Vintage glasses range from the 1980's back to the 1800s and sometimes even earlier. There are some people that collect them, but mostly vintage style glasses are still popular today. In fact, vintage style glasses inform many of the modern classic eyeglasses frames styles, shapes, materials and colors. Vintage frames come in a variety of styles, types, and materials, each with its own unique look and characteristics.
Original vintage prescription glasses frames are the inspiration for the retro eye glasses characters wear on television shows such as Mad Men which in turn has inspired numerous eyewear manufacturers to create similar classic frame styles. Some of the manufacturer’s that were popular during the 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s are still designing eyewear. You can probably find authentic Ray-Ban Clubmaster vintage eyeglass frames and at the same time buy a retro Ray-Ban version as well....Read More