Hitting the Red Carpet at the 70th Annual Tony Awards

By Staff
Thursday, June 23, 2016 3:54 PM Broadway’s biggest night, the 70th Annual Tony Awards, aired live on Sunday, June 12. The star studded evening featured huge wins for “Hamilton,” a tribute to the Orlando victims as well as many great looks gracing the red carpet. Take a look at this list of winners and red carpet roundup courtesy of CNN.com. Can you spot who was wearing the only pair of sunnies?

Eyewear Evolution of Mary-Kate and Ashley

By Staff
Thursday, June 23, 2016 3:51 PM Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen just celebrated their 30th birthdays. The Olsen twins have been in the spotlight since infancy and have therefore been in the spotlight for most of their fashion experimentation. Take a look back at their eyewear evolution in this Vogue.com slideshow.

Summertime Sunnies

By Staff
Thursday, June 23, 2016 3:48 PM While sunglasses should be worn during daytime hours to protect from harmful UV rays, there are definitely frames that fit specific occasions. From daytime pool parties and Sunday brunch to a wedding weekend and end-of-summer Labor Day events take a look at nymag’s take on sunglasses for every occasion.

California Dreaming With Raen Eyewear and M.R.K.T’s Sunglass Collaboration

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:00 AM NEW YORK—California cool reigns supreme with the limited edition eyewear collection stemming from a collaboration between San Diego-based eyewear brand, Raen and Los-Angeles-based design label, M.R.K.T. (Mad Rabbit Kicking Tiger).

Face à Face, Bocca

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:00 AM Bocca was born from a creative challenge, which was to sculpt a unique frame inspired by an icon of contemporary art, the Mae West Lips Sofa by Dali. From a one-of-a-kind piece to capsule collection, Bocca has turned into a brand of its own, acclaimed worldwide for its femininity and irresistible spirit.

Seeing Red, White and Blue as American Brands Randolph and Shinola Update Military-Inspired Styles

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Made in America is what this latest eyewear collaboration is all about as Randolph Engineering, Massachusetts’ premiere eyewear manufacturer and Shinola, the Detroit-based design brand launch a new line that presents a twist on classic eyewear styles.

Split Personality

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:00 AM WHO: Those who fall into the astrological sign Gemini, such as Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, indecisive types, chameleons and those interested in the relationship between yin and yang.

A Look at the 69th Cannes Film Festival

By Staff
Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:45 PM With the 69th Cannes Film Festival coming to a close, there are as many if not more red carpet looks to review as there are independent films. The 11-day independent film festival boasted many talented works from film veterans as well as newcomers. Take a look at this roundup courtesy of the Los Angeles Times and see which stars opted to accessorize with frames this year.

Word on the Street (Style)

By Staff
Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:40 PM According to popular fashion site, WhoWhatWear.com the biggest sunglass trend hitting the street style scene are flat lenses. Get ahead of the curve and take a look at the picks that they predict will take over this summer’s fashion.

‘Manus x Machina’ at the 2016 Met Gala

By Staff
Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:35 PM There’s never a dull moment at the Met Gala. With this year’s Costume Institute theme being “Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology,” the idea focused on the contrast between handmade couture and machine-made fashion. Many eclectic looks graced the red carpet—take a look at some highlights via this Vogue.com compilation.

Check Out: EYEEYE

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM Super by Retrosuperfuture is a leading brand producing outstanding contemporary eyewear. Founded in Italy in 2007 by Daniel Beckerman, Super has become highly popular for its eclectic collection of colorful acetate sunglasses. Starting from a classic, clean silhouette, Super has gradually built up their impressive collection, currently comprised of a long list of timeless yet cutting edge shapes.

Etnia Barcelona Targets Street Artists With Its Jean-Michel Basquiat Collection

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Etnia Barcelona is targeting a new audience, the street art community, with the launch of its Jean-Michel Basquiat collection. This newest collection of sunglasses is inspired by three original works by Basquiat—Fallen Angel, Glenn and In This Case.

Shaping Up

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM Who: Math lovers, all of the square pegs and round holes, Iris Apfel’s frames designed by Selima Salaun and runway shows like Thomas Wylde FW 2016.

What Are You Wearing?: One Hip Chic Optical, Inc., Rochester, N.Y.

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM Tamra has been in the optical industry for 35 years. She began as a frame stylist at a chain optical store, but opened up One Hip Chic Optical 19 years ago. She curates beautiful frames from around the world for her customers who aren’t afraid to show their individuality.

A More Put Together Look for Festival Season

By Staff
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 9:20 AM Festival Season is quickly approaching with the start of Coachella, and while denim cutoffs and cropped tees might seem the norm, PopSugar has a roundup of looks that you can wear beyond the festivals. One thing is for sure though, the sunglasses in this roundup are timeless. Check them all out here.
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