KIO YAMOTO OPTICS is a blend of artistic and
philosophic influences throughout time.
The name says it all. "Kio Yamato" is not a person's name. "Kio"
means pure and clean. "Yamato" is the name of an ancient
Japanese province and means "The Great Peace." This was the site
of a Japanese court known for its splendor, and technological
and cultural advances-and also known for symbolizing grace and
Styles are inspired from the past, the present and inspirations
for the future. KIO YAMOTO continuously strives to blend the
often opposing forces of simplicity and luxury with traditional
sophistication and trend.
This collection is steered by a visionary
that loves to create individual imagery and style that results
in a unique fashion line that is channeled and focused for the
Kio Yamato frames have clean lines and an artistic balance
unmatched in the optical fashion industry. Kio translates as
pure and clean and Yamato is a province with the description
"The Great Peace."
Kio Yamato is not a person's name. It is the philosophy of an
eyewear line that isn't stuck in the 'now'. Kio Yamato looks to
the future to develop the fashion needs now using titanium
technology other eyewear companies are just learning about. We
have been chosen specifically to represent this philosophy.