And here it all began ... in the year 1960 Jean Vuarnet wins the Olympic Winter Games carrying the model Vuarnet 02, the first creation of this French sunglasses manufacturer. After that event, the model increased its reputation as the foam thanks to personalities such as Mick Jagger or the Austrian actress Romy Schneider becoming frequent bearers of this exclusive nylon Vuarnet icon. Becoming short time later in the essential complement of every skier of the time.
Of a time to this part, it has become the model of glasses more repeated by those who enjoyed the same in his birth and during the later years.
Some of its quality points to highlight:
Second to none mineral lenses. Quality and vision pureness.
Monoblock hinges for a lasting resistence of the model.
Its round shape and medium caliber make this icon a universal option for all types of faces, whether masculine or feminine. Its nylon material makes us stand before one of the most resistant and comfortable sunglasses thanks to being a material with shape memory.
Their available colors are: brown skilynx (brown frame with the crystals par excellence of Vuarnet mirrored bidegrados with a central strip lighter than the upper and lower), noir skilynx (black frame with skilynx crystals), tortoise pure gray green flash (brown color with mirrored green lenses), matt black with lenses greylynx (silver mirror), matt black pure green blue flash (with blue mirror lenses), matt black pure brown gold flash (with gold mirror lenses), matt black gray polar (polarized lenses), matt black nightlynx (with specific yellow lenses for driving or nightlife), blue pure gray silver flash (with mirrored silver lenses), blue pure gray green flash (with green mirror), gray with pure gray lenses (or basic request), gray with gray polar blue flash lenses (polarized lenses with blue mirror), and in blue flag blue polarlynx (with detail of the flag of France on the front of the frame and polarized lenses).
Colors update!: This 2019 the options of the model are growing: 5 new colors with crystal frame and 5 different mirrors: silver, red, green, blue or bronze. Like always, summer is bringing new colorful lenses for all the sunglasses.
Now you know!, opt for the vintage Vuarnet 02 if you're looking for a versatile sunglasses model to be able to use it both on a day-to-day basis and on your sport dates.