Converse Jack Purcell and REM Eyewear Showcase First Spring/Summer 2014 Eyewear Collection
The iconic lifestyle brand, Converse Jack Purcell announces its much anticipated inaugural eyewear collection for Spring/Summer 2014 – featuring both optical and sunglass styles. A fresh, yet natural extension to the Converse brand, Converse Jack Purcell eyewear is for the modern, renaissance man with a carefully crafted sense of style, who is looking for classic frame shapes with a bit of an edge. This ‘edge’ seen throughout the collection is the brand’s modern interpretations of past vintage eras, taking inspiration from the likes of James Dean. Signature hallmarks are featured on each frame, taking inspiration from those famous Jack Purcell sneakers we all love with the iconic blue ‘smile’ on the footwear’s toe cap. Showcasing old-world craftsmanship, each frame is handmade with cellulose acetate, and fastened together with authentic riveted five to eight barrel hinges; the Converse Jack Purcell eyewear line boasts authenticity and premium artisan quality that is RX- ready at a moment’s notice.
P001, a classic frame with a modern twist, showcases a modified oval shape and a distinct keyhole bridge. The frame’s thin profile, which is pieced together with a vintage five barrel hinge, is sleek and lightweight like a feather. Available in four colors, all universal fit.
P002 is the ultimate round style for Jack Purcell’s modern Renaissance man in search for a vintage frame with strong design features, like double rivet seven barrel hinges that add design and stability to the frame. Available in four colors, all universal fit.
P003 offers the most unique range of colors, including a clear crystal, in the classic square shape that’s flattering to all. Beveling design on the top front showcases multi-color layers that add depth to its colored frame. Available in four colors, all universal fit.
The P004 frame is a bold expression of the modified square shape, perfect for the wearer who is unafraid to try new things. Featuring three vintage rivet hinges on front and side temples, this style naturally commands attention. Available in four colors, all universal fit.
P005 is the ‘stand-out’ of the collection being the only metal style of the group. This round metal frame boasts a thin, yet sturdy profile with matching acetate for its temple tips. The frame has a subtle key hole to keep the overall aesthetic of the style minimal. Available in four colors.
P006, the most coveted style in this collection, is praised for its angular cat eye shape. Its unique shape is the outcome of beveled detailing on the front end piece. This is the ultimate frame for the girl looking for a bit of edge and sophistication. Available in four colors, all universal fit.
P007 is a modified round frame with a thin profile and glossy finish. A keyhole bridge with fixed universal nose pads allows this style to appeal to those in-the-know. Available in four colors, all universal fit.
P008 is a vintage inspired P3 round frame that remains to be the most popular classic shape today. This retro style has been renewed making it the ultimate every day essential. Available in four colors, all universal fit.
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The Y001 style is for the sophisticated woman who craves an oversized Cat Eye. More than just a pretty frame, Y001 showcases beveled contouring, authentic five barrel rivet hinges, and a laser engraved logo on the wire core. Available in three colors, all universal fit.
Y002 is a modern redesign of the classic oval shape from a vintage era. A key-hole bridge with real rivets keeps this style true to its inspiration. The Jack Purcell logo is laser engraved on the sun lens, and the signature smile is on the temple tip. Available in three colors, all universal fit.
Y003, an edgy interpretation of the classic square style, boasts authenticity with its five barrel rivet hinges. Design elements include signature wave pattern on inside temple tips, and to top the frame’s attitude, an inlaid metal ‘smile’ on outside of temple tips. Available in three colors, all universal fit.
Y004 is a classic round frame for the individual with a crafted sense of style. Its vintage shape sets off the design complete with a custom seven barrel star hinge detail on front and temple. This style is the perfect pair of round-retro for any occasion. Available in three colors, all universal fit.
Y005, a stand out in the Jack Purcell sun crowd, is the only metal frame. Praised for its thin profile, this style offers a whole new meaning to sleek. Authentic rivets on front temple reinforce the metal structure for stability. Available in three colors.
Y006 is a carefully curated aviator design for the creative individual with a sharp eye. At top, beveling reveals multiple layers and coloring. Original five barrel rivet hinges with custom star detailing located on front temple, adds a touch of vintage into the mix. Available in three colors, all universal fit.
For more information please visit REM Eyewear’s Website.