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We don’t mean to brag, but it’s a beautiful time to be visually impaired.
“With my sunglasses on, I’m Jack Nicholson,” the actor once said. “Without them, I’m fat and 60.”
Pop Chart Lab, the geniuses behind a plethora of infographs documenting everything from cocktails to haircuts, have rounded up the 73 of the most famous specs of all time. And while Nicholson and his Ray Bans might not have made the cut, his sentiment holds true for all of the iconic eye candy. Whether simply a fashion statement or a device for masking nights that got mad real à la Kanye, eyewear has the power to transform a look in an instant and has even parlayed the fame of characters both real and make-believe.
Have you ever bought eyewear online? We have, with mixed results. Luckily, we’ll be spared all of this hardship and woe next time we need some new frames thanks to a handy new feature that Gilt Groupe is rolling out tomorrow to coincide with their kate spade new york eyewear sale.
Last night, CBS‘ 60 Minutes investigated a “little-known but very big Italian company” called Luxottica, a name that you may never have heard before but from which you have almost certainly bought a pair of glasses.
Yikes, that’s a lot of zeros for a pair of sunnies.
Lately we’ve been reaching for the same pair of sunglasses every single day. Boring! It’s time to switch it up, which is why we’ve rounded up our favorite sunnies under $50. They’re cheap, chic, and all sorts of cool.
Summer is not always kind to our sartorial needs. The heat and humidity make jeans and sweaters a no-no. Sometimes it seems like wearing our birthday suit would actually be more comfortable than braving the great outdoors in any sort of fabric, breathable or otherwise. There is one thing summer is great for, however: sunglasses.
Lady Gaga really loves eyewear, so it isn’t hard to understand why the Polaroid creative director debuted a totally awesome pair of camera sunglasses at the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas this week.
We’re not sure how much of this we believe, but according to the UK’s Daily Mirror Romeo Beckham (he of David and Victoria Beckham gene possession) just inked a deal to design sunglasses. And while he certainly has the last name, does he have the sartorial skills to back it up? Let’s take a look…
Dear Styleite: My Ray Bans just officially died — they were saldy literally run over by a cab. What are some cool new sunglasses I can get that won’t be knocked off in a hot minute?
Wouldn’t life at the beach be easier if you didn’t have to haul around so much stuff? If you could share a few basic things with a friend or significant other of the opposite sex (guy friends and girlfriends already have this luxury), you wouldn’t have to pack as much or worry about leaving something at home. In the spirit of androgyny, reducing summer travel stress and overall life efficiency, herein our list of summer essentials that guys and girls can wear and share.
Look3D Eyewear is a sunglass brand dedicated to making 3-D glasses look fashionable. Now you won’t have to worry about looking dorky on line for the next Avatar-esque movie.
Some things just never get old, like vampires or a great pair of sunglasses. So in the interest of things both timeless and timely, we submit designer Sheefun Chan’s eye-popping collaboration with Ann Sofie Back.
The name Versace, by it’s very nature, personifies over the top glamour. Gold, ornate, patterned, hectic, luxurious; the brand never has a dull moment. And of course, neither does Donatella.
According to the New York Post, Donatella spend nearly $5,000 on sunglasses at Artsee Eyewear in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District.