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January 8, 2016

Interview with Eyewear Designer Vidal Erkohen on his Label RVS

…h piece is the one you cherish most? A Since I have a very vast vintage eyewear collection, I do have many pieces from different brands of the past. Amongst these I would have to say my most prize pieces are my 1950s folding Persol 714 (as worn by Steve McQueen) and my vintage genuine tortoise shell frames, all made in hand from the early 40s before the process was banned. Q What celebrities would you love to see wearing your designs? A We have…

November 25, 2015

Philippe Starck’s Latest Eyewear Collection Is More Futuristic Than Ever

…ow available in the thinnest acetate frames ever, as well as in larger, youthful styles. Masculine square shapes, with a retro bent, put the frames in a luxury design category populated by such eyewear brands as Tom Ford and Persol. “When designing them, we have to imagine all the different people who will wear them and how they will fit them. It’s all in the small details and adjustments,” Starck proclaims. “Somebody once said ‘God is in the…