We travel across Europe and the USA sourcing frames directly from old distribution firms, manufacturers and antique optometrists, always focusing on unique, one-off, statement-making styles.
All our glasses are original vintage frames from the early 1950s to 1990s, are completely unworn and in many instances one of a kind.
We fit all our frames unless stated with brand new CR39 UV400 lenses - a high-quality UK standard lens. With full UV-A and UV-B (99%), these lenses are both lightweight and effective against the sun, making them perfect for everyday wear.
The majority of our frames have been manufactured by hand in France, Italy, Germany, Austria or America. This guarantees superior styling and component parts in comparison with modern frames.
All our frames are hand-checked and adjusted by our optical dispensary team to ensure quality and functionality.
All our glasses can be used as prescription frames and we offer a full optical service. If you have any questions about the lenses or your personal prescription please get in touch.
"Every purchase from Ed & Sarna are 100% guaranteed, original, unworn designer vintage sunglasses or vintage eyeglasses from the 1950s to the early 1990s.”
- Meet the Team -
As vintage is often defined as an object that is over 20 years old it is fitting that the friendship that formed Ed & Sarna vintage eyewear began way back in 1998. Over 20 years a lot has changed, but our collection of vintage eyewear keeps growing and growing, unlike Ed's hair.
What started as a small market stall on a sunny day in London is now one of the worlds best places to shop for vintage sunglasses and eyeglasses online. We always try and accommodate our customers' requests so if you have any questions for either of us then we will get back to you personally.