On Tuesday, Warby Parker announced their second collaboration with actress and immutable fashion darling Chloë Sevigny. The Crystal Overlay collection features the Tate frame, which Sevigny helped design for the brand in 2018 to support the brand’s Pupils Project initiative. Though several influencers contributed to the 2018 offering, according to Warby Parker, Sevigny’s style sold out immediately.
“[Chloë”s] design really excited our customers—it was a sellout,” Neil Blumenthal, the company’s co-founder and co-CEO tells COOLS. “It gave us reason to design an entire collection around these understated silhouettes.”
As such, the Crystal Overlay collection features several different styles, each with classic color and lens options. The oversized silhouette is fashionable but classic, modern but with a vintage feel. It’s very “Chloë Sevigny Style” Pinterest board, in a good way.
“While we do see trends in the market, they often come and go. We consistently look to design classic styles with a unique twist,” Blumenthal explains. “Our team dedicates a lot of time to researching and designing good-looking, well-fitting frames in a variety of materials, colors, shapes, and sizes. We want to create frames that you won’t regret wearing when you see photos of yourself five (or 10, or 20!) years later.”
While glasses are innately neutral, it is still difficult to create something that works for everyone. “Glasses are one of the only products you wear on your face, which makes purchasing glasses a very personal experience,” Blumenthal says. “We always look for ways to make finding glasses easy, fun, and convenient, and have introduced frames in a variety of fits, from narrow to wide as well as low-bridge styles, to make sure everyone can find frames that fit and make them feel confident.”
The Crystal Overlay collection is available now, with prices starting at $145.