Persol, the go-to-guys for foldable sunglasses, launched their iconic 714 model in the 1960s, perfecting this functional design. Skip forward fifty-five years and our choices in the pocket-friendly form have most certainly widened. The latest on the market comes courtesy of Kaptain Sunshine, a Japanese brand with a thing for, you’ve guessed it, Americana. The Hyannis Port frame, a reference to the Kennedy Compound in Massachusetts, collapses on the bridge and along each arm, ready to store away in its very own leather pouch. A tortoise shell Wayfarer inspired by JFK’s regular style, finished with grey tint lenses, transport yourself to summers spent living that affluent slacks ‘n loafers lifestyle.
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