Persol sunglasses started out in 1917 as eyewear for pilots and sports drivers. They were designed in Italy by Giuseppe Ratti. What he had in mind was comfort, eye protection, and the best vision possible. Persol sunglasses got their name in the 1930s. It means, "per il sole," or, "for the sun."
Persol Sunglasses are more than designer eyewear accessories. Reducing glare that can irritate your eyes, Persol Sunglasses do more than just enhance your fashion image, they protect your eyes from harmful UV rays. Persol Sunglasses are a superb fusion of function & style. Rich in spirit and conviction, Persol Sunglasses are about freedom of expression and pushes the envelope with sunwear and optical styles.