Built upon the firm belief that eyewear should be a true luxury belonging, instead of simply just another additional accessory, Akoni Group aims to set itself apart by a determined commitment to craftsmanship, expertise, and quality. The company was founded in 2019 by Rosario Toscano, Group CEO and Salma Rachid, Creative Director, to advance their shared values, interests, and passions.
" Our goal is to accelerate the evolution of eyewear, by melding together the best in finesse and innovation. In every area design, materials, finishes and functionality – we will always be the one pushing the envelope, to deliver the type of quality and design that our customers are searching for. "
Rosario Toscano, Co-Founder & CEO of Akoni Group
Akoni Group’s production takes place in the world’s finest workshops, in Japan, utilizing only the highest quality materials and time-honored and cutting-edge production techniques. Master craftspeople dedicate decades of their lives to mastering their crafts and passing their knowledge through generations. Every hinge, temple, and component used is thoughtfully considered and uniquely crafted. Akoni Group designs first for the human form, applying practical concepts and innovations towards comfort, aesthetic, fit and function. Each frame reflects a unique journey from concept to construction. There are no finer eyewear craftspeople anywhere on earth.
Akoni Group is a progressive Swiss luxury concern whose principal goal is to create timeless high-quality products utilizing materials and methodologies that respect humankind and our natural environment. In this era of deceptively low-priced, quickly discarded, fast-fashion offerings, truly superior design possesses its own unique promise of sustainability. Whenever possible, the group opts for earth-friendly materials and procedures, decreasing its carbon foot print, and leading this Industry to becoming more conscious and responsible.