Fashion Eyewear as seen in the Serpent 

If you haven’t spent lockdown 3 binge-watching the Serpent then your next weekend at home is sorted! Based on the true story of Charles Sobhraj (Tahar Rahim) a conman and murderer, posing as a gem dealer in 1970 Bangkok it’s addictive viewing Free-spirited travellers on Asia’s “hippie trail” was seduced by the glamorous lifestyle and magnetic charm of Sobhraj and his girlfriend Marie-Andree Leclerc (Jenna Coleman) but many met untimely deaths. The 10 part series has been a massive success, not only for the nail-biting production but also because of the 70’s fashion worn by both Rahim and Coleman.

70’s fashion has been making a comeback for some time now, so seeing Jenna Coleman play an iconic character in an iconic wardrobe at the side of her manipulative boyfriend travelling around the world from Asia to Europe with a suitcase packed with silk headscarves and oversized 70’s retro sunglasses is compelling viewing. Costume designer Rachel Walsh took inspiration from Jane Birkin and Bianca Jagger when recreating Jenna Coleman’s styling rail. 

You might not want to emulate their behaviour but you may be ready to get the ’70’s look worn with such style by Jenna Coleman and Tahar Rahim’s in The Serpent. We have the perfect sunglasses collection at Fashion Eyewear to help you shop their looks:



Look 1 

Hiding behind oversized frames is Marie-Andree Leclerc signature look. Copy her frames but make it a pair of Gucci’s. Orange tinted lenses are especially in, shop our collection here.

Look 2

Dark lenses and good metal frame - we have plenty to choose from. This Givenchy GV7183/S is a perfect match, sold with the matching eyewear chain to add extra glamour.

Look 3 

Oversized, round and fork feature. Our new Gucci Fork collection for SS21, inspired by 1970’s Oscar De La Renta, has just dropped and is the perfect match. Shop the Gucci GG0875S below:

Look 4 

Sobhraj may have a number of identities but he was loyal to one pair of retro aviators. Shop our large collection of aviator frames with grey gradient lenses as seen in The Serpent. 

Not found what you are looking for? Shop our retro frames here.