Posts Written On January 25, 2012

Love @KayTranEyewear

“A new, perfect frame with a different fit”

KayTran Eyewear is based on iconic, reinvented classics that inspire nostalgia. Simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication, as are fit and functionality.  Designed in Canada, every pair is individually handcrafted by skilled artisans in Italy. They are created with luxurious materials: high-grade Italian acetate and premium Carl Zeiss CR39 lenses, which are scratch-resistant, durable, and provide high optical clarity.

“We don’t buy jeans or clothes that don’t fit, so why should we settle for poor-fitting eyewear?”- Kay Tran

“Finding eyewear that doesn’t slide down your nose or sit on your cheeks shouldn’t be so impossible!”

“Kathy Tran was raised and currently resides in downtown Toronto. She worked in corporate finance, but always had entrepreneurial aspirations to harness her creative, artistic side. While completing her M.B.A. at the Richard Ivey School of Business, she first conceived the idea of redefining fit and bringing an alternative to the mass-produced, cookie-cutter fitting eyewear in the marketplace. She struggled for years trying to find stylish sunglasses that fit petite nose bridges since age four. The spring 2012 collection is sold online and will be available as of February at Goldstein Boutique, Optic Zone and Pink Eye Optical in Toronto, and Artsee Eyewear and Maximeyes in New York.”

Gotta get me a pair… or two!
peace and love



Show Stopping Shoes @unitednude

Looking to update your shoe collection? You’re wardrobe isn’t complete without a pair of UNITED NUDE’s innovative, quirky, yet sleek designs. Each shoe is a work of art, perfectly crafted by the creators: architect Rem, and shoemaker Galahad.

Their story, is a unique one, which is no coincidence after seeing what their designs are like. This story begins with a broken heart. Rem’s attempt to get the girl back was made by downsizing architecture to its smallest and most vulnerable scale, that of a woman’s foot.

While most romantic notions are often foolish, what was hatched through the inspiration of romance was the ‘Möbius’ shoe. The girl was gone, but he knew the shoe had to become real.

Now add Galahad to our story. The seventh generation of the Clark’s shoe-making dynasty.

When Rem and Galahad first met, Galahad saw the Möbius shoe design, and he was instantly convinced that a new brand had to be formed.

Joined together, Rem and Galahad created United Nude. The name derived from the fact that products evolve from international teams in an open way with direct recognition. United Nude launched in 2003 with the ‘Möbius’ shoe. Since then, United Nude has established itself as an iconic brand at the intersection between design and fashion.

Their Spring/Summer 2012 Collection features a wide range of shoe designs for both men and women, from booties and flats, to mid and high-heeled sandals. Here are a few of my favorite picks from the collection, perfect for a show-stopping Spring Season. United Nude products are about clear concepts, elegance and innovation.  Be prepared to turn heads, ladies.

Check out all the fabulous styles and designs at the United Nude website.