1955 is an Italian Eyewear Factory
that manufactures hand-crafted eyeglasses
and sunglasses.


1955 Italian Eyewear Factory
eyewear with an italian soul

In the sixteenth century, it was Giovan Vincenzo Pinelli, a nobleman from Basilicata who invented sunglasses. As he suffered from severe eye problems due to an accident, he came up with a way to filter out sunlight.

Therefore a man from our region was the creator of the first sunglasses, and after many centuries we can only be proud to continue his work, reviving in our land the spirit of an ancient artisan Art.

1955 is the Italian factory that creates unique hanmade glasses , with a completely Italian soul.

1955 is a symbolic date that in Italy marked an epoch of rebirth. Style  and elegance , were the adjectives that characterized that period; today these are the words that inspire our design and identify our company.

Qality and transparency are the fundamental principles at the basis of our work, the products we make are the of accurate precision , competence and passion. 

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