Matsuda 2019 Campaign

Year after year, Matsuda never stops to amaze us with amazing new designs and product concepts, however this year, the Japanese brand elevatyed the concept of Campaign shoots and used, 1 of 3 cameras in the world that can capture infrared light.

The result? Impressive and unreal images of a hidden world that lies just in front of our eyesight.

Shamballa Eyewear

Shamballa Eyewear Press Release
Shamballa Eyewear is designed and produced by Larry Sands, who is “credited for creating the luxury eyewear market and making it the height of fashion” (World Press February 2009). Sands brought the fashion world widely known eyewear collections including Matsuda, Kieselstein Cord and Chrome Hearts. Shamballa Eyewear is a collection inspired by the ancient tradition of Yoga and Meditation. Shamballa Eyewear is known worldwide for its unique designs and use of luxury materials.

The Star of Shamballa is a declaration of premium quality and craftsmanship. The collection aspires to encourage the possibility of connection to our inner compassion and wisdom. Shamballa Eyewear brings glamour back to the luxury eyewear market. The collection is inspired by early designers, Elsa Schiaparelli and Dora Demel. Unlike most sunglass collections, Shamballa Eyewear frames are designed to be unique iconic classics, straying away from the seasonal trends.

We want our frames to have a long life span for our customers, not just a trend. The body of the frame is produced in Japan. The leather trim is exotic leather. The sun lenses are Zeiss and provide 100% UV protection. The collection includes an assortment of Men and Women’s frames including Ophthalmic and Sunglass styles starting at $795. The collection is praised by the luxury fashion world, including Karl Lagerfeld, who wears both the Evil Eye and the limited edition Big Love with White Diamonds.

VAVA – Siza Vieira

Colaboração com o Arquitecto Siza Vieira

Sendo os óculos um objeto rígido, necessita adaptar-se perfeitamente ao rosto e tornar-se assim uma parte mecânica do corpo.

A colaboração com Álvaro Siza Vieira, nome maior da Arquitetura contemporânea, é o resultado da inegável conexão entre a VAVA e a obra do Siza Vieira, criador de muitos edifícios icónicos dos últimos 50 anos.

Este compromisso traduz-se numa “capsule collection” de óculos de edição limitada/numerada e uma outra de produção continua. Facto que não pode deixar de ser celebrado ao nível de um galardoado com o Prémio Pritzker de Arquitetura em 1992.

VAVA – Marca de óculos Portuguesa

Os óculos VAVA têm um look sofisticado, contemporâneo e urbano. São subtilmente futuristas, conceptuais e intemporais.

O lema da VAVA é oferecer um produto de alta qualidade que engloba a experiencia, conhecimento e arte dos grandes mestres Italianos de óculos feitos à mão. Conhecimento que se está a perder num tempo em que a produção à mão floresce e domina o uso de materiais de pouca qualidade.

Esta aproximação, combinada com o uso de materiais da mais alta qualidade torna a VAVA única.

Coleção disponível na André Óticas a partir de Janeiro 2019

Dior Colorquake

Worn byall the models in the autumn-winter 2018-2019 Ready-to-Wear Show and inspired by emblematic 1970s designs, these large, pared-down sunglasses boast real attitude for a very assured look. Whether square, rectangular or ‘Pilot’ style, they exist in a range of bright hues – yellow, blue, green and pink – like a monochrome glass mask. Their name, DIORCOLORQUAKE, references the ‘YOUTHQUAKERS’, a term coined by Diana Vreeland, the charismatic editor-in-chief of Vogue US at the time,to describe the new energy erupting from the young generation.

Available in all André Opticas Boutiques

Kuboraum Emiliano Maggi x DSML Frieze Open House




As part of Dover Street Market London’s Open House held in celebration of the Frieze Art Fair, Kuboraum unveiled a site-specific display installation together with artist Emiliano Maggi, consisting of an ecstatic ceremonial ballet of anthropo-morphic miniature glazed ceramic creatures and EyeCouture pieces, everything in a ritualistic conversation with the Kuboraum masks.

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The Kuboraum Emiliano Maggi cabinets display installation at Dover Street Market London is showcased in their basement until the end of next week. If by any chance you´re in town go check it out! We are sure it´s worth it!

Frency & Mercury 2018 at André Opticas Lisboa

” Muse “

Uniquely decorated design presents Muses.

The icon represents a series of the exquisite pillars of Ancient Greek temples. This is to define an artistry of the primary collection.

It took the Designer years to direct his supremacy line. He selected the most advanced materials that allowed him to produce a clean precise form as accuracy as he desired.

The craftsmanship at the heritage place for optical in Japan was worked together with his knowledge of eyewear and his uncompromising passion.

Glorious shine of bronze decoration. Purity of rich titanium. Lux feel of polished acetate.Supremacy eyewear with its essential of beauty elevates your Fascape.

Get to know it in exclusive at our unique Optical Boutiques