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Vuarnet has a story, it’s unique. It began rue Boissy d’Anglas in Paris in 1957 where Roger Pouilloux had his workshops. This avant-garde optician, passionate by ski, will revolutionize the sunglasses world by inventing an exceptional glass, able to both protect him on slopes and provide a clear vision of the relief in overcast weather.
Roger Pouilloux, an avant- garde optician & ski enthusiast, invents the revolutionnary Skilynx lenses in 1957. It was a meeting with a French optician which in 1959 has led to the creation of the legendary brand VUARNET. During this meeting, the optician Roger Pouilloux offered to the French ski champion the 02 sunglass model as a token of his admiration. There sunglasses, equipped with the luminous Skilynx mineral glass lenses, enabled Jean Vuarnet to further improve his performance. They would highlight contrasts and enhance depth perception in the fast downhill skiing along the slopes of Squaw Valley, several months later, during the 1960 Winter Olympics.
Following this victory, the two men, who shared a common passion for performance, forged a friendship and decided to join forces in creating a brand that embedded their vision : innovation, high-performance, and French elegance.
The brand VUARNET was born.
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