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

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AT THE MOVIES: GARY OLDMAN

The Oscar winning actor is rarely seen without his signature acetate frames with slightly tinted lenses—a damn good look that may have unintentionally started the trend so prevalent now.

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GRAILS: NORFOLK

Inspired by the earthy glamour of the ’60s counterculture, the Norfolk Sun is a great way to add subtle intrigue to your look — and your aura.

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GRAILS: GYNDON

With its thick square shape and slight cat eye lens, Glyndon strikes the perfect balance between sophisticated and bold.

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GUIDES: GUIDE TO OVERSIZED FRAMES

Oversized frames are here to stay, but we’ve learned a lot along the way. Follow along as we break down the big guns in the GLCO arsenal.

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