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Our world of vintage Eyewear

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Glasses as fashion accessory

Glasses as fashion accessory

Various famous fashion designers present their first eyewear collections. The slogan “the glasses for the dress” becomes popular.
The Bugatti tear drop design

The Bugatti tear drop design

Luxury sunglasses for luxury automobiles.
Round

Round

From the typical John Lennon “Look” to the classic, oval-shaped forms.
Carrera Sport's Shades

Carrera Sport's Shades

Functionality, innovation and top-notch crafting are characteristic of Carrera.
Shades

Shades

Originally those shades used to be sport glasses. But up to now they have become a reference in style as well as a designer masterpiece.
Artistic Eyewear Creations

Artistic Eyewear Creations

Casanova glasses represent the spirit and the exuberance of the Venetian carnival.
Steampunk Sonnenbrillen

Steampunk Sonnenbrillen

What makes the Gaultier sunglasses so special? Why are they called "steampunk"?
Aviator

Aviator

This style is connected with Ray-Ban. Everybody knows the legendary Ray-Ban aviator sunglasses.
Blue Brothers Sunglasses

Blue Brothers Sunglasses

The success of product placement by Ray-Ban.
Dolce Vita Lifestyle

Dolce Vita Lifestyle

Why wore Steve McQueen sunglasses by Persol Ratti? What made the models 649 and 714 so special?
Elegance and functionality

Elegance and functionality

These classic men's sunglasses are excellent made and typify the Gentleman Lifestyle.
Crazy

Crazy

Unusual lines management, flashy colors, projecting shapes or everything at once.
Jewellery Eyewear

Jewellery Eyewear

The jeweller of kings and the king of jewellers.
Boeing Pilots Sunglasses

Boeing Pilots Sunglasses

The Boeing Collection combines high-tech, design and lifestyle equally.
Hip Hop Cazal

Hip Hop Cazal

Why became Cazal so famous?
Eye-Catching eyewear

Eye-Catching eyewear

Alain Mikli creations were part of various Haute Couture Shows in the 1980's. Andy Warhol wore the Mikli model 'violin clef'.
Quality more important than design

Quality more important than design

In the 60's, the manufacturers were focused on the quality of the eyeglasses. The design was rather secondarily. The frames were built to last.
Giorgio Armani Classics

Giorgio Armani Classics

... the world famous 'Schubert Glasses'.
Neostyle Nautic - The Elvis Glasses

Neostyle Nautic - The Elvis Glasses

Thanks to Elvis Presley, the Neostyle Nautic Series became world famous. The model 'Nautic 2' is a rare collector's item.
monolithic Metzler glasses

monolithic Metzler glasses

Metzler frames and Metzler sunglasses were built to last.

"Hip-Hop" sunglasses

Vintage sunglasses have always been part of the HipHop scene.
Square

Square

Perfectly square glasses-frames are a rare thing, so the sectioning of our big range of vintage eyeglasses in this case makes sense.

Sporty Racing Shades

Sporty Racing Shades

Sunglasses designed and manufactured like the sports cars.
the legendary M1 model

the legendary M1 model

Stevie Wonder made the Alpina M1 his trademark ...
A question of quality in the 90's

A question of quality in the 90's

Many details ornamented the frames and various new developments stimulated the market.
Famous Yoko Ono shades

Famous Yoko Ono shades

Vintage Porsche sunglasses stand for innovative designs and top-notch quality. Interchangeable lenses and folding frames made this brand popular.
The John Lennon Collection

The John Lennon Collection

Round vintage eyeglasses named after famous Lennon songs.
Oversized Style of the 70's

Oversized Style of the 70's

Many celebrities wore the oversized sunglasses since the 70's.
XXL Shades á la Dior

XXL Shades á la Dior

The oversized 70's Dior sunglasses are still in high demand.
Classic

Classic

But those are the real stars – the timeless glasses that even overcome any fashion trend.
Sporty

Sporty

Sports-designs and functional sports-glasses have here been pooled into one category.
Sunglasses as profitable business

Sunglasses as profitable business

In the 80's, other noted brands realized that dealing with optics-related accessories is profitable. Bugatti, Jaguar, Ferrari and Porsche made a great business of it.