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  • Innovation
    ICONIC 006

    THE 006 IS BACK

    Their modern look might suggest that they are a brand new addition to the Vuarnet collection but 006 sunglasses were first launched back in 1960 when, right from the start, they began making waves.

  • Innovation
    CLIP-ON

    Vuarnet launches a range of CLIP-ON sunglasses

    An evolution for the brand as we move closer to the optics market, offering our own frames with the possibility of a clip-on equipped with Vuarnet mineral lenses. For a style both modern and retro.

  • Innovation
    GLACIER ECLIPSE

    VUARNET’S GLACIER NOW DRESSED IN BLACK

    This winter, Vuarnet's Glacier model has been given a whole new look. Sculpted in matte black as pure as the darkest night, the Glacier Eclipse has been reinterpreted by Vuarnet.

  • Partnerships
    Vuarnet X John Dalia

    Vuarnet and John Dalia join to create a capsule collection

    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.

  • Partnerships
    Cortina d'Ampezzo

    VUARNET IS AN OFFICIAL PARTNER OF CORTINA D'AMPEZZO SKI SCHOOL

    In 1956, the iconic ski resort of Cortina hosted the first Winter Olympics to be held in Italy.

  • The Legend
    2014

    ALPINE EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER

    Vuarnet becomes official partner with Courchevel and Mégève ski schools in France as well as those of Cortina d'Ampezzo and Sestriere in Italy. 

  • The Legend
    1995

    AMERICA'S CUP

    In 1995, Vuarnet becomes the official sponsor of the prestigious America's Cup. Teams from all around the world wear Vuarnet glasses for this great sailing race.

  • The Legend
    1984

    LOS ANGELES

    Vuarnet is the official sponsor of the Los Angeles summer Olympics in 1984. On the radio, Californian speakers launch a brand new expression: "It's a Vuarnet day today!" to describe a sunny day.

  • Partnerships
    Vuarnet + AMI

    VUARNET AND AMI COME TOGETHER TO LAUNCH UNIQUE STRIPY DESIGN SUNGLASSES

    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.

  • The Legend
    1980's

    THE CONQUEST OF AMERICA

    In the 80s, Vuarnet is all the rage in the States. From Mick Jagger to the Kennedys, everyone was drawn to the elegant and pure 'made in France' style.
     

  • The Legend
    1980

    THE LEGENDARY GLACIER

    The year 1980 marked the birth of the legendary Glacier model. Many celebrities such as Miles Davies adopted its unique appeal inspired by frames worn by 1930s airline pilots.

  • The Legend
    1970

    FRENCH GLAMOUR

    The 006 model is made famous in 1969 by Alain Delon in the French film by Jacques Deray : La Piscine. Alain Delon wears his pair of 006s whether on set or out on the town. 

  • The Legend
    1960

    OLYMPIC VICTORY

    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

  • The Legend
    1957

    THE SKILYNX REVOLUTION

    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.

  • The Legend
    1933

    THE FRENCH ALPS

    As a child, skier Jean Vuarnet races down the slopes of the Alps. He is renowned for his high speed and wins numerous national competitions. He is also the inventor of the famous 'egg position'.

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