The Rake X Cubitts Exclusive ‘La Dolce Vita’ Sunglasses
We recently collaborated with the international luxury men's magazine and online store, The Rake, to recreate an extremely limited run of the iconic sunglasses worn by Marcello Mastroianni in Fellini's La Dolce Vita.
The sunglasses are inspired by the 'sweet life' of early 1960's Italy. Dubbed the ‘Veneto’, taking their name from the gloriously elegant Roman street, Via Veneto (where the film was shot), but also the region traditionally home to Italian frame making, stretching from the Dolomite Mountains to the Adriatic Sea.
Each pair has been handmade from start to finish in our King’s Cross workshop by our spectacle makers, Mat and Mila, and glazed by our very own Italian, Paolo.
Veneto boasts a flat bridge and front. Each frame features warm brown UV400 Zeiss lenses, pinned hinges with our signature plaques, and has been engraved ‘Cubitts for The Rake’. They are shields as much as sunglasses.