Michael Ryen is one of a number of brands by Europa. Founded in June of 1977 by Alan and Cynthia Shapiro, Europa International is headquartered in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, a northwest suburb of Chicago.
Michael Ryen eyeglasses target hard-to-fit men in search of a greater variety of glasses with frontline style, more sizes, and high comfort. This designer eyewear line features titanium frames, as well as design combinations that use memory metal and acetate. Both classic shapes and iconic expressions are available in our St. Louis collection, with many double bar options.
- Europa has evolved from a regional distributor in the Midwest, to an international corporation selling across the United States and in more than 20 countries worldwide.
- Europa brands include Cinzia, Cote d’Azur, Scott Harris, David Benjamin, db4k, Alternatives, and Elements.
- The Michael Ryen line draws its inspiration from the growing market of men requiring more generous sizes. The line features a great size range from 52 to 60, depending on the frame.
- The line targets men looking for more choices in cutting-edge style without sacrificing comfort.