Steve Mcqueen is an iconic american actor who introduced the famous brand Persol during his film “The Thomas Crown Affair”, in which he played the role of a businessman that flirted with crime and who always carried his Persol 714 sunglasses.
The term Persol comes from “per il sol”, sunglasses created in 1917 in order to avoid the sun for the workers during their work hours.
Persol sunglasses are handmade and they are addressed to a demanding customer. During 2017, the brand reached 100 years inside the sunglasses’ manufacturing, they are real artworks.
Persol sunglasses by Steve McQueen
Persol sunglasses by steve McQueen had a great repercussion and because of that they became a decoy. Once, one of the actor’s personal collection pieces was sold for 70.000 dollars during an auction.
These sunglasses represent a rebel spirit and the passion by the good taste, that make reference to the actor’s personality. They had UV protection and they offer sharpness in the vision.
Persol sunglasses by Steve McQueen highlight because of their elegant lines with classic retro soul’s finish. They count on the Meflecto technology, which allows flexible temples that guarantee the best comfort.
Persol sunglasses by Steve Mcqueen, 714 model appeared as a folding version of the 649 model and it can be seen in three different colors: Havana Light, Dark Havana and Black.
The special edition counts on singularities that remin to the original:
- Lenses: Blue color, made with quality glasses, polarized and photochromatic with an anti-glare lining. Light, comfortable and very thin.
- Closing: it follows the movement from the outer to the interior. In this way,this sunglasses can be folded and keeped in a little space.
- Supreme arrow: it has a total of 4 arrows, characteristic from the Persol’s sunglasses that allow to close the sunglasses’ hinges.
- Signature: it has an engraving with the Steve McQueen’s name inside the temple and also in the leather case that accompanied the lenses from this special edition.
649 and 714 models
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