One of Carrera's best-selling styles, these Grand Prix 2 sunglasses combine a functional, urban aesthetic with the label's esteemed sports heritage and a pinch of boldness to create the ultimate eyewear accessory. The sizeable, regular-cut silhouette is crafted from double-layered acetate, creating a pleasing juxtaposition of colors — Carrera's hallmark trait. The square shape is punctuated with a series of thoughtful details that continue the label's revered legacy while making a subtle style statement — namely the 'C' monogram emblazoned front and center on the nose bridge, and a metal logo plaque applied on each temple. Complete with gradient grey-tinted lenses, store yours in the accompanying case when not in use.
A great friendship between two brands’ founders Wilhelm Anger (Carrera Founder) and Ferdinand Porsche, pushed Porsche Design and Carrera to start a fruitful collaboration in 1976.
Thanks to this collaboration, Porsche Design entered the eyewear industry with a collection by Carrera featuring glasses that are still considered style icons today.
When a brand has a legacy, it brings in the celebs. Plenty of movie stars wear their Carrera shades proudly, on the screen and out and about. We're guessing they don't pay for them but at the same time, if they weren't so iconic in shape and style..they wouldn't be into em
Austrian eyewear maker and pioneer Wilhelm Anger decided to rename his Company from ‘Wilhelm Anger Werker’ to ‘Carrera’, drawing inspiration from the technical excellence of the Carrera Panamericana.