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Danielle rattray eyewear

THE DESIGNER

Danielle Rattray, an accomplished Scottish designer, serves as the creative director of Danielle Rattray Eyewear. With a background in graphic design and branding, she transitioned seamlessly into the realms of textile and eyewear design. Renowned for its distinctive use of vibrant colours, bold shapes, and premium materials, Danielle Rattray Eyewear embodies a unique ‘romance-meets-rock’ aesthetic. This aesthetic is inspired by strong and independent women, ranging from friends to musicians, artists, and colleagues

Multi-brand designer

Danielle Rattray not only curates her signature eyewear collection but also co-founded the design agency Dark North Ltd. Additionally, she serves as the Design Director and co-owner of the Scottish sunglasses brand Tens. Graduating from the University of Dundee’s Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Danielle’s roots lie in Aberdeen. Now, her design studio and office are situated in the picturesque seaside town of Stonehaven.

CRAFTSMANSHIP

Danielle Rattray eyewear collections are meticulously crafted in the heart of northeastern Scotland. Where Danielle Rattray and her team are committed to bold and modern design, collaborating with renowned manufacturers from the UK and France who are synonymous with top-tier quality. Every product from Danielle Rattray is painstakingly handmade, with specialised eyewear crafted by experts in the Rhone Alpes region of France, and her Italian silk scarves, accessories, and apparel skillfully produced in the United Kingdom. Danielle’s unwavering focus is on achieving exceptional fit, balance, and the utmost quality in every creation. Her ultimate goal is to produce one-of-a-kind and inspirational products designed to be cherished for generations to come.

STYLE & STANDPOINT

The Danielle Rattray eyewear collection celebrates the empowerment of contemporary, independent women. Through her use of confident colour choices and striking shapes, Danielle Rattray’s eyewear designs exude both strength and femininity, drawing inspiration from the world of music, fashion, and pop culture luminaries. As a dedicated working mother raising two energetic sons, Danielle Rattray is a fervent advocate for gender equality and women in the business world. She actively collaborates with like-minded individuals in the realms of fashion, music, design, and the arts, all while staying deeply connected to her Scottish heritage and its distinctive cultural style.

