DOUBLE VISION:
KOMONO COLLABORATE WITH DAILY PAPER

A vision of the future as seen by two boundary-shifting brands.

The eyewear world is the perfect paradigm for experimentation. Glasses make statements – they don’t just frame faces but change them, and give a pop of boldness to more low-key, neutral outfits. 

Often, this innovation takes form in something futuristic, like this new time-warped collab from Komono and Daily Paper. To get you up to hyper-speed: Belgian label Komono is one of the most smartly designed eyewear brands out there right now, while Daily Paper’s Amsterdam-based afro-inspired designs are shaking-up streetwear. 

As expected with such a powerful pairing, nothing’s done in halves. Sleek silhouettes meet hefty temples teeming with character. Dark smoke lenses provide blacked-out window moments of cool, while chunky Italian acetate freights the frames with substance. 

The colourways – for men and women – are equally striking. On offer are Racing Red, Tortoise and Black designs – all plated with silver Daily Paper logos. 

Don’t worry, either – they’re not at the literal expense of function. All models boast 100% UV protection and polarized lenses, meaning they’re shades actually made for the sun – not just shade.

We’d love to see another collab between these two in the future – Daily Paper is smashing it right now, as you’ll remember if you caught this link-up with Kida Cudz. All eyes on that, etc etc.

The Daily Paper x Komono eyewear capsule is available to buy from May 15th, priced at 150EU on www.komono.com & www.dailypaperclothing.com.

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Photographer: Ottilie Landmark
Talent: Ottawa Kwami and Akon Changkou
Art Direction: Beri Dalgali and Dennis Schreuder
Make up: Anita Jolles
Hair: Bianca van Zwieten

Words by Kyle MacNeill

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