Akoya Studios is an independent Canadian eyewear brand creating vintage-inspired sunglasses to empower and uplift women of today. Founded in 2021, with genuine excitement to create a new generation of high-quality, sustainable fashion that provides women with a stylish lifestyle staple. Our collection has been carefully crafted and curated to achieve a range of flattering shapes and brilliant bright colours to suit any season and occasion, to encompass decades of wonderous style.
Each product is sustainably designed and produced with minimal waste and quality top of mind. All Akoya Studios products are made of high-quality Acetate. Acetate is an organic plant-based protein popularized in the 1940s to varnish airplanes. Durability, sustainability, and striking colours are fundamental characteristics of this material. Our Acetate is also hypoallergenic and therefore causes less irritation to sensitive skin.
At Akoya Studios we know the struggle of trying to find a fashion item you love to wear and feel confident in. When you do find it, often having to sacrifice wearing it for a more practical option. That's why our lenses are category 4 CR39 UV400 shatter-resistant lenses that offer 100% UV protection, protecting your eyes from UVA and UVB radiation. To protect and care for your eyes, face, and body.