Congrats to the First Opening Your Eyes Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to the inaugural class of Opening Your Eyes Scholarship recipients: Genesis Opokularbi, Jaedon-King Fletcher, Aaron Nyambe, Melissa Bottex, JonChris Valerio, Anastacia Paul, and Diya Folia. We are so excited to see the impact these bright students will have in the optical industry in the years to come. STATE is proud to contribute a portion […]

The Fall Winter 2021 Collection

Explore the Latest STATE x Japan Styles The STATE x Japan Artisan Series combines the craft of Sabae, Japan and Chicago, USA. Sabae is where Japanese craftsmen created the world‚Äôs first titanium eyeglasses and developed a reputation for mastery that lives on today. In this collection, artisans from both Sabae and Chicago showcase their craft […]

Honoring Juneteenth – STATE to donate all online sales on June 19th to the Open Your Eyes Scholarship

O-YES artwork by @illprints; Open Your Eyes Scholarship founder, Tarrence Lackran, wearing Reunion Do good while you shop. We are celebrating Illinois making Juneteenth an official state holiday. In honor of Juneteenth, this Saturday, June 19, STATE will be donating all online sunglasses sales from¬†stateopticalco.com¬†to the Open Your Eyes Scholarship (O-YES). O-YES provides full scholarships […]

New Suns for 2021

Sunny Days are Here Again Spring typically brings a sense of optimism and, after the year we’ve had, we are soaking it in! With our hopes high, starting to dip our toes back into moments of normalcy, we are ready for a serious look refresh and lots and lots of color. The Spring Summer 21 […]

STATE X Maxwell – A Collab that Gives Back

When you‚Äôre working on a collaborative design and a global pandemic hits that helps push Americans to take a closer look at racial injustice, it rearranges your priorities. It certainly did for us at STATE and for our partner, three-time Grammy winner, and modern soul star – Maxwell, in our creation of the limited-edition REUNION […]

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