AU$ 2,438
pledged of 30 000 AU$ pledged of 30 000 AU$ goal
21
backers
12days to go

All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Fri, December 28 2018 4:27 PM UTC +00:00.

Arise CollectiveBy Arise Collective
First created
Arise CollectiveBy Arise Collective
First created
AU$ 2,438
pledged of 30 000 AU$ pledged of 30 000 AU$ goal
21
backers
12days to go

All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Fri, December 28 2018 4:27 PM UTC +00:00.

About

We believe everyone should be empowered to express their individuality - so why should you have to see the world through the same lens as everyone else?

Arise Collective started in April 2017 with the goal of making premium quality eyewear completely customisable and personal to each individual. A humble goal, but one that we feel all eyewear users around the world really need, and a service that all the major global eyewear brands have never been able to deliver.

Working with an Italian design team, we partnered with VisionDirect.com.au - an established online eyewear retailer, to survey over 200,000 customers and identify what frame shapes you wanted, and what lens types you needed.

With your insights at hand, we then spent the past year creating six frame styles that reflect what our audience wants. Through our close relationships with frame manufacturers and leading optical lens specialists, we have been able to deliver the highest quality materials and lens options in our initial collection.

Exclusive first of all to our existing fans and customers, our collective, we offer a fully customisable collection, shaped around your ideas and needs, completely unique and one of a kind.

Individuality starts with a new frame of mind. Our data-driven creative process has allowed us to propose six final designs with customisable options - a selection of classic frame shapes that neither compromises on style nor functionality. Your perfect pair of bespoke eyewear starts here.

With our frame and lens solutions, you are sure to find the right fit for your lifestyle.

Choose from our five lens types - clear, tinted (sunglasses), digital blue block, polarised or smart fade lenses. All our frames can be ordered with plano (for those with perfect vision) or prescription-ready lenses (for those needing corrective vision). All our lenses are manufactured to the highest quality and include anti-scratch and 100% UV protection technology fitted as standard.

Now that you have your frame and lens choices set, add that final dash of individuality with your own personalised inscription.

Create a one-of-a-kind pair with your name, a message to a loved one, an inspirational quote, or any other words that you choose - they are your glasses after all! Additionally, every frame in the Arise Collective first collection comes with a limited edition serial number.

In the pledge section, you only need to make a choice based on your lens type/function (step 1). After the checkout, you can complete steps 2-6 in the customer survey. The survey allows you to choose your frame shape and colour, lens colour (only applicable for tinted, polarised and smart fare lenses) and your personalised message on the temple.

   

Your pledge will make you part of the Arise Collective. We want to give you the opportunity to create something that's truly made for you. Let's start with finding your perfect frame.

All Arise Collective frames come with customised “Arise HD” high clarity lenses and are made with high index plastics for superior optical performance. The lenses are aspherical, meaning they are lighter, flatter, and thinner than your conventional spherical lenses.

Our Single Vision lenses (distance and reading) are offered in the thin 1.61 index and are ready to tackle any challenge: 

  • Highly impact resistant
  • UV-A and UV-B protection
  • Anti-scratch, anti-reflective, and easy-to-clean (hydrophobic) coatings

CLEAR LENSES

Clear lenses are high index plastics, a super lightweight material that has a surface stronger than glass.

All clear lenses can be ordered with plano (for those with perfect vision) or prescription-ready lenses (for those needing corrective vision).

DIGITAL BLUE BLOCK LENSES

With the average adult spending 8.5 hours per day in front of a computer screen, protecting your eyes from blue light has never been more important, regardless of whether you use prescription glasses or not.

Our digital blue block lens options were developed to alleviate the symptoms of computer vision syndrome (CVS). Symptoms typically include eye strain, dry eyes, blurred vision, and eye fatigue.

Frames with these lenses make for the perfect office accessory and are also recommended for any digital native. Indeed, anyone who looks at a computer screen regularly on a daily basis should be wearing eyeglasses with these protective lenses.

TINTED LENSES

Tinted lenses are ideal for anyone that leads an outdoor lifestyle. Our wide variety of colour choices is suitable for either fashion or function. Tint options are available in either full tint or gradient. Colours available are Grey, Brown, Green or Blue.

Reducing glare and increasing contrast, our lens options provide 100% UV protection for bright and low light conditions. All lenses come with a scratch-resistant coating and are of the highest quality.

  • Grey lenses are suited for everyday use and provide true colour perception, ideal for driving and sunny weather.
  • Dark brown lenses are useful when judging distance and enhancing depth perception. They are good for proving colour contrast in cloudy weather conditions.
  • Green lenses are great for supporting outdoor activities and effectively reduce glare while brightening shadows.
  • Blue lenses enhance contours and colour perception, making them best suited for foggy, misty or snowy weather.

