Oliver Peoples 2013 Summer Collection

OP-SU13-LOOKBOOK-38This season’s collection is inspired by Oscar Wilde’s quote “cultivated leisure is the aim of man.” Cultivated leisure is the art of seeking enjoyable , culturally distinguished experiences.

From sailing the Mediterranean to shopping on Madison Avenue to simply  drinking a coffee at a favorite cafe, the pursuit of enjoyment is the embodiment of a sophisticated lifestyle . This is reflected in the designs through the use of modern materials,vintage inspired detailing, and classic ally elegant shapes and colors . True to Oliver Peoples , there is a frame for everyone and all activities , from the most casual moment to a glamorous rendezvous.

 

SUNGLASSES

OP-SU13-LOOKBOOK-14CASANDRA OV5235S: The Casandra is an ultra-feminine sunglass crafted of fine acetate . This glamorous retro design features the new custom technology of stepped plastic that showcases two-tone color blocking in wearable, vintage-inspired colors. The oversized rounded shape and juxtaposition of color is influenced by the style of Diane von Fursten berg, when she first launched her fashion career in the 1970s. The Casandra is available in four custom color ways with fashionable gradient lenses.


OP-SU13-LOOKBOOK-28SOFEE OV5233S: The feminine Sofee is a flattering plastic sunglass handcrafted in a flirty upswept shape. The substantial frame features recognizable Oliver Peoples vertical plaque details on the front, a genuine vintage-inspired element that adds a special accent to the frame. An evolution of 1980s iconic wayfarers , the glamorous contours modernize the cool, retro look. The Sofee is available in six colors with CR-39 polar lenses, including new custom colors Pecan Pie and Green Havana .


OP-SU13-LOOKBOOK-37JACEY OV5234S: Jacey is an oversized, feminine sunglass handcrafted of bold acetate in exaggerated , voluptuous curves inspired by 1960s style icons , such as Audrey Hepburn and Elizabeth Taylor. The substantial design includes thick temples that illuminate the tortoise shell acetate pattern , accented on each side by a recognizable Oliver Peoples silver plaque. This super-chic style is available in four vintage-inspired colors, including new custom color Pecan Pie, with CR-39 polar and fashionable gradient lenses.


OP-SU13-LOOKBOOK-49HALEY OV5239S: Haley is a cat-eye sunglass handcrafted of acetate . This style is a chic option for any glamorous woman. A vintage keyhole bridge adds a distinct element to the modernized 1960’s inspired design. Offered in five colors including new custom colors Spotted Tortoise Gradient, Rust Gradient and Sage Gradient with CR39 gradient Polarized lenses.


OP-SU13-LOOKBOOK-61EVASON OV5243S: Evason is a masculine sunglass handcrafted of bold acetate . The classic design features vertical pins on the frame front, adding a simple detail to this handsome style. Inspired by the frames that would have been worn by Blake Edwards , this is a timeless piece perfect for a well-suited man. Offered in five rich colors with VFX Polarized and Photochromic glass lenses.


OP-SU13-LOOKBOOK-83ALISHA OV5244S: The ultra feminine Alisha is a slightly oversized sunglass with a subtle cat-eye lens shape. Crafted of mixed media elements , this design features an acetate brow bar and temples with a metal eye-wire and bridge. Inspired by the fashion of 1960s and 1970s and style icons like German actress Romy Schneider, this glamorous design is retro mod. The Alisha is offered in classic and fashionable Spring/Summer colors including Seafoam , Soft Peach Rose , and Bone with polarized and non-polarized plastic lenses.


OP-SU13-LOOKBOOK-84JANNSSON SUN OV5242S: Handcrafted of substantial acetate , the unisex Jannsson Sun features genuine three-pin detailing on the frame front and a deeper lens shape excellent for supporting progressive lens prescriptions. Influenced by the iconic Ari and Tycoon styles, this distinguished optical design perfectly represents the Oliver Peoples aesthetic. Thick end pieces and contoured brow create a bold statement inspired by the 1950s style of James Dean. The Jannsson Sun is offered in five understated colors including new custom color Spotted Tortoise Gradient, with VFX Polarized and Photochromic glass lenses.


OP-SU13-LOOKBOOK-100AFTON SUN OV5236S: The Afton Sun is a classic unisex sunglass handcrafted of substantial rounded acetate featuring authentic three-pin detailing on the frame front. An iconic retro-inspired Oliver Peoples design, the deeper lens shape and slightly exaggerated end piece create a bold intellectual statement , inspired by Truman Capote . The Afton Sun is offered in five colors and is available with VFX Polarized and Photochromic glass lenses.


OP-SU13-LOOKBOOK-95M-4 OV1138 & OV1138S: A vintage-inspired design, the M–4 was one of the original styles introduced by Oliver Peoples circa 1987. Like the original, the re-release is handcrafted in Japan and features a scroll filigree detail on the metal eye wire. The design is plated with antique colors and is offered as both an optical and a sunglass with vintage glass lenses. The M–4 is a classic addition to the Oliver Peoples Circa 1987 original vintage collection.

 


SPECTACLES

OP-SU13-LOOKBOOK-107BRADFORD OV5229: The style-defining Bradford is an optical design with a strong rounded bevel featuring genuine triple pins. Handcrafted of substantial acetate , the frame includes an angular front shape and thick flared temples. Inspired by the brand-defining Oliver Peoples Ari and Tycoon , this frame exudes power and intelligence, and could easily fare as a sunglass . Reminiscent of bold designs worn by masculine style icons such as Aristotle Onassis and Mart in Scorsese , the Bradford is suitably sexy for both men and women. The design is offered in two sizes and is available in five neutral color ways, including new custom color Taupe Gradient.


OP-SU13-LOOKBOOK-113AFTON OV5236: The unisex Afton is a classic optical style handcrafted of bold rounded acetate featuring authentic three-pin detailing on the frame front. Also an excellent sunglass option,the deeper lens shape supports progressive lens prescriptions and is complemented by a slightly exaggerated end piece. This intellectual design was inspired by 1950s academia and evokes images of Beat Generation leading figures like Allen Ginsberg. The Afton is offered in two sizes and five neutral colors, including new custom color Taupe Gradient.


OP-SU13-LOOKBOOK-127ELINS OV5241: Inspired by the eyewear worn so well by Buster Keaton and Gregory Peck, the unisex Elins is a timeless optical style representing the iconic Oliver Peoples aesthetic. Constructed of thin acetate in a P3 lens shape with genuine pins on the frame front and a keyhole bridge, these vintage-inspired elements combined with classic and fashion-forward colors create an essential accessory for both men and women. The Elins is available in two sizes and is offered in six rich colors including new custom colors Spotted Tortoise Gradient and Rust Gradient.


OP-SU13-LOOKBOOK-128JANNSSON OV5242 : Handcrafted of substant ial acetate , the unisex Jannsson features genuine three-pin detailing on the frame front and a deeper lens shape excellent for supporting progressive lens prescriptions. Influenced by the iconic Ari and Tycoon styles, this distinguished optical design perfectly represents the Oliver Peoples aesthetic. Thick endpieces and contoured brow create a bold statement inspired by classic icons such as Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr. but is absolutely appropriate for a modern woman. The Jannsson is offered in five understated colors including new custom color Spotted Tortoise Gradient.


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