EYEWEAR OF THE YEAR (EOY) 2017

What is EYEWEAR OF THE YEAR?

EYEWEAR OF THE YEAR (EOY)2017

EOY takes place annually inside International Optical Fair Tokyo (IOFT). It selects and honors the best new design eyewear to be introduced in this fall and winter. It consists of several categories, and from each category, three winning products and a Grand Prix product will be announced. Screening and selection will be conducted by the EOY Award Committee in early September.

EOY2017表彰式

Award Categories

Men's Eyewear Category:
Men's frames which increase one's attractiveness at all scenes
Ladies' Eyewear:
Ladies' frames which highlight elegance, beauty and charm
Kids Eyewear:
Fashionable frames which also excel in function, e.g. durable and flexible, to support children's growth and lives
Sunglasses:
Sunglasses & sporty frames for fashion, sports and driving scenes which excel in design and function
Functions & Technologies:
Frames & sunglasses with innovative technology and/or superiority in function

Entry 

We closed the entry of EYEWEAR OF THE YEAR 2017.

Screening and Selection

Screening and selection were conducted by the EOY Award Committee Members.
3 products, which included 1 Grand Prix among them, were awarded from each category.

< EOY 2017 Award Committee Members >

Mr. Tatsuya Wada
Prof. at Tama Art University
Product Design Course
Mr. Hirokuni Toga
Editor in Chief,
Men’s CLUB,
A Unit of Hearst Corp.
Ms. Kaoruko Matsuzaki
Editor in Chief of
Mode Optique
Ms. Mirei Ito
Glasses Writer