Faraz Khan

We photographed Faraz in these Sama Eyewear frames while he was visiting Toronto from San Francisco. The West Coast spirit is alive and well in these “Club 54” sunglasses, with its laidback vibe and bold, sweeping curves that bring to mind the lapping waves of the Pacific Ocean. Handcrafted from Japanese acetate (slow-cured for strength and durability), these frames feature a matte black colour on the front, and an abstract tortoiseshell print on the sides.

As with every Sama Eyewear purchase, a portion of every sale goes to the Sam Vance Foundation – a non-profit organization that assists young addicts on the road to recovery. The foundation is named after the son of Sama Eyewear founder Sheila Vance, who lost his life to drugs in 1997.