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Stephane + Christian wants to open a world of possibilities

The emerging French-Korean eyewear brand combines artistic cool with fashion forward sensibilities.

Devil Wears Prada star Emily was recently spotted lounging around with husband John Krasinki on a boat docked in Tuscany. She was a picture of relaxed cool, sporting a skimpy pink bikini finished off with the Shadowcat 31, an angular mirrored pair of glasses by stylish eyewear brand Stephane + Christian.

Since starting in 2013, the French-Korean label has steadily gained a following for its bold aesthetic. Stephane + Christian was recently introduced to Manila by Noble House at a party in Yes Please in BGC. “The brand is known to incorporate art and fashion forward pieces,” says Drew Naval of Noble House. “People who wear Stephane + Christian are not afraid to show their unique style.”Daydream (4)This fearlessness leads to a plethora of possibilities, and emphasized by The Penrose Triangle, its ever-present emblem. The mark represents “time that never stops, an endless challenge, and the free imagination that the brand aims for.” French master craftsman Marmillon Franck and his team aims to create eyewear that combines practical and traditional elements with boundless energy and creativity.

For this season, pieces of note are the geometric Daydream and Andante, whose structure can be likened to butterfly wings.

STEPHANE + CHRISTIAN IS EXCLUSIVELY AVAILABLE AT LS PASCUAL OPTICAL. FOR MORE DETAILS, YOU CAN CONTACT ANGELICA SAN DIEGO AT 0998-591-8323 AND ANGELICA.SANDIEGO@NOBLEHOUSE.COM.PH
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Jacs T. Sampayan
He's the current Editor of the The Neighborhood, Managing Editor and Deputy Managing Editor for Rogue and L'Officiel Manila as well as an editorial consultant. In his spare time, he runs a volleyball training camp, hosts trivia nights, organizes different sports tournaments, walks along major highways to surpass his FitBit goals, and sleeps as little as possible. He's on Twitter and Instagram as @jacs_do_it.
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