The Kris Van Assche S/S 2012 Collection Makes Contemporary Eyewear Retro

By: Alexandra Serrano - Published: Aug 5, 2012 • References: krisvanassche and highsnobiety
The Kris Van Assche S/S 2012 collection boasts the creative genius of its namesake leader.

Van Assche, an Antwerp Royal Academy of Fine Arts member, is best known for his stint as Hedi Slimane's first assistant to the Yves Saint Laurent 'Rive Gauche Homme' line. He has gone on to Dior homme as artistic director while heading his own line named KRISSVANASSCHE.

Kris Van Assche's eyewear is full of eclectic appeal that really strikes a chord with those who adore the vintage look. It includes a vast range of different colors, materials and designs that update classic shapes of glasses. The collection was done in collaboration with eyewear behemoth Linda Farrow. From clip-on models to chic round designs, this collection boasts a luxe retro appeal.