Flair was given a special award for “Monitoring Trends” by a German manufacturers' association that has about 600 affiliated members for its Flair 012 acetate frame in the framework of a “German Future Manufacturing Forum.” Flair 012 is a full-rim acetate frame with temples made of steel and an elastic nylon thread connecting the temples with the acetate front. The association has also nominated the style as 2016 Product of the Year.