Life is Art.
To See. To Be Seen.
Alain Mikli is a French - Armenian designer of high end handmade eyewear and accessories. It was founded on the idea of wearing eyewear as an accesory. The Alain Mikli identity is deeply rooted in art and fashion, with a strong philosophy of avant-garde design. Since 1978, the brand has been synonymous with distinctiveness and provocation, thanks to its unique design and exclusive colour combinations. Alain Mikli is motivated to push the boundaries of fashion and innovation and arouse the bold self within every individual.
The brand aligns with the creative collective, for individuals unafraid of expressing a unique personality, and for those who appreciate the value of craftsmanship and exclusive materials. Alain Mikli eyewear are pieces of art handcrafted in a dedicated factory in Italy combining the latest technologies with deep artisanal expertise.
Alain Mikli has collaborated with fashion designers such as Claude Montana, Jean Paul Gaultier, Issey Miyake, Jil Sander, Donna Karen and artists like Wim Wenders, Grace Jones, Kanye West and Elton John to define the eyewear aesthetic throughout the 80s and 90s.