Altina Schinasis


Today, we celebrate the life of Altina Schinasis, the "Queen of Cat-Eye Frames." 

Her creativity and innovation continue to inspire designers worldwide.  

Altina Schinasis revolutionized eyewear in the 1940s with her iconic cat-eye frames. Hollywood icons like Audrey Hepburn embraced her designs, making them a fashion sensation.

Influential actresses like Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, and Grace Kelly adorned her designs, propelling the cat-eye trend into the mainstream fashion scene.

These frames became synonymous with elegance, sophistication, and a bold statement of individuality. 

Altina Schinasis' influence extended beyond her time, as her designs continue to inspire contemporary fashion designers.  

As we honor Altina's 116th birthday, let's remember her enduring legacy and impact on the world of fashion 

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