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Be Your Own Warby Parker With These Mix-And-Match Magnetic Glasses

Nendo's magnetic specs let you mix components at whim.

  • <p><a href="http://www.nendo.jp/en/works/magne-hinge-2/?erelease" target="_blank">Magne-Hinge</a>, the newest product from masterful designers over at <a href="http://www.fastcompany.com/tag/nendo" target="_self">Nendo</a>, lets you snap your glasses apart so you can mix-and-match components at whim.</p>
  • <p>Magnets are what keep all the components of your eyeglasses in place--the magne-hinges are strong enough to keep the temples and earpieces attached to a 0.8mm carved titanium frame.</p>
  • <p>Unveiled at Milan Design Week and called, appropriately enough, the <a href="http://www.nendo.jp/en/works/magne-hinge-2/?erelease" target="_blank">Magne-Hinge</a>, Nendo's new glasses use magnets to keep the temples and earpieces attached to the 0.8mm carved titanium frame.</p>
  • <p>As a <a href="http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/us/definition/english/specky" target="_blank">specky</a> guy myself, I love these.</p>
  • <p>But sadly, as with many of Nendo's creations, the Magne-Hinge Glasses are difficult to get outside of Japan, where they're being sold exclusively at Seibu Department Stores.</p>
  • 01 /08

    Magne-Hinge, the newest product from masterful designers over at Nendo, lets you snap your glasses apart so you can mix-and-match components at whim.

  • 02 /08

    Magnets are what keep all the components of your eyeglasses in place--the magne-hinges are strong enough to keep the temples and earpieces attached to a 0.8mm carved titanium frame.

  • 03 /08

    Unveiled at Milan Design Week and called, appropriately enough, the Magne-Hinge, Nendo's new glasses use magnets to keep the temples and earpieces attached to the 0.8mm carved titanium frame.

  • 04 /08

    As a specky guy myself, I love these.

  • 05 /08

    But sadly, as with many of Nendo's creations, the Magne-Hinge Glasses are difficult to get outside of Japan, where they're being sold exclusively at Seibu Department Stores.

  • 06 /08
  • 07 /08
  • 08 /08

Magne-Hinge, the newest product from masterful designers over at Nendo, lets you snap your glasses apart so you can mix-and-match components at whim.

Magnets are what keep all the components of your eyeglasses in place—the magne-hinges are strong enough to keep the temples and earpieces attached to a 0.8 mm carved titanium frame.

As a specky guy myself, I love these. But sadly, as with many of Nendo's creations, the Magne-Hinge glasses are difficult to get outside of Japan, where they're being sold exclusively at Seibu Department Stores.

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