Flawless materials, luxury French design and last nanotechnologies for lenses come together in the distinguished and versatile Lance eyeglasses. It's more than a simple pair of glasses, it's your day-to-day essential eyeglasses pair and it does things other eyewear can't.
We create the best pair of glasses in the world, composed from hand made traditional luxury glasses frames with the most advanced (features lenses). It adapts to your lifestyle, light and environment.
Choose your eyewear over 20 styles and 3 types of lenses : photochromic (Fade Lenses), view and sunglasses (Sharp Lenses). All of our glasses are prescription ready. (No extra charge for this option).
Fade® Lenses - Eyeglasses and sunglasses, instantly in the same pair
Our transition technology called Fade® Lenses, enables you to have more pairs of glasses in one perfect pair, from plain to digital and sunglasses. Fade Lenses adjust instantly from clear to dark and every shade in between, so life looks way more vivid, vibrant and true.
Sharp® Lenses - You can choose between the view lenses and sunglasses lenses.
Do you want to keep it simple? We thought of you and without making any compromises! Keeping all the functions of our lenses, we created Sharp® Lenses, giving you the possibility to choose between our plain lenses and sunglasses lenses.
In the last year, our team has developed multiple prototypes, perfecting our designs. Different series vary in complexity and style - we are sure you will easily find your favorite. Whenever we sit down to create new frames, we always draw our inspiration from the world around us. We wanted to put French tradition in our product and move it forward by creating a last generation product.
Lance Glasses combines the French design and elegance with the German technology and the quality of Italian materials. Also our glasses are prescription ready. (NO extra charge for this option).
The story of our design begins in Morez (Jura Valley) considered a Silicon Valley of glasses. We have succeeded in combining modern Parisian design inspired by current trends, with French culture and tradition. The story begins in 1796 in Les Arcets, a hamlet in Morez. The ingenious craftsman who had the idea of stretching and twisting a nail to make spectacles was called Pierre-Hyacinthe Caseaux, a nail smith by trade. Continuing this eyewear tradition in the Jura Mountains is a first-class high, a museum of spectacles with exhibitions and interactive workshops, and, in particular, specialised businesses. It is truly established here, to the extent that Morez (Jura Valley) represents 55% of the French eyewear industry.
Every detail is important to us. To ensure a premium quality standard of our glasses, we have worked directly with some of the world's leading eyeglasses suppliers, which, for decades, have produced luxury glasses for high-end brands selling a pair for $350.
Each Lance glasses frame is manually produced in over 80 stages of Italian Acetate, which is lightweight, durable and long lasting. The way our glasses are designed and manufactured will provide the comfort you need to be able to wear your glasses all day without even feeling them.
We know that even the most elegant eyewear frames require some top lenses. We know that this plays an important role in how your glasses will look and feel. That's why Lance Glasses chose to work with the largest German lens maker in developing its technology to deliver a top product.
Carefully selected high-end materials - each Acetate frame is hand-polished – with the polisher’s personal quality seal. Every frame is cut with mechanical precision. For acetate frames, the fronts are tumbled and polished while the temples are stamped, hand smoothed, shaped, and prepared for assembly. Each frame receives one last round of smoothing and shaping by hand, and then is inspected for quality.
We have a fair deal for you. If you feel that the eyeglasses did not meet your expectations, contact us and we will send you a 100% refund. Hurry up and reserve your eyewear. Each model is limited edition so don't miss your favourite model.
We remove all the intermediaries and offer luxury glasses, three times cheaper than the store pricing. Our engineer and co-founder, Karim Bousbaine, has optimized and simplified processes and the management for the largest multinationals all over the world. He has used the experience gained in the last 15 years in the Lance Glasses fabrication process and so we have made this price possible, enabling us to offer you Luxury Limited Edition eyeglasses for less than 100€.
Did you know that only one company has control over 75% of the global glasses market? Lance Glasses does everything in-house. From design to manufacturing, we control the whole process. You will pay the real price for your glasses.
