What’s in a name? Well if the name in classic eyewear is Oliver Peoples there is much recognition in that name in the eyewear world.
Oliver Peoples is an American luxury eyewear brand, established in 1987. The company opened its first boutique in West Hollywood, California and appeared on the cover of German Vogue in 1987.
The brand has been featured in numerous fashion magazines, including GQ, Vogue, Vanity Fair and Gentleman’s Quarterly. These glasses are popular with celebrities, including Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and Tom Cruise. Recently celebrating twenty-five years in the industry, the brand remains highly influential, creating campaigns that deploy film, music and designer collaborations that communicate a lifestyle that is distinctly Los Angeles.
These frames have been worn in both sunglasses and glasses in films like the Fight Club with Brad Pitt. In 2000 in the film American Psycho actors like Patrick Bateman is seen in the movie wearing Oliver Peoples.
Matt Damon, Glenn Close and the once Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard have penchants for Oliver Peoples. You can see there is a common likeability of these pieces of eyewear. They were designed for both dress wear and casual in both glasses and sunglasses. These designer glasses and sunglasses may be found in a variety of notable fashion boutiques including the designer eyewear boutique Eyewear Gallery in Memphis, Tenn.
Then-Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard wore Ashton in Red Tortoise Gradient, initially at the National Press Club, announcing the date for the 2013 Federal Election starting the longest election campaign (9 months) in Australia’s history.