Introducing MONC x Oliver Spencer

Oliver Spencer has teamed up with MONC, the maker of sustainably sourced eyewear to produce a limited edition collaboration of three unique and exclusive styles of wire-frame sunglasses. This collection presents a stunning triumvirate of frames that take their names from by the British South Coast. Consisting of Lymington, Beaulieu and Osborne styles, each frame takes a bold approach to modern style while honouring the importance of everyday wearability. The frame shapes reference the aviator styles of old, when eyewear manufacturing was an artisanal craft executed by skilled hands.

British design, Italian craftsmanship, global conscience

Sustainability and longevity were of key influence when it came to designing the collection, with each aspect of the production very carefully considered. The handcrafting of the metal frames is conducted in a small independent workshop based on the peak of a mountain on the Italy-Austria border. Each pair comes with glass lenses, a recycled leather case, a biodegradable cloth and recycled packaging.

 

Beaulieu

BEAULIEU AVIATOR SUNGLASSES YELLOW GOLD BLACK/GREY LENS

BEAULIEU AVIATOR
SUNGLASSES YELLOW
GOLD BLACK/GREY LENS

BEAULIEU AVIATOR SUNGLASSES WHITE GOLD GREEN LENS

BEAULIEU AVIATOR
SUNGLASSES WHITE
GOLD GREEN LENS

BEAULIEU AVIATOR SUNGLASSES BRUSHED BLACK/GREY LENS

BEAULIEU AVIATOR
SUNGLASSES BRUSHED
BLACK/GREY LENS

The Beaulieu style features a double bridge and is constructed from a Monel alloy frame with a bezelled arm detail, Barberini hardened glass UV400 lenses, brass nose pads and stainless steel 3-barrel hinges. With an angular bridge that soften into a rounded frame, the Beaulieu is a versatile style that will fit most face shapes, male and female. 

Osborne

OSBORNE AVIATOR SUNGLASSES YELLOW GOLD BLACK/GREY LENS

OSBORNE AVIATOR
SUNGLASSES YELLOW
GOLD BLACK/GREY LENS

OSBORNE AVIATOR SUNGLASSES WHITE GOLD GREEN LENS

OSBORNE AVIATOR
SUNGLASSES WHITE
GOLD GREEN LENS

OSBORNE AVIATOR SUNGLASSES GUN METAL GREEN LENS

OSBORNE AVIATOR
SUNGLASSES GUN
METAL GREEN LENS

The Osborne is an angled teardrop Aviator with a double bridge and is constructed from a Monel alloy frame with a bezelled arm detail, Barberini hardened glass UV400 lenses, brass nose pads and stainless steel 3-barrel hinges. The angular frame shape offers a more masculine and edgy aesthetic than the Beaulieu style.

Lymington

LYMINGTON AVIATOR SUNGLASSES WHITE GOLD BLACK/GREY LENS

LYMINGTON AVIATOR
SUNGLASSES WHITE GOLD
BLACK/GREY LENS

LYMINGTON AVIATOR SUNGLASSES GUN METAL GREEN LENS

LYMINGTON AVIATOR
SUNGLASSES GUN
METAL GREEN LENS

LYMINGTON AVIATOR SUNGLASSES SILVER AZURE LENS

LYMINGTON AVIATOR
SUNGLASSES SILVER
AZURE LENS

The Lymington style is constructed from a Monel alloy frame with a bezelled arm detail, Barberini hardened glass UV400 lenses, brass nose pads and stainless steel 3-barrel hinges. Round and minimal in its styling, the Lymington references the round metal styles of the late 60s and early 70s.

 

Why MONC?

MONC represents a new era in British eyewear design, where quality, provenance and ethical production hold the same importance as timeless aesthetics. Handcrafted within independent workshops around Italy, each pair of MONC glasses is carefully assembled by artisans with decades of experience in producing beautiful eyewear designed to stand the test of time. MONC's collection of unisex frames fuses modern form and functionality with a classic vintage influence.

From bio-acetate to recycled leather, MONC push the boundaries to find better, less impactful materials from which to craft their frames. Founder Freddie Elborne applies his wealth of experience in product, interior and spatial design to consistently search for a better way and return the eyewear industry to one of considerate design, honest production and creative community.  

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