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Shady Character is being relaunched with a collection of Japanese-made eyewear

The line is being relaunched by Native Sons co-founder, Tommy O' Gara.
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Shady Character 2018

Best known for his work with Dita and most recently Native Sons with Neighborhood's Shinsuke Takizawa, prolific eyewear veteran Tommy O' Gara brings his expertise to his latest project, Shady Character. Originally launched in the '70s by Linda Rae Tepper and Steven Abrams, the founders worked alongside eyewear legend, Julius Tart, to create the brand's timeless aesthetic. Today, Tommy O'Gara has taken over the brand with a collection that blends classic and contemporary eyewear design combined with the quality of Japanese craftsmanship.

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