SPORT & STYLE
R&D Vuarnet team is committed to offering you a high performance and certified quality frames and lenses.
Vuarnet stands for sheer excellence in sunglasses, setting entirely new standards for quality and know-how. A French institution, best known for its alpine skiing heritage and its assured sense of elegance. AMI is a clothing treasure trove.
An exciting fusion that brings new possibilities to the French heritage of an established brand. John Dalia meticulously fashions each pair of his glasses while Vuarnet has been providing the best sun protection with high quality, timeless and contemporary products since 1957.
In 1960, Jean Vuarnet won the gold medal at the Squaw Valley Olympic Games wearing 002 Skilynx lenses given by optician Roger Pouilloux. Following the victory, the two men decide to work together to create an innovative and stylish brand of sunglasses — Vuarnet
Roger Pouilloux, an optician based in the heart of Paris and mountain enthusiast, launches the Skilynx lens in 1957. Thanks to its incredible brightness, skiers could make out the undulations of the ground much better and ski in whiteout conditions.