Introducing our new styles, the Templanza and Vedrina!

We are pleased to present the Arcana I Collection, which will be available in mid-March!

With its graceful front and and ultra-comfortable serpentine temples, the Vedrina is a sleek and modern style, presenting an alluring play of sinuous curves and supple colors. Vedrina represents serenity as a state arising from silent contemplation.


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A chiseled, cat-eye rectangular front is complemented by striking oblique sculptural temples in Templanza’s dramatic and daring design. Templanza was inspired by the XIIII card of the Tarot of Marseille, Temperance. It symbolizes harmony, moderation and the synthesis of opposites.



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All styles are handmade acetate with hard coated CR39 lenses. Each pair comes with two case options: our signature hard clutch and our soft pouch case. Lumete sunglasses are made in the USA with imported materials. Please visit here for more details.


The Arcana I Collection is available for preorder now. Wholesale buyers, please visit our wonderfully convenient new wholesale website with JOOR.


We are also proud to introduce our new lookbook for our entire collection. We would like to thank and credit the following talents for helping us with our beautiful new photography. They did an amazing job!

Photographer: Steve Prue
Makeup Artist: Corinne Tucci
Hair Stylist: Cristina Filloramo at cristina81581@gmail.com
Models: Ivanka and Kira from Fenton Moon.

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Gala Darling models the Attic Safari in Crushed Berries

Gala Darling modeled the Attic Safari in Crushed Berries on her amazing blog today. Beautiful!

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Lumete to exhibit at Capsule in New York!

Retail buyers are cordially invited to visit our presentation at the (capsule) show in New York, February 20-22. We also welcome media to visit us for a preview of our new styles!

Capsule New York Womens


(Capsule) New York Women’s
February 20-22, 2012
550 Washington Street
New York, NY

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Announcing our new stockist in Dubai: Nasimi Beach Boutique!

Lumete recently celebrated the opening of Nasimi Beach Boutique, on Nasimi Beach! We are honored to be a part of this gorgeous new boutique opened by Atlantis The Palm Resort, which sits at the outermost edge of the famous Palm Jumeirah in Dubai.

Nasimi Boutique

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Nasimi Boutique Interior

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Thanks very much to our wonderful new representatives at the Copia Group in Dubai!


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Lumete to exhibit at Designers & Agents in Los Angeles!

Retail buyers are cordially invited to visit our presentation at Designers & Agents in LA. We also welcome media to visit us for a preview of our new styles!

Lumete Eyewar at Designers & Agents LA

D&A LA Summer ‘12
January 16-18 , 2012
NEW MART: 127 E Ninth Street. Los Angeles, CA

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2012 Collection Preview Party!

You’re cordially invited to attend the 2012 collection preview party and shopping event for Payal Luthra, Lumete and Zhao! Join us at our popup store this Thursday evening for an exclusive sneak peek at our upcoming collections.

Be the first to shop our new pieces, and enjoy 15% off pre-orders!

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Event Details:
Date: Thursday, December 29, 2011
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Where: RS POP UP Shop
Address: 501 Lexington Ave, NYC

Share this event with your friends: https://www.facebook.com/events/294043990632377/
We look forward to seeing you there!

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Holiday Party + VIP Meet the Designers!

Next Tuesday, Dec 13th, join us for a Holiday Party at our Pop-Up Shop! Enjoy a night of shopping & socializing, hosted by LC Magazine & stylEast Group, with special Peppermint Kiss Cocktails from Alize Liqueur, and holiday cupcakes from 12 Oaks Bakery!

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What: Holiday Party hosted by  Lifestyle + Charity Magazine and stylEast Group
Where: RS POP-UP Shop at the Roger Smith Hotel: 501 Lexington Avenue (between 47th and 48th St).
When: December 13, 2011. 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

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Photos by Champion Hamilton

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Accessories Designer Collective Holiday POP-UP Shop!

This December, visit Lumete and other amazing accessories designers at our Holiday Pop Up Shop in Midtown NYC! In addition to our handmade sunglasses, find luxury neckwear from Payal Luthra, vintage inspired handbags by Zhao, and beautiful jewelry and belts by Lisa Mackey. For your convenience during the busy holiday season, we will beautifully gift wrap your purchases (complete with polaroid gift card!) and even arrange domestic shipping.
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Please help us spread the word!

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What: Holiday Pop Up Shop - Accessories Designer Collective.
Where: RS POP-UP Shop at the Roger Smith Hotel: 501 Lexington Avenue (between 47th and 48th St).
When: December 2nd - 31st, seven days a week. Closed December 25th.
Store Hours: 11:00am – 8:00pm. Open till 10pm from Dec 19th through the 23rd.

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Join us Tuesday, December 6th, from 6:00 to 9:00 pm for our opening reception! Enjoy complementary wine while you shop, mingle with the designers and receive an extra 15% off your entire purchase! We will also have events throughout the month, so please stay tuned on facebook and twitter!

Accessories Designer Collective Holiday Pop-Shop!Check out our beautiful model Irma Elezovic wearing a luxurious shawl by Payal Luthra, Lumete’s Ulula in Blond Havana, a gorgeous clutch by Zhao and python cuff by Lisa Mackey.

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Lumete now at The Monocle Order!

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A members club for sunglasses lovers, The Monocle Order hand-picks the finest sunglasses from around the world.

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To see their collection of “deviously gorgeous” and “dangerously debaucherous” sunglasses — now including Lumete — visit The Monocle Order Pop-Shop at:

220 Bowery (between Prince and Spring), NYC.

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For more information, follow The Monocle Order on facebook.

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Help by Design: Animal Haven

Please join us for Champagne, hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction of carefully selected luxury and fashion items, including a one-of-a-kind pair of Lumete sunglasses. Proceeds from the event will benefit Animal Haven and its efforts to find homes for abandoned cats and dogs in the Tri-State area.

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Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2011. 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Location: Norwood Club, 241 West 14th Street (between 7th & 8th ave.)

Minimum donation: $100 per person

RSVP required and tickets must be purchased in advance.

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To purchase your tickets, click on the flyer below or visit http://tinyurl.com/435u7o6

Given celebrity involvement and the exclusive nature of the venue, we expect tickets to sell out quickly. So please get your tickets early.

We really appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you at the event!

Help by Design: Animal Haven at Norwood

For inquiries about the event, please contact helpbydesign@yahoo.com or contact Animal Haven.

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Co-Chairs:

John Bartlett / Alan Cumming / Tiffany Lacey / Harold Smith

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Host Committee:

Frederick Anderson / Andrea Arden / Beth Amorosi / Kelly Bensimon / Fabiola Beracasa / Polly Blitzer / Lorenzo Borghese / Harlan Bratcher / Annie Churchill / Kipton Cronkite / Nathalie de Berry / Gustaf Demarchelier / Alex Dulac / Karen Feng / Jim Franzen / Julie Gilhart / Douglas Hannant / Clara Herrera / Katherine Holmes / Deborah Hughes / Tiffin Jernstedt / Joshua Katcher / Ian Kerner / Richard Lambertson / Jane Larkworthy / Lisa Mackey / Kendra Mara / Jake Pegler Morgan / Chad Murawczyk / Sharon Novak / John Robshaw / David Rodriguez / Celia Rogge / Lela Rose / Megan Salt / Steve Schonberg / Tracy Thorne / John Truex / Tamara Tunie / Toby Usnik / Alvin Valley / Stephanie von Watzdorf /  Alexandra Wilkis Wilson / Elaine Wrightman / Mindy Yang / Monica Zaldivar / Melissa Foss Zdyb.

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