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Garrett Leight California Optical

Eyegoodies is proud to welcome to the site Garrett Leight California Optical.

GLCO is laid back, sophisticated, and inspired by Leight’s California surroundings: the place where he was born, raised, works, lives, and loves.  Timeless styles are brought to life through his discerning west coast perspective; From the colorways, such as “Champagne” with “Ocean” polarized lenses, or “Honey Blonde Tortoise” with old school “Pure Green” lenses (just to name a few) — to the frames all being named after streets in Venice CA .  Even the Venice zip code “90291” is specially engraved on the core wire, a very nice touch.  There is a beautiful aesthetic to the entire collection.  It’s not over complicated, just a slice of classic 20th century Americana served with a modern twist.

For Garrett Leight, son of Oliver Peoples founder Larry Leight, some might think making eyewear was seemingly destined, but for him it is just a matter of following his passion.  It is out of this love for eyewear and “desire to create beautiful things” that his namesake brand “Garrett Leight California Optical” (GLCO for short) was born.

Leight put in the time honing his skills by working directly for both Oliver Peoples and Mosley Tribes. However make no mistake, Garrett Leight California Optical has a style and vision which is uniquely his own.

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Having come from an optical background gives Leight the unique ability to perfectly execute the subtle details which makes any frame just that much better: such as the fit, proportion, and comfort.  The collection also boasts some great technical features, such as German-made hinges, Japanese aged acetate, and Italian glass Barberini lenses for superb optics.

Without Further ado…

Garrett Leight Hampton sunglasses
The Harding is an original design that encompasses all that is classic and timeless. It is a vintage American retro frame inspired by the iconic author Arthur Miller who wore it in the 1950’s.

A flawless design and the GLCO take on the original acetate P3 shape.  The shape, which originated when glasses were first designed for style,has the signature GLCO touch with one of a kind vintage plastic from Japan and custom 5 barrel hinges.  Hampton is an undoubtedly recognizable and sophisticated piece.

Considered to be the patriarch of the GLCO family. Brooks is a classic, perfect fitting acetate frame that is aged to perfection and withstands the test of time. Brooks is a great frame for any man or woman with a clear sense of style and taste.

The GLCO Speedway is clearly the rebel, the outcast, or simply the individualist.  Not your typical aviator, Speedway was specifically inspired by a frame worn by Gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson in the late 1960’s and worn consistently through the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s. Also named after a street neighboring the Venice boardwalk, an area made famous by Jim Morrison and The Doors.  This limited edition model is plated in 18 Karat gold and features glass polarized lenses with back anti-reflective coating.

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The Lucille is a feminine cat eye with the right amount of sass and dainty. Inspired by Hollywood starlets of the 1980’s, Lucille is the perfect beach frame for your winter getaway.

A flawless design and the GLCO take on the original acetate P3 shape.  The shape, which originated when glasses were first designed for style,has the signature GLCO touch with one of a kind vintage plastic from Japan and custom 5 barrel hinges.  Hampton is an undoubtedly recognizable and sophisticated piece.

If Brooks is the patriarch of the family then consider Rialto to be its partner. A graceful elegant shape inspired by oversized optical frames of the 1980’s, most commonly worn in England.  Rialto represents a look that is soft, delicate and most importantly alluring. Rialto is definitely built to last.

THE HAMPTON SUNGLASS CLIP (included with several of the colors):
Wear it as an eyeglass or a sunglass — The Hampton’s originality is taken a step further with a one of a kind folding acetate sunglass clip.  An original design that is the perfect combination of fashion and function.

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The Harding is an original design that encompasses all that is classic and timeless. It is a vintage American retro frame inspired by the iconic author Arthur Miller who wore it in the 1950’s.