‘The Black Label was founded in 2017. Our goal? To establish a brand that combines traditional craftsmanship with a contemporary style. We believe that glasses should be both functional and trendy. Focused on the present. That’s why The Black Label stands for a translation of iconic classics into contemporary design, with a great love for the face and comfort of the wearer. We call this understated luxury. The face wears the glasses and not the other way around.’


The collection is twofold. On the one hand, classic stylish simplicity, on the other, daring oversized iconic models in a highly refined look. Our mission? To create high-quality eyewear in an affordable price range. Currently, The Black Label is represented in 11 countries and our goal is to further expand the global distribution network.

We work with a young and dynamic team with an unprecedented drive. That is important to us. We listen carefully to our customers. Empathise with the entrepreneur and understand what they are about is the foundation for a great working relationship.


Each pair of glasses is manufactured with attention, precision and love. From the first sketch and the choice of materials, to the final composition. The entire collection is made of titanium. It is strong and so light that you almost forget that you are wearing glasses.

The Black Label integrates fashion into the design of its glasses and is recognised in various countries for its quirky playful style combined with beautiful materials and perfect fit.

Behind the scenes

Agnes de Zwart present TBL Eyewear by The Black Label: a minimalist, sophisticated line of eyewear from the Netherlands.

She started out as a stylist and then worked for years in sales with major brand labels such as Gucci and Armani. After that, she was responsible for niche brands such as Philippe Starck and Alain Mikli in the Netherlands. After more than twenty years of experience, she founded her own label. “The Black Label” named after her own surname.