Persol is an Italian eyewear company specializing in
sunglasses. The name is derived from "per il sole," which, in Italian, means "for the sun." Formed in 1917 by Giuseppe Ratti, Persol originally catered to pilots and sports drivers. Presently, the company is famous for its durable sports sunglasses. Its trademark is the silver arrow, and several of the company's glasses feature this symbol.
Persol was a heavy influence in the production of sunglasses. The company developed the first flexible stem.
Persol was introduced to the
United Statesin 1962. Its first boutique opened on Rodeo Drivein Los Angelesin 1991. It is currently owned by the Luxotticagroup.
Persol models 2244-S and 2720-S were both used in the
James Bondfilm "Casino Royale". Don Johnsonwore a Persol 69218 during Season Three of " Miami Vice".cite web |url=http://www.vintage-sunglasses-shop.com/shop903_Celebrity-Database.html |title=Celebrities and Sunglasses - as One (Symbiosis) |accessdate=2007-11-25 |work=Vintage-Sunglasses |publisher=www.vintage-sunglasses-shop.com] Persol sunglasses have also been used in other movies, Bill Murray can be seen wearing them in both Lost in Translationand Broken FlowersOne of the most iconic images of Persol Sunglasses can be seen in the movie La Dolce Vitawhere Marcello Mastroiannihas a pair of them on in almost every scene in the movie.
* [http://www.persol.com Official Persol Site]
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