frames

Easy on the eyes

Smith Optics Vapor 2

We already know retro glasses are in. But thick frames don’t work for everyone, especially if you’re a one-frame kind of guy and are even remotely active. Anyone who’s interested in a minimalist frame that stands up to active use should give the Smith Optics Vapor 2 ($179) (which we recently put to the test)...

I Frame

Frames

From the gents that brought you the Kickstarter phenomenon, Glif, comes their latest creation: Frames ($3). Using a simple, intuitive interface, the app lets users with an iPhone 4 (or 4s) create high definition time-lapse and stop-motion movies, and of course another reason to actually use the Glif. Select manual or auto shutter settings, use...

Style Pick: OWL Eyewear

OWL is a brand new European eyewear company that released their inaugural line of specs earlier this month. Their first three frame styles dubbed, EINS, ZWEI and DREI, are available in midnight, rosewood, and nude colors. Distinguished by thinner plastic frames and precise contours, they represent an excellent middle ground for those in search of...

Feeling Peckish

Oliver Peoples Gregory Peck Collection

MacArthur, The Omen, Roman Holiday, Spellbound, and To Kill a Mocking Bird. Those are just a few of the genre-defining films Gregory Peck starred in during his career as a leading Hollywood man. His role in the latter was even named as the “Greatest Hero in Movie History” by the American Film Institute — eat...

Frames to See as Well as to be Seen

Alain Mikli Glasses

In 1978, Alain Mikli opened his design studio in Paris and started creating a new wave of fashion eye wear in an industry dominated by tradition. Mikli’s original designs were innovative and combined creative aesthetics with technical precision. Today, Alain Mikli continues this tradition and remains a trendsetter credited with provocative designs such as Kanye...

Sony S-Frame

Sony is late to the game with their digital picture frames, but they’ve brought out plenty of stops with their new lineup including red-eye correction using face recognition, exposure adjustment, scaling and display of (up to) 48 megapixels, Bluetooth adaptor compatibility for wireless transferring of images from your computer or phone and an HDMI output....