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Mad Men Season 7: The End Begins “And while Matthew Weiner, that scrivener djinn, is known for his attention to period detail – the Eames chairs, the silver-rimmed lowball glasses, etc. – your correspondent has always been most interested in the one mid-century prop every Angeleno can appreciate: The sunglasses, man. The sunglasses.” Reuben Brody […]
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 […]
Season six of Mad Men brought a bevy of new twists, turns and plot lines to the Emmy award winning series, one of the most memorable being the slick yet slimey Jim Cutler played by former L.A. Law star Harry Hamlin. Like all great Mad Men characters, Cutler has a unique 1960s style anchored by […]
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 […]