Jean Paul Gaultier was a famous French designer. His work is well known worldwide as being unconventional and exciting. His eyewear collection gained notoriety in the 1960’s and 1970’s with its bold designs. Vintage collectors search the world over for these eccentric, intricate designs. Many of his vintage collection are now known as the “steampunk sunglasses”. Most of his eyewear designs include his signature visible spring hinge. Jean Paul Gaultier eyewear frames are constructed with metal and Zyl, including stainless steel and titanium. Some of his more memorable designs include eyewear with three arms, brow bars and eye guards. All of Jean Paul Gaultier’s creations are memorable and quirky which causes them to be highly collectible for all vintage enthusiasts.