Although the first Optyl sunglasses made for Christian Dior was a combination frame of sorts (for the record it was huge and amazing with a stamped metal paisley frontpiece) the first decade or so of the Optyl license mostly showcased the sculptural design possibilities of Wilhelm Anger’s moldable wonder plastic. In my opinion the model […]
Gentlemanly Bling in Eyewear, circa 1830
Although various lorgnettes and quizzing glasses enjoyed flares of vogue throughout the 19th Century, eyeglasses tended to be austere and utilitarian in design regardless of the user’s class. Such was the fashion of the era. Jessica WoodwardHalf eyewear influencer, half digital strategist… Glassesrating is my passion and my special world of fun, beauty and style!