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Old May 23, 2011, 04:26 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by Colonel Angus View Post
I've always love the Wayfarer-esque Double Fantasy period shades. He appeared to have a couple pair. One w dark lenses and another clear pair. Do you know what the actual brand and style name was?
Yes! They were by the company Hakusan, the "Mayfair" model. John bought them in Japan in 1979. I guess he had them in three different color frames: clear, caramel-yellow, and honey-orange. And they all had the different lens color you referred to. John purchased the glasses at a store in Japan called Milkboy. Apparently, this store was a pretty hip store for the Japanese punk scene.

the Hakusan website (only in Japanese)

And on this page you can find the Ray-Ban reproduction of John's "Double Fantasy" sunglasses
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