Former boy bander Zayn Malik partners on biobased sunglass line


In the United Kingdom, X-Factor and One Direction alum Zayn Malik has released a sunglass collection with Arnette that features biobased acetate frames. 

Dubbed Zayn x Arnette, the collection consists of five “edgy, yet easy to wear styles” with an emphasis on 90s nostalgia.  

“I’m very interested in design and the creative elements of a campaign, so it was quite cool to work with a brand like Arnette,” Malik says in a press statement.  “The team has been really open and receptive to my ideas and have been a great partner.”

The collection is available at, and starting at $99. Malik left One Direction to go solo in 2015.