Foster Grant Celebrates 85 Years of Sunglasses

Foster Grant, the brand credited with selling the first pair of sunglasses in the US in 19129, celebrates its 85th birthday this year.

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Founded in 1929 by Sam Foster, Foster Grant is the original American sunglass brand and has now grown into an entire world of fashionable sunglasses. Foster Grant epitomised effortless chic with many iconic Hollywood stars wearing Foster Grant sunglasses and pioneered one of the world’s most recognised advertising slogans “Who’s that behind those Foster Grants?”.

As part of its 85th anniversary, Foster Grant partnered with Vampire Diaries actress and musician Kat Grahan for a series of print ads. Foster Grant are also re-releasing a vintage-inspired anniversary collection that will be available online.


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