SMART FADE LENSES

Our Smart Fade technology allows these lenses to stay clear when indoors or at night. When outdoors and exposed to UV light, the lenses seamlessly change their level of tint in response to the intensity of the UV light.

This technology is also known as transition lenses. We used the latest technologies to ensure that the colour change is crisp and efficient for the wearer. The final result is a spectacular change of lens tint and colour, eyeglasses and sunglasses in one.

Our Smart Fade lenses are available in grey or brown.

POLARISED LENSES

Polarised lenses are recommended for people who live active lifestyles primarily outside. For use in all sporting conditions, running, team sports, water sports and more, polarised lenses eliminate glare in sunny conditions and remove the glare/reflection that one sees when looking at water or reflective surfaces.

Our Polarised lenses are available in grey or brown.

We believe that your frames should reflect your unique style while remaining functional and durable. As such, each frame is cut from the highest quality Italian acetate for a deep gloss and high transparency finish. The frames are individually cut with meticulous precision and delicately polished by hand, resulting in a product of superior design and craftsmanship that is nonetheless both lightweight and durable.

Arise Collective started in April 2017 with the goal of making premium quality eyewear completely personal to each individual. A humble goal, but one that we feel all eyewear users around the world really need, and a service that all the major global eyewear brands have never been able to deliver.

Working with an Italian design team, we partnered with VisionDirect.com.au - an established online eyewear retailer, to survey over 200,000 customers and identify what frame shapes you wanted, and what lens types you needed.

With your insights at hand, we then spent the past year building on this data-driven approach by creating six frame styles that were the most in demand from our audience. Through our close relationships with frame manufacturers as well as leading optical lens specialists, we have been able to deliver the highest quality materials and lens options in our initial six style collection.

This is a super exciting moment for all of us. We are honoured to bring to the world today, the creation of our first limited edition line. Exclusive first of all to our existing fans and customers, our collective. A fully customisable collection, shaped around your ideas and needs, completely unique and one of a kind. Premium Quality Glasses. Created by You.

We have been working together since April 2017, collaborating across three continents, continuously developing and refining our vision to bring the best possible product to the market. We are a team of global citizens who have each brought our own heritage, style, and perspective to the Arise Collective.

  
  

BROWN LENSES

BROWN GRADIENT LENSES

GREEN LENSES

GREEN GRADIENT LENSES

GREY LENSES

GREY GRADIENT LENSES

BLUE LENSES

BLUE GRADIENT LENSES

Risks and challenges

The Arise Collective has been almost two years in the making. We have spent this time researching, developing, designing and engineering a limited edition collection of exclusive eyewear models that we believe are the most customisable glasses on the market. We have sought out the very best materials without compromising on quality.

Our production and supply chain partners are ready for manufacturing and worldwide shipping. We have a highly skilled product and manufacturing team working daily to reduce any risk at any level of the project. Quality control is of imperative importance at every step of our production process.

Our commitment is to satisfy 100% of all our backers. We will follow our backers closely and will answer any queries or claims that you make until your glasses make it safely into your hands.

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    EARLY BIRDS - CLEAR KIT

    One pair of Arise Collective Eyeglasses + Clear Lenses. Choose your frame shape and colour at the end of the campaign.

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    EARLY BIRD - TINTED KIT

    One pair of Arise Collective Sunglasses + Tinted Lenses. Choose your sunglasses lenses from 4 different colours available in either full tint or gradient. Choose your frame shape and colour at the end of the campaign.

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    CLEAR KIT: Glasses + Clear Lenses

    One pair of Arise Collective Eyeglasses + Clear Lenses. Choose your frame shape and colour at the end of the campaign.

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    TINTED KIT: Glasses + Tinted Lenses

    One pair of Arise Collective Sunglasses + Tinted Lenses. Choose your sunglasses lenses from 4 different colours available in either full tint or gradient. Choose your frame shape and colour at the end of the campaign.

    Add your prescription lenses without any extra fees.*

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    DIGITAL KIT: Glasses + Blue block Lenses

    One pair of Arise Collective Eyeglasses + Digital blue block Lenses. Choose your frame shape and colour at the end of the campaign.

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    FADE KIT: Glasses + Smart Fade Lenses

    One pair of Arise Collective glasses + Smart Fade Lenses. Choose your lenses from 2 different colours available. Choose your frame shape and colour at the end of the campaign.

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    POLARISED KIT: Glasses + Tinted Lenses

    One pair of Arise Collective Sunglasses + Polarised Lenses. Choose your sunglasses lenses from 2 different colours available. Choose your frame shape and colour at the end of the campaign.

    Add your prescription lenses without any extra fees.*

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    DUO KIT: 2 Glasses + 2 Clear/Tint Lenses

    Two pairs of Arise Collective glasses + Clear or Tinted Lenses. Choose your lens types, frame shapes and colours at the end of the campaign.

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