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URBAN COOL STYLE ON THE EDGE

This season, gritty urban locales serve as fashion’s muse. Leather, velvet, rock ’n’ roll inspo, and lingerie accents define the look. And, eyewear is the perfect accoutrement. On-trend specs serve up edgy colors, throwback vintage-cool silhouettes, architectural cuts, and accents from studs to laser cutouts. Dig into our fashion pages here to get a preview of the style that will drive eyewear sales this fall.

MODEL PHOTOGRAPHY
BY JURGEN REISCH

MODEL SHOTS STYLED + DIRECTED
BY ERINN MORGAN

ART DIRECTION
BY WILLIAM PFAFF

FITTING OPTICIAN:
TEDDY HAMILTON/GOGOSHA OPTIQUE

HAIR + MAKEUP
BY JULIE FIGUEROA

MODELS:
ALLIE CRANDELL/PHOTOGENICS + JOE BRUZAS/TWO MANAGEMENT

Urban Edge
+ The Wild, Wild Web
OGI Evolution 9233

DISCOVERED
CALVIN KLEIN style CK4350S from Marchon is an ultra-cool aviator-inspired sunglass in acetate, featuring two-tone lenses and a high keyhole nose bridge.
Shot at The Hotel Cafe in Hollywood, a live music venue that has helped launch the careers of singer-songwriters such as John Mayer and Adele. hotelcafe.com

BLUE NOTE
FYSH UK style F-3588 from WestGroupe in a stunning cobalt/purple combination, crafted of stainless steel with eye-catching laser cutouts on the temples.

URBAN ART
On Joe: CALVIN KLEIN style CK1239S from Marchon is a classic sun look amped up with an edge in acetate and metal. On Allie: Givenchy GV 7079/S from Safilo is a unisex on-trend round aviator in silver gold metal with brown lenses.

GRIT + GLORY
Ermenegildo Zegna style EZ5078 from Marcolin is a classic men’s rectangular frame featuring a combination of acetate, metal, and genuine wood, amped up and modernized with architectural cuts.

ROCK ON
Valentino style VA 4018 from Luxottica is a standout acetate modified cat-eye defined by the iconic Valentino stud detailing.

COLOR UP
The OGI Evolution 9233/2115 from Ogi Eyewear is a color-soaked cat-eye with urban appeal, crafted and polished from premium acetate.

ELEGANT + EDGY
On Joe: Converse style Q311 from De Rigo REM is an urban-active acetate frame with graphite finish stainless steel temples. On Allie: CH Carolina Herrera model VHE717 from De Rigo REM is an elegant upswept double layer handcrafted acetate style with an edge.