649 family

From the first Original frame to its Evolution, the 649 has become the unmistakable brand icon over time as well as the highest expression of craftsmanship and innovation.

649 original

Built in 1957 for tram drivers in Turin who needed large glasses to protect their eyes against the air and dust, the 649 Original combines the best of design and technology.


A frame that became a legend when Marcello Mastroianni wore it in the classic Divorce, Italian Style. 

online exclusive

Only 100 pairs available

For this one-of-a-kind piece, Persol has chosen authentic Havanas from its historic collection of acetates to glorify one of its most iconic frames.

649 Series

The same iconic shape with thinner profiles, lighter frames and new constructions: the 649 Series introduces a new generation of Persol icons.


The reinvention of the 649. Thin metal profiles in dedicated tones and unique acetate temple tips embody the identity of this unique frame.


Inspired by iconic models of the past, the unique details of this frame make it a masterpiece of craftsmanship.


The PO9649S frame reinterpreted with the exclusive Terra e Oceano front color and green polar lenses.

649 evolution
Sun & Optical

While maintaining the unmistakable shape of the original, the 649 Evolution creates a new style of sunglasses and optical glasses as well, introducing a new chapter in the brand’s history.

PO 2449S

Always loyal to the innovative architecture of original design, the master of impeccable style shapes a revolutionary new profile - a New Generation of Persol icons.


A square full metal shape frame with refined proportions distilling the essence of trademark Persol Design and its pioneering style.


Exploring the singular design of authentic icons, fine metal shapes and stylized Persol trademarks find their contemporary identity in the New Generation: less is definitely more.


Reimagining an original icon from a contemporary perspective - Persol design strikes the perfect balance between timeless craft and innovative style.


Persol brings the crafted ingenuity of true icons to the singular aesthetic of the round, blending tradition and modernity with trademark design and luminous new acetates.