In the sense of retail landscape, and everyday life, sunglasses are everywhere. Yet, Los Angeles based eyewear imprint AKILA make setting themselves apart look practically effortless. 'Look' being the operative word, because with nearly 100 individual steps from start to finish, AKILA's there is a tremendous amount of effort behind every pair. It's all part of a thoroughly modern concept which infuses everything from aesthetics to engineering with a progressive outlook.
The AKILA RAW collection features raw unpolished acetate frames to reveal modern manufacturing artifacts and create a unique surface texture. This subtle textured finish gives each frame its own one-of-a-kind feel – no two pairs are identical.
Legacy mixes eyewear principles, fusing classic handcrafted artisanry with modern materials to create a timeless frame with an aesthetic functionality.
- Raw bio-acetate frame for eco-conscious durability
- Scratch-resistant Optical Class 1 nylon lenses for clarity
- 100% UVA/UVB protection
- Durable 5-barrel hinges with stainless steel temple cores for strength and flexibility