Cutler and Gross launches New York inspired Summer Collection

“Everything in life must have sex appeal. New York encompasses every aspect”

  -Tony Gross

Introducing twelve new designs, each frame is steeped in provenance from the original Cutler and Gross designs from the 70s and 80s era, reinterpreted and modernised as an outstanding masterpiece.

The Summer collection pays homage to co-founder, Tony Gross’ passions for travelling to New York in the late 70s and early 80s. Inspired by the booming music scene, liberal changes to social and sexual norms and abundance of architectural explorations, the summer drop fuses the glamour, decadence, and emerging design culture with excellent artisan Italian craftsmanship.


The 1387 Sunglass and 1387 Optical

Based on the archived NHS frame, the 1387 is complimentary for most face shapes and comes in a variety of contemporary and playful colourways including the new season Nolita Havana and retro brown Butterscotch.



The 1388 Sunglass

The perfect frame for the bold and brave. The 1388 is a statement oversized frames inspired by the late 70s and early 80s streetwear styles of New York. Available in three luxurious colourways including the translucent gold Granny Chic, deep red Nolita Havana and classic Black.




The 1389 Sunglass and 1389 Optical

A classic square frame sculpted with recessed milling, the 1389 features layers of eye-catching detail and crafted with the most sophisticated hardware. Channel your inner 70s child with the season translucent acetates, Brooklyn Blue and Rhubarb, or opt for layered coloured acetates Nolita Havana, Hudson Havana and Black on Greene.



With design at the heart of the brand’s ethos, the collection focuses on the iconic Art Deco structures and vibrant nightlife of New York City. Most notably, key design elements include a metal Anima Deco wire core visible in the temple arm, influenced by the Chrysler Building, the iconic city landmark known for its striking crown top and bustling social life at its feet, the intricate silhouette has been crafted into the core wire of the new collection.


The 9768 Sunglass and 9768 Optical

Whether it’s a day spent on city rooftops or escaping to the great countryside outdoors, the 9768 will finesse your summer outfit instantly. Combining handcrafted sculptural milling with new Art Deco design features, the 9768 is a work of art offering unparalleled comfort. Available in four Optical and two Sunglass colourways.




The 9692 Sunglass and 9692 Optical

A bold frame comprised of 9mm layered acetate, the 9692 is a new rectangular style with wide temples.

Available in four striking colourways, its seamless smooth lines are accentuated in the Black Havana and Black on Camo colourways, whilst the depth of the acetate sheet layers are highlighted in the translucent Olive and Blue Smoke shades.



The 9772 Sunglass and 9772 Optical

Featuring premium 9mm layered acetate, the new 9772 Rectangular Optical comes in an array of contemporary and textured colourways, including the new season Greene Smoke and translucent Brooklyn Blue.



Available from Cutler and Gross standalone stores and online at, in addition to selected opticians, independent and department stores.

Shop the full Summer Collection here.


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