Great Shades for a Cause

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On November - 14 - 2011

100411-022This year, Sunglass Hut has partnered with Magda Sayeg, aka KNITTA to create limited edition sunglasses for the Sunglass Hut Artist Series. The annual program that chooses up-and-coming artists to create exclusive collectible sunglasses in support of OneSight – the charitable foundation created to help restore and preserve clear vision for underprivileged adults and children worldwide. OneSight’s outreach programs include the hand-delivery of free primary vision care, eyewear and optical sun protection to those in need.  Each pair retails for $130, $30 of which will benefit OneSight. The exclusive shades are available for purchase at

Considered to be the mother of yarn bombing, KNITTA leads community-based projects to beautify urban areas around the world.  Her installations have also been featured prominently at American monuments to contemporary culture, such as The Standard Hotel, South By Southwest, and the Austin City Limits Festival.