Garrett Leight California Optical

Garrett Leight California Optical

Garrett Leight California Optical (GLCO) is an American eyewear company that was founded in 2010. GLCO prides itself in producing eyewear with high quality materials, original designs and authentic craftsmanship in ethical ways. Since its inception, the brand has collaborated with a slew of designers and brands including Thierry Lasry, Mark McNairy, and Wilson & Harrison.

2012

Opened an office in Paris, France
December 21, 2012
Opened the GLCO flagship store in the La Brea district of Los Angeles, CA
December 1, 2012
Launched the first issue of Spectacle magazine
October 7, 2012
Launched the first e-commerce site
May 7, 2012

2011

Opened the GLCO Optical Lab in the Venice, CA office
April 11, 2011
Launched first collection with the 2011 Spring/Summer collection
March 1, 2011

2010

Art Director Mark Gainor created the GLCO logo
January 15, 2010
Garrett Leight & Modernica Collaborate on Palm-Themed Chair
Design

Garrett Leight & Modernica Collaborate on Palm-Themed Chair

Two California brands collide.

Mark McNairy & Garrett Leight California Optical Drop the Valdese
Fashion

Mark McNairy & Garrett Leight California Optical Drop the Valdese

McNasty links up with GLCO for some military-inspired frames.

KITH Joins Forces With Garrett Leight for Special Eyewear Collaboration
Fashion

KITH Joins Forces With Garrett Leight for Special Eyewear Collaboration

Must-haves for the summer.

Mark McNairy x Garrett Leight California Optical 2015 Fall/Winter "Monroe" Collection
Fashion

Mark McNairy x Garrett Leight California Optical 2015 Fall/Winter "Monroe" Collection

McNasty channels some NASCAR inspiration for his latest GLCO frames.

Mark McNairy x Garrett Leight California Optical 2015 Spring/Summer "Pinehurst" Collection
Fashion

Mark McNairy x Garrett Leight California Optical 2015 Spring/Summer "Pinehurst" Collection

Garrett Leight California Optical has partnered with American designer Mark McNairy once again for

Garrett Leight California Optical 2015 Spring/Summer Lookbook
Fashion

Garrett Leight California Optical 2015 Spring/Summer Lookbook

Inspired by the retro glamor of summer holidays at the beach, Garrett Leight California

Garrett Leight California Optical 2014 Spring/Summer "We Believe In Quality" Video
Fashion

Garrett Leight California Optical 2014 Spring/Summer "We Believe In Quality" Video

Transparency is key in any industry, perhaps most so in the world of eyewear (given the double

Garrett Leight California Optical 2014 Spring/Summer Collection
Fashion

Garrett Leight California Optical 2014 Spring/Summer Collection

West Coast eyewear label Garrett Leight California Optical once again delivers a range of classic,

Garrett Leight California Optical Presents: Spectacle Magazine Edition 2
Design

Garrett Leight California Optical Presents: Spectacle Magazine Edition 2

Coinciding with the release of the publication, West Coast eyewear label Garrett Leight California

Mark McNairy x Garrett Leight 2013 Spring/Summer Capsule Collection
Fashion

Mark McNairy x Garrett Leight 2013 Spring/Summer Capsule Collection

Mark McNairy’s steez shows no bounds, which may be why he is revered as one of the selected few
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