- Frame carved from sustainable, plant-based acetate - Hand-polished, assembled, and balanced by expert craftsmen in Sabae, Japan - UV400, high transparency CR lenses - Each pair comes in a drawstring fabric pouch made from The Hill-Side fabric
The Hill-Side frames are carved from a single block of plant-based, cellulose acetate, which is petroleum-free, hypoallergenic, and biodegradable.
The carved frames are hand-sanded and polished by a skilled craftsperson, resulting in a unique, pleasing tactility. They are lightweight, flexible, and extremely durable.
We make our sunglasses at a small, family-run factory in Sabae, Japan. Sabae is the eyewear capital of Japan, known for producing Japan’s highest quality eyeglasses for generations.