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Design and Icons

Plastic objects, whether they are recent or firmly-established cult objects, have revolutionised the world of design, changed habits and left their mark on our daily lives for several generations

Icons

Wayfarer, cult sunglasses that stood the test of time

The first plastic sunglasses on the world glasses market, they have managed to stay relevant in every era and remain the highest-selling sunglasses around the world. The mythical model of a no less my...

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Wayfarer, cult sunglasses that stood the test of time

Features and Interviews

Innovative, smart, surprising but often overlooked…plastics have not finished surprising you!