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Masaba For John Jacobs

Masaba For John Jacobs


Masaba For John Jacobs: Deep-Dive Into Oceanic Opulence


“Fashion is art and you are the canvas.” – Velvet Paper

In the evolving world of fashion, collaboration often sparks creativity that transcends the boundaries of convention. Our first talent partnership with veteran Indian designer Masaba Gupta embodies this spirit - blending her signature love for island life with our master craftsmanship and material innovation in eye-fashion. The result? A collection that transports you to an underwater paradise, leaving you mesmerised by the sheer opulence and uniqueness of every eyewear design.

"Collaborating with John Jacobs has been a thrilling artistic journey. Eyewear, like fashion, is a medium of expression and self-discovery. This collection is an ode to the unconventional, the bold, and the beautiful. Together, we've woven a tapestry of style that celebrates individuality and blurs the lines between fashion and art. Each frame tells a story, an expression of creativity. I'm excited to see how wearers embrace these pieces and make them integral to their unique journeys.", says Fashion Luminary, Masaba Gupta.



"For I was born in the sea's eternal thrall."

Masaba Gupta, known for her pioneering spirit and fearless design aesthetic, takes centre stage as John Jacobs' muse in this design collaboration. Her creative vision is embodied in the gaze of a siren; exuding a magnetic allure and drawing waves inspiration from the boundless depths of the ocean. The collection, aptly named 'Masaba for John Jacobs', evokes a sense of see-side surrealism, encapsulating the very essence of her imaginative prowess.

Featured Here: Delphi, an eyecon outfitted with key symbols of the sea - starfish, sea shells and water waves. 



All the world’s an oyster when seen from her divine gaze.

Evoking Venus de Milo, or Aphrodite of Melos, an ancient Greek sculpture from the Hellenistic period, this collaboration is focused on crafting a surreal and memorable visual experience. These eyecons are more than just eyewear, they are crafted to be wearable works of art. Each glance, each angle is a nod to the modern Aphrodite rising from the sea, a reminder that the world is indeed her oyster.

Featured Here: Sedona, featuring lush hues of the ocean.



Oceanic Motifs: The collection is a love letter to the sea, with oceanic motifs adorning the frames. Sea shells, waves, ocean creatures, and the frothy sea foam are meticulously incorporated into the designs. This infusion of aquatic elements adds a touch of whimsy and allure to every frame.

Masterful Metallurgy: Craftsmanship is at the heart of this collaboration. The frames feature intricate metalwork, engravings, and etchings that speak volumes about the attention to detail that goes into every piece. The result is eyewear that is not just functional but also a testament to fine artistry.

Vibrant Oceanic Hues: The color palette mirrors the shades of the ocean itself, with deep blues, sky blues, shell ivory, pearly white, and seaweed green, among others. Whether you're a fan of bold, statement hues or prefer a more subtle look, this collection offers something for everyone.



The Masaba for John Jacobs collection stays on trend, without losing its versatility and wearability, thanks to stand-out details. Here are a few statement details that showcase this diversity:

Oceanic Elegance: These frames, adorned with intricate seashell motifs, are perfect for those who want to infuse a touch of aquatic freshness into their everyday look.

Metallic Majesty: Crafted with masterful metalwork and etchings, these frames exude an air of sophistication and elegance, ideal for those seeking a statement piece.

Underwater Patterns: Frames featuring oceanic textures like mother-of-pearl sheen and tortoiseshell are a tactile delight, offering a unique and fashionable choice for eyewear enthusiasts.

Featured Here: Helios, for a striking daily look, featuring a miniature 3D Tsunami motif. 



Featured Here: Apollofor an intense, luxurious gaze. Spot the crab motif on the end-pieces to transport to a see-side haven.

In conclusion, the Masaba for John Jacobs collaboration is a testament to the boundless creativity that can be achieved when diverse perspectives in fashion converge.

This collection isn't just about functional eyewear; it's about making a statement, embracing your individuality, and celebrating the beauty of the ocean. With its opulent designs, oceanic motifs, and masterful craftsmanship, Masaba for John Jacobs brings a fresh perspective to eyewear fashion. It's an invitation to dive into a world of elegance, luxury, and creativity—an oceanic paradise where every frame tells a unique story of mysterious depths and surreal underwater visions.


Daydreaming in hues of turquoise & textures of elusive sandy beaches? Throwback to our JJ Voyage and Coastline collections for more see-side inspiration!


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