Luggage label RIMOWA is expanding its wares to include a range of beach-inspired sunglasses in collaboration with eyewear designer Garret Leight who is celebrating ten years. The exclusive collection includes six pairs of expertly crafted sunglasses, two luggage sticker sets and a limited-edition RIMOWA x Garrett Leight California Optical Essential Cabin Suitcase in white gloss.
The special edition eyewear collection includes three designs in metal and three in acetate. Lens colours vary from sepia, green, blue or black. Each pair of RIMOWA x Garrett Leight California Optical sunglasses comes housed in a unique co-branded grooved sunglasses case.
The white gloss suitcase contains a pair of RIMOWA x Garrett Leight California Optical Gold sunglasses and a complete line of beach-ready accessories, including a beach towel, surf wax, the limited-edition luggage sticker sets, and a luggage tag specially crafted for this partnership.
CEO of RIMOWA Alexandre Arnault shared his excitement on teaming up with Leight for the label’s first-ever eyewear collaboration. “As long-time fans of Garrett Leight California Optical, we were thrilled to develop this exclusive Venice Beach-inspired beach set together coinciding with the California brand’s 10th anniversary.”
Garrett Leight’s eyewear brand has gained a cult following over its ten years, through blending old and new, iconic and innovative and bringing a fresh perspective to classically tailored eyewear. Using only quality materials, the Garrett Leight California Optical frames are carefully designed at their studio in the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles and manufactured with attention to detail, and hand detailing.
“I always look for best-in-class partners to collaborate with, and there’s truly no one better than RIMOWA when it comes to luggage,” said Leight. “Paying homage to our California heritage and the legendary eras that inspired this collaboration is a perfect way to celebrate our ten years in business.”
The supporting campaign including the awesome video above that was written and directed by Dave Franco, who celebrates the lifestyle and culture of Venice Beach. Dave is best known for appearing in films like Now You See Me and The Disaster Artist. He’s also the younger brother of James Franco.
The RIMOWA x Garrett Leight California Optical sunglasses are priced at $470 per pair while the Suitcase is $1,100. The collection is available now.