Saturday, April 5, 2014

New Sunglasses from Theo

"When Tim Van Steenbergen designed his latest collection of sunglasses for theo, he went back to...days...filled with big guitar sounds. Tim took inspiration from the sublime Fenders played by his musical heroes and together with theo designer Serge Bracke, came up with six intense models," reports Midwest Lens. "Theo big boss Wim Somers chose a palette of ‘shadow colors’, such as white, grey, black and dark blue, and dubbed them the ‘Shadows’, after his personal guitar heroes....Each [frame] is made up of different shapes and lines...with flaring on the temples in a different color for example – a reference to Fender – or ‘superimposing’ different materials, like on a Les Paul guitar. The detail in the ear tip refers to a guitar pick." Read more.

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