MYKITA is a German eyewear brand that designs and manufactures distinctive frames mixing new technologies and handcraft. All frames are created meticulously by the most experienced artisans in Berlin. This brand brings the highest level of engineering to eyewear production with pioneer technologies and excellent craftsmanship. Glasses of minimalist design are known over the years for fashion-forward looks, lightweight and elegant frames, and the use of innovative materials to create luxury eyewear for people with a refined taste. The close connection between research, design, and manufacturing creates a strong commitment to unparalleled quality and innovation reflected in eyewear collections.
The brand’s name is derived from an abbreviation “Kita” (Kindertagesstätte), and it references the first location of the company placed in a former day nursery. Popular collections of handmade eyewear have won a great number of various design awards since the company was established. To get a stunning pair of original glasses, we kindly invite you to our store EuroOptica where you can find a great choice of exclusive eyewear designed by a famous German company. We are proud to be a licensed supplier of fashionable MYKITA glasses in Manhattan, NYC. Visit our optical store at 280 Columbus Ave to try on the sophisticated designs.
As an independent company, MYKITA pays enormous attention to design and the process of manufacturing, creating modern production with all the needed departments under one roof. The professional team guides every product stage by stage, from the concept to the shop. The brand sets the newest standards in design and production to provide customers with superior frames that combine high technology and handcraft. Each product features unmistakable construction, durable materials, a fashionable look, and individual design. Being a world-known brand, it distributes hand-assembled frames in over 100 countries, in cities such as Berlin, New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Zurich, Monterrey (Mexico), Vienna, and Cartagena de Indias.
The design group of MYKITA is a talented team of skillful engineers and qualified designers with great experience in the eyewear sphere. Working together, the group develops every product from the view of its wearer because each part of the glasses must be well-considered and planned meticulously to the smallest accents. Focused on aesthetics, comfort, and quality, the brand pushes away visible logotypes and luxury codes but instead, pays attention to the processes of research and development to use the most sturdy materials and create excellent and stylish collections in a wide assortment of well-matching colors.
Launched in Berlin in 2003 by Moritz Krüger, Daniel Haffmans, Nils Neckel, Philipp Haffmans, Jean-Pierre Neumeister, and Harald Gottschling, MYKITA creates fashionable eyewear designed for people with various face shapes and styles. In 2004, the brand introduced its first collection No1 that included stainless steel frames cut out of sheet metal similar to origami and made following the patented design with no welded joints or screws. The collection No2 ACETATE features colorful frames made from durable acetate and includes both optical frames and sunglasses. The DECADES collection interprets classic looks in a contemporary way using ultra-thin stainless steel for production.
The LITE series features the most lightweight distinctive and simple frames manufactured by the company. MYKITA also created the collection MINT especially for Asian people filled with the brand’s concept and spirited by the culture of East Asia. In 2010, the company launched its new material MYLON that erased the border between sports and vogue with low weight, unparalleled durability, and great adjustability to get universal spectacles for sports and everyday wearing. In September 2011, the company introduced the first collection of MYLON glasses that got impressive success and was honored with the Red Dot Award in 2013.