PRETAVOIR brought to me… an Oliver Peoples Benedict OV1002S 5264/O9. As part of the iConnoissuer’s Collection, this sunglass design is the perfect unisex frame. Impeccably designed and the perfect eyewear staple that can be worn everyday with no compromise on quality, luxury and style.
Wednesday, 2 December 2020 12:00:00 Europe/London
Wednesday, 2 December 2020 09:00:00 Europe/London
Have you got all your Christmas shopping done and dusted? Or are you planning on giving a little bit of luxury to your loved ones this festive season? If so, we’re here to help… Shop our curated selection of festive gifts featuring eyewear you will cherish forever. In this edit we have put together a selection of reading glasses that make gift giving super easy!Read More
Tuesday, 1 December 2020 12:00:00 Europe/London
Joyeux Noël - Happy 1st of December! On the first day of Christmas we bring you our iConnoissuer’s Collection.
The perfect gift for the luxury sunglass collector! Together, our team has hand selected this one-of-a-kind Christmas Cabinet which contains twenty four high-end luxury frames. We prioritise exquisite manufacture over all else when sourcing eyewear brands for our site and we always eagerly seek-out those exceptional new releases from your beloved brands.
Monday, 9 November 2020 09:00:00 Europe/London
Are you ready for all new Balenciaga? Once again, Balenciaga is pioneering innovative designs with dramatic silhouettes, distinctive details and impressive manufacturing throughout their Fall-Winter 20 campaign.
As covered in our Balenciaga Spring/Summer Sunglasses blog post, the luxury brand was founded by Cristobal Balenciaga in 1917. Since then, the Balenciaga House has been defined by a worldwide recognition as a leader in major fashion trends due to its creativity, masterful cuts and exquisite techniques.Read More
Friday, 6 November 2020 09:00:00 Europe/London
All eyes on the Panthère de Cartier!
Opening on 26th October, Harrods in London are hosting an immersive experience about the iconic Cartier Panther. Visitors can see this incredible exhibit until the 27th November and explore the various rooms narrating the Cartier story. At PRETAVOIR, we are proud to home the Panthère de Cartier across a range of eyewear pieces. The Panthère collection is instantly recognisable due to the Cartier cat that proudly sits atop each frame. The three-dimensional panther is crafted from gold, onyx, sapphire and emerald.Read More
Monday, 2 November 2020 09:00:00 Europe/London
PRETAVOIR welcomes California born brand ROAV to the site. Designed in LA, ROAV eyewear fits everywhere and goes anywhere.
The brand is on a global mission to deliver incredible glasses and sunglasses that ‘empower people to explore more, worry less, and always live in the moment’. The brand name is pronounced rove which means to travel, constantly, without a fixed destination. Related synonyms would be ramble, drift, meander, wander and explore...So it makes sense that the team at ROAV are always searching for new adventures to inspire their design.Read More
Friday, 23 October 2020 09:00:00 Europe/London
Happy 10-Year Anniversary to GLCO! Garrett Leight California Optical launched in 2010 inspired by his father – Founder and Creative Director of iconic eyewear brand, Oliver Peoples – and the culture and creativity of his California upbringing on Venice Beach.
Garrett Leight has pioneered a new generation within the eyewear market with his hyper-California brand aesthetic and 2020’s X Collection is a celebration of his work over the last decade. These 10th anniversary re-designs are fresh takes on the GLCO favourites such as the Hampton X and the Brooks X.Read More
Monday, 19 October 2020 09:00:00 Europe/London
As always, layering is the key fashion takeaway from fashion week in September - just because it is getting colder, it by no means makes your wardrobe any less chic? Tiny handbags, waist belts and powerful silhouette’s led the way this Spring/Summer fashion week and of course, eyewear!
PRETAVOIR have pulled together an eyewear edit inspired by London, New York, Shanghai, Milan, Paris and Copenhagen Fashion Weeks to get you ready for 2021.
Friday, 16 October 2020 13:00:00 Europe/London
With Spring/Summer ‘21 fashion shows happening across the world since September - the S/S’21 trends are becoming apparent with fashion season coming to a close in Shanghai this week. We have pulled together some of the eyewear frames that have caught our attention over the last month and are now eagerly awaiting their arrival on the website. In the meantime, we have paired new trends with some current frames that are available now if you just can’t wait.Read More
Friday, 9 October 2020 12:00:11 Europe/London
With Tour De France finishing and Giro d'Italia well underway, at PRETAVOIR we have been taking notes of the brand’s at the forefront of Cycling. Frames appear to be getting larger every tour with a broad range of colours, materials and technology engulfing each rider’s face… However, cycling glasses are not just about protecting cyclists' eyes from the summer sun, the eyewear actually acts as a protective barrier to dust, dirt, snow, rain and wind. With the winter months ahead, cyclists and commuters may start to notice more of these elements interfering with their ride.Read More