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How Gary Oldman Found George Smiley’s Glasses for Tinker, Tailor Soldier, Spy

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That guy. That Place in Pasadena. “The glasses had to be as iconic as an Aston Martin. A dry martini,” explains Gary Oldman about his desire to find the quintessential eyewear for George Smiley in Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.  A poster on Hollywood Blvd. for Colin Firth’s “A Single Man” assured him he was close […]

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Mad Men Finale Marks End of Monumental Season for Old Focals

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Sunday marked the end of season six of AMC’s Mad Men, a monumental season for Old Focals and our Collector’s Choice selection. This year’s installment of the Emmy award-winning show opened with Don Draper sporting his now-signature sunglasses on the cover of Rolling Stone and in the premiere episode, and by the end featured more […]

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Roger Sterling: An icon of eyewear

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With his three-piece suits, coiffure of silver hair and his hard-partying lifestyle Roger Sterling is viewed by many Mad Men fans as an iconic character. One of the founding partners at Sterling, Cooper, Draper, Pryce — the advertising firm in AMC’s hit series — Sterling is one of the most distinguished characters in the show, […]

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Don Draper, Harry Crane: Whose Mad Men Glasses fit you best?

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Don Draper and Harry Crane. The two most different characters on AMC’s “Mad Men“ are also, perhaps, the two most complex. As the series progresses we learn more and more about Draper, his past and his persona. Crane’s character, however, becomes more and more muddled. Crane began the series as the lone good guy in […]