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Lesca

"Pica" sunglasses, genuine horn

Regular Price $595.00 Special Price $505.75 You Save 15%

A model inspired by the 1920's with a distinctive straight upper edge and hand finished angles, the Pica has this "je ne sais quoi" that immediately charms you. This particular pair is made of genuine buffalo horn, not acetate. One can see the variation and streaks of the horn up close, without it being garish in any way.

  • Genuine buffalo horn frames, Grey/green G15 type lenses
  • Dimensions: 44-25-145
  • Entirely hand-made in the Jura region of France.
  • Never soak your horn frames; horn is a natural material and over time, it will need to be moisturized to prevent it from becoming brittle - periodically rub them with a mineral based oil such as petroleum jelly or baby oil.
  • Please note that there are multiple pairs available. Examine the close-up photos and choose the pair you would like in the sizing drop-down menu.
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A third-generation family business, Lesca brings a different and decidedly French approach to the eyewear world.

Joel Lesca started in the 1950's by collecting French frames and building up one of the most important collections of antique glasses in France. He followed by creating his first collection in 1964 in a small workshop in the Secrétan district of the 19th arrondissement in Paris, using his relationships with artisans in the Jura region to have all his frames hand-made there.

Fast forward to now, Mathieu and Bertrand Lesca continue to run the family business, which still takes inspiration from their grandfather's vintage collection. The frames, still made in the Jura workshops, are quite typical and recognizable for their robustness and thick raw style.

Many of the styles in the current line-up are faithful reproductions of vintage Lesca and other mid-century glasses. For example, the "Corbs" model is based on glasses designed by the architect Le Corbusier and produced by the Paris house Bonnet in tortoiseshell at the time. They have been re-edited by Lesca in acetate since 1979.

Free standard shipping on all orders to US and Canada. Customers are able to upgrade to faster shipping at checkout at a cost.

We want you to be fully satisfied with your purchase. If an item doesn’t fit or is not to your liking, we offer free exchange and returns on all regular priced merchandise within 30 days on unworn and unaltered items. Note that any return shipment costs for international orders, as well as any associated duties, taxes or fees are your responsibility.

No returns on custom orders, underwear/hosiery and final sale products. See full Return Policy in Customer Service / FAQ area