PORSCHE DESIGN 8478 D ... (Jenner / Kardashian) Black on Black.. Dark Grey Lenses with Silver Spare lenses  Sunglasses

PORSCHE DESIGN 8478 D ... (Jenner / Kardashian) Black on Black.. Dark Grey Lenses with Silver Spare lenses

PORSCHE DESIGN 8478 D ... (Jenner / Kardashian) Black on Black.. Dark Grey Lenses with Silver Spare lenses

Regular Price: £299.90

Special Price £219.90

Porsche Design 8478 D Interchangeable Lenses (Black Grey + Silver)

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Regular Price: £299.90

Special Price £219.90

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Porsche Design P8478 D Aviator Sunglasses in Black

The sunglasses worn by Kim Kardashian, Kylie and Kendall Jenner, this oversized aviator from Porsche Design is one of the most popular frames in the collection. The frame comes with two sets of lenses, a dark grey (which appears black when worn) and a silver mirror.


About The Designer

Ferdinand Alexander Porsche was the creator of one of the most recognisable and sought-after sports cars of the 20th century: The Porsche 911. Ask a someone who is not a car enthusiast to identify a Ferrari or a Lamborghini and they may struggle. Ask them to identify a Porsche 911, and they'll at least know what make of car it is, if not the model. A testament to Porsche's design skills, he thought of himself not as an artist or designer, but as a craftsman. 'FA', as he was known to his colleagues and friends, was born in 1935 and went on to study industrial design in Ulm, Germany. His design style was 'function first' - despite the Porsche 911 (and Porsche's subsequent products) being iconic for their looks; they were designed to be practical, functional and carry out the task they were intended for without letting aesthetics get in the way. Ferdinand designed the 911 in 1962, and after great success, he left the car manufacturer ten years later to setup Porsche Design Group.


Porsche Design was Ferdinand Porsche's way of breaking away from the family management, focusing on industrial product design. The first product was a watch, the Chrono 1 which was a continuation of one of FA's designs while working for the family car company. It was the first watch to feature black as the piece's main colour; this was, of course, for practical reasons - the contrast of white hands on a black background made it very easy to read compared to the gold and silver timepieces available prior to this. Porsche Design then went on to develop their second iconic product: sunglasses, specifically the 'Exclusive'.


About The P8478 'Heritage'

This frame is a re-release by Porsche Design of the original Exclusive and is known as the 'Heritage'. It is constructed in Japan from lightweight titanium and features interchangeable lenses with a unique, highly simple lens changing mechanism. Each frame comes with two pairs of lenses in different colours, with this particular version offering a black and a silver mirror (The image can be rotated to see both lens colours). Each pair comes with a Porsche Design hard case, a soft pouch to hold extra lenses, and a Porsche Design cleaning cloth. They also come with a 2-year manufacturer's guarantee.

Frame Details

Additional Information

Frame Colour Black
Lens Colour Contains Black (V343) and Silver Mirror Lenses (V776)
Frame Shape Aviator
Frame Type Full Rim
Model Number P8478
Colour Code D
Lens Size 60, 63, 66, 69mm
Bridge Size 10mm
Temple Length 135mm
Material Metal
Polarised Not Polarised
Our sku 50987
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