This year Graziella Pagni’s Eyewear Award took place at Palazzo Borghese, Firenze, on October 21st.


Like every year, the event gives recognition to the most prestigious Italian historical opticians; professionals with a remarkable path within the field.


In this edition, the recognition was extended to interesting international optical and sunglasses brands for three categories: Design, Fashion, and Technical.


PORTRAIT Eyewear ® with its sunglasses, Das Model, was nominated among the Fashion category, after a long selection that took three phases, including the voting of up to 300 different models by around 1000 opticians.





It’s not the first time Das Model, one of PORTRAIT's most iconic pieces, catches the attention of eyewear lovers; having been selected in 2016 also among the top 20 most beautiful pieces presented at Mido, by Cosmopolitan Italia. 


In this opportunity, it was recognized with the second Fashion award, during a warm and solemn event held within one of the most beautiful neoclassic buildings you can find in the artistic city of Florence.



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