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SpectacleTales
Melbourne, Australia
Eyewear on the Streets of Melbourne & NYC
Interests: A photography project documenting the world of street photography, street fashion and eyewear.
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Video notes Astor Place https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Astor_Place The Cube [Alamo] https://ny.curbed.com/2017/11/1/16591606/astor-place-cube-alamo-anniversary-public-art The Last Three http://astorplace.nyc/news/unveiling-last-three Cooper Square https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cooper_Square Cooper Union http://cooper.edu/welcome http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/24/nyregion/cooper-union-to-charge-undergraduates-tuition.html Village Voice https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Village_Voice Free Zehra Dogan http://voiceproject.org/takeaction/free-zehra-dogan/ ICP https://www.icp.org/about Bleecker Street https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bleecker_Street Washington Square https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_Square_Park Continue reading
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Amazing weather hear for the first day of Spring! Continue reading
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See http://vuedc.fr/en/home/ Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2018 at SpectacleTales: The Blog
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See http://www.jeremytarian.com/ While Tarian where a lot of fun to work with, they are serious about great eyewear! Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2018 at SpectacleTales: The Blog
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See http://www.plein-les-mirettes.fr/eng/index.html Boy, the French can talk! They can also design great frames! In this case for women. Just beautiful! Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2018 at SpectacleTales: The Blog
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See https://www.fhone.com/ Loved the visit to this stand. We had a great discussion on eyewear, about it being more than a fashion item but also really part of your identity. Very nice designs as you can see too! Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2018 at SpectacleTales: The Blog
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See http://www.blakekuwahara.com/ & https://www.studiooptix.com/blake-kuwahara/ The guys at the Bevel & Blake Kuwahara stands where just amazing! Nearly as amazing as the designs! Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2018 at SpectacleTales: The Blog
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See https://www.bevelspecs.com/ Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2018 at SpectacleTales: The Blog
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See http://www.theo.be/ I admit I have a soft spot for this Belgium company, have owned five pairs of them over the years. Always amazing designs as you can see with one of their latest designs. Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2018 at SpectacleTales: The Blog
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See https://www.italianadesign.com/en/ It was very cool to meet the eyewear designer, Piero Massaro. Not only has he a great range of fabulous spectacles, he was also prepared to model them! Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2018 at SpectacleTales: The Blog
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For more https://www.owp.de/en/ Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2018 at SpectacleTales: The Blog
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See https://moscot.com/ The Moscot story is one of eyewear embedded in the LowerEast Side for more than 100 years. It’s a fascinating story. Moscot in 2018 produces some amazing designs. Some you will see below. I certainly will be dropping down to visit them in Orchard Street. Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2018 at SpectacleTales: The Blog
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For more http://www.innova-eyewear.com In particular. checked out the Bloomdale range Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2018 at SpectacleTales: The Blog
This was a real highlight of the trip so far. LOFT NYC 2018 was just Spectacles Porn! Thanks to Louis and Richard for the invite. Thanks to Darrell & Dan for the photoshoot on top of the Loft! Thanks to all the designers and their staff for their generosity of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2018 at SpectacleTales: The Blog
All the highlights of my two days at Vision Expo East, Javits Centre, NYC. Great People & Great Eyewear! Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2018 at SpectacleTales: The Blog
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Even though it’s 5º C/41ºF you still need your sunnies! Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2018 at SpectacleTales: The Blog
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In the world of mass produced eyewear, the well designed small production run or unique product will always stand out. One of those is Mattisse, a local New York designer. https://mattisseeyewear.shutterfly.com/ These are all hand-painted frames, but with a durable protective coating. They are a real individual fashion item. While... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2018 at SpectacleTales: The Blog
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During the Expo bump in I ran into the Faniel family at their stand. You may not think that here are a lot of families that design, manufacture and market their own eyewear label, but Faniel Eyewear from Quebec is one. https://www.monturesfaniel.com/?lang=en Anne-Marie Faniel has designed an amazing collection, inspired... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2018 at SpectacleTales: The Blog
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Welcome to the Javitz Centre, NYC for the east coast’s biggest eye related exhibition. Four days of amazing events, products and people. As they say here “do the math”. Well the numbers are 15,000 attendees, 5000 brands and 320 hours of education. It brings together opticians, ophthamologists, frame designers and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2018 at SpectacleTales: The Blog
Posted Mar 4, 2018 at SpectacleTales: The Blog
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Follow my blog with Bloglovin Wow! It has taken a while, but SpectacleTales #1, but the Magazine is out now. See some of the best eyewear on the streets of Melbourne from 2016-2017. Click the image to read the latest. What do you think? Would love some comments. Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2018 at SpectacleTales: The Blog
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I’ve shot and published well over a thousand images of Melbourne over the past twelve months. Most are from the Central Business District [known as the Hoddle Grid http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/bydesign/robert-hoddles-grid-and-the-birth-of-melbourne/5703114 colloquially].Many of these images are here https://www.instagram.com/spectacle_tales/ In my quest for eyewear, street style and street life, I’ve come across other... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2018 at The 100 Streets Projects: Melbourne
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My images from this year's event. Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2018 at The 100 Streets Projects: Melbourne