Hand finished in Los Angeles.

GLCO uses the most exclusive, highest quality materials from the best suppliers in the industry who have hundreds
of years of experience. All of our frames are designed at our studio in the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles.

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FRAME

For our frames, we source cured acetate and high quality metals from leading suppliers in Japan, Italy, and China.

LENS

Our lenses are made of mineral glass and scratch resistant CR-39 plastic, with reflective coating and other treatments for best eye protection, clarity, and visual acuity.

PROCESS

Our manufacturing processes exemplify cutting edge technology, attention to detail, and skilled hand detailing.

STORES + LABS

Each of our retail locations provides a unique shopping experience, fully equipped with an optical lab staffed by licensed opticians who can help you select the right style, customize your frame and lenses, and fill your prescription in an hour. 

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why buy GLCO?

We're an independent eyewear brand committed to creating high quality, handmade eyewear inspired by the people, places, and stories of California.

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Stories

The Mind Behind the Eyeballs

A world where outlaw pool skaters and mellow stoners rub elbows with Jesus freaks, neo-hippies, aggro cops, and other fringe characters as they all find ways to co-exist and chase their dreams under Cali’s cloudless skies.

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Proust: Dr. Yewande Pearse

By day, she can be found developing stem cell therapies to treat rare childhood brain diseases and in her spare time, writing reports for the likes of Massive and TEDMED and collaborating with the Natural History Museum, Navel, John Legend and Headspace in the YouTube series “Music on My Mind” and Dublab.

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Grails: Holly

Our Holly frame is a loving homage to the 1990’s boundless love for diminutive frames.

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GLCO x Daniel Shepard Mix

A trippy wave of kaleidoscopic sounds. Enter the auditory world of Daniel Shepard.

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