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WTFrame: Structural Sunwear From Albino

Albino Sunglasses for Spring Summer 2012 were an architectural wonder. These are heavy duty constructive sunglasses... I

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We thought this was an appropriate post for March 6, which is National Dentist Day. Gentle Monster's Tooth inspired sunw

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Swedish eyewear designer Anna-Karin Karlsson one of the leading high fashion eyewear designers in the world regales us

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Your eyes are the most important part of your body. Keep them safe! Keep them in Eye-Cuffs™ reads the tagline from  

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Heart Shaped Eyewear/Sunwear is an iconic look today going back to the 1950's.  The story of Lolita in 1962 and in 1997

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One of our favorite wood, horn and mammoth tusk eyewear creators is Kees Wennekendonk in the Netherlands. I love visitin

WTFrame: Fringe Eyewear with Benefits

Often found in the form of soft leather and microsuede, fringe can be much to the benefit of many purses and jackets.

Brandy Eyeglasses by Anglo American on Etsy

National Brandy Alexander Day is January 31, 2015. According to Wikipedia a Brandy Alexander is a sweet, brandy-based c

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Revenge is a dish best served cold, but I'd prefer to freeze faces with bone chilling artful eyewear.   My first choice

WTFrame: Caleb Aero Custom Eyewear Is Fit For Royalty

You too can look like a Queen or Princess with designer Caleb Aero Eyewear. This design project incorporated his artisti

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Remember the old nursery rhyme: Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes (Knees and Toes)? Behold: now you can wear all of those

WTFrame: Jeremy Scott Evil Cyborg Sunwear

Jeremy Scott NuWave Eyewear is not for the timid - you perhaps even require a bit of a sinister side to sport such an o

Anglo American Spades Eyewear Circa 1980

National Playing Card Day is December 28, 2014. Why this day and how it started, who knows. What we do know is that play

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I wouldn't even know how to describe Gentle Monsters sunwear collection for Spring Summer 2015. Are they Steampunk? Cybo

WTFrame: Thankschanukah Shades

From Blitzknitz on Etsy, the perfect, I can wear it for the entire holiday season sunglasses. Fun blue flash-tinted sung

WTFrame: Vivid Jeremy Scott Cat-Eye Sunglasses

Jeremy Scott the fashion designer has capacity to wow us every season. His clothing, part kitsch, part political stateme

Jeremy Scott’s Armed Forces Eyewear

Jeremy Scott is a real Sharp Shooter when it comes to taking iconic brands such as McDonald's and Barbie and integratin

Vintage Eyelash Eyewear

We women can get obsessed about our eyelashes. Too long, too short, too light, too dark... We try lash lengtheners, we c

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Is Space Age Fashion Eyewear coming back? What is the deal with the tie back ribbons? I saw the Satu Maaranen eyewear co

WTFrame: Movember Stash Shades By Pierre Eyewear

Pierre Eyewear Moustache Shades are perfect to wear for Movember. The round shape is surrounded by a smiling mustache wh

Jeremy Scott Emoticon Sunglasses

Happy Halloween, and I know these are not Halloween eyeglasses, but they do look like pumpkins. Jeremy Scotts Emoticon S

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H By Hakaan Yildirim: Bee-autiful Frames at London Fashion Week 2015…

Turkish designer Hakaan Yildirim debuted his "H by Hakaan Yildirim" collection for the first time during February 2015 London Fashion week. The clothes were certainly inspired, but it was the eyewear … [Read More...]

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Throwback Thursday: Mariam Slater’s Exotic Eyeglass Collection…

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Pared Eyewear’s 1970’s Celeb Inspired Shades…

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Adlens Expands Adjustable Focus Sunwear Inspired By John Lennon…

Adlens®, the global leader in adjustable focus eyewear, unveils its newest Instant Eyewear range, Adlens John LennonTM. With this new sunwear line, … [Read More...]

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The new Judith Leiber Eyewear and Sunwear collection is inspired by crisp Fortuny pleating. Called the Intricacy collection, it features temples crafted of threads of pleated titanium. The construction gives the illusion of spatial movement, evoking a lyrical rhythm. Sprinkled with almost 200 tonal hand set genuine Austrian crystals, this group is simple yet detailed, the […]

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Mykita x Palm Angels Fall Winter 2014…

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