On This Day In History: A Look At Phoroptor Fashion

Remember when Justin Timberlake came out with his Phoroptor 20/20 Experience Album? Then Lady Gaga came out with her ‘Phoropt0r Album’.  Then Chanel launched a Spectral Phoroptor Video? Why all of a sudden are Phoroptrs or Refractors hot?

Today on April 25th, 1921 Reichert Technologies filed a patent with the United States Patent office for a registered trademark name Phoroptor. (serial number 71146698) Just a little trivia for the day to help celebrate Phoroptor Art.

2013 The Phoroptor aka Refractor played a part in 4 musical albums, from Saga, R, The Optometrist to Lady Gaga to Justin Timberlake.

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Made by Kerin Rose Weinberg; ith approximate 2 dozen lenses attached to the measuring frame with wire connected to the frame with a hand drilled nail insert!

Justin Timberlake 2020 Vision Album Launch 2013

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Saga Album Launch 2013

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 By R The Optometrist  (free download)

Take my Funky DEEP 4 By Rominow ( the OptometrisT

Take my Funky DEEP 4 By Rominow ( the OptometrisT

The Phoropter has played a part in Art.

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EDITORIAL T Magazine Men’s Fashion Fall 2013 “About A Boy” Feat. Dane DeHaan by Bruce Weber

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Southern California-based photographer Dean Bradshaw

On The Runways:

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Kingston University Victoria Smith Student

Kingston University Victoria Smith Student Spring Summer 2014

Clare Lopeman Fall Winter 2010-11

Clare Lopeman Fall Winter 2010-11

Henrik Vibskow Fall Winter 2011

Henrik Vibskow Fall Winter 2011

In Advertising

Andy Warhol and Oliver Peoples.

Vogue Magazine- 1987 Andy Warhol wearing Oliver Peoples Phoroptor Eyewear

Vogue Magazine- 1987 Andy Warhol wearing Oliver Peoples Phoroptor Eyewear

Refractive Eyewear from Custom Eyes

Refractive Eyewear from Custom Eyes

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Refractive Are Society

Curiosity and Suspicion by Joe Castro

http://www.bellebrocante.com

http://www.bellebrocante.com

Animal Fashion

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