The first edition of the LOFTxTEF Awards (a collaboration between LOFT Eyewear Shows and TEF Magazine) was held on March 22, at the LOFT Independence Party. After going through 105 submissions, our grand jury nominated 6 brands for each of the 4 categories: Fashion Frame, Fashion Sunglass, Technical Frame and Technical Sunglass.
Online voting was done by opticians from all over the world, on the LEF and TEF Facebook groups. Each vote counted as a single vote that was added to the celebrity judges’ votes.
Here are the winners:
The Fashion Frame TEFFIE went to Blake Kuwahara for his amazing LARABEE design.
The Technical Frame award went to the new aluminium APOLLO design by Theo Eyewear.
Best Technical Sunglass was won by Rolf Spectacles for their new titanium glasses that made the leap from rapid prototyping to crafting a high-end titanium product.
In the category Fashion Sunglass, a second TEFFIE went to Blake Kuwahara for his uber-cool MOORE frame.
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