MYKITA UNCOMMON COLLABORATIONS

Together with Romain Kremer, Mykita introduced Yuri model, dedicated to the first cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. Subsequently, Lady Gaga appeared in public wearing Yuri glasses.

By Victor Sajenko

MYKITA UNCOMMON COLLABORATIONS

Bernhard Willhelm

2009: Mykita & Bernhard Willhelm Limited Edition autumn-winter 2009/2010 collaboration. The designers introduced six models in different shapes.

Franz 24K was the first one created in honor of Franz Klammer, the Austrian Olympic skiing champion. The model was equipped with solar mirrored lenses coated in Christian Dalloz Sunoptics 24 carat gold. The glasses had UV400 protection and anti-reflective inner coating to relieve eye strain. The model was presented in two versions: with gold and dark frames, hand-assembled at the Mykita factory in Berlin. Franz 24K have been released in a limited edition of 300 copies and sold with a certificate of authenticity. The price was 775 dollars. In 2010, Sarah Jessica Parker appeared in Franz 24K sunglasses on a promo poster for the Sex and the City 2.

Mykita x Bernhard Willhelm Franz 24K limited edition

Romain Kremer

In 2010, together with Romain Kremer Mykita created Yuri model, dedicated to the first cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. This model was a combination of grid-glasses and a helmet. Yuri glasses have been created in red, orange and black. The cost of the product was 575 euros. Subsequently, Lady Gaga appeared in public wearing Yuri glasses.

Lady Gaga wearing Mykita x Romain Kremer Yuri Gagarin edition

Herr von Eden

In 2010, together with Herr von Eden, Mykita introduced the Edeneyes model in a thick frame that had the shape of a horizontal eight figure. The glasses were have been released in black and red.

Mykita x Herr von Eden Edeneyes

Uslu Airlines

In 2010, together with Uslu Airlines, Mykita released the Mykita & Uslu Airlines collection. The suitcase-shaped package contained sunglasses in either yellow, gray or lilac, and the nail polish of the corresponding tone.

Mykita x Uslu Airlines sunglasses with nail polish

Beth Ditto

In 2012, the Mykita capsule collection by Beth Ditto has been introduced. The American singer Beth Ditto proposed to create a Beth model in the shape of a cat's eye in purple and white. Only 100 items have been released.

Moncler

In 2012, Mykita and Moncler created a capsule collection of rounded sports sunglasses inspired by the 50s' skiers and climbers. One of the models has been titled Lionel in honor of Lionel Terray. A flexible hinge allowed you to adjust the glasses to any type of face. Mirror lenses, offered in several color options, were marked with logos of both brands, which would become noticeable when being fogged. The cost of the product was 425 euros.

Mykita x Moncler eyewear collection

Carl Zeiss

In 2012, Mykita developed the round-shaped glasses for the Carl Zeiss brand.

Mykita for Carl Zeiss 100th birthday edition
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