Summer of STATE

In Chicago, summer isn’t just a season; it’s something you prepare for all year. With three months to compensate for a winter spent indoors, Chicagoans don’t let a day of summer go to waste. With that in mind, STATE was determined to break out of the factory. And so the Summer of STATE pop-up series […]

An Evening with the Creatures

Introducing STATExCOTW From left to right: Chris Peters, Mickey Boardman, Shane Gabier, Scott Shapiro Conventional wisdom would probably not advise throwing a launch party during a blizzard. Luckily, neither we nor Creatures of the Wind are known for being conventional. Last week, when the forecast blared NOR’EASTER, we pulled out our boots and lined up […]

Introducing the STATE of NOW

Making things happen in the STATE of NOW

STATE Optical Co. was founded on the belief that the STATE we live in – state of affairs, state of consciousness, state of being – is largely up to us to create. We can either accept the STATE shaped by the world around us or we can work to change it for the better. STATE […]

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This collection is designed for the STATE customer; someone who is independent, who doesn't follow convention.

Blake Kuwahara