Look Your Best With Persol 714 Sunglasses

By Ray Igline

The Persol 714 folding sunglasses are without question the most valued Persol's ever made. Steve Mcqueen is the man responsible for making these shades famous through his award winning motion picture "Thomas Crown Affair".

Decades ago, the company decided that they would no longer carry the 714 model anymore. Once people realized this, they bagged for it to be brought back and the company obliged. The impeccable styling of this model simply would not be ignored.

When it comes to the 714, their lenses are without a doubt their defining feature. This blue tinted lenses are manufactured by taking French optical lenses and then edging them. They are then tinted to a custom shade of blue. The crystals are of the highest quality and do a great job of reducing light and glare caused by the sun. This also makes them very nice to drive in on sunny days.

Another neat feature is the folding system at the back and ends of the temple arms. This system allows these sunglasses to fold up very nicely and become tight and compact.

The signature marking that the company uses to define their sunglasses is the Supreme arrow. You will find the arrow located on the front of the 714's frame, as well as enclosing the hinges. Steve Mcqueen's signature is also printed inside of the sunglasses arm and case.

The 649 is another popular Persol model that resembles the 714 very closely. The main difference that sets these two models apart is not the lenses nor the frame, but rather the hinges. The 649 has no hinges which means that it doesn't fold up at all.

Both models are very stylish and trend setting for anyone looking to get a new pair of sunglasses. It doesn't matter whether you are a big screen actor or an everyday individual, these sunglasses are sure to impress anyone who wear them. The Persol company takes great pride in what they do and it really shows with each and every pair of shades that they manufacture.

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