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Steve McQueen 714SM Special Collection

Steve McQueen 714SM Special Collection

Steve McQueen reigns as the undisputed ‘King of Cool’, an avid motorcyclist and aviator himself, McQueen did many of his own stunts, which undoubtedly led the thrill-seeking star to the Persol brand. Steve McQueen opted for the 714 as the unique design features a mechanism that allows the sunglasses to be folded up to fit in one’s chest pocket.

Barton Perreira x 007 Collection

Barton Perreira x 007 Collection

In October 2021, James Bond arrives on screen & we are delighted to join him in style with Barton Perreira. For a limited time, you have the opportunity shop the Barton Perreira x 007 Collection at PRETAVOIR.

The CELINE Edge Reimagined!

The CELINE Edge Reimagined!

These black Celine Cat Eye Sunglasses are strong, angular and striking. Each Celine collection is the result of impeccable Italian workmanship & true classic French ready-to-wear style. The new CL40187I Sunglasses have been designed from high-quality acetate and come in black, white, havana and purple crystal.
Dolce&Gabbana Spring Summer 2021

Dolce&Gabbana Spring Summer 2021

Shot by Branislav Simoncik, the Dolce&Gabbana Spring Summer 21 Campaign celebrates Fatto a Mano, paying tribute to Italian creativity and design through the colours and patchwork which recall the unforgettable atmosphere of Sicily.
Polo Ralph Lauren Pride Sunglasses

Polo Ralph Lauren Pride Sunglasses

Introducing the new Polo Ralph Lauren Pride sunglasses, which celebrates the brand’s long-standing commitment to support the LGBTQIA+ community.
The CHANEL Summer 21 Collection

The CHANEL Summer 21 Collection

The S/S eyewear collection has been created by exploring Gabriel Chanel’s childhood at Aubazine - Sobriety & magnificence is something that Gabriel Chanel was exposed to during her time at the Aubazine Abbey and it constantly inspired her own style and future design. Learn more about the inspiration behind the Summer 21 collection.
Cartier Buffs

Cartier Buffs

Cartier Buffs are glasses designed by the luxury jewellery brand Cartier. Their eyewear is famous for high quality, exceeding standards, noble finishing and very recognizable codes. Cartier Buffs, also referred to as Carties, Cardis, 'Ye's, or Sticks, have become increasingly popular in Detroit.
Steal Oprah's Style - Meghan & Harry Interview

Steal Oprah's Style - Meghan & Harry Interview

During Oprah Winfrey’s interview with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the talk show host wore a pair of round glasses and they have since been talked about as much as the content of the interview. Pretavoir have compiled a selection of dupes for Oprah's oversized glasses.
How To Choose The Best Sunglasses For Driving

How To Choose The Best Sunglasses For Driving

There are many factors to consider when select your sunglasses for driving. The amount of information available can be overwhelming and so we have used our expert knowledge to highlight the keys attributes that you need to think about and offered suggestions. Please don't hesitate to contact our knowledgeable support team if you have any questions about Driving Sunglasses.
Are You Still Working From Home? How Do Your Eyes Feel?

Are You Still Working From Home? How Do Your Eyes Feel?

Together with Safilo, we have collaborated with some content-creators to share the benefits of Blue Light lenses!
Versace Pre-Fall 2020

Versace Pre-Fall 2020

Made in Italy, Versace Eyewear provides the finishing touch to any look. Characterized by high-end materials and a recognizable design aesthetic, Versace Eyewear pairs contemporary shapes with house codes.
Balenciaga F/W 2020

Balenciaga F/W 2020

Balenciaga is pioneering innovative designs with dramatic silhouettes, distinctive details and impressive manufacturing throughout their Fall-Winter 20 campaign.