In Autumn of 1923 on Rue Vignon in Paris’s Madeleine district. Monsieur Louis Lafont opened a small boutique selling spectacles and hearing aids. For the next three generations this Parisian Art Deco boutique set the standard for eyewear design.
Years later Philippe, Louis’s grandson, along with his wife Laurence, began to transform glasses into a genuine fashion accessory.
Together the couple produced innovative designs,and began collaborating with major fashion houses including Hermes and Chanel.
By the end of the 1970’s Lafont’s elegant, and chic frames attract the attention of fashionistas on the Rue Cambon and beyond.
Today the company is run by the fourth Lafont generation, led by Louis’s great grandsons Matthieu and Thomas. The House emphasizes artisanal craftsmanship with an emphasis on elegance and strong family values – all backed by a name you can depend on.
Ninety years of experience, unparalleled expertise with an emphasis on elegance and strong family values – all backed by a name you can depend.
Lafont - Glasses made in France that have made Parisian chic accessible.