If you ask an Italian what sunglasses they're wearing, it'd most probably be Persol. And once you try them, you'll never want to own anything else. The subtle branding is only visible to those in the know, making the sunglasses recognisable by the signature silver arrow on the side. Persol is a well-known brand among the stars of Hollywood, from Steve McQueen to Robert De Niro, Brad Pitt or Jack Nicholson these sunglasses are fit for a film star.
The Persol Story
Persol has been designing their classic Persol frames since 1910. This remarkable heritage means that Persol eyewear has an iconic status and are among the most sought-after fashion accessory in the world today. The company was founded by Italian Giuseppe Ratti of Turin, Italy who owned an optician's called Berry Opticians. Ratti wanted to be able to develop his own range of innovative eyewear and this was the inception of the brand we know today.
They were the choice of many legendary celebrities such as Steve McQueen and Beyonce so you can rest assured that you are investing in a timeless classic! The name Persol derives from, "per il sole" which, in Italian, means "for the sun". The functional and stylish glasses were originally catered for pilots and sports drivers. Persol Sunglasses are designed to enhance comfort and sustain quality. They are recognizable by the silver arrow logo usually adorned on the arm of the frames. All eyewear by Persol are handcrafted and are incredibly high in quality, style and durability.
The lenses in Persol frames are made from optical tempered glass which increases clarity in vision. Persol is a luxury fashion brand recognised for its craftsmanship, quality, and style. Investing in designer eyewear can prove to be an expensive purchase however when the quality of the product outweighs the monetary value, the purchase should not be seen as an expense but as an investment. However, as Fashion Eyewear London likes to over-deliver on value of service, the company is proud to be able to offer 100% genuine Persol sunglasses and prescription glasses at the very competitive prices online.