By  on January 14, 2020

MILAN — The sound of screaming fans filled Milan’s Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II on Tuesday, acknowledging David Beckham’s presence at the Cracco restaurant, in town to present his first eyewear produced and distributed by Safilo Group.

Wearing a discreet brown bomber jacket over a white shirt and pants in a lighter brown, by his own admission, Beckham’s style has evolved into a “more classic, very British” one, after “having tried daring clothes, glasses and hair over the years.” This look is reflected in the DB Eyewear by David Beckham line, which is understated, sleek and elegant. The soccer champion convinced the Safilo team to avoid spelling out his name on the glasses, so that the logo consists of his initials discreetly lasered on the lens and positioned as a detail internally on the arms. What is called the “talisman,” a metal detail originally inspired by the wings of a bird, and “a symbol of power, protection and freedom” is another unique sign. The wings evolved into an angular shape that marks the collection, and is designed to be visible on the front and the arms.

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