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Oliver Goldsmith: Eyes on Ollie

In its heyday, Oliver Goldsmith counted Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly, Sophia Loren, Peter Sellers and Michael Caine among its fans.

Handmade in England sunglasses by Oliver Goldsmith.
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WWD A issue 10/20/2008

In its heyday, Oliver Goldsmith counted Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly, Sophia Loren, Peter Sellers and Michael Caine among its fans.

This story first appeared in the October 20, 2008 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.

Now the British eyewear brand, which was revived in 2005 by Claire Goldsmith, the founder’s granddaughter, will introduce a limited edition acetate and horn sunglasses line in collaboration with Hoffmann Natural Eyewear. Dubbed Handmade in England, the new collection, available in sets of eight frames wholesale priced at 2,415 pounds, or around $4,300 at current exchange, will launch at Paris’ Silmo eyewear trade show Oct. 30 to Nov. 2.