This collection, launched in 2007 by Modo Eyewear and New York City fashion designer Derek Lam, is a natural extension of Derek’s work with clothing. Modo Eyewear and designer, Derek Lam, teamed up to promote Modo’s long time goals of being a sustainably responsible, yet stylish and refined.
Modo Eyewear is an international, eyewear company that specializes in innovation. It was
created in 1990 in Soho, New York. Modo Eyewear is a sustainable and responsible eyewear
company that prides itself on creating luxury products using eco-friendly manufacturing, while
maintaining accessible designs. Other collections by Modo are their Eco and Jason Wu Collections.
Derek Lam is a New York City designer who began designing clothes and accessories
professionally in 1990. He worked in the highest levels of luxury, brand design before launching
his own collection in 2002. His specialty is functional yet chic office wear that still maintains
hints of femininity. His inspiration lies in American sportswear and fashion from the 1940s and
50s with an edgy, contemporary feel. Today, his line has expanded to include, eye wear,
accessories, shoes, handbags, and the Derek Lam 10 Crosby Line.
This collection of eyewear is a natural extension of Derek Lam’s clothing and accessory lines.Derek Lam combines structural, work space designs with hints of female sensuality in these office-to-happy-hour ready frames. Derek utilizes bold, solid colors alongside fun, muted prints that are creative, yet accessible. The use of Japanese zyl and titanium show Derek’s love of high quality products that are also built to last.
This collection is marketed toward the fashion forward, working woman who is looking for a
pair of frames that are versatile, yet professional. This can be seen in his subtle, yet powerful
designer emblem (two circles seen in the inlay of most of the frames). Derek Lam utilizes many
different styles of frames that fit any kind of face shape and eye color from playful cat eyes to
The collection is distinguished by highly innovative models in terms of stylistic and creative content, as well as technologically advanced lines. Derek Lam Eyeglasses Eyewear feature fashion frames with great design for the discerning wearer.