Many celebrities loves to wear sunglasses in their daily activities. Even Bono and Elton John are simply associated with glasses. The latter, “Piano Man” invited RETROSUPERFUTURE to design special edition eyewear for his foundation, Elton John Aids Foundation (EJAF). And the Kanye West’s favorite eyewear label came up with an acetate sunglasess that include soft yet sturdy silver arms bearing the signature RSF Limited Edition mark on the left arm and the ‘ELTON JOHN FOR EJAF’ inscription on the right. Adapted “People” model, the sunglasses also includes fine Italian white leather covering the silhoutte as well as a unique Carl Zeiss electric blue faded lens. (People series is a unisex piece). The ELTON JOHN SUPER SUNGLASSES is exclusively made and auctioned at the 2011 edition of EJAF White and Tiara Ball – the event first launched in 1999 by Sir Elton John and David Furnish – with all the proceeds have been donated to the fight against Aids.
Retro Super Future Sunglasses for Elton John for EJAF
Founded by Daniel Beckerman in 2007, RETROSUPERFUTURE® has produced fabulous colorful fashion sunglasses that have attracted artists, celebrities, sport athletes and trendsetters to wear them. We can simply name Justin Bieber, Chris Brown, David Beckham, Bruno Mars, Daft Punk, Who Made Who, The Kills, Sienna Miller, Jessica Alba, Lady Gaga, Valentino Rossi, and Pedro Winter among the many. Not to mention companies and organizations that enjoyed influential collaboration such as Caliroots, Barneys NY, the Alife, and EJAF. The new brand, SUPER by RETROSUPERFUTURE® generates the big trend of acetate sunglasses made in multiple-color-graduation. They are also characterized by the use of Germany’s Zeiss Lenses which guarantee an extremely high level of protection to the eyes in all conditions. The brand introduced innovative shapes like the “Flat Tops” and the “Ciccio”, as well as the the 1rst colored/mirrored Zeiss sun lens made with a special technique called “Flash Electric”. Also, SUPER pioneered various other manufacturing technique such as particular prints and special engraving, applied on these type of sunglasses.
Retro Sunglasses are hand-made in Italy and have been retailed in over 350 shops worldwide including Colette in Paris, Barneys New York, 10 Corso Como in Milan, Bodega in Boston, Fred Segal in Los Angeles, Steven Alan, Paris Texas in Denmark, Caliroots in Sweden and many others.
- Justin Bieber indeed loves Super Sunglasses. He was spotted wearing like three models: a Randiago, a “W”, and a Flat-Top.
Produced in limited edition, the Fall-2010 collection RANDIAGO features a fascinating mix of puma acetate frame with the top portion and a part of the arm covered in leather. It is classy, sophisticated, manly and a little wild.
Justin Bieber wearing Retro Super Future Sunglasses
Retro Super Future Randiago Sunglasses
Inspired by the late 70’s Italian design, The W Model brings retro-futuristic style to perfection and simplicity. The new classic shape of the future maintains all angles to the point that the arms don’t curve. Same as the other SUPER sunglasses, the W is also equipped with Zeiss lens that has 100% UV protection. Hand made in Italy.
Daniel Simmons wearing Super W Sunglasses
Retro Super Future W Sunglasses
- Chris Brown sported a Super Flat Black 24k Sunglasses. The new-shaped model offers a modern design twist on top of the classics. It retails $202. The shades features “24k” zeiss gold mirrored lenses that produces bright and gleam shines. It is clean, simple and essential.
Chris Brown wears Super Sunglasses
Kanye West sports Super Sunglasses
Retro Super Future Flat 24k Sunglasses
RetroSuperFuture redefines the classic wayfarer, here comes the “Basic” model. It is slightly oversized. The Havana pattern completes the design.
Retro Super Future Basic Havana Sunglasses