Native Sons is a luxury eyewear and accessories brand headed by Tommy O’Gara, former president/director of DITA Asia, and Shinsuke Takizawa, creator of NEIGHBORHOOD. The brand is named for the native sons who returned from the World War and kick started the “Industrial Design Revolution” with both avant-garde and utilitarian designs that are still admired today.
Unlike most eyewear brands, Native Sons, under the direction of O’Gara’s theLIGHT Co. own and operate their own manufacturing. The result is an unwavering creative vision. All acetates are based on plant-based cellulose with long-diamond-tooled core wires, an arrow-shaped hinge design, and a star-nut configuration from days gone by to adjust and hold hinge tension, making it harder to loosen. Additionally, the metal frames within this range feature high-grade titanium and antique plating.