Persol sunglasses have been seeing a resurgence of late, the Italian eyewear maker was favoured by Steve McQueen and numerous other Hollywood A-listers during the ’60s and ’70s, in fact McQueen owned a pair of 714s just like the ones you see here.
The Persol 714 can be folded and comes with a carry case (pictured below), they have photo-polarised lenses offering 100% UV protection, the frames are hard-wearing acetate and they have a unique look that stands out against the Wayfarers and Aviators that everyone seems to be wearing nowadays.
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