Eclectic Music Festival & Arts Walk in So Pas, CA Old Focals’ South Pasadena location will open its private outdoor performance space to the public on May 2, 2015 for the South Pasadena Arts Festival. ¡Socorro! will be returning for a repeat performance. They were a big hit at our last 4th of July gathering […]
Jeremy Strong Wears Vintage Frames from Old Focals To help recreate the historical accuracy of the film Selma directed by Ava DuVernay these vintage Baush & Lomb frames from the Old Focals Collection were worn by Jeremy Strong who played James Reeb James Reeb was a Unitarian Universalist minister living in Boston when Martin Luther […]
Oprah’s glasses in the movie Selma: Gorgeous! What are the glasses Oprah Winfrey is wearing the movie Selma you ask? Playing the role of Annie Lee Cooper Oprah Winfrey wore a pair of vintage eye frames from the late 1940s early 1950s. The particular brand is unknown. They are 12k Gold Filled frame marked (S). […]
Selma Director Ava Duvernay provides an inside look at one of the scenes from the movie featuring featuring Dr. King (David Oyelowo) and his wife Coretta (Carmen Ejogo).
Tart Arnels Authentication To authenticate a vintage Tart Arnel* first look for the oTe shield. It’s usually stamped into the temple, sometimes lightly and/or crooked. On the black frames white paint was added to the shield. Then look at the frames closely. Most vintage Tart Arnel stock will have very light surface scratches, which may […]