The Reference Library found inspiration for Eddie in black and white 1950's style photo-booth shots. A classic Library frame that makes for a strong, wearable, classic pair of sunglasses.
The Reference Library make our sunglasses from Italian acetate sourced from the most famous makers with an unmatched reputation for the best quality natural materials.
This is a salute to classic US Air Force aviator sunglasses. A re-interpretation in substantial acetate that captures that timeless, classic style in a modern way.
Directly inspired by British style icon Michael Caine, in The Ipcress File, this is a neat, sharp, pair of sunglasses. Sixties inspired but distinctly modern.
Alain Delon and French style, Japanese Dj's in black polo-necks, Milanese Paninaro in puffer jackets and Timberlands, Vintage Gucci and the young idea, all inspired these Serge sunglasses by The Reference Library.
Gene by The Reference Library takes this classic sunglasses style, associated with Freedom riders, sixties streetstyle, civil rights soul singers and 2 -Tone youth culture and takes it into a new realm. A modern luxury take on an ice cold killer style
The Reference Library release two fine art prints inspired by classic advertising, an inspiration and reference point. Numbered and signed, with a certificate of authenticity these Giclee prints are printed individually in England.
FIRST EDITION GICLEE ART PRINTS. SIGNED, NUMBERED AND PRINTED TO ORDER BY AN INDEPENDENT ART PRINTER IN ENGLAND
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A CLOSER LOOK AT STEVIE
THE REFERENCE LIBRARY WERE INSPIRED BY THIS PICTURE OF STEVIE WONDER WEARING BLACK EYEWEAR IN A CLASSIC AVIATOR SHAPE TO CREATE OUR BEST SELLING STEVIE SUNGLASSES.
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