Etnia Barcelona // The splendor of 18th-century French gardens

Etnia Barcelona presents new eyewear models inspired in the splendor of 18th-century French gardens. This spring, the Barcelona-based firm is adding six new eyewear models to its nature-inspired SS20 collection.

Etnia Barcelona’s Le Jardin collection is an ode to the floral displays of the earliest French private gardens, such as that of the fabulous Palace of Versailles. These new designs take inspiration from the textures and colors of flowers such as daisies, lilies, roses and peonies. This spring, the brand transports us to a delicate natural world, where these designs are the perfect accessory.

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Over-the-top and colorful frames reflect carefully-pruned vegetation, arranged according to rules steeped in classic beauty. Oversized models, light ones that seek out symmetry by playing with double ultra-thin laminations and transparent colors that imitate light and water
passing through flower petals. Unique textures and colors that strike a balance, thanks to the artisanal production process used by the brand for its collections, with the highest-quality materials such as cotton and wood for the frames and mineral glass for the lenses.

The new Etnia Barcelona collection is available in its Flagship Store in Barcelona and at select points of sale (check the shopfinder to learn more about its network of optical stores).



Etnia Barcelona is an independent eyewear brand that was founded in 2001. All of the collections are created from start to finish by the brand’s design team, who monitor every step of the production process. What sets Etnia Barcelona apart is the use of color in each design, making it the eyewear industry’s most colorful brand. What’s more, every pair of glasses is crafted with the highest quality natural materials, such as natural acetate by Mazzucchelli and mineral glass lenses by Barberini.

The company has offices in Barcelona, Miami, Vancouver and Hong Kong, and can be found in over 60 countries with 14,000 points of sale throughout the world. They now have their first Flagship Store, located in the iconic Born neighborhood of Barcelona. This is a space devoted to eyewear culture that brings together the best the brand has to offer under one roof.

Etnia Barcelona’s tagline #BeAnartist dares everyone to express themselves freely with their designs, without holding back. Ever since, they have been so much more than just an eyewear brand. Etnia Barcelona is color, art, and culture, but above all, they symbolize the city that has watched them thrive: Barcelona. Barcelona is a whole way of life, a place that’s open to the world: it’s all simply a question of attitude.

Free press release: Etnia Barcelona

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