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Jean-François Rey (ABOVE)

Jean-François Rey’s CARBONWOOD collection uses materials and stylistic effects for a sophisticated and strong look that gives men a pared down look and a modern attitude. Casually elegant, the JF2899 focuses on aesthetics with its choice of excellent materials; cut from plates only 3.5 mm thick, they are made up of thin sheets of carbon and wood welded together by a natural resin paired with a flex hinge. Mixing the codes of vintage with contemporary design, woody hues and soft harmonious color schemes enhance the simplicity of the shape and give the model an assertive, graphic quality. MSRP: $570. jfrey.fr/en/

Evatik eyeglasses

Evatik

With a chain-link-inspired memory hinge, the acetate E-9210 embraces a futuristic sensibility.

(855) 455-0042, westgroupe.com

$261

OGI eyewear eyeglasses

Seraphin

Made in Japan, the hand-polished Pinehurst puts a twist on neutral with its marble effect on the temples.

(888) 560-1060, ogieyewear.com

$285

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CV Optical eyeglasses

Izod

The carbon fiber accent on the temples of the 2086 gives this TR-90 style from the Thin and Light Collection a textured look, while maintaining its neutral vibe.

(800) 645-3733, cvoptical.com

$205

Komono sunglasses

Komono

Bold is beautiful for the contemporary Matt (KOM-S8452), which is part of the Metamorphosis Collection.

komono.com

$65

Carrera eyeglasses

Carrera

The CA249 reveals a subtle side while remaining striking with its thick acetate full rim.

(800) 631-1188, mysafilo.com

$163

Baars sunglasses

Baars

Made with thick, wood-pulp acetate, the Handley Page is a classic panto shape handmade in France and featuring the patented Baars hinge.

baars-eyewear.com

$459

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Morel eyeglasses

Morel

Part of the 1800 Collection, the lightweight combination 60096M features a stainless steel rim and temples, with translucent acetate and nylon wire.

(800) 526-8838, morel-france.com

$297

Alternative Eyes eyeglasses

Staag

Combo is the name of the game for the Sanford, made with acetate, stainless steel, and titanium.

(888) 399-7742, alternativeeyes.com

Starting at $300

Rachel Bozek is a contributing writer for INVISION.

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