The Gherardini eyewear was designed by Paolo Seminara, the founder of
Vogue. Gherardini was among the first fashion brands to expand into the
eyewear industry, making it a fashion item and not only an optical
tool. Their glasses were only sold in boutiques in the most exclusive
The pattern for which Gherardini is famous can also be found on Gherardini frames.
Gherardini does not produce eyewear anymore, so these vintage glasses are very unique and rare.