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John Slattery as Roger Sterling wearing the Old Focals Icon frame.

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, […]

Matt Damon and Michael Douglas in the HBO original movie, "Behind the Candelabra," a biopic about Liberace (Douglas) and his relationship with his younger lover (Damon). Douglas is wearing one of 250 pairs of Old Focal frames provided for the film.

Old Focals provided hundreds of frames for Liberace biopic “Behind the Candelabra”

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Liberace, the diamond-encrusted piano man and star of television and stage, was known for many things: his lavish shows, his ability to tickle the ivories and, perhaps most of all, his style. The jewelry, the sequenced suits and, of course, his classic 1970s eyewear. Michael Douglas portrays the iconic musician in an HBO original movie, “Behind […]

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Russ Campbell talks movies, Mad Men and his collection

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After three decades of collecting eyewear, it’s still nice to get some recognition. And last week Old Focals got some ­ from halfway around the world! Erik Renko, head of digital marketing for the biggest retail company in Solvenia, interviewed founder Russ Campbell for his blog Brands & Films, which covers product placement in film. […]

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