Persol sunglasses for men and women showcase the unique style and exceptional quality for which this venerable eyewear maker is known. Persol's name comes from the Italian phrase per il sole, meaning "for the sun." Since 1917, Persol has catered to pilots and motorists, and is often preferred by actors, including the "King of Cool" Steve McQueen. The familiar arrow on every frame was designed by founder Giuseppe Ratti, who intended to to make the brand iconic in so doing—and it worked. To this day, every Persol frame includes a version of the arrow hinge, proof positive the frame is genuine. FramesDirect.com sells only authentic Persol sunglasses, guaranteed.
Meticulously handcrafted in Italy, Persol sunglasses frames styles showcase quality and innovation. Persol frames feature the patented Meflecto system, a flexible stem that makes the glasses stronger while helping them retain their shape. And many sunglasses in this collection include a keyhole bridge, which offers a classic look, but distributes the frame's weight evenly for a comfortable fit.
Retro frames and contemporary styles fill the Persol collection. Explore classic aviators with modern accents, innovative folding sunglasses frames, contemporary updates to the popular clubmaster, and feminine cat-eye silhouettes. Choose from timeless black frames or clever, colorful twists on the tortoiseshell pattern.
Persol sun lenses come in a wide array of colors, including green, grey, blue, and bronze, with additional options for polarized lenses, gradient tints, and mirror coatings. A variety of Persol sunglasses can accommodate Rx lenses, so you can enjoy the style you prefer in your prescription.