Cu­bitts

Robb Report Singapore - - The Bespoke Issue -

Hand­made in Lon­don, Cu­bitts’ be­spoke spec­ta­cles come in ac­etate and sus­tain­able buf­falo horn (al­though it’s been known to of­fer 3D-printed stain­lesssteel bridges), while an ex­tra touch for be­spoke cus­tomers is the mono­grammed leather cases, also hand­made in Lon­don, which come with clean­ing cloths de­signed by a dif­fer­ent artist ev­ery six months.

Cu­bitts’ con­cep­tion came about in 2012 when eye­wear ob­ses­sive Tom Broughton be­gan de­sign­ing and mak­ing frames in his kitchen. A warm re­cep­tion to his work saw a hobby morph into a busi­ness and to­day Cu­bitts boasts five bou­tiques across Lon­don as well as on­line. “I’ve no­ticed that our be­spoke cus­tomers from the Far East tend to go for larger, bolder styles at the mo­ment. An over­sized panto shape or a heavy rimmed square is of­ten pop­u­lar.” cu­bitts.co.uk

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