In the aftermath of COVID-19, online shopping and fashion are still in high demand. Particularly high end items; collectors are not done collecting, and the wealthy are not done buying.... Read More
Who were the first to invent 'sunglasses' as we now know them? Was it Ray-Ban? Christian Dior? Think further back. About 4000 years! The first official 'sunglasses' in the world were created by Inuits to protect themselves from snow blindness (or photokeratitisis to use its official name). There is no glass of course, however the primitive items still protected the eyes from UV light. They carved bone, with two slim slits for vision.
What's the deal with "vintage eyewear" and "vintage frames"? Why are so many celebrities like Migos, Future, French Montana, Rhianna, even Elton John seeking out rare vintage frames? If you are new to the vintage eyewear scene, you have missed a lot, but there is still a lot to see.
The vintage eyewear industry has exploded in recent years, due to the rarity and the higher quality of the items. Those who love vintage items (like Vintage Eyewear!), love the quality, variety and uniqueness of items made in years gone by. We'll explain why, keep reading...