Wraparounds are characterized by a single, smooth, semi-circular lens that covers both eyes and much
Our model Viking 1973 belongs to a sunglass concept called RETRO design. The concepts of “retro” and “vintage” have been the talk of town for the past few years. In many cases, these terms are inaccurately interpreted or intentionally used in a misleading way. The ordinary person and consumer has trouble differentiating between the two, so especially with regard to fashion and old sunglasses, drawing a borderline seems worthwhile.
Retro: basically means the “reflecting” on a past period. Retro-sunglasses, therefore are new reproductions based on the design of former originals.
Vintage: in the classical sense indicates a “good (vintage) year.” So with vintage sunglasses we are dealing with old and original sunglasses, which by their quality, cultural relevance and individuality over time have earned the title “vintage”.
- Ovaled Lenses
- Weight: 200 g
- Dimensions: 15.7 x 15.8 x 6.2 cm
- Colours: Black & Brown
- Category: 3
It is also considered an oversize frame; offer more protection from sunburn due to the larger areas of skin they cover, although sunblock should still be used. This style of sunglasses is said to mimic the kind most famously worn by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in the 1960s. The glasses continue to be popular with women, and celebrities may use them, ostensibly to hide from paparazzi.