Persol is an Italian brand specialized in luxury sunglasses . Persol comes from the phrase 'per i sole' , which in Italian means 'for the sun'. The company was founded in 1917 by Giuseppe Ratti and sold its products to pilots of the air forces of several countries and also to sports drivers. Ratti wanted that his glasses offered the best protection from the sun, so he designed a glass lens yellow-brown that became the reference of the brand in addition to the 'Supreme Arrow' . All lenses offer 100 % protection against UV rays.
Persol sunglasses have a classic style with a contemporary design and are made of cellulose acetate, a hypoallergenic material derived from cotton. One of the most famous models of this brand have the flexible rod system known as ' Meflecto '. Persol models are designed to be tough but are also sophisticated thanks its timeless design. Persol sunglasses have been used by many Hollywood celebrities. Some of the famous actors that have chosen this brand are the legendary Steve McQueen, Pierce Brosnan, Angelina Jolie or Daniel Craig.