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0649

An icon of style since its introduction in 1957, the 649 is perhaps the most famous of all Persol models. Originally designed for tram drivers in Turin who required large lenses to protect against air and dust, the 649 entered into legend when Marcello Mastroianni wore them in "Divorce Italian Style".
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2388

Remember the John Lennon glasses? The 2388 harks back to this style, but with the touch of dandyism Persol is known for. Fashion forward!


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0714

Introduced in the 1960s, the Persol 714 was a folding adaptation of the famous 649 and was perhaps the first-ever collapsable pair of glasses. The 714 was made famous by Steve McQueen who wore them in "The Thomas Crown Affair" and are still today among the most popular and fashionable of sunglasses.


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2953

Classy but instantly recognizable due to the Arrow. Persol’s founder Giuseppe Ratti intuitively recognized the need to differentiate and make his products iconic and recognizable. At the end of the 1930s the swords of ancient warriors inspired the Arrow symbol.


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2747

Crystal lenses are a point of pride for Persol. Representing quality and excellence, most models use lenses made from the most precious optical material of natural origin guaranteeing protection and visual clarity. Persol’s crystal lenses are scientifically formulated to offer unsurpassed protection against the sun’s harmful rays.


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2047

Patented at the end of the 1930s, the Meflecto is the world’s first flexible stem system designed for maximum comfort by eliminating pressure on the head from the arms of glasses. The Meflecto system allows the glasses to adapt to the unique shape of any face and still today represents a technologically unsurpassed solution.


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