Heritage eyewear brand Persol has been framing the faces of pilots, race car drivers and stylish pedestrians for over a century. With premium materials and fine Italian craftsmanship behind each pair, Persol has cemented its place as a go-to sunglasses brand. Now, its latest endeavor turns from acetate to titanium, a material lauded by eyewear fans for its lightness and strength.
The Titanium Collection is crafted in Japan and features titanium nose pads as well as Guilloche-engraved single-piece titanium temples with Persol’s signature Meflecto design which allows greater flexibility and comfort for the wearer. The four-piece collection comes in a range of crystal lens options and starts at $370.
Italy has long reigned in the realm of premium eyewear, but a profusion of average frame construction has diminished its reputation among industry experts. Their new darling? Japan, where eyewear manufacturing is concentrated in the Fukui Prefecture. Read the Story
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