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We are excited to use this space as a means to help you understand our history, our process of making, our passion for new ideas, and of course the people who employ our products to enjoy their lives more.

TALEX and Porsche

The Porsche Experience Center in Japan provides a training ground for a deeper understanding of Porsche cars while refining the skills to control the car skillfully. TALEX supplies sunglasses for the Porsche Sports Driving School and instructors.

Sunglasses and Eye Health

If you’re reading this right now, you’re probably using your eyes. Pretty nice, isn’t it? If you’re like me, you probably want to keep your ability to see for a good long while.

Low Bridge Fit Frames

Low bridge fit sunglasses are specifically designed for people who have pronounced cheekbones and a low nose bridge. People with these face characteristics often have a hard time finding sunglasses that fit perfectly and comfortably.

Finding the Right Lens
Sunglasses protect your eyes from harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays, reduce eyestrain in extreme conditions, and protect you from flying insects and debris. Buying a pair with the right lenses is key to your comfort, whether you’re driving to work, or climbing a mountain. This...
Seeing Clearly
Ever since she was a teenager, Narumi Kitagawa has been fascinated with surfing, where she could connect with nature. In her 20s she competed as a professional, and she won the Japanese women’s championship in her early 30s. After retiring from her...
Behind the Lens with Shinzo Tamura
Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to sit down with master lens maker Shinzo Tamura to talk about the upcoming launch of his sunglasses brand. At that time, he had been working with a small team of experts for...