J.Crew launches first sunglasses collection

Celebrated for their commitment to timeless pieces with personality, J.Crew is extending this notion into the world of sunnies with the launch of its first ever collection of sunglasses. Made in partnership with NYC-based eyewear manufacturer Marchon, the line includes three men's style and five women's styles in custom-created colours. All frames are made entirely by hand using high quality acetate and CR-39 scratch-resistant lenses with 100 per cent UV protection and feature a unique hinge that J.Crew considers to be the signature detail of the line. Designed by J.Crew president and creative director Jenna Lyons, the hinge uses special screws for stability and longevity while maintaining a sleek appearance. Starting at $128, the collection is available online and in select J.Crew stores.