Illesteva was founded in 2010 with a mission to produce sunglasses with a classic, vintage feel. Handmade in Italy, France, and Germany by the world’s leading manufacturers of luxury eyewear, Illeseteva hand-crafts each piece in various family-run factories using contemporary materials to offer a strong, quality, vintage products. Each new frame design pushes normal boundaries of eyewear by mixing classic shapes with modern details. Illesteva’s drive stems from the thought that sunglasses are the first thing people see when they look at you, so "Sport the spirit of independent, handmade that you are not following the trends, but making a statement."