Lovely photo from the 20’s found here. Not that different from today’s eyewear fashion, almost 100 years later!
C.W. Dixey & Son is a prestigious brand with a long history. Established in London 1777, worn by some of the worlds most influential people such as Churchill and Napoleon among several royalties from England and Sweden over the years, C.W. Dixey & Son is a brand with unique history and heritage. The company is … More Meet C.W. DIxey & Son Eyewear
What is old is new. There are several glasses in a 1920’s or 1930’s type of style. They are so beautiful and classic. Traditionally made metal frames in a slightly droopy round shape, delicate details in the metal and tortoise colored rims. From the top: Algha Savile Row Panto, Oliver Peoples Vintage MP-2, Barton Perreira … More What is old is new.
To me the G-15 lens is is a very classic and safe choice of color for sunglasses – Especially if you’re getting prescription sunglasses. The green-grayish color is soft on the eyes and looks very good in both metal and acetate frames. In 1951 Bausch & Lomb invented the N-15 lens for the Navy Air … More The G-15 Lens
My dear friend Caroline just moved to Berlin and are already enjoying the sun. On the pictures you see her wearing Persol 714 (the folding one, with the same shape as Persol 649).
Last week I posted a post about this man I met in Palolem, who wore those wonderful sunglasses from Harper England. He also wore these queer sunglasses, inspired by the car lights from the classic Chevy M-80. Bought in New York.
Gifs from here.
Photo: James Dean Daily
I had a great vacation in India! We went to Palolerm in Goa, which really is a paradise. Unfortunately not in an Eyewear perspective, though – most of the tourists wore fake Ray-Bans… except for one man from Canada, who is a great eyewear fan and had wonderful sunglasses that he’d bought in New York. … More On the Beach… Goa, India
William Holden in Born Yesterday (1950) via You Can Wake Up Now, The Universe Has Ended.