Alert: Walter Van Beirendonck and KOMONO Collaborate on a Futuristic Eyewear Collection
“Prepare to take off with the newest “Made in Space” sunglasses! By collaborating with the renowned Antwerp 6 designer, Walter Van Beirendonck, KOMONO has created an extraterrestrial collection for you. These “Otherworldly” eyeglasses, which made their debut on the Paris runway in January, are the ultimate fashion statement. They are not only fashionable but also made of environmentally friendly bio nylon, with a monochromatic color scheme and a style that is reminiscent of old scuba diving goggles. Thus, in addition to looking nice, you’ll also be helping the environment.
Van Beirendonck said that collaborating with KOMONO was a dream project: “I was quite clear about how I wanted my first design to appear, and KOMONO was able to make it happen. The entire process was respectful and creative, just how cooperation should be.” Don’t pass up the chance to purchase these unique sunglasses!
The unique eyewear comes in at a price tag of €250.00 and is available in Black and Off-White. It includes 100% UV400 Protection, and TAC Polarized Lenses for some of the best protection. The glasses themselves are made from a Biobased Nylon Frame with the lens coming in a unique smokey brown accent. Finally, the frames are quite large with a frame size of 160mm X 74.7mm.
About KOMONO Eyewear
KOMONO is a luxury eyewear brand focusing on cutting-edge and modern design. Former snowboarders Anton Janssens and Raf Maes established KOMONO in Belgium in 2009, and since then, the brand has become known for its daring fashion sense, outlandish colour palette, and innovative look.
Eyewear, sunglasses accessories, opticals, timepieces, and ski masks are just a few of the company’s many goods that encourage experimentation and provide a glimpse of the future. KOMONO is a brand that is offered in high-profile shops, department stores, and independent boutiques in more than 80 countries and is based in Antwerp, a city renowned for its innovative fashion vision. Despite its global presence, KOMONO is dedicated to recognising the uniqueness of each of its loyal customers.
Who Is Walter Van Beirendonck?
On February 4, 1957, fashion designer Walter Van Beirendonck was born in Brecht, Belgium. He graduated from the Royal Arts Academy in Antwerp in 1980, and he currently serves as the director of the school’s fashion division. Van Beirendonck was a member of the Antwerp Six collective, which helped bring Belgian fashion to the attention of the world, together with other renowned designers including Dirk Van Saene, Dries Van Noten, Ann Demeulemeester, Marina Yee, and Dirk Bikkembergs. Van Beirendonck advised Erasure’s Cowboy Tour and U2’s Pop Mart Tour on fashion in 1997.
So what do you think of this highly unique and quirky eyewear collection?