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ICONS IN ICONIC SUNGLASSES – THE WRAP AROUND

ICONS IN ICONIC SUNGLASSES – THE WRAP AROUND

ICONS IN ICONIC SUNGLASSES – THE WRAP AROUND Welcome to our sixth edition of ICONS IN ICONIC SUNGLASSES – THE WRAP AROUND, an acetate plastic frame with an arched top bar or front frame, with either two curved or more typically, one visor lens. The wrap around frame has been worn by some of the […]

ICONS IN ICONIC SUNGLASSES – THE ROUND EYE

ICONS IN ICONIC SUNGLASSES – THE ROUND EYE

Welcome to our fifth installment of ICONS IN ICONIC SUNGLASSES – THE ROUND EYE, a metal wire or plastic acetate frame with a round lens. The round eye has been worn by all creeds and cultures, from influential musicians whose message can be heard in 2016, to pioneering artists and actors, all who have earned […]

ICONS IN ICONIC SUNGLASSES – THE CAT EYE

ICONS IN ICONIC SUNGLASSES - THE CAT EYE

Welcome to our third installment of ICONS IN ICONIC SUNGLASSES – THE CAT EYE, a polished acetate design with an up swept outer front frame, creating a feline mystique. Prevalent in the 1950’s and 60’s across North America and Europe, Cat Eye sunglasses were amongst the most popular styles of its era. During the Cat […]

ICONS IN ICONIC SUNGLASSES – THE AVIATOR

Our third installment of ICONS IN ICONIC SUNGLASSES – THE AVIATOR, forged from metal, the aviator has a tear dropped shaped lens held in place by a wire frame, or the modern polished acetate plastic. First constructed by Bausch and Lomb in the 1930’s, the tear dropped shaped lens offered excellent coverage against sunlight, ideal […]

ICONS IN ICONIC SUNGLASSES – THE CLUBMASTER

ICONS IN ICONIC SUNGLASSES - THE CLUBMASTER

The second instalment of our ICONS IN ICONIC SUNGLASSES – THE CLUBMASTER, a strong browline frame that combines metal and acetate with a round eyed lens. The Clubmaster has been worn by some of the most forward thinking people of their generation, from the most creative individuals using their talent to entertain, Civil Rights activists […]