Bold Face: Champs

Bold Face explores the cult of celebrity and the styles, trends and brands that stars show off in movies, at events and living their daily lives. To be considered for inclusion please contact senior editor, Deirdre Carroll.

The three men featured in this week’s Bold Face are all champions. Regardless of their specific game, each has proven to be a winner in both professional sports and style thanks to some stellar eyewear choices…

Cam Newton is the quarterback for the Carolina Panthers in the National Football League (NFL). He broke NFL records in his rookie year and is only the third player ever to be awarded the Heisman Trophy, win a national championship and be the first overall pick in the NFL draft all in the same year. Earlier this year, he also launched the Cam Newton Foundation which is committed to funding initiatives in education and physical fitness for children. Newton is wearing the Nike MDL 92 sunglasses from Marchon


Tyreke Evans, basketball player for the Sacramento Kings, was recently photographed by Tim Engle for the Sept. 2012 issue of Sacramento Magazine in an article titled “Best Dressed.” The 2010 National Basketball Association (NBA) Rookie of the Year is wearing the Tommy Bahama TB6014 “Bouys will be Bouys” sunglasses in silver from Altair in the opening spread of the story. The 2012–13 NBA season begins on Tuesday, Oct. 30…


Wearing Kaenon prescription polarized sunglasses, Carl Pettersson tied for third place at the PGA Championship on Aug. 12. Pettersson wore the Kaenon Jetty Matte Black G28 Rx polarized sunglass throughout the tournament. The golfer began wearing prescription Kaenon polarized sunglasses during tournament play earlier this year. His recent accomplishments include winning the RCB Heritage tournament in April and finishing second at the Shell Houston Open, both while wearing Kaenon prescription sunglasses.