For the occasion, two iconic eyewear styles were reborn for a 20th Anniversary Exclusive Edition. Included are a reconfiguration of the signature style, GA 634/N, first launched in 1989, a gold-plated ophthalmic frame identified by slim lines that surround oval lenses and an elegantly curved bridge and temples; and GA 646/N/S, a circular sunglass with a chiselled bridge. Both designs reflect the style and classic taste that is the hallmark of Giorgio Armani—lightweight, pure and minimal. “The profile should be as simple, precise and linear as possible,” Armani observes. “Opting for the linear look does not necessitate the elimination of ornament, but rather the avoidance of artificial, uncomfortable and unacceptable shapes.”
Above: Giorgio Armani and Vittorio Tabacchi, chairman of Sàfilo Group, celebrate 20 years of Giorgio Armani Eyewear with a retrospective photographic exhibition. Below: GA 634/N, revisited and relaunched for the 20th Anniversary Exclusive Edition.