TAVAT’s SoupCan Collection is inspired by how goggles were thought to be made back in 1930’s America, from Soup Cans!
 
Each style is made with great attention to detail by Italian Craftsmen, in Northern Italy.

 


 

Inspiration

highlights

Manufacturing


SoupCan Inspiration

An Innovative Design with New Construction. While TAVAT’s Designer, Norm was visiting a friend in Arizona, who constructs and races planes, he noticed an old poster on a hangar wall, advertising a group of crop sprayers, back in the ‘30s, who got together on weekends to give airshows, calling themselves “The Flying Burritos”. Seeing their crude goggles, Norm imagined that they were cut out of soup cans and immediately came up with the idea, which after a great deal of study resulted, not only in a completely new way of making frames, but also a surprisingly original collection meeting the current trends of weight and rounded eyes.

SoupCan Highlights

Handmade in Italy: Forget the traditional methods of manufacturing: TAVAT completely bypassed all of those norms and standards and sought out the true eyewear artisans to bring something revolutionary. Each frame is manufactured almost entirely by “coining” Alpacca and “dying” components, then completely assembled and finished by hand.

Unique Details Found Throughout:

  • “Sandwich” Frame Construction
  • Ultra Scratched Surface Hand- Finished
  • Rimlock Closing with Watch Crown Mechanisim
  • Hypoallergenic and Comfortable Nosepads

Melanin Sunglass Lenses:

  • Eliminates up-to 98% of the violet-blue light and the associated scattered light, responsible of the haze effect
  • enhanced contrast
  • sharp vision of details
  • protection of retina’s health

SoupCan MANUFACTURING

Eyewear crafted by artisans while incorporating modern materials and timeless design. Our creative heart is set in the hills of Pasadena, CA. while our skilled optical craftsmen create in the foothills of the Dolomites in Northern Italy.

SUNOPTICAL

SoupCan / mod. Round | M

code SC001

SoupCan / mod. Round | C

code SC002

SoupCan / mod. Pantos | M

code SC003

SoupCan / mod. Pantos | C

code SC004

SoupCan / mod. Oval | M

code SC005

SoupCan / mod. Oval | C

code SC006

SoupCan / mod. Pantos R | M

code SC007

SoupCan / mod. Pantos R | C

code SC008

SoupCan / mod. Round 2.0 | M

code SC014

SoupCan / mod. Round 2.0 | C

code SC015

SoupCan / mod. Pantos 2.0 | M

code SC016

SoupCan / mod. Pantos 2.0 | C

code SC017

SoupCan / mod. Pantos R 2.0 | M

code SC018

SoupCan / mod. Pantos R 2.0 | C

code SC019

SoupCan / mod. Blinder

code SC028

SoupCan / mod. Oval 2.0 | M

code SC029

SoupCan / mod. Oval 2.0 | C

code SC030

OPTICALSUN

SoupCan / mod. Round | M

code SC001

SoupCan / mod. Round | C

code SC002

SoupCan / mod. Pantos | M

code SC003

SoupCan / mod. Pantos | C

code SC004

SoupCan / mod. Oval | M

code SC005

SoupCan / mod. Oval | C

code SC006

SoupCan / mod. Pantos R | M

code SC007

SoupCan / mod. Pantos R | C

code SC008

SoupCan / mod. Pantos | A

code SC009

SoupCan / mod. Pantos R | A

code SC010

SoupCan / mod. Aviator

code SC011

SoupCan / mod. Boxa

code SC012

SoupCan / mod. Quad

code SC013

SoupCan / mod. Round 2.0 | M

code SC014

SoupCan / mod. Round 2.0 | C

code SC015

SoupCan / mod. Pantos 2.0 | M

code SC016

SoupCan / mod. Pantos 2.0 | C

code SC017

SoupCan / mod. Pantos R 2.0 | M

code SC018

SoupCan / mod. Pantos R 2.0 | C

code SC019

SoupCan / mod. Cinque | A

code SC023

SoupCan / mod. Folium | A

code SC024

SoupCan / mod. Velos | A

code SC025

SoupCan / mod. Retta | A

code SC026

SoupCan / mod. Round | A

code SC027

SoupCan / mod. Oval 2.0 | M

code SC029

SoupCan / mod. Oval 2.0 | C

code SC030

SoupCan / mod. Pantos | C8

code SC031

SoupCan / mod. Pantos R | C8

code SC032