New Campaign | Spring Summer 2019 February 5, 2019

Our Spring Summer 2019 campaign ‘To embark on an adventure’ is now live. To celebrate the true definition of the word LARKE, we have created our latest campaign visuals with the spirit of adventure in mind. Captivating colour and daring landscapes amalgamated into playful collages, evoke thoughts of spontaneous journeys and spirited discovery.
New acetates and our latest model SORREN will be available on our online shop shortly.

LARKE | Bespoke Eyewear January 24, 2019

At LARKE optics your eyewear options are vast. Aside from our standard curated collection of frames, we offer limited edition acetates, colour combinations, custom lenses, personalisation and unique hardware. To our experienced craftsmen, pretty much anything is possible. If you have a favourite pair of sunglasses that has fallen by the wayside or always hankered after a specific spectacles colour combination but can’t find them anywhere, we can provide you with the flexibility and choice.
Our entirely handcrafted frames take around eight weeks to complete, focusing on the importance of artisanal creation by following age old traditions and techniques.
Please contact us on info@larkeoptics.com with any bespoke pricing or design enquiries.

Introducing | SORREN January 5, 2019

Featured here in classic Redwood tortoiseshell, with its distinct brow-line and masculine weightiness the latest addition to our frame collection is confident and assertive.
Named SORREN, derived from the Latin ‘severus’ meaning bold and stern. Soon to be available on our online shop.

LARKE at SpexBox, Manchester November 29, 2018

We are pleased to announce the newest addition to our stockist list is dedicated eyewear styling boutique; SpexBox. Specialising in elevated, bespoke styling experiences, showcasing distinctive eyewear sourced from independent manufacturers from around the world. Focused on moving away from archaic eyewear purchasing habits, SpexBox is a leader in contemporary eyewear solutions.
Their new home is located in North Manchester’s Ribble Valley at Abbot Works, Whalley.

Bespoke | Recent Commissions September 30, 2018

We are excited to share an edit of LARKE frames that you wouldn’t ordinarily get a chance to browse through; a selection of our recent bespoke commissions.
Our bespoke frames utilise limited edition and end of line acetates through to custom tint sun lenses, giving the wearer an entirely unique frame.
From left to right: HORNE in Lace, OLSON in Scarlet, AVIATOR in Amber and LOWIS in Horn.
Contact info@larkeoptics.com for bespoke pricing and enquiries.

Seen | Daisy Lowe in Horne July 23, 2018

Model Daisy Lowe spotted in London wearing HORNE sunglasses in Matt Black.

LARKE at Finlay & Co., Soho February 18, 2018

LARKE’s latest new stockist comes in the form of Finlay & Co’s debut store, located on Broadwick Street in London’s Soho neighbourhood.

Their new corner site concept store consists of both Finlay & Co’s best-selling sunglasses and spectacles, in addition to a curated edit of 10 other unique, independent eyewear brands.

Press | ALSO Journal October 3, 2017

ALDEN in Glass and HORNE in Horn acetate both featured in this striking natural beauty editorial for ALSO Journal, styled by Nathalie Francis and shot by Victoria Zschommler.

Model Crystal at Select
Make Up Siddhartha Simone
Hair Maki Tanaka
Photography Assistant Joshua Payne

Press | Evening Standard May 10, 2017

The OLSON sunglasses in Horn acetate made the Evening Standard’s ‘Twelve Best Sunglasses for Spring’edit.



Press | 20/20 Europe April 15, 2017

Press | The Rake February 1, 2017

Luxury gentleman’s style and lifestyle publication The Rake, selected Turnbull & Asser’s Head of Design, Dean Gomilsek-Cole for a recent winter style story. Together with Shaun Gordon, who heads up Menswear Design at Turnbull & Asser, Dean showcases the seasons latest sartorial offerings including the soon to be released ‘HUNT’ sunglasses designed in collaboration with LARKE.




Photography : Jamie Ferguson

Press | GQ December 1, 2016

The talented, Dean Gomilsek-Cole – Head of Design at Turnbull & Asser was recently asked by GQ to divulge ‘The 10 Things He Can’t Live Without’.



