The Persol 714 sunglasses are an iconic pair of sunglasses. Persol made its first pair of sunglasses in 1916, using a tortoise shell design. The 714′s were the first pair of foldable sunglasses. Their design reflects that which is both stylish and portable. Steve Mcqueen referred to these particular sunglasses as a core component of his signature style. Also, the glasses are easily folded, such that they are able to fit into your front shirt pocket.