Even hungry mid-century models need eye protection. The smiling models dressed in 1960’s high fashion are showing off the latest collection from from Renauld of France sunglasses. The ad appeared in the May 1964 edition of Vogue Magazine.
According to the copy . . .
The scene shows 6 models who are apparently arriving from France to the New York Harbor. Each model is wearing a different style of sunglasses.
The price for the shades ranged from $12.95 (the Parisienne) to $15.00 (the International). The collection also included the daring and avant-garde Bikini (oh-la-la) for $15.00 and the Cosmopolitan for $13.95. Each pair is plated with 18 karat gold over optical steel.
Vogue editions are always fun to flip through. Here’s the cover and table of contents from the May 1964 edition of Vogue. If you love mid-century fashion, take a look at other Vogue posts on MidCenturyPage.com.
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