Urban Spectacles

 - Jun 9, 2008   Updated: Apr 6 2011
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Made from such hardwoods as cocobolo, bloodwood, and purpleheart, the glasses from Urban Spectacles are made-to-order, being custom-designed and hand-carved. These pieces of art are real eyeware that will, according to the maker, truly "fit" your nose. To see more, visit Scott Urban's web site that is as unique as his handmade products.

Implications - Ever since the phrase "global warming" entered today's society, people have been more concerned than ever with the state of the planet. Fashion that has an earthy appeal will attract the attention of consumer that wants to become one with nature. People are less impressed with mass-produced, machine-made items and more interested in handcrafted fashions made with care.