Randolph (PICTURED ABOVE)
Part of the colorful new Infinity collection, metal model P3 (Matte Chrome frame/Oasis Metallic lens) takes over five weeks to build. More than 200 steps go into making each and every frame — and most of the work is done by hand.
(800) 541-1405 | randolphusa.com
Founded in 2015, Lowercase designs and manufactures all of their artisan frames in-house at their studio in the Brooklyn Army Terminal. Lovely model Cooper is the result of a 30-step process.
(212) 510-7621 | lowercasenyc.com
St. Louis, MO
NW77th is a fifth-generation family-owned company in business since 1879. Mid-century modern model Vanity from their “Home” collection was made right here at home — in the factory they opened last year.
(800) 997-5101 | nw77th.com
Daytona Beach, FL
For the landlubbers among us, Costa expands its optical line with model Ocean Ridge 101-154, made from bio-based resin nylon that is nearly indestructible, in case you do find yourself on the water and in need of a bigger boat.
(800) 447-3700 | costadelmar.com
A portion of every purchase of model Jaxon V2.0, part of the new V2.0 Made in the USA collection, will be donated to Folds of Honor, which provides scholarships to spouses and children of fallen and disabled service members.
(888) 383-1199 | fatheadzeyewear.com
Crafted from genuine dried cactus skeleton and domestic walnut hardwood, one-of-a-kind model Canby Cactus is wearable art perfect for Burning Man. Just remember to hydrate.
(541) 602-5866 | shwoodshop.com
Producing classic eyewear since 1865, Shuron is the go-to company for authentic vintage and retro frames. Perennial best seller Ronsir, shown here with Relaxo cable temples, black cable covers and a clip-on, is one of the iconic designs of the 20th century.
(800) 242-3636 | shuron.com
(includes $120 clip-on)
This article originally appeared in the July-August 2017 edition of INVISION.