First Sweatpants, Now Sun shades: Entireworld Groups Up With Warby Parker


Entireworld’s Scott Sternberg made headlines last year with his core collection of #WFH sweatshirts, sweatpants and other essentials, but he’s not just sticking to the basics. “We just dropped this whole bunch of block print items that we made in India, caftans and individual parts, really cute,” he says. “They just went crazy, they sold like hot cakes.”

Also new: a collaboration with Warby Parker that created 70s-inspired aviator sunglasses that were offered in an Entireworld palette in navy, forest green, chocolate and pastel pink. “The pink came out perfectly,” says Sternberg. “The color is uplifting and an indication of a change in mood.”

Warby Parker’s Sternberg and Neil Blumenthal are hoping for a return of optimism and joy. “So many of us have been in quarantine for so long,” says Blumenthal. “It’s time for us to reappear and flee – and what better way to do that than with fun designs and bright colors?”

The two met, Sternberg recalls, in the late 1980s when Warby Parker took off and at the height of Sternberg’s previous label, Band of Outsiders. “I remember being at the standard hotel, which no longer exists, by the pool. Neil and I were just kidding. The business they have built runs in such a pure way and around such a great product. We got it right away. “

“I feel a kinship and connection with him,” says Blumenthal. “He has these common values ​​around fashion and running a company that is stylish, fun, wearable in almost all situations and also inexpensive. I feel like we have given each other business advice over the years and it has been a great friendship. “

Turning their friendship into a partnership felt right. “For so long there were big brands trying to be relevant by working with the cool little kid,” says Blumenthal of standard fashion cooperation practices. “It’s nice to work as real colleagues.”

It’s also nice that Sternberg, as a naturally perfectionist, immediately understood the nuances of eyewear design. “One of the challenges we often find with other designers is that eyewear design is different from clothing. Every millimeter counts, every facial feature has to be right. Working with someone like Scott, who wears glasses himself and is always meticulous and detail-oriented, is fun, ”says Blumenthal.

Sternberg is crazy about details. That is also the reason for his success with jogging pants and basics – every rib, every stitch and every seam is designed for optimal lightness. “The reality is that when it comes to pure, no-frills stuff, you realize that every single centimeter counts. Every little detail that doesn’t look like a detail really makes sense, ”says Sternberg. “These ideas of purity, minimalism, modernity, I need them. From a technical point of view, it’s almost more work, because if it’s not precise and quality and fabric don’t really harmonize, it will just feel like a commodity. You really have to do everything right so that the proportions and workmanship make these objects sublime, ”he continues. “I think Neil and I both swim in these waters, in these design philosophies.”

And when you wear your new sunglasses, you can sit back and relax knowing that even the shade of rouge – “Blossom”, corrects me by Blumenthal – is perfect.

Entireworld x Warby Parker Hatcher sunglasses

Entireworld x Warby Parker Hatcher sunglasses

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Entireworld x Warby Parker Hatcher sunglasses

Entireworld x Warby Parker Hatcher sunglasses