Pared is the creation of couple Samantha Stevenson and Edward Baker. Founded in 2011, Sydney, Australia.
Specialising in collaborations with other emerging Australian Fashion designers, releasing limited edition fashion forward frames.
The brand has established itself as a boutique label with a strong following in Australia, New Zealand, Asia and the USA. The unique use of colour combinations, distinctive cutaway details, unusual material and surface treatments ensure a point of difference from other eyewear brands.
Pared has been seen on a number of celebrities such as Natalia Kills, The Haim sisters, Delta Goodrem, Poppy Delevigne, Fashion blogger Susie Bubble and in notable editorials for Australian and international magazines such as Elle, Oyster, RUSSH and Interview.
The components are chosen with a long life span in mind.
The frame is handmade using high quality 6mm acetates. Acetate is lightweight, flexible & hypo allergenic.
Pared offers a selection of both solid, gradient & mirror CR39 lenses. They use high quality Japanese lens suppliers as well as Carl Zeiss optics. Our lenses are lightweight, shatterproof and scratch resistant with a great clarity of vision. Cr39 lenses have superior heat and chemical resistance. All pared lenses meet the strictest Australian & NZ standards as well as International standards. The lenses offer UV400 protection and 100% UVA & UVB protection.
All metal is either titanium or stainless steel. Both nickel free & hypo allergenic.
They use OBE German rubber dipped screws to ensure a strong and durable hinge for long term wear.