michelle Weir has a keen eye. On the other side of the camera, Michelle is relaxed and natural in her new Goldsmith design, colourway crystal.