Oliver Goldsmith Sunglasses (est.1926) has one of the most influential design histories of any eyewear company still in production, with advocates ranging from Audrey Hepburn and Grace Kelly to Lady Gaga. Having a history that spans the 20th century of eyewear design means Oliver Goldsmith’s back catalogue is a detailed, authentic chronicle of the development of the accessory that is Eyewear.
Through 4-generations and over 90 years, OG have created some of the world’s most iconic and famous sunglasses and spectacles. Founded in 1926 by P. Oliver Goldsmith, the world of eyewear was about to be changed forever.
First to see glasses as fashion accessories, first to use colourful plastics, first to make sunglasses as a product in its own right, first to make ‘winter sunglasses’,…first to work alongside fashion houses to create one-off pieces for the catwalks, first to appear in Vogue and Queen, and first to be endorsed by celebrities and Royals, OG pioneered a whole new concept. Eye Wear.
Today, Oliver Goldsmith, led by Claire Goldsmith, a 4th generation family member, continues to produce one of the most historic eyewear collections in the world, and remains on the faces of rock stars, movie stars and royalty, with the fashion world embracing the classic timeless designs.
The OG STORE.LDN in London, Notting Hill is the only Oliver Goldsmith store in the world. Here it is possible to interact with the history and heritage of the Goldsmith family. Many of the frames here have formed eyewear fashion history over the decades and you can browse through the complete current collections as well as having access to hundreds of classic vintage OG designs held in the private family archive.