Menswear: Sunglasses Thread


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toin
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21 Feb 2016 22:20
Can't seem to link directly to this picture, anyone have an ID on these frames?
http://www.tommyton.com/#!/media/fmlecel
shralp-lad
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15 Mar 2016 10:04





Really like these native sons glasses, the green ones at the top seem to be japan only, is there a way to get a store pick up in harajuku?
carl lewis
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15 Mar 2016 11:10
PM EeePee
shralp-lad
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895 posts since 21/4/11

15 Mar 2016 11:20
shall do, cheers
jimmoleum
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1304 posts since 15/5/12

21 Mar 2016 12:16
Best price for some ray ban original tortoise wayfarers rb2140 (polarized green lens)?
Website wont let me customise a folding pair.
Crackajack
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8008 posts since 21/4/05

30 Mar 2016 17:09
Anyone know of anything similar to the True Vintage Revival 504 or 505 that is stocked in London?

504

505

That ideally have a clip-on shaded lenses like these do, or come with shaded lenses?







illwill
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4142 posts since 17/5/04

posted 30 Mar 2016 17:41, edited 30 Mar 2016 17:41
The 504s are identical to Lemtosh even down to the silver jewel bit.

Clip on lenses available.

DuffMan
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14389 posts since 21/2/07

30 Mar 2016 17:55
And the 505 looks a lot like an Oliver Peoples model I think
illwill
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4142 posts since 17/5/04

posted 30 Mar 2016 18:14, edited 30 Mar 2016 18:14
Gregory Peck?
Mark
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30 Mar 2016 18:19
illwill wrote: Lemtosh
Crackajack
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8008 posts since 21/4/05

30 Mar 2016 19:08
Thanks all. Had considered Moscot but wass hoping to find something that is made in USA, JP or EU for that price. Obviously a classic style so there are lots of options, but the clip-on aspect of the TVR appeals.
Crackajack
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8008 posts since 21/4/05

30 Mar 2016 19:11
The Oliver Peoples Peck also look good, and the flip down Cool on the Gregory Peck model is nice but would rather avoid Luxottica unless they are cheaper than those made elsewhere. I realise this makes me seem a pretentious twat.
illwill
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4142 posts since 17/5/04

30 Mar 2016 19:26
I'm pretty sure the acetate is all made in Italy if that will help you sleep at night.
andymakesglasses
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20613 posts since 26/1/06

posted 31 Mar 2016 08:45, edited 31 Mar 2016 08:45
Have a look at the Cubitts Wicklow too:

http://www.cubitts.co.uk/mens/wicklow.html#Dark-Turtle

They have shops at 37 Marshall Street in Soho and 9 Park Street in Borough. You won't get better quality for the money in my opinion. Handmade in China using Italian acetate and high-quality components. The antithesis of Luxottica.

They do clip-ons too but only for the Ampton model at the moment I think.
Crackajack
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8008 posts since 21/4/05

31 Mar 2016 09:41
Thanks Andy. Are Anglo American Optical any good? Seem to be made in London and do a model which the TVR above might be based on.
andymakesglasses
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20613 posts since 26/1/06

31 Mar 2016 09:54
Yeah, they're good quality and still made in London I think.
Crackajack
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8008 posts since 21/4/05

31 Mar 2016 10:57
Ta. Have sent them an email, they seem a bit of an odd company who make them here but primarily for the US market and dont have much of a retail website.
DuffMan
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31 Mar 2016 12:30
Let us know what they say, would be interested.
andymakesglasses
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31 Mar 2016 13:03
Anglo American have a long history, they used to be a much bigger deal than they are now. Their heyday was in the '70s and '80s when, I think, there were two brothers involved - one here and one in the USA. I believe it was bought by someone else (American) later on but they kept on doing what the company was known for (i.e. making in England).
Crackajack
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posted 31 Mar 2016 13:32, edited 31 Mar 2016 13:32
Thanks Andy. Seeing quite a lot of vintage frames from 80s (that look 50s/60s) under their brand.

Duffman - Some new stock at this place in London Bridge -

http://www.irisoptical.co.uk/opticians-London-SE1.cfm

Edit- just phoned them and the price includes tinted lenses instead of prescription if you wish.