NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Polaroid Eyewear, a world leader in optics and lens technology, today announced the official consumer launch of a new heritage sunglass collection entitled Best Under The Sun, recreating some of the most iconic Polaroid designs from the 1930s to the 1980s.
The Best Under The Sun Collection comprises ten frame designs drawn from the Polaroid design archives dating from the 1930s to the 1980s. Each design has been selected as a unique representation of that particular decade and is faithfully recreated with all the meticulous detail of the original – now in the latest high-tech materials. Every style tells it own impressive story, reflecting the keynote fashions of the time, that will have great appeal to today's consumers. Each model is available in two unique color variations.
"We have created something truly unique with the Best Under The Sun collection, richly derived from Polaroid archives, recreated fully in its authentic way using only high premium materials and premium polarized lenses," said Jerry Dreifuss, Global Marketing Manager at Polaroid Eyewear. "This new sunglass line is drawn from our experience and legacy within the industry that dates back to 1937 and features iconic, individual styles for iconic, individual people."
- 1930 "Swing" – Like good music, these sunglasses lift the soul. Crafted in ivory and translucent handmade acetate, the organic, flowing style of the 30's has inspired many designers over the last six decades
- 1940 "Victory" – This unique 1940s sports sunglasses style is recreated for the 21st century
- 1950 "Broadway" – Art comes to life on Broadway! These late 1950s sunglasses are recreated with the latest laser technology in two-tone acetate
- 1960 "Memphis" – A forever frame, worn by '60s musicians and stars of the silver screen, this strong statement design has star appeal
- 1970 "Flower" "Donna" and "Rebel" – Evoking the spirits of flower power and high fashion, these styles reflect the laid back lifestyle of the '70s
- 1980 "Image" and "Glam" – The epitome of the '80s, these lenses capture the large attitude of the decade in a fashionable manner
Polaroid Eyewear is showcasing the Best Under The Sun collection in tandem with its exclusive premier sponsorship of the highly anticipated New York Fashion debut for Richie Sambora's new clothing line WTB Clothing. Polaroid Eyewear's boutique will be held within the Style360 venue, (the Metropolitan Pavilion) in New York City from February 15-17, 2011. Polaroid Eyewear will be providing samples and demonstrations of the new collection at the boutique located inside the pavilion.
Consumers will be able to purchase pieces from the Best Under The Sun collection in beginning in March 2011 through major retailers, including Polaroid Eyewear Store, Amazon.com, and Zappos.com, at prices ranging from $80-$120.
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About Polaroid Eyewear
Polaroid Eyewear is a world leader in optics and lens technology, manufacturing high quality polarizing lenses and distributing fashionable polarized sunglasses, optical frames, Reading glasses, Clip-Ons, premium circular polarized 3D glasses and licensed sunglass brands around the world. Polaroid Eyewear has a worldwide exclusive license for the Polaroid brand with PLR IP Holdings, LLC, the owner of the Polaroid brand. Demand for polarizing eyewear is rising steadily as more and more consumers come to realize the benefits of glare-free vision. Polaroid Eyewear has offices in the US, UK, Switzerland, Italy, Sweden, Russia, China and the Netherlands, as well as a comprehensive network of distribution partners around the globe. For more information, visit www.polaroideyewear.com and www.polaroidsunglasses1937.com.
Across several generations, people regard Polaroid as one of the most trusted, well-respected and recognizable brands when it comes to instant photography. The Polaroid brand has been around for more than 70 years starting with polarized sunglasses, which then evolved into instant film, camera and camera accessories, marking the beginning of the well recognized Polaroid Classic Border Logo. In recent years, the Polaroid brand has expanded into flat panel televisions, portable DVD players, digital photo frames, digital HD camcorders, waterproof digital cameras and more. People can expect to see new Polaroid products that will deliver the fun, instant gratification and value for which the brand has long stood.
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