London based eyewear brand under the sun launched its first collection, taking inspiration from the city’s underground musical culture. The first release focuses on the label’s three internal unisex styles – the SUB001, SUB002 and SUB003 – while the label is also launching a collaboration with the night club and the Peckham label. Rhythm section.
Each of the three in-house frames are crafted from Mazzucchelli Acetate and are barrel spun for 30 days before being hand fitted with scratch resistant CR39 UV400 lenses. The sunglasses are also available in 16 different colourways, offering different combinations of frame and lens options. Continuing the musical theme, the collection cloths and cases are inspired by record covers collected by the founders of Sun Sun.
For the Rhythm Section collaboration, Sub Sun has introduced a whole new shape. Dubbed the SUB-RS, the new frame is inspired by the founder and DJ of Rhythm Section Bradley ZeroFavorite sunglasses from: “Vintage frames with little circular lenses that fold flat so you forget they’re in your pocket.”
Speaking of the collaboration, Bradley Zero continued, “What we released was the SUB-RS: a perfect frame to have on hand no matter what the situation; whether it’s a sunny dancefloor moment, a brighter-than-expected bike ride back, or a blanket for a quiet night that turned into a trip back to the morning light.
Take a look at Sub Sun’s in-house sunglasses and their Rhythm Section collaboration in the gallery above. All frames are available now from Sub Sun online store, with some styles also available via Goodness.
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