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Matsuda’s Latest Marvels

The precisely executed sportswear of designer Mitsuhiro Matsuda was coveted throughout the 80s and 90s. With boutiques in Manhattan, Paris and his native Japan, he introduced the world to an aesthetic based on a blend of English tailoring with traditional Japanese … Continue reading

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Stylish Coverage

Should you be  mountaineering at  high altitudes this winter or merely bracing against the elements in an urban setting, our new assortment of sunglasses  providing stylish coverage will serve you well in either setting. Recent arrivals to Josephson Opticians crafted by Matsuda, Garrett Leight and … Continue reading

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Paris Purchases: Rose Gold

Rose gold plating adorned many frames featured during the  SILMO World Optical Fair held in Paris. Warm and flush, the colouring flatters most skin tones and is a nuanced alternative to the more common yellow. In Rebecca Mead’s  New Yorker Magazine … Continue reading

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The View From Paris

This past September I attended  Silmo,  a critical international optical industry trade show held in Paris, France.  The event features innovations in frame design and fabrication.  The most gratifying aspect of  my experience at Silmo was the realization that Josephson Opticians is … Continue reading

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Divine Decadence

    Our most recent arrivals of  Matsuda sunglasses evoke the elegant trappings of the  fin-de-siècle.  In an era were  the visual arts and literature favored artifice over nature and sophistication over simplicity, curious and unconventional forms emerged.     If we … Continue reading

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