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Bombshell Beauty Kylie Minogue in Balenciaga Sunnies

25 Jan

Aussie hottie Kylie Minogue has ruled the popcharts for over three decades, sold over 60 million albums, won countless music awards from all over the globe and battled and defeated breast cancer. Besides being a lyrical genius and cancer survivor, Kylie is known for having her finger on the pulse of all things fashion and has been a trendsetting icon throughout her career.

Spotted wearing a draped, off-the-shoulder poncho sweater, patterned leggings and off-white Balenciaga (BAL0111/s) sunnies by Safilo Group, Kylie certainly lived up to her fashion goddess status. The retro square shape and strong browline complement her petite face and messy updo flawlessly.

Kylie Minogue in Balenciaga (BAL0111/s) by Safilo Group Image Credit: Bauergriffin Olycom

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Get Back to the Books in Style

21 Sep

The lazy days of summer are long gone and now it’s back to the daily grind of fall.

Fall tends to be synonymous with the going back-to-school mentality for parents and students alike and you know what that means – time for wardrobe updates!

Kids (no matter what age) love spotting new trends and making a statement during their first few weeks back at school which makes now a great time for eyewear updates whether you’re shopping for yourself, your kindergartener or your college-bound baby.

For the youngsters, there are plenty of adorable frames to choose from. Whether you have a Barbie-loving diva or a sports-loving tomboy on your hands, this season’s trends are sure to make your little ones smile.

The boys will be into bold prints, dark blues, blacks and fun two-toned hues in classic shapes and sporty styles.

This vibrant blue rectangular Float frame with orange accents will be sure to match almost anything in your little guy’s wardrobe.

Float FLT-KP-224 by Match Eyewear

Float (KP224) by Match Eyewear

Or if he’s more of a little prepster then try these great IZOD frames.

IZOD by ClearVision Optical

IZOD by ClearVision Optical

The little ladies will love this fall’s color palette – pretty pinks, flashy reds and deep purples – as well as the fun-loving patterns that include anything from colorful zebra print to florals.

Check out this fabulously purple pair of angular TuraFlexies.

TuraFlexies (M207) by Tura

TuraFlexies (M207) by Tura

Or take a walk on the wild side in a pair of DB4K.

DB4K (Meow) by Europa International

DB4K (Meow) by Europa International

Both teens and college-bound students are at the age where they can play around with different trends to create their own unique style.

For the guys, think Harry Potter meets Mad Men and the result will be a look that is totally chic. Get this dapper dandy style with this Bill Blass frame.

Bill Blass (BB958) by Eyewear Designs, Ltd.

Bill Blass (BB958) by Eyewear Designs, Ltd.

Futuristic frames are also in with their angular and geometric shapes. This Amadeus frame is perfect for those of you looking for a sleek frame with some edge.

Amadeus (A914) by Optimate

Amadeus (A914) by Optimate

The ladies are always looking to dress-to-impress, especially during the first semester—before all of the tests and term papers hit. And we all know a girl can never have too many accessories to brighten up her wardrobe.

This season offers dramatic cat-eyes, signature graphics and nerdy frames to mix and match as you please.

Get your vintage vixen on in a pair of retro-glam Lafont frames.

Lafont (Desiree) by Lafont

Lafont (Desiree) by Lafont

If you’re not into the ladylike 50’s trend, then  jump on board the geek chic trend with these MARC by Marc Jacobs specs for a look that’s sure to pack a punch.

Marc by Marc Jacobs (MMJ462) by Safilo

Marc by Marc Jacobs (MMJ462) by Safilo

Timeless Sunwear for the Nautica Male

20 Sep

The Nautica Eyewear Collection debuts timeless sunwear styles for men in its 2010 fall collection, and fellas you won’t be disappointed.

Traditional designs are revitalized, featuring vintage shapes and classic colorations. The collection offers a range of styles, from futuristic, sporty shades to more retro designs. The classic hull line logo is prevalent throughout the collection and can be found on both zyl and metal temples.

N6142

Complete with a keyhole bridge, this model takes a classy approach to retro sunwear. These dapper shades will have you looking fashionable and practical in no time.

Nautica N6142

Nautica N6142

N5055

Nautica spruced up the classic aviator by giving this frame a squared navigator shape and adding some color. The tortoise temples paired with deep camel colored lenses give these shades personality without going over the top.

Nautica N5055

Nautica N5055

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