Penguin – Styles popping of color

Original Penguin Eyewear is a complete compendium of vintage-inspired styles with unexpected pops of color and details. Custom acetates and throwback metals create classic eyewear with all the advantages of modern engineering. Original Penguin encourages everyone to “Be An Original.”

Here are some new styles from their latest collection:


A tribute frame to bowler Anthony Earl featuring custom acetate lamination in the endpieces and temples to provide translucency and light to its bold overall look.

The Earl_BK
The Earl_BL
The Earl_CR
The Earl_TO

The top brow is slightly thicker with a well-contoured bridge. Available in Black, Crystal, Kelp, Storm Blue and Tortoise. 51-21-140. Color shown is Kelp.



A full acetate retro square/oval style featuring some color block acetates on front and temples.

The Layne_BK
The Layne_BL
The Layne_CR
The Layne_TO

The Layne is available in: Black, Storm Blue, Crystal, and Tortoise. 51-19-140 and 53-19-145.



The Bartender features a metal rim and the bridge is complimented by the acetate top brow and temple construction.

The Bartender_BK
The Bartender_CG
The Bartender_DF

The Bartender is available in: Cargo, Dragonfly, and True Black. 51-19-135 and 53-19140.



An acetate style featuring a metal bridge and layered acetates creating a translucent feel along the edges of the style.

The Burks_BL
The Burks_EL
The Burks_TO

The Burks is available in: Storm Blue, Elm, and Tortoise. 57-18-145 and 59-18-150.

Thirsty for more, check out their complete collection on their website.

Author: maarten weidemaAfter being a freelance eyewear designer since 1999, TEF founder Maarten Weidema now solely writes about his fellow designers in the optical industry. His passionate mission is to promote independent eyewear to the international optical arena, backed up by a large group of bloggers and journalists from all over the world. He has recently been awarded "International Optical Personality of the Year", "Leading Innovator in Optical Social Media Marketing", "Social Media Marketing Company of the Year" and received several awards for "best eyewear blog" for his efforts to promote independent eyewear to a community of 517.000 eyecare professionals.

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