A panto shape version of ‘Atlas’ released in the 2021SS season, featuring a 0.7mm x 2.5mm flat top rim, the original designed ‘EVFT（ EYEVAN FLAT TOP ）- Titanium Rim’, made possible by the new material ‘AD（ Advanced ）Titanium’, which boasts the highest strength and excellent springiness among β-titanium materials. Adopting distinctive bridge, and placing end-piece which is inspired by vintage frames in 30’s.
Eyewear for fashion. 49 years of EYEVAN.
Now one of the items that play a key role in the style is eyewear. There are countless kinds of materials and shapes, such as metal, acetate, square shape and P3 shape. It is common sense to change eyewear according to TPO: Time, Place or Occasion. Eyewear’s select shop is also here and there, and everyone enjoys selecting eyewear in the same sense as clothes and shoes. However, what they took for granted was completely opposite until the early 1970s.
Eyewear, as a symbol of a pencil-geek, was just recognized as a tool for the purpose of correcting vision. The store staff was an optometrist wearing a white coat, which was far away from fashion. The Ivy’s Bible “TAKE IVY” was issued in 1965 and the appearance of students wearing eyewear could be confirmed, but young people who were sensitive to clothing at that time did not attempt to imitate that. Then, at what timing did it get involved with fashion?
1972 Reform to change medical device to fashion began.
Yamamoto Bojin Megane Co., Ltd. established Eyevan, Inc. Eyewear brand EYEVAN started with the concept of “Eyewear for dressing as a fashion accessory” for fashion brand Van Jacket presided by Mr. Kensuke Ishizu. Launching general optical frames.
Continue reading about the historic brand Eyevan in this Sun of Japan article