As the chilling winds of October sweep in, Lenskart unveils a spine-tingling collaboration with renowned Singaporean visual artist, Howie Kim. Dubbed “Bongdirk’s Nightmare,” this collection promises to be a haunting treat for eyewear enthusiasts.
A Glimpse into Bongdirk’s Nightmare
Dive deep into the eerie world of Bongdirk, Howie Kim’s iconic alien-bear character from digital planet #759. This collection is not for the faint-hearted. Expect motifs of knives, syringes, and spooky eyeballs, all capturing the essence of Halloween.
Howie Kim, known for his surrealistic art that blurs the lines between reality and fantasy, has meticulously designed each frame. “I imagined Bongdirk as various horror film characters and the eyewear they would wear,” says Kim.
Distinctive Eyewear Designs
- Slasher: Inspired by classic slasher films, these chic round metallic sunglasses feature a knife detail, available in vibrant green and limited-edition red tints.
- Syringe: Dive into a medical horror with these sleek frames adorned with a Bongdirk icon and a blood-filled syringe.
- I’m Scared: Perfect for daily wear, these thick-rimmed frames come with a quirky eyeball detail and the words “I’m Scared” etched inside.
- Bongdirk Twins: Drawing inspiration from The Shining, these frames feature the Bongdirk Twins, ensuring you’re never truly alone.
Each eyewear piece also comes with its own complementary “coffin” case, allowing your glasses to rest in haunting style.
Availability and Pricing
The exclusive eyeglasses and sunglasses are priced at S$148 and S$98 respectively. The collection is available at all Lenskart outlets in Singapore (except IMM and Toa Payoh) and online at Lenskart.
A global fashion retail brand, Lenskart specializes in unique and affordable eyewear. With 27 stores across Singapore, Lenskart believes in making stylish eyewear accessible to all. Learn more about them here.
About Howie Kim
Based in Singapore, Howie Kim is a visual artist known for his surrealistic and whimsical style. His work spans digital illustrations, animations, and more, always challenging the boundaries of reality and fantasy.