Friedrich's Optik, known for their exclusive luxurious eyeglasses, and Traps Eyewear collaborated to introduce a limited line of American made handcrafted buffalo horn and hardwoods sunglasses. The collaboration between the two brands came from a mutual admiration for unique handmade goods. Friedrich's Optik's century old horn production process and Traps Eyewear's beautiful custom wood craftsmanship is showcased in three distinct, yet classically understated designs. All three Friedrich's X Traps frame styles draw inspiration from iconic eyewear while creating the true epitome of a handcrafted, Made in America luxury product. The micro-production, limited collaboration is exclusively available at the Friedrich's Flagship store on Park Ave. NYC.
Traps Eyewear and Grammy nominated musician Post Malone partnered to create a one-of-a-kind pair of sunglasses that not only expressed Post’s individual style but also demonstrated the unique capabilities of the Traps Eyewear manufacturing team.
Traps Eyewear is proud to be an active member in the Maine Makers Movement. Maine is home to a wide range of craftspeople creating artwork and goods using quality materials while drawing inspiration from this amazing place. This spring Traps sat down with LL Bean to develop a social media campaign that could bring together both the large and small businesses home to Maine. LL Bean along with Traps Eyewear launched the Instagram series #MaineInspires showcasing makers, designers, and artisans that incorporate the beauty of Maine into their pieces.
Sperry- Iconic New England footwear brand Sperry Topsider approached Traps to create a line of hand-painted sunglasses using Traps’ flagship lobster trap frames. Each pair was hand dipped using nautical colors that represented maritime signal flags. The limited line was sold exclusively in Sperry locations as part of a Maine Maker’s series.
AT&T created an avenue to introduce entrepreneurs and makers that were developing products using methods incorporating both modern and traditional technologies. Traps Eyewear with our handmade traditional manufacturing along with the heavy web and social media presence created a commercial that showcased our brand and Maine roots.
Traps Eyewear has come together with the quintessential Maine company Sea Bags for a dual branded, custom painted collaboration. For Winter ’16 our two coastal inspired brands created an exclusive, limited line of Ulysses in Dark Tortoise with hand painted oak temples. The collaboration will be available exclusively at Sea Bags located in Portland and Freeport, ME as well as www.SeaBags.com.
Traps and Ebbets have come together to create a limited run of vintage inspired satin coaches jackets in two classic colorways. The EBFF X Traps home team jacket comes in Americana Carmine with custom felt TS letter work and vintage flag patch. In stark contrast the away team jacket is offered in Midnight Black with custom TRAPS cream felt letter work. Both jackets will be available exclusively through the Traps Eyewear online store and Portland Trading Company on Middle Street in Portland, Maine.