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Von Arkel


An hour drive away from the cradle of eyewear manufacturing in the Valley of Morez, Von Arkel’s headquarters in Morges is ideally located in a region internationally renowned for its expertise in the watchmaking industry.

Right in the heart of the Swiss Riviera – a beautiful vineyards region overlooking the Geneva Lake – Von Arkel develops its luxury eyewear concepts in collaboration with renowned experts.

The highlight of Von Arkel’s products is the hinge; a true technical marvel inspired by the virtuosity of the finest watchmaking movements.

Technicality and reliability, proven durability over time, precision and rigor, sobriety and essentiality are the noble values that inspire Von Arkel.


Following in the steps of the 18th century expansion of the booming watchmaking industry, Von Arkel nurtured its legacy from this exceptional tradition of avant-garde technology and unmatched quality and precision.

With purity and timelessness in mind, Von Arkel offer frames of incomparable innovation, designed and developed in the very cradle of birth of watchmaking.

With its patented hinges appropriately designated as “Calibers”, eyewear and watchmaking technology have never been so close.

Assert your identity through comfortable, light and timeless designs that bring fluid lines and impeccable details to your everyday look.

As a testament to your unique personality, both men and women’s collection feature a wide range of shapes, colours and materials to keep up with current fashion trends…or launch new ones.

In all their simplicity, the Calibers – jewels of their own – compliment a generous range of elegant, refined and modern frames. They embrace exclusivity and luxury with the utmost discretion. Did we mention a gold overlay? No matter what you’re wearing, dare embrace your distinctive style – as captivating as it is unique.