Portrait of Danielle Rattray, Founder and Creative Director. Danielle, an independent Scottish designer, has a background in graphics, fashion design, and branding. She gained international recognition for her bold eyewear designs characterized by confident use of color and high-quality materials. Danielle's unique Romance-meets-Rock aesthetic is inspired by strong, independent individuals in her life, including friends, musicians, artists, and colleagues. A graduate of the University of Dundee’s Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Danielle was born and raised in the North East of Scotland, where she continues to be based.
Stella, a stylish large hex eyewear frame by Danielle Rattray, draws inspiration from 1970’s Los Angeles. Fun and versatile, Stella is equally great for dressing up or casual wear. The feminine design features a subtle hexagonal shape, radiating pure style and fun.
Stella £185
Danielle Rattray's Vine, an edgy eyewear piece, features elongated lines inspired by 60’s beach punk and a fashion-forward attitude. Handcrafted in Oyonnax, France, from hand-polished 8.0mm Italian Mazzucchelli acetate, it boasts Italian hinges, metal components, and Category 3 CR39 lenses. The design emphasizes a size of 52.3/19.2/142, providing 100% UVA, UVB, and Blue light protection. Vine is a meticulous creation with logo engraving and hand-painted inlays, showcasing craftsmanship and style.
Vine £195
Danielle Rattray's Lowe, a distinctive personality within the DR collection, exudes uniqueness and boldness. Inspired by global travels—from the vibrant streets of Hong Kong to the charming laneways of New York and Milan—Lowe boasts a sexy and strong shape. This eyewear piece reflects empowerment and strength, drawing inspiration from the dynamic and empowered women who influence its design.
Lowe £185
Danielle Rattrat's Stevie, a bold square cat-eye sunglasses designed by Danielle Rattray. Handcrafted in France from 8.0mm polished Italian acetate, these eyewear pieces exude strength and definition. The high-quality French CR39 lenses by Dalloz France provide exceptional clarity. Stevie stands as a testament to meticulous design, embodying a bold and confident style, ideal for the modern woman.
Stevie £195
Danielle Rattray's Clover, a round Cat eye metal frame by Danielle Rattray, inspired by the late 1960s innovators. Handmade in precision-cut metal, hand-painted, and finished in Oyonnax, France.
Clover £185
Danielle Rattray's Stevie, a bold square cat-eye sunglasses designed by Danielle Rattray. Handcrafted in France from 8.0mm polished Italian acetate, these eyewear pieces exude strength and definition. The high-quality French CR39 lenses by Dalloz France provide exceptional clarity. Stevie stands as a testament to meticulous design, embodying a bold and confident style, ideal for the modern woman.
Stevie £195
Danielle Rattray's Clover, a round Cat eye metal frame by Danielle Rattray, inspired by the late 1960s innovators. Handmade in precision-cut metal, hand-painted, and finished in Oyonnax, France.
Clover £185
Danielle Rattray's Bibi, Designed in Scotland and hand crafted in France in 8.0mm polished Italian acetate. High quality French CR39 lenses by Divel Italy.
Bibi £195
Danielle Rattray's Clover, a round Cat eye metal frame by Danielle Rattray, inspired by the late 1960s innovators. Handmade in precision-cut metal, hand-painted, and finished in Oyonnax, France.
Clover £185
Danielle Rattrat's Stevie, a bold square cat-eye sunglasses designed by Danielle Rattray. Handcrafted in France from 8.0mm polished Italian acetate, these eyewear pieces exude strength and definition. The high-quality French CR39 lenses by Dalloz France provide exceptional clarity. Stevie stands as a testament to meticulous design, embodying a bold and confident style, ideal for the modern woman.
Stevie £195
Danielle Rattrat's Lenn, a bold square sunglasses designed by Danielle Rattray. Handcrafted in France from 8.0mm polished Italian acetate, these eyewear pieces exude strength and definition. The high-quality French CR39 lenses by Dalloz France provide exceptional clarity. Lenn stands as a testament to meticulous design, embodying a bold and confident style, ideal for the modern men and woman.
Lenn £195
Danielle Rattrat's Hedy, a bold oval sunglasses designed by Danielle Rattray. Handcrafted in France from 8.0mm polished Italian acetate, these eyewear pieces exude strength and definition. The high-quality French CR39 lenses by Dalloz France provide exceptional clarity. Hedy stands as a testament to meticulous design, embodying a bold and confident style, ideal for the modern men and woman.
Hedy £195
Danielle Rattrat's Hedy, a bold oval sunglasses designed by Danielle Rattray. Handcrafted in France from 8.0mm polished Italian acetate, these eyewear pieces exude strength and definition. The high-quality French CR39 lenses by Dalloz France provide exceptional clarity. Hedy stands as a testament to meticulous design, embodying a bold and confident style, ideal for the modern men and woman.
Hedy £195
Danielle Rattray's Bibi, Designed in Scotland and hand crafted in France in 8.0mm polished Italian acetate. High quality French CR39 lenses by Divel Italy.
Bibi £195
Danielle Rattray's Vine, an edgy eyewear piece, features elongated lines inspired by 60’s beach punk and a fashion-forward attitude. Handcrafted in Oyonnax, France, from hand-polished 8.0mm Italian Mazzucchelli acetate, it boasts Italian hinges, metal components, and Category 3 CR39 lenses. The design emphasizes a size of 52.3/19.2/142, providing 100% UVA, UVB, and Blue light protection. Vine is a meticulous creation with logo engraving and hand-painted inlays, showcasing craftsmanship and style.
Vine £195
Danielle Rattrat's Lenn, a bold square sunglasses designed by Danielle Rattray. Handcrafted in France from 8.0mm polished Italian acetate, these eyewear pieces exude strength and definition. The high-quality French CR39 lenses by Dalloz France provide exceptional clarity. Lenn stands as a testament to meticulous design, embodying a bold and confident style, ideal for the modern men and woman.
Lenn £195
Danielle Rattrat's Lenn, a bold square sunglasses designed by Danielle Rattray. Handcrafted in France from 8.0mm polished Italian acetate, these eyewear pieces exude strength and definition. The high-quality French CR39 lenses by Dalloz France provide exceptional clarity. Lenn stands as a testament to meticulous design, embodying a bold and confident style, ideal for the modern men and woman.
Lenn £195
Danielle Rattrat's Hedy, a bold oval sunglasses designed by Danielle Rattray. Handcrafted in France from 8.0mm polished Italian acetate, these eyewear pieces exude strength and definition. The high-quality French CR39 lenses by Dalloz France provide exceptional clarity. Hedy stands as a testament to meticulous design, embodying a bold and confident style, ideal for the modern men and woman.
Hedy £195
Danielle Rattray's Bibi, Designed in Scotland and hand crafted in France in 8.0mm polished Italian acetate. High quality French CR39 lenses by Divel Italy.
Bibi £195
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