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.
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.