The best thing you can do for the planet today, this Black Friday and this Christmas is...

The best thing you can do for the planet today, this Black Friday and this Christmas is...

November 27, 2019 1 min read

If you are gonna buy, which you probably will at Christmas, the best thing you can do is buy local.
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BALLO MEETS JAPAN WITH THE HEMP NORAGI

BALLO MEETS JAPAN WITH THE HEMP NORAGI

July 29, 2019 1 min read

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Ballo featured on BBC

Ballo featured on BBC

April 26, 2019 1 min read

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The Ballo Beach Club Hemp Rugby jersey capsule drop at Rowing Blazers NYC

The Ballo Beach Club Hemp Rugby jersey capsule drop at Rowing Blazers NYC

November 05, 2018 1 min read

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Introducing all new Hemp apparel from Ballo

Introducing all new Hemp apparel from Ballo

November 23, 2015 1 min read

Ballo’s core principles are sustainability, functionality and durability. Staying true to these we have developed a range of hemp teeshirts, vests and snapback caps. 
Hemp tag
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Coming soon....Buffalo Horn frames

September 30, 2015 1 min read

Domestic Buffalo horn is one of the earliest materials used to make eyewear. It is an organic by-product of domestic water buffalo farming and is sourced without any harm coming to the animals. 

As with any other pair of Ballo, you can rock these horn frames witheither CR39 tinted lenses or fit them with your own prescription. 

*Picture: Dewey shape 

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A fresh start to summer

September 17, 2015 1 min read

New kid on the block- The Burge is sure to heat things up this summer.

*Pictured in Raw Imbuia wood with Cyan Mirror lens.

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Yes, Ballo wooden frames can be fit with your prescription / RX lenses

August 04, 2015 1 min read

Most opticians will tell you they won't work with wooden frames as the frame will split.

We'll tell you different. At the core of every eyewood frame is a unique combination of recycled paper and off-cut timber, which are laminated together with a bio resin. This gives our frames durability and allows any pair of Ballo to be fit with prescription lenses.

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The making of eyewood.

May 26, 2015 0 min read

You're very own Ballo workshop visit... Enjoy.

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ShweShwe Ballo

March 17, 2015 1 min read

Introducing a world first from Ballo- ShweShwe sunglasses, handmade in Woodstock, Cape Town.

 

 

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ARTIST EYEWOOD PROGRAM | #AEP - Atang Tshikare

September 18, 2014 1 min read

 

Over the past few months Ballo been working with local artist Atang Tshikare, zabalazaa.com. Atang is the first in the new Artist Eyewood Program (AEP).  

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The B-SIDE

September 01, 2014 1 min read

One of our newest editions to the range is the flat top B-Side, cutting straight across the brow with some old school attitude. It’s our modern take on a retro style. Available with the natural wooden hues, or with a two-tone colour finish, the B-Side is a champ.

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