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Carrera Frames | Carrera Spectacles

Now famous for sports eyewear, Carrera was founded in 1956 in Austria by Wilhelm Anger. He was inspired by the Carrera Panamericana auto race and his designs for eyewear were heavily influenced by the sleek and sporty style of the auto racers.

Twenty years into what was a successful and growing business, Carrera changed its name in to Optyl International and began specializing in ski masks and motorcycle goggles. In the early 1960’s Wilhelm invented and patented the “Optyl” material which became a revolutionary design in eyewear. 20% lighter, sustaining a permanent elasticity and reducing allergic reactions for wearers; the Optyl frames were a huge success and are now one of the most famous eyewear brands of all time. Used now for sports and fashion eyewear,

Carrera frames are some of the best quality available in the market. With dozens of boutiques across the world, Carrera has become a world class brand. Celebrities like; Jamie Foxx, Rihanna, Kanye West, Britney Spears and Paris Hilton have been seen wearing Carrera sunglasses and Carrera spectacles. Alongside the fantastic sunglasses collection, Carrera has a smart, sleek and stylish frames collection. There are hundreds of colours and styles available; so there’s something for everyone with Carrera. The frames are strong, lightweight and incredibly durable.

Several people more recently have opted to apply anti-scratch and anti-glare coatings on the lenses of their frames. The anti-glare coating will reduce any reflections on your lenses that may distract you. The anti-scratch coating reduces any damage inflicted on your lenses and ensures overall longevity of your eyewear. Applying these coats will increase the accuracy of vision correction and protection.