This year for the the Sunglass Hut Artist Series, New York-based artist Maya Hayuk was commissioned to customize and hand-paint 150 pairs of the iconic Ray-Ban Wayfarers exclusively for sold at Sunglass Hut for Luxottica‘s charity, OneSight. Each pair will be completely unique and one-of-a-kind, a true piece of wearable art.
The vibrant Wayfarers retail for $140, the regular price of the Wayfarer, with 50% of the proceeds going to OneSight. 50 pairs of the sunglasses will be available at the Sunglass Hut boutique in SoHo, New York hitting the store on Black Friday (11.27.2009) and 50 pairs will become available in the San Francisco boutique on Cyber Monday (11.30.2009). The remaining 50 pairs will be available at www.sunglasshut.com. Maya will also create an installation in the windows so that shoppers can watch her work in action, her murals on display in each store will also be auctioned off in support of OneSight.