On Thursday night in Los Angeles, Oliver Peoples gathered some of today’s leading men to celebrate one from yesterday — Cary Grant.
Over martinis and steaks at the clubby Sunset Tower, Oscar winner Mahershala Ali cohosted the luxe eyewear brand’s launch of the Cary Grant x Oliver Peoples collection, which arrives in stores this month.
“Let’s dance!” said Ali, a man of few words, at least at the Sunset Tower event.
“I’m here supporting Mahershala for the work he does and what I aspire to be,” said Winston Duke, star of Jordan Peele’s blockbuster “Us.”
“Having seen ‘Green Book’ and some of the other work of Mahershala Ali, and then learning that Cary was his creative inspiration, it’s perfect because he really represents exactly what Cary loved, simplicity,” said his widow Barbara Harris Grant, who worked on the collaboration with the actor’s daughter, Jennifer Grant.
Jennifer Grant and Barbara Grant
The collection of optical and sunglasses frames, which retail for $380 to $635, comes in six colorways, including a “Grant” tortoise acetate and an 18-karat gold-plated style exclusive to Oliver Peoples boutiques and online store. All styles feature a subtle “CG” inspired by the actor’s monogrammed business cards, and a custom case after the colors