The 2055 is one of the most avantgarde and timeless frames of the 1980s. It did not become an eyewear design classic right away. But its design language included so many futuristic elements that at the time of its release, there wasn't any other design using the same shapes, curves or references. I used to collect Cazal only, this Dior frame is the one that opened up a whole universe for me. Up until this day, there is nothing comparable to the uniquely futuristic geometry of this matte black frame made from Optyl. The metal CD logos on the temples are not fixed upon the temples, they are incorporated into the translucent black Optyl.
Optyl is a material created by Willhelm Anger's Carrera especially for the eyewear industry, it features shape memory and had new properties which enabled surface coloring.
A masterpiece of 1970s eyewear design from french fashion designer Christian Dior, manufactured and licensed by Wilhelm Anger's Optyl/Carrera brand who also produced Porsche Design, Christian Lacroix, Paloma Picasso and many other fashion brand licenses at the time.
New Old Stock - Never Worn - Perfect Condition
Made in Germany in the 1980s
Lenses: Original gray gradient with 100% UV protection
Size 54*14. Fits medium to large.
Front width from temple to temple: 134mm / 5.3 inches
Temple length: 140mm
Including FPOS hardcase.
1-3 business days
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