LARKE at Darkroom at Somerset House October 6, 2016

October sees London’s iconic Somerset House showcase the first solo exhibition in the UK of the late Malian photographer, Malick Sidebé. Sidibé is celebrated for his black and white images chronicling the lives and culture of the Malian capital, Bamako, in the wake of the country’s independence in 1960. The exhibition presents 45 original prints from the 1960s and 1970s based around the themes of: Tiep à Bamako / Nightlife in Bamako, Au Fleuve Niger / Beside the Niger River, Le Studio / The Studio.

Our friends at Darkroom have curated an exclusive retail space to run alongside the much anticipated exhibition, inspired by Africa, Mali and Sidebé’s work. Larke frames and sunglasses in limited acetates can be found in good company, sitting alongside an edit of specially sourced handmade jewellery, textiles, homewares and a selection of rare vinyl.

The Courtyard Gallery, Somerset House, London WC2R 1LA. 06 October 2016 – 15 January 2017




Press | Vogue August 7, 2016


The ROARK frame designed in collaboration with gentleman’s outfitter Turnbull & Asser featured on Vogue.com – ‘Business Class Style : How to upgrade your look’

ROARK sunglasses in Matt Black available exclusively at Turnbull & Asser.

LC:M SS17 Collections | Turnbull & Asser by LARKE eyewear June 14, 2016

LARKE’s collaborative eyewear series with Turnbull & Asser continues for another season, the latest sunwear offering ‘Roark’ was showcased alongside their Spring Summer 2017 collection during London Collections: Men this weekend.

The suitably opulent Christie’s HQ on Ryder Street served as the ultimate backdrop to showcase ‘Velocity: The Heir and Hero’. The collection for the forthcoming summer season steers full throttle back to the ritzy heydays of 1970s Monte Carlo where inspiration was sourced in the prowess and infamous revelry of Grand Prix playboy victors on and off the prestigious Circuit de Monaco.

‘ROARK’ sunglasses are exclusively available online and in-store at Turnbull & Asser.

LARKE for Holly Fulton Autumn Winter 2016/17 February 22, 2016







LARKE’s collaboration with womenswear designer Holly Fulton continued this season with a second series of eyewear debuting at London Fashion Week this weekend. Drawing inspiration from visionary British artist David Inshaw, the painters graphic mossy aesthetic and penchant for the surreal was a clear presence in the collection. Our bold, linear RADUS handmade frame was showcased in an exclusive colour palette of dirty pink, cream, gloss black and earthy green, and fitted with contrasting sports luxe mirror sun lenses – another key theme present throughout the winter seasons collection namely in outerwear and knitwear pieces.

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Seen | Latest collection at LN-CC February 5, 2016

The latest collection updates to both optical and sun frames are now available at LN-CC. Check out their just released Spring Summer 16′ campaign shots below.

LC:M AW16 Collections | Turnbull & Asser by LARKE eyewear January 11, 2016

London Collections: Men AW16 saw the reveal of our latest collaborative project with luxury gentlemen’s outfitter Turnbull & Asser. With a shared ethos for manufacturing in England and fastidious craftsmanship, the exclusive eyewear series made its debut at Turnbull & Asser’s LC:M presentation alongside their Autumn Winter 2016 collection entitled ‘The Artist and The Architect’ at the prestigious RSA Vaults in central London.




Hailed by British GQ’s editorial team as one of ‘The best looks from the LC:M AW16 catwalks’, Turnbull & Asser’s literary inspired collection of formal and informal attire is the ideal sartorial accompaniment for the four exclusive eyewear designs.

For pr and sales enquiries, please email info@larkeoptics.com

Press | Stylist Magazine November 26, 2015


This week’s Stylist magazine sees our monochrome Darkroom collaboration sunglasses gracing the cover in an elegant still life set, styled by renowned interiors stylist Emilio Pimentel-Reid. Celebrating one of our favourite independent London located shops and stockist, Darkroom, the suitably styled cover showcases a refined edit of their curated designers in a distinct palette of black, white and gold.

LARKE at Dover Street Market New York October 26, 2015

We are thrilled to announce LARKE’s debut stockist in the United States, Dover Street Market New York. The world renowned concept store is now carrying a curated edit of both men’s and women’s sunglass styles.


The New York store located in Murray Hill is Rei Kawakubo’s third Dover Street Market location, following London and Ginza. Not only is the space a curatorial masterpiece with many unique products and designer collections on sale, it also features many integrated art installations, from murals to staircase experiences. The sprawling seven-story space, which occupies a stately Beaux-Arts building on Lexington Avenue and 30th Street is a sight to behold and an experience to relish.