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Discover Gentle Monster X SANKUANZ Cilice Collection

Cilice is a cat-eye frame crafted from acetate, coming in 3 colorways.

© Gentle Monster © Sankuanz

Korean eyewear brand Gentle Monster has collaborated with Sankuanz on a special capsule collection named Cilice. Searching for solace in nothingness, the collection is drawing inspiration from, a tool that was used as a self-imposed mean of repentance.


© Gentle Monster © Sankuanz

The project expresses the consistent battle between internal peacefulness and human desire, worship and forgiveness as well as a yearning to run from modern temptations.

© Gentle Monster © Sankuanz

The campaign imagery created by CG Watkins blends together his imagination of a technological dystopia with ancient self-disciplinary practices and depicts the moment when mainstream ideologies are pipelined into human bodies, when boundaries and “otherness” are erased, and when freedom is being voluntarily forsaken.

© Gentle Monster © Sankuanz

Cilice is a cat-eye frame crafted from acetate, coming in 3 colorways. It features a unique hexagonal frame front with metal details, fitted with 100% UV protected black Zeiss lenses.

© Gentle Monster © Sankuanz

The collection has launched on 2 April 2021 and will be exclusively available at and Gentle Monster’s offline store, HAUS DOSAN in Seoul.

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