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Ballo popup with Dear Rae and Asha Eleven at 99 Juta St, Braamfontein

In the first week of April we joined jewelry brand Dear Rae and Asha Eleven for a popup in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. 99 Juta St is the home of Doktor and Misses design studio and Houtlander furniture and is Ballo's favourite building in the city.  It was a pleasure to feel the buzz of Joburg- we made electrical connections at First Thursdays and our new ethical clothing range was a great hit.Huge thanks to everyone involved for having us in your incredible space. This building really does feel like the future of South African design.

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

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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