The Carrera brand began its life in 1956 when Wilhelm Anger took inspiration from a popular South American automotive race, the Carrera Panamericana. This company carved out a high-end niche in the sportswear market with their eyeglasses, sunglasses, ski helmets and goggles. By working with top athletes throughout the decades their designs became more focused on the athlete, but wearable by anyone.
This world famous brand is synonymous with high-end sportswear innovation in the field of eyeglasses. Carrera glasses frames are known for their sleek, economical shape and their well-machined beauty. They are both heavily sport oriented and luxurious at the same time. This allows for a wide range of people to be interested in their products.
Carrera glasses have taken the elements that make their sunglasses so accessible and have designed glasses that are are stylish and functional. Mixing styles and attitude to produce a range of frames that appeals to all walks of life.
Overall this line of eyewear ranges from the purely functional to the superbly luxurious. Their porsche related line of eyewear has often graced the faces of people touring across the globe in luxury sports cars, for instance. When it comes to innovative and beautiful designs that are meant to be used, few companies outshine the one began by Wilhelm anger in 1956.
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