Retro Look: Brett Eyewear

Most people probably don’t remember the 1971 television series The Persuaders! in which Tony Curtis’s character Danny Wilde drives a red Ferrari Dino 246 GT and Roger Moore, as Lord Brett Sinclair, 15th Earl of Marnock, was often seen behind the wheel of a Bahama Yellow Aston Martin DBS. The show performed poorly in the UK and the US but was extremely successful in Germany – possibly because the translated dialogue differed significantly from the original. Anyway, we’ve found someone who remembers the show: the French eyewear brand Brett, which makes some very nice sunglasses with interchangeable lenses, took its name from Moore’s character.

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