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The AMBUSH x Gentle Monster Eyewear Re-Release is Utilitarian

 - Mar 15, 2019
References: hypebae
The AMBUSH x Gentle Monster eyewear re-release draws inspiration from anti-theft tags and packaging. The luxe frames were first launched by AMBUSH -- founded by designer and Instagram style icon Yoon Anh -- in 2016 and are making a comeback for the Spring 2019 season ahead.

The zip tie frames boast metallic detailing and mimic the design of plastic fastener ties. The oversized sunglasses are reminiscent of plastic safety goggles and their zip tie elements are showcased on each arm and along the middle of the frames.

Following in the footsteps of security tag-obsessed labels like Virgil Abloh's Off-White, Palm Angels and more, this collection of bold eyewear transforms a utilitarian object from mundane and functional to ornate.