Thursday, 23 April 2009

Style Focus: Persol Sunglasses

The most famous of all Persol styles was the Persol 649 created in 1957, they became famous very quickly after they appeared in the 1961 film Divorzio all'italiana (Divorce Italian Style)

Persol later released the 714 style which was very similar to the 649 but had a folding frame

The Persol 714 Sunglasses appeared most famously in the 1968 film

'The Thomas Crown Affair' That starred

Steve McQueen

They also appeared in the 1972 film 'The Getaway'

Vintage Persol Sunglasses are highly sought after and we carry many of the original styles available for purchase on request