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Back to origins

Sometimes very modern, some other times classic and vintage, the glasses we have in The House Of Eyewear are a legacy from centuries of evolution.

At the end of Middle Age, presbiopic monks used magnifying glasses laid directly on the text. They were then replaced by actual glasses. They didn’t have sides and they were nailed together around the nose piece.



The visit of the founders of Hapter

We had the pleasure to welcome Eric Balzan Mirko Forti, founders of Hapter glasses that we have carried in the store since the beginning of summer.

They told us everything about their passion and their thrilling adventure.

Theses nuts of rock climbing did not think long before deciding to embrace the long haul that reviving old fabric goggles was.