TEFtalkSILMO // Komono

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Komono

At Silmo 2023, we talked to Anton Janssens, the co-founder of Komono Eyewear, about their fashionable approach on making Eyewear a true fashion accessory, and their recent marriage to that other Eyewear brand from Antwerp, Theo Eyewear.

About Komono

KOMONO brings innovation and contemporary design into the world of accessories.

With its inspired style, surprising color palette and forward-thinking aesthetic, KOMONO has succeeded in pushing limits for over ten years. Founded in 2009 in Belgium by ex-professional snowboarders Anton Janssens and Raf Maes, KOMONO breaks convention and offers a fresh, new proposition. Be it sunglasses, sunglasses accessories, opticals, watches or even ski masks, KOMONO embraces the experimental and proposes a glimpse of the future into the here and now.

Deeply rooted within the Antwerp fashion environment, renowned for its distinct, radical vision, KOMONO renders the avant-garde accessible and affordable.

Its boundary-breaking designs have been worn by some of the world’s most recognizable faces and are stocked by an impressive number of high-profile concept stores, department stores and independent opticians and fashion boutiques. 

From their renowned eyewear collaboration with the Antwerp fashion academy to award-winning classics such as the Lulu sunglasses or Mono watch series, KOMONO offers the perfect accessory for those in pursuit of style, personality and imagination.

Read more about this brand on TEF Magazine or visit their website.

More on Komono

Komono // Marcel Sommer Collaboration

Komono // Marcel Sommer Collaboration

After a successful first edition, Komono Eyewear is proud to renew its partnership with the fashion department of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp. KOMONO is working together with three master students in the creation of an eyewear capsule linked to the students’ personal work. The result will be an outspoken collection that bolsters the fresh vision of tomorrow’s top designers.

Komono // Come As You Are

Komono // Come As You Are

Come As You Are, the theme of the 2022 Komono collection, focuses on the emphasis that the Belgium brand wants to put into its forward-thinking communities. Their mission is to add to people’s unique identity and become part of their nature, by always staying true to...

Komono // A moment with…

Komono // A moment with…

We are at home and so are you. Why not make the most of our time and spend a moment together? At KOMONO, we feel it is now, more than ever, important to stand together as a community and spread beauty and positivity. These exceptional times call us to share our...

Komono – Rita Ora performing in AVA

Komono – Rita Ora performing in AVA

British singer and actress Rita Ora wore the Ava sunglass by KOMONO during her performance at the Capital’s Jingle Bell Ball 2018. The Ava’s cool curves and narrow cat eye shape takes the retro style to a new, contemporary level. Ava is the perfect...

Komono – Update “Elementary Sun collection”

Komono – Update “Elementary Sun collection”

Komono’s new Elementary sunglasses take classic shapes and redefine them with exaggerated proportions. Joining Komono’s iconic Mercer, Hailey and Sheldon styles are six new shapes and two eye-catching colorways. The large-lensed Conrad and the circular Yoko are...

KOMONO – From dawn till dusk

KOMONO – From dawn till dusk

For Spring/Summer 2019, KOMONO explores the art of care-free living through its eyewear pieces. Inspired by the balmy heat of summer and the captivating landscapes of the Balearics, KOMONO introduces fresh new shapes and effortless updates of its contemporary...

Komono – FW2018 collection

Komono – FW2018 collection

Blink and you’ll miss it, breathe and it’s already gone! The moment that your vision shifts from blurred to sharp, the moment everything comes into focus. KOMONO takes a serene approach to prescription frames for Fall/Winter 2018. Inspired by architectural structures...

Komono

Komono

Every curve, edge, surface and bend of this frame by Komono is a thoroughly examined detail. Each precision screw, hinge, nose pad and earpiece is a detail that has been painstakingly scrutinized and diligently selected, and Sara is enjoying it to the max! [rl_gallery...

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