Celebrate 30 years of Cazal at Mackey Opticians in 2017
When passion for a product is reflected in the design, there is no-one like Cari Zalloni, whose eyewear designs became a cult in the 80s. He was a visionary who revolutionised eyewear design and created trends that were way ahead of their time, second to none. He crafted an extraordinary style that polarised opinions and has cast a spell over his fans to this day.
CAZAL defined the typical hip-hop look of the 80s like no other brand. Some of the legendary designs from that era are still trendsetting even now. Eyewear lovingly nicknamed “Cazzy” by its fans.
CAZAL was also one of the first spectacle collections to be termed "designer", several years before clothes designers like Giorgio Armani discovered optics. His collections for ladies have always been very recognisable with feminine touches and many wearers have been hugely loyal to the collection since we started dispensing CAZAL in North Street in 1987.
The creative genius of the charismatic designer Cari Zalloni carries on, even after his sudden death in 2012. Inspired by him, his design team continue to create a collection that sets standards and immortalises his spirit.