Detail: This is a dream piece for any vintage Pierre Balmain vintage collector. These vintage optical frames are without question the ultimate statement piece. A unique vintage accessory. Frames can be used for sunglasses or optical lenses.
Period: Early 1980s
Colour: Black base with dark orange and matt gold trim
1980s: Designer labels defined the 80s, where a new breed of urban capitalist emerged. Dedicated to money, status and all the trappings of conspicuous consumption, Thatcher encouraged a "shop till you drop" mentality. Big hair and equally big shoulders drove the 'executive look' which had first found expression in the 70s to then mature into what became known as 'power dressing'. The style was masculine, strong and aggressive with feminizing short skirts. Glamour was reserved for the evenings where frills in the early 80s gave way to overtly body-conscious silhouettes that engaged skimpy dresses in lycra and leather with lots of toned flesh and teetering heels.
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