The frame is made of acetate, which is relatively easy to reach, and the price and design are set to be the best for the first step to vintage.
Each piece is hand-made by craftsmen in a specialized workshop.
Panto (Boston) style is popular among French vintage.
The almost circular lens shape gives a standard impression.
Multi-coated only on the back side, Adopted guépard custom-made flat lens.
The surface is designed to receive and reflect light, recreating the atmosphere of the time when there was no coating technology on the lens.
It has a more vintage feel to it.
Mr. Yamamura, the owner of SPEAKEASY, and Mr. Yanagihara, the owner of Fréquence., a vintage eyewear specialty store that sells only dead stock, have dealt with a huge number of French vintages. In addition, he is one of the few specialists who is well versed in French vintage, such as co-authoring the book "FrameFrance", which summarizes French vintages of the 1940s and 1950s, which were original and boasted the highest quality in the world.
Guépard is a collection that understands and expresses respect for the high design and essence of French vintage, where the only parts that need to be modernized are the size. I made it a price and a design.
Frame design, tags, oil paper, lenses (lenses at the time did not have multi-coating technology and the lens surface was reflective, so in order to improve reproducibility at the time, guépard custom-ordered a multi-coated flat lens only on the back side. The surface is easy to reflect because there is no anti-reflection coating) is an element that cannot be expressed without knowing the background of the French vintage at the time, and it resonates with those who actually own the vintage. Specifications.