We know you’re asking yourself: How can you make your pick from all of the different types of eyeglasses frames? Fortunately, we are all different and we know how important your look is, so at this moment our team is working on an application that will allow you to use our camera / laptop and augmented reality to try our glasses before completing the survey form after the campaign’s completion. This will allow you to make the right decision. It’s your frame’s distinct features that make them yours. Finding the right frame style for your face shape might feel tricky, but thankfully our app helps you pick the right frame and it is so easy.
Because you will not only have a pair of glasses, you will have a 20-functions gadget that will meet all of your needs. We recreated luxury glasses by making them accessible to everyone and improving them by adding nanotechnology treated lenses, keeping the classic human aspect of the French design.
Not just simple lenses
Our Sharp® Lenses and Fade® Lenses have nanotechnology coatings. Every lens is cut out with perfection and accuracy. This minimizes distortion in the field of vision.
All of our lenses are maximum UV-protection and provide a 100% filter from harmful UVA, UVB and UVC rays including the blue light from digital screens. The invisible coatings make your glasses your best daily ally adapting to any situation.
The package includes: the glasses you have chosen along with your desired lenses (prescription lenses at no extra cost), microfiber case for cleaning and storage, ecological foldable case, warranty and authenticity certificate, packaging box.
To make this project as successful as possible in both feedback & sales, we need your help! Whether it’s purchasing a pair, sharing this project on social media or just telling a friend about it, your support is much needed & truly appreciated.
Over the past year, we have developed our brand, perfecting and testing multiple prototypes until reaching perfection. Based in Paris, France , our team comes from different horizons, that makes our company vision richer. Luc is our eyewear industrial designer who worked for many brands over the past 12 years, designing the best collection ever. Karim is our engineer reconverted from the aeronautic and automotive industry that develops the best optics and materials. Liviu is our product developer with a tremendous skill in design, marketing and product development and Gonzague, our production manager, negotiates the best prices and coordinates the production to make sure the quality meets our expectations and beyond. Our philosophy is deliciously simple. We produce a luxury product meeting the standards of the best brands of the market at an honest price.
It was all about a dream. A wish to create a collection of eyewear at the level of a luxury brand with an affordable price. As a new brand bringing a product to life we decided to use Kickstarter to help us launch Lance Glasses on an international scene. Here is how you can back our campaign and be the first to wear the Lance Glasses eyewear collection :
- Select a reward on the right-hand side to start your order. Here you can select your shipping destination. You will chose the frame/lenses, add your prescription lenses if needed after the campaign ends.
- Kickstarter will then ask you to login. If you haven’t got a login, simply sign up by following the instructions or alternatively you can login with Facebook.
- Complete the order process by entering your card details. Note that your payment method will not be charged at this time. If the project is successfully funded, your payment method will be charged when the project ends.
- We will be in touch after the campaign with details regarding your pre-order, such as your postal address. Please also stay in touch throughout the campaign via our social media channels and Kickstarter updates.
We offer delivery worldwide for all orders ( except conflict zones*) You will enter your delivery address. Delivery usually takes from2 to 5 business days, although it's often shorter. Orders are delivered by express courier. You'll receive a tracking number shortly after placing your order, so you can see exactly when it’s scheduled to arrive.
*Conflict zones : Unfortunately, some areas in the world cannot be delivered for political reasons, war zones, simply because express courier don’t operate : Lybia, Syria, Irak. If you have any questions simply contact our team!
Risks and challenges
During the last 10 months we worked hard to engineer the best glasses of the market. Seeking the best material prices without compromising the quality. Our supply chain is ready for full scale manufacturing and worldwide shipping. We have skilled product and manufacturing engineers in the team working daily to minimise the risks at all levels and keep the process under control.
The production : our team is onsite to follow and ensure the product quality by respecting the highest standard manufacturing methodologies from Aerospace and Automotive industry.
The shipping : the challenge to undertake is to satisfy 100% of our backers. We will follow closely and answer any claims making sure your glasses reach your nose. Our warranty makes sure you are 100% satisfied. All the package will be tracked so you can see where on earth your glasses are.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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