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Warning: do not eat the frames from British brand Kirk & Kirk's Kaleidoscope Collection. Okay, we jest, but seriously the candy-colored acrylic frames and sunglasses have potential to be as deliciously addictive as the actual sweet stuff.
Creating cool eyewear is nothing new for the Kirks, whose ancestors have a long history in the optical industry. The family first cranked out innovative designs in a London workshop back in 1919 and Kirk & Kirk's founders, husband and wife duo Jason and Karen, were both in the biz for years before beginning their own line. Now they're staying true to their legacy—designing delectable, desirable frames that are carefully constructed by hand in France.
Starting Saturday, November 14th, eyewear-addicts will get a chance to see if they can resist the vibrant styles as the entire Kaleidoscope Collection makes its first appearance stateside during a launch at innovative optical retailer Gogosha Optique's Silver Lake store (3208 1/2 Sunset Boulevard). Jason will be on hand for the celebratory event, which takes place from 5-9pm and features cocktails with spirits courtesy of The 86 Co. To make a personal appointment—and get fitted by the stylish and savvy staff—call the shop at 323-660-1122.