New Wave
New Wave
New Wave
New Wave
New Wave
New Wave
New Wave
New Wave
New Wave
New Wave
New Wave
New Wave

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New Wave

Regular price $120

98 in stock

YELLOW FRAME / BLACK LENS

Patrick Nagel put Los Angeles on the art world’s map during the 1970s and ‘80s. His svelte, minimalist style defined a decade and immortalized his aesthetic long after his untimely passing.

We are excited to announce we have collaborated with the Nagel Estate to create a set of sunglasses inspired by the late illustrator’s artwork. Dubbed New Wave, the one-piece wraparound frame is finished with polarized lenses to add functionality to an avant-garde design. ©Jennifer Dumas Inc, Licensed by Artestar NYC

We plant a tree for each pair of glasses sold on our website in partnership with Eden Reforestation Projects.

  • Durable, flexible and lightweight TR90 frame
  • Polarized tri-acetate-cellulose lenses
  • 100% UVA/UVB protection
  • Comes in custom

144mm wide

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N.Q. (Reno, US)
Interesting design but feels easily breakable

I like the design of these glasses a lot, I went for yellow, but pink may have been a more eye catching choice. The glasses don’t feel like they’re built durable and feel as though they’ll break easily if excess pressure is applied. Overall, good sunglasses for a higher end price.

Sustainable Design

AKILA Eyewear is designed to last & handcrafted from eco-friendly plant-based cellulose acetate. 

Cellulose acetate is a natural bioplastic made from the fibers of cotton or wood pulp. This compound is then mixed with various colored dyes, block casted, then sliced into sheets or chipped into tiny color pellets. The final product is biodegradable and renewable.

Independent Frame of Mind

AKILA is an independent eyewear brand based in Los Angeles focused on handmade unisex sunglasses at anti-industry pricing.

Part of our mission is to provide a platform for brands and creatives to express their progressive outlooks. By providing access to better manufacturing and technical assistance, brands can offer new and exciting eyewear at a better quality than what they previously had within reach.

Uncompromising Quality

AKILA frames are handcrafted from premium acetate and stainless steel with Optical Class 1 nylon lenses. Each style goes through meticulous design, engineering and production processes to ensure top quality eyewear.  

Every pair of sunglasses takes over 90 days to complete and requires more than 100 steps from start to finish.