Italian sunglasses may have graced your face without you ever knowing it!
When it comes to fashion, Italians certainly know style! The hugely popular, iconic Ray Ban sunglasses are in fact a brand of Italian fashion giant Luxottica. And, don’t forget the ultra-fresh Carrera and Polaroid shades that bring sunglasses into the Saflio Group portfolio. But that’s not all! Included in the line-up of Luxottica sub-labels are none other than legendary names like Burberry, Chanel, and Prada!
Want more? Saflio parents luxury brands Gucci, Dior, Marc Jacobs, and Saint Laurent as well! And the list goes on of Italian brands that started before the rest and remain on top, dominating the world of high fashion! Valentino, Giorgio Armani, Gianni Versace, Salvatore Ferragamo, Gianfranco Ferré, and Dolce & Gabbana and all now household names. Parliamo Italiano? Italians have been leading the way in fashion for decades. Just as their delicious food has put their diverse country on the map, Italian fashion labels continue to impress, pushing the envelop of cool! So, Viva Italian Sunglasses!
But what about the cool, independent brands and labels of Italian sunglasses that aren’t household names yet? If you love unique, hand-made sunglasses from small-scale producers, we have you covered!
Ever heard of Bob Sdrunk Italian sunglasses? Well now you have!
These hand-made Italian sunglasses, constructed from acetate, have a distinct retro style with fashion edge for days! Chic, bohemian, classic, and cool, Bob Sdrunk sunglasses are a wild mix of studied design from the Fine Arts Academy of Rome, and the raw streets and vintage shops of Tribeca; the style-epicenter sending fashion waves across the world from lower Manhattan.
One night, “Bob” created his entire vision for a new, functional, stylish line of premium eyewear while working at classic NYC shop Vintage in the City. By the next day, the seed that would sprout into Bob Sdrunk was planted! We told you, Italians are taking over the world (but it’s fine, because we love Italian sunglasses, sports cars, and pasta. Everything is going to be alright)!
Already adopted by a slew of Italian and Spanish celebrities including Mariona Planas, Chiara Ferragni, Riccardo Pozzoli, and Paolo Briguglia, Bob Sdrunk sunglasses are set to be the next big thing in Italian sunglasses this summer!
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A sunglasses brand thats got California-style with Italian design! Funky, cool, and colorful, Happiness Shades are summer incarnate!
Known as pioneers in the mirrored, tinted sunglass lenses in Europe, Spektre sunglasses were created by a group of friends looking to bring to life the unique styles that they had been searching for!