Every day we should be working on ways to be true to ourselves, whether it’s honing a new skill, strengthening your weaknesses, or finding a way to express the real you. Many designer glasses give you a great opportunity to show others a piece of your personality. Some designers make art, not just frames; they make you feel a certain way, are crafted with so much care and help you understand a little more about the owner.
In this edition of Frame of the Week, we highlight Alain Mikli 1120 eyeglasses, a pair of specs that say so much with their colors and design. The butterfly-shaped frame is semi-rimless, with a strip of blue over one brow and purple along the other, teal extending down the sides of each lens. The vibrant hues stand out against our friend Diana’s dark brown hair, and its flared upper rims complements her features. Glasses make an important first impression, and it’s clear to us that she appreciates are and creativity just by her choice of frames.
This particular color is discontinued, but there are four others still available (we just had to show you this gorgeous photo of Diana). Each frame is hand made, some with patterned arms that are made multi-colored by placing each square of color individually into the clear acetate mold. That takes a lot of work and patience, resulting in an expertly handcrafted frame that is completely unique.