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Core Values

Core Values

We’re huge fans of acetate. As a natural, flexible material it can be moulded to suit any face shape but when it gets hot, acetate feels the heat...
Our Craft: Riveted Hinges

Our Craft: Riveted Hinges

Above: A rivet is carefully hand hammered through the acetate arm of a Bailey Nelson frame.  What do the two metal dots on our glasses mean? Are...
BN People: ACME

BN People: ACME

Sydney’s epicurean scene has been through some tumultuous years, but ACME, a restaurant serving Italian Asian fusion dishes, has thrived. We spoke ...
The Bailey Nelson Process

The Bailey Nelson Process

Castiglione Olona is a small town in the Italian province of Varese. This village is home to Mazzucchelli 1849, the family run business p...
Style Guide: Browline Glasses

Style Guide: Browline Glasses

Designed to mimic natural eyebrow shapes, the aptly named browline can be identified by a thick upper section (usually made of acetate), thin me...
Our Sun Lenses

Our Sun Lenses

Our sunglasses aren’t just designed to look the part – they're a functional tool to protect one of the most vital organs; your eyes.  You probab...
BN People: Angie Pai

BN People: Angie Pai

It’s both easier and harder to be an artist today than ever before. Instagram lets anyone display their craft before an audience of millions, but t...