American luxury label CHROME HEARTS is a study in artistic freedom and persistence of vision, and has evolved into an obsession-inspiring label and cultural phenomenon. This Summer, the brand continues to incorporate their signature motifs in the eyewear collection to present six new sunglasses models and eight new optical models, introducing new features and design to deliver another level of refinement.
CHROME HEARTS 2022 PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS (Optical)
Custom model for Puyi Optical – inherits the thin temple design, rectangular eyeshape and signature décor fromprevious collaboration and best-selling model, the new custom model comes in a wider frame with seven color combinations.
The exterior of the temples feature sterling silver or 18K gold plated CH Floral Cross motif secured directly to the temple with a custom CHROME HEARTS Plus screw with enamel inlay to accentuate the detail. Temples are offered in either multifaceted thermoformed plastic or multifaceted wood and have a rubber insert tip to improve comfort and fit.
The front frame and temples are crafted with handmade acetate, tumbled 72 hours and hand polished by Japanese artisans for maximum luster. The front endpiece are decorated with sterling silver or 18K gold plated CH Floral Cross detail laid over the top; while the temples feature Flerknee motif at the front connection point and a pair of BS Fleurs at the end tip. The temple corewires are decorated with a repeating Flerknee pattern, which are visible through a layer of clear crystal or transluscent zyl on the temples.
Classic retro cat-eye shape constructed of handmade acetate tumbled 72 hours and hand polished by Japanese artisans. The bridge itself is accentuated with a titanium detail that connects the one-piece pad arm construction. The end piece is custom formed aircraft grade titanium sheet with repeating Scratch Cross details laser etched. The beta-titanium temples provide maximum comfort through flexibilty, and adorned with a 0.925 sterling silver or 18K gold plated CH Tiny E at the hinge connection and laser etched CHROME HEARTS at the end tip.
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Made in Japan, this rimless frame features heavy duty titanium nose bridge and endpieces. Lenses are attached using a custom CHROME HEARTS hex screw engraved with the CHROME HEARTS Plus motif. The frame features either a sterling silver or 18K gold plated Double Floral Cross motifs.
Signature CHROME HEARTS design manufactured from the brand’s custom palette of handmade acetate, tumbled for 72 hours and hand polished by Japanese artisans for maximum luster. For added durabilty, the frame is constructed with exclusive custom CHROME HEARTS 7 barrel hinge and Plus caps. The front frame features two sterling silver or 18K gold plated diamond detail with CHROME HEARTS Floral Cross laid atop. The temple itself is decorated with Eternal Vine motif at the hinge connection and Floral Plus at the end tip.
CHROME HEARTS 2022 PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS (Sunglasses)
This modifed aviator shape is constructed of titanium rim wire with ribbed detailing. The top bar is a precision formed component with a sterling silver or 18K gold plated laser engraved with CHROME HEARTS on the top portion. The titanium bridge is a one-piece pad arm construction accented with a hollowed out CH Plus detail.
A sterling silver or 18K gold plated Tiny E motif decorates the hinge connection. Ribbed detailing at the midpoint decorates the transition between the titanium temple and the acetate end tip held together with a custom CHROME HEARTS Plus screw with enamel inlay.
Women’s oversize retro sunglasses with a blend of hard lines and angular notes is constructed with handmade zyl components. Highlighted at the temple hinge connection, a sterling silver or 18K gold plated repeated Flerknee detail.
Women’s 80’s inspired rimless sunglasses. The custom bridge and end piece components are fashioned from pure titanium. The temple itself is embellished with sterling sliver or 18K gold plated RS Cross supported by a figure 8 style base. The beta-titanium temples provide maximum comfort through flexibilty, and decorated with laser etched CHROME HEARTS at the end tip.
Men’s sunglasses featuring handmade zyl-acetate components, an injected bridge detail attached to a one-piece nose pad system, an integrated side shield, and groove detailing throughout the frame. The temple itself is decorated with sterling silver or 18K gold plated CH Plus detail and laser etched repeating Scratch Crosses, with handmade Japanese/Italian zyl end tips.
Retro sunglasses featuring bold geometric and angular attributes. Heavy gauge handmade zyl layers are laminated together and polished by hand to form the beveled edges on this frame. Sterling silver or 18K gold plated Flerknee motif decorates the front temple connection point and a pair of BS Fleurs at the end tip.
The collection is now available in Puyi Optical China, Hong Kong and Taiwan stores.