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Garrett Leight California Optical

Garrett Leight California Optical (GLCO) was launched by Garrett Leight in 2010. Garrett was inspired by his father, Larry, who was the founder and Creative Director of luxury eyewear brand Oliver Peoples. When Larry Leight sold his company to Luxottica in 2008, Garrett realised he wanted to keep his family legacy alive by launching his own eyewear company.

He opened his first concept store in Venice, California in 2009, and then went on to found GLCO a year later. Garrett Leight set out to create a cult classic brand for a new generation. His first collection reflected the creative and intellectually diverse community of his childhood.

Garrett Leight frames feature classic shapes with a timeless aesthetic. These are frames that never go out of fashion. All Garrett Leight frames are made from high quality materials and the designs are renowned for their subtle details and technical features; their fit, proportion, and comfort are paramount.

Sunglass lenses are made of mineral glass and scratch-resistant CR-39 plastic, with anti-reflective coating and other treatments such as layered mirrors and polarization. Here at Auerbach & Steele, we can also fit your Garrett Leight frames with prescription lenses.

The brand today has a loyal following of customers from across the globe who adore the classic shapes and subtle styling as well as the high quality of the materials used. In fact, many Garrett Leight fans are so happy with their glasses that they tend to wear the brand exclusively! They have been spotted on the faces of many celebrities including: Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio, Lady Gaga, and Selena Gomez - amongst others.

This truly authentic and original brand has set itself apart from its competitors and we are proud to stock these stylish, easy-to-wear frames here at our store in Chelsea, London.

Any queries about the Garrett Leight frames we stock, get in touch with us. You can also book an appointment to visit us in store - or simply pop in.