The frames are becoming lighter to offer maximum comfort without losing sight of the importance of the design of a model loved and worn by almost a century.
Let’s face it: that of round sunglasses is more than just a passing trend, it is a real must that has lasted nearly a century. Yes, you read that right, one century. Even before becoming essential accessory to complete the hippie look of the 70s and become the hallmark of the world’s celebrities, from John Lennon to Elton John, who made a trademark with the beret and the sequins, the glasses with round frame they were already worn in the 30s.
In a black-and-white, a small and already Shirley Temple, all curls and flowered dress, she had a couple with micro lenses, and the diva Bette Devis, dressed sailor with lots of ice cream in hand sported them with Frame white, super cool.
Then the boom in the late 60s: in macro version of Hollywood diva era their ascent became unstoppable. Today, forget the concept of vintage and think of an accessory fruit of innovation and modernity, reminiscent of the past only in form.
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The frames become very light and reflect the latest achievements in the field of technology: just think of the models in titanium, ultra light, or those with thin lenses.
The important thing is to offer comfort without losing sight of the importance of the design of a model just loved by all. The variations are many, especially for the lenses, which may be classical, mirrored or shaded.