Carytown Optical of Richmond, Virginia stocks an extensive selection of Vuarnet Sunglasses designed for fashion conscious trend-setters. Vuarnet is a classic luxury French sunglass brand handcrafted in France and designed with hand polished lenses made of protective natural mineral glass that is engraved with the trademark ‘V’.
Vuarnet has a stellar reputation for delivering functional yet fashionable frames from everyday urban to outdoor sportswear. Famous personalities such as Mick Jagger, Romy Schneider, Alain Delon and jazz legend Miles Davis adopted Vuarnet as urban wear. In addition, Vuarnet Eyewear can be seen in many films, including Daniel Craig in the James Bond 007 film Spectre, Jake Gyllenhaal in Everest, and Jeff Bridges in The Big Lebowski.
Their unbreakable eyeglass lenses are acknowledged as the superior optical sun protection available and offer a sharp and clear view. If you take pleasure in driving, watersports, skiing, sailing, flying, or racing and seek ultimate visual comfort, then Vuarnet is a good choice.
Vuarnet Eyewear from France was co-founded in 1957 by Roger Pouilloux’s in workshops on Rue Boissy d’Anglas of Paris. This avant-garde optician and ski enthusiast revolutionized the world of sunglasses by inventing an exceptional high tech mineral lens capable of both safeguarding him on the slopes and offering depth perception in overcast weather.
Their mineral lenses are the outcome of decades of accumulated science and expert dedication to their persistent, eager efforts to make the best lenses in the world. The brand’s signature mirrored double gradient-tinted coating (LYNX) alters the shade of the tint in accordance with the area of the lens.
Vuarnet was granted the French EPV (Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant) certification since their mineral lenses are all-natural and can be recycled unlike “plastic” lenses that most brands use for their eyewear.
With a mixture of the technical components of the Glacier model and a chic urban style, the Vuarnet Ice collection is designed for those looking for sun protection under any kind of lighting conditions.
Vuarnet provides numerous lens alternatives, including polarized, flash mirror, and the well-known Lynx technology (bi-layered mirror treatment providing more comfortable vision towards the upper and lower parts of the eye). The glass mineral lenses give uncompromising optical clarity, ensuring no distortion and high-definition vision.