Alain Mikli (born Alain Miklitarian) is a world-renowned French eyewear designer who is recognized for his remarkable hand-crafted eyeglasses and sunglasses. Mikli was born in 1955 in Beirut, Lebanon, but moved to France and in 1978, opened his first design studio in Paris. Most of his eyeglass designs were characterized by unique colors and shapes that attract a lot of devotees, popular European celebrities, and avant-garde Americans. It was in the ’80s that he became popular when musicians and famous artists began wearing his exquisite eyewear.
In 1983, Elton John wore Alain Mikli eyeglasses which made his brand an internationally admired name. Almost three decades later, Kanye West re-established the popularity of Alain Mikli in the music world when he requested his famous Shutter Shades for his music video “Stronger”. Other celebrities who lovve Alain Mikli glasses include Andy Warhol, Matthew Broderick, Brad Pitt, Jack Nicholson, Samuel L. Jackson, Meryl Streep ,and U2′s Bono.
All of Alain Mikli’s eyeglasses are eye-catching as they come with unique designs and lively combinations of colors. They also comes in a variety of sizes perfectly cut and carefully crafted using high-quality acetate and titanium materials. Alain Mikli glasses and sunglasses convey elegance, boldness, and individuality. Those who wear Alain Mikli have a passion to emphasize their individual style.
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