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If you're going to wear glasses (practically) all the time, they better be good. Next week, find frames that speak to your soul with a special Nackymade event at Susan.
For the uninitiated, Nackymade is a Japanese eyewear brand dealing in both high-end ready-to-wear and bespoke frames. Designer Naoki "Nacky" Nakagawa uses Japanese plastic acetate and European antiques to create glasses and sunglasses that double as wearable art. (Seriously, check out Nacky's work on his blog.) Frames start at $480 for pre-made styles, and $600 for custom frames.
If you're digging the Nackymade vibe, Nacky will be at Susan (3685 Sacramento Street) from 10:30am-6:30pm next Thursday,
April 16th April 23rd and Friday, April 17th April 24th. Shop the collection, or collaborate with the designer on a one-of-a-kind style. (You can either call the store at 415-922-3685 to schedule an appointment, or just walk in.) Custom designs will be handmade in Japan, and ready in about 6-8 weeks. Yes, waiting is dreadful, but totally worth it when you have the coolest frames ever.
Update 4/13/2015: The Nackymade trunk show dates have been changed due to a travel conflict. The new dates are April 23rd and 24th.