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FAQ: Production
Manufactured in Zhejiang, China

We’re very excited about the next step in our journey, moving our manufacturing to Zhejiang, China. We have big plans for Lexxola and everyone knows China leads the way in manufacturing. We’re proud to be working with a manufacturer that uses cutting-edge technology and has industry-leading corporate responsibility and sustainability practices.

Don’t worry, the Lexxola’s you love aren’t changing (actually they’re improving), we're sticking to the same designs and materials, just making them in a new advanced environment.

  • Question 1: Transition from Italy to China 
  • Question 2: Where in Zhejiang China
  • Question 3: Materials China? 50/50 (add Biogradable acetate for 2021) 
  • Question 4: Ethical matters in China 
  • Question 5: Sustainable matters in China
FAQ: Responsiblity
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  • How responsible and sustainable is Lexxola?
  • We are committed to creating a positive impact on the world. Our products, produced in factories fuelled by renewable energy, distributed from LED-lit warehouses, and transported via eco-integrated carriers, make clean logistics a reality. Our commitment to diversity means we have a 50/50 gender split in our team, offer equal pay and empower young leaders. This commitment to diversity also stretches to our community, including people we gift and collaborate with. 

    - Later add: Biogradable acetate

  • Does Lexxola donate to any charities?
  • We’re a proud member of 1% for the Planet! With a passion for global cities, we pledge 1% of our annual sales to non-profit organizations that focus on building more equitable and sustainable cities around the world.

    FAQ: Materials

  • Do your glasses offer full protection from the sun?
  • Yes, our glasses have full UVA and UVB protection in line with the international quality standards (CE, FDA). 

  • What are the frames made of?
  • Since 1849, Mazzucchelli has created much of the best acetate in the world, which makes your Lexxola glasses a real investment piece. This material is derived from cotton and turned into cellulose acetate, a transparent raw base for adding colour. Each time an acetate sheet is made, technicians save a sample in order to recreate the pattern later. All Mazzucchelli acetate goes through this repetitive weeks-long process in order to achieve the desired colour patterns and quality.

  • Can I add prescription lenses?
  • Yes! Take your Lexxola glasses to your optometrist who can replace the current lenses with your prescription ones, since the frame can be used.We are currently not offering prescription lenses ourselves. However, if you have any ideas - we would love to hear them! Please send a note to customerservice@lexxola.com with the subject line ‘Lexxola Design Idea’, and we will be happy to chat.