Passion. Performance. Purism. Precision. Porsche Design combines the state-of-the-art technology and careful selection of materials with the finest traditional craftsmanship, resulting in engineered, not just designed luxury sunglasses.
The Porsche Design Story – Engineered Luxury
Porsche Design, a subsidiary of the German Porsche AG, was founded in 1972 by Professor Ferdinand Alexander Porsche. The company quickly became well-known for its innovative approach and perfect, almost engineered designs. Porsche Design’s first groundbreaking design was the world’s very first all black watch, the Chronograph I. Since then, the brand have expanded its range of products into luggage, accessories, eyewear, electronic products as well as a fashion collection.
All products are designed and created in one of Europe’s most famous design houses in Austria. Porsche Design’s iconic style is minimalistic, timeless and functional at the same time where the finest materials and impeccable craftsmanship meet innovative design.
Legendary Sunglasses by Porsche DesignPorsche Design P’8478
The so-called Interchangeable sunglasses (or exclusive spectacles as some may refer to) were developed in 1978 and the design was so popular that it’s still one of the world’s best selling sunglasses. 35 years into its production and it still is a must-have in many international stars’ wardrobe.
Posche Design P’8479
In 1979, the P’8479 Shield Sunglasses caused quite a stir when Yoko Ono started wearing them and made a sought-after item.
P’8480 / F0.9
With its innovative folding mechanism these sunglasses fold flat with a single handle and were the world’s thinnest sunglasses with it’s nine millimeters thickness.