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Our world of vintage Eyewear

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Famous glasses

Famous glasses

Some of most iconic sunglasses of the last 50 years owe their fame to a single appearance in a movie or with a celebrity. Others exemplify the style of a time.
Classic

Classic

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

Crazy

Unusual lines management, flashy colors, projecting shapes or everything at once.
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.
Glasses sizes explained

Glasses sizes explained

How do you find glasses in the right size?
Retro or Vintage?

Retro or Vintage?

How you can distinguish a pair of retro glasses from original glasses ...
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.
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.
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'.
Artistic Eyewear Creations

Artistic Eyewear Creations

Casanova glasses represent the spirit and the exuberance of the Venetian carnival.
The sourcing. Behind the scenes.

The sourcing. Behind the scenes.

How do we find the vintage rarities? Interesting background information about our work.
Sporty

Sporty

Sports-designs and functional sports-glasses have here been pooled into one category.
Blue Brothers Sunglasses

Blue Brothers Sunglasses

The success of product placement by Ray-Ban.
Aviator

Aviator

This style is connected with Ray-Ban. Everybody knows the legendary Ray-Ban aviator sunglasses.
The John Lennon Collection

The John Lennon Collection

Round vintage eyeglasses named after famous Lennon songs.
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.
Steampunk Sonnenbrillen

Steampunk Sonnenbrillen

What makes the Gaultier sunglasses so special? Why are they called "steampunk"?
Carrera Sport's Shades

Carrera Sport's Shades

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

Round

From the typical John Lennon “Look” to the classic, oval-shaped forms - designers who made this style famous.
the legendary M1 model

the legendary M1 model

Stevie Wonder made the Alpina M1 his trademark ...
The Bugatti tear drop design

The Bugatti tear drop design

Luxury sunglasses for luxury automobiles.
monolithic Metzler glasses

monolithic Metzler glasses

Metzler frames and Metzler sunglasses were built to last.
XXL Shades á la Dior

XXL Shades á la Dior

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

Jewellery Eyewear

The jeweller of kings and the king of jewellers.
70s Glasses as fashion accessory

70s Glasses as fashion accessory

Various famous fashion designers present their first eyewear collections. The slogan “the glasses for the dress” becomes popular.
Exemplary for top quality

Exemplary for top quality

Zeiss produces the best eyeglass lenses but also its own quality sunglasses.
Elegance and functionality

Elegance and functionality

These classic men's sunglasses are excellent made and typify the Gentleman Lifestyle.
Oversized Style of the 70's

Oversized Style of the 70's

Many celebrities wore the oversized sunglasses since the 70's.
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.
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.
Lunor, vintage par excellence

Lunor, vintage par excellence

With refined details, minimalist design and timeless understatement Lunor creates an eyewear design against the current.
Sporty Racing Shades

Sporty Racing Shades

Sunglasses designed and manufactured like the sports cars.
Hip Hop Cazal

Hip Hop Cazal

Why Cazal became so famous that people eve turned to criminals for a pair of these sunglasses
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.

"Hip-Hop" sunglasses

Vintage sunglasses have always been part of the HipHop scene.
Giorgio Armani Classics

Giorgio Armani Classics

... the world famous 'Schubert Glasses'.
Dolce Vita Lifestyle

Dolce Vita Lifestyle

Why wore Steve McQueen sunglasses by Persol Ratti? What made the models 649 and 714 so special?
Boeing Pilots Sunglasses

Boeing Pilots Sunglasses

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