In choosing eyewear for kids at Sphere, we know how important it is to ensure that there are options to fit every child’s personality and preference, with quality and style in equal measure. One of our favourite designers for childrens’ eyewear is VERY FRENCH GANGSTERS. With a name like that, there must be a story, so read below for why they are one of our favourite collections.


VERY FRENCH GANGSTERS was founded in France in 2012 by Karoline Bothorel-Bolzinger and Anne Masanet, who describe themselves as glasses addicts. Their vision was to produce prescription eyewear and sunglasses for children between the ages of three and ten. They wanted to create “a universe of nice gangsters” through their eyewear designs that focus on rebellious, funny, and contemporary styles.

Over time, the brand was established as a fashion-forward children’s eyewear brand and expanded their offering to ages three to twelve years. VERY FRENCH GANGSTERS pieces are known for their quality, technical characteristics (using Mazzuccelli acetate, polarized lenses, flex hinges, and silicone terminals), and variety of colourways.

All VERY FRENCH GANGSTER collections are handmade in France.


The VERY FRENCH GANGSTERS brand is dedicated to bringing bold and assertive flair through attractive colours and solid engineering, making glasses fun and interesting for kids to wear and love. It’s for all these reasons that VERY FRENCH GANGSTERS eyewear is the definition of cool and perfect for the fashionable youngster in your life!

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