Before I left for Austin for SXSW Interactive, I announced I was creating a best-frames-at-south-by challenge. The #sxframeoff. While in Austin, I spotted some amazing spec appeal but also encountered a few unforeseen roadblocks in completing my challenge of finding the best glasses at SXSWi. These included:
- Getting past the fast-paced, go-go-go factor (nearly impossible to stop someone while they’re rushing from panel to panel)
- The problem of not being able to interrupt a group conversation in order to tell someone they have great frames
- Spotting someone with great glasses… on the escalator going the opposite direction from you
- The fact that I don’t yet have an iPhone with a flash on its camera – this inhibited my ability to take photos at night at the parties… one of the biggest challenges.
All that being said, I do think I found some great specs at SXSW. Below are my favorites:
@ericnakagawa – He orders his frames from Japan… love that.
Side view of @letsallgotothe‘s frames
Thanks to everyone who let me take their photos for the #sxframeoff. Until next year…