The story of Robert La Roche
by Mathias Stering on Sep 07, 2022
When the Austrian designer Robert La Roche designed his first eyewear collection in 1973, he combined authentic craftsmanship with an individual design language. In the 80s, his creations were a hit during the New Wave era. In the nineties, eyes turned to his timeless masterpieces from across the Atlantic – from Hollywood to Andy Warhol's The Factory in New York. In 1999, Robert La Roche decided to take a well-deserved retirement and handed over his creations to a team in Graz.
Designers from a new generation combine respect for the iconic designer ROBERT LA ROCHE and his life's work with ideas for the future. Their idea is to play with a creative finesse and take unconventional approaches and the will to merge opposites. This creates models with a strong character made of acetate and titanium that know how to inspire their surroundings as a frame from ROBERT LA ROCHE enhances the personalities of its customers.
ROBERT LA ROCHE frames are models with character, created from high quality materials, with passion and time.
The attention to detail is visible behind each frame as Robert La Roche glasses are exclusively handmade. The production of the acetate frames takes place in the best factories in Italy, while the pure titanium frames and models that combine both materials meet the light of day in Japan.