Italy: it's where the style comes from. Whether you like Ferraris, Gucci suits, Versace gowns, or Vespa scooters, there is some iconic object made in Italy that speaks to you. For some people, that object is a pair of Persol sunglasses.
Since 1917, Persol has been creating high-performance eyewear that has pioneered several design innovations, such as flexible bridges and stems. First intended for aviators and race-car drivers, anyone can now own a pair of Persols, those glasses with the distinctive sliver double-arrow hinge.
High-Performance Persol Style
As you can probably guess, a line of sunglasses that caters to mountaineers, pilots, and other adventure-seekers will look like it means business. Persol sunglasses designs take in a range of shapes that are all intended to be functional while looking first-rate. It's no wonder that Hollywood fell in love with Persols back in the 1960s and has never looked back.
Famous Fans of Persol Sunglasses
There are almost too many to name. Leading lights from Steve McQueen to Bill Murray and Greta Garbo to Julia Roberts have all sported Persol shades in their films, while many others make them part of their day-to-day wear, including: