This article originally appeared in the January 2015 edition of INVISION.
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SHINE ON, WINTER!
British celebrity Alexa Chung knows that sun protection is as important in January as it is in July. Here, she sports TOMMY HILFIGER model TH 1287/S, a rounded retro-inspired shape with a soft keyhole bridge, also available as an optical frame. safilo.com
BREAK THE ICE
A tortoise pattern along the brow bar and temples gives model 3526 from FYSH UK a dramatic take on the modern cat’s-eye look. The full-rim acetate frame is available in nude tort (above), black tort, purple tort and gray tort. westgroupe.com
ASPIRE, a new line from ClearVision, launches this month with 12 sleek styles in lightweight materials, an adjustable nose pad system and distinctive looks. With its bold appearance and minimalist hinge, Model Special may appeal to men and women. cvoptical.com
Fans of BURBERRY will warm up to a collection of sunglasses inspired by the trench coat. Model BE 4189 has a horn-look acetate front to recall the coat’s buttons, and the check detailing on the temples is a nod to the coat’s lining. luxottica.com
Model L159SL from LACOSTE is a metal frame double-bar aviator with leather inserts on the temples and a racket — in homage to the brand’s tennis heritage — on the temple tips. In black, blue and burgundy. marchon.com
AWASH IN COLOR
Gorgeous translucent tinted acetate fronts and tips harmonize with carved stainless steel temples in model 9209 from OGI. A smooth swooping brow adds charisma to this feminine, watercolor-inspired frame, seen here in brown/blue streak. ogieyewear.com
FREEDOM OF CHOICE
The first eyewear collection from Devo founder MARK MOTHERSBAUGH and SHANE BAUM includes Akronite, made of corrosion-resistant beryllium with 3-D tooled temple tips and CR-39 lenses. baumvision.com