I’ve not shot street style for years but when the opportunity to show off Colin Leslie’s fabulous collection of bamboo eyewear arose, who was I to say no? Armed with a selection of his glasses, including cool Ray Ban styles and aviators, my friend the photographer Leyla Razavi and I headed to the trendy parts of East London to see how the hipsters would wear them. And we’re pretty pleased with the results. Who do you think pulls them off best? Let me know in the comments section as they could win a prize!
All the glasses are available at Colin Leslie’s website and start from £45, which I think is a pretty good price for ethically sourced bamboo frames. In fact, the entire frame is ethically produced and includes features made from recycled acetate and plastic products. Colin Leslie has already shown at London Fashion Week and his glasses were selected to be a part of the BRITs’ 2013 official goodie bag.
All I can say is that if you’re looking to upgrade your eyewear this season and want something a little different from the norm, take a look at Colin Leslie’s collection.
All photos copyright Leyla Razavi.