The intricate metal patterns of the Brigade’s side shields recall the precise and beautiful architectural patterns that our Japanese artisans pass by each day. For an unexpected pairing with those elegantly precise geometries, Olivier Rousteing and Akoni have channelled the ‘80s pop vibe that has dominated Balmain’s most recent collections, playing with distinctive frame shapes that were popular during MTV’s earliest years and which still retain their rebellious edge today.
Made in Japan with high technical assets the frame is made in titanium the side shields are stainless steel and the temples are solid Japanese acetate .
On the microscope the hinge is titanium with threaded tube screw system.
The nose pads are beautifully made in ceramic with beta-titanium nose pad arms, and sun lenses: 4-base high contrast CR-39 with three-layer anti-reflective coating.