Marsha Douglas-Sydnor founded Shades of Shades in 2019 after being diagnosed with a brain tumour. While in hospital recovering from a medical procedure, she began drafting her business plan. The eyewear line was inspired by Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty and its diverse foundation shade range. Shades of Shades currently sells 14 […]
TikTok user Chantal Maguire shared an idea for creating handbags from designer glasses cases in a video tutorial. Maguire drills holes on the sides of sunglasses cases and fastens drawer handles. She also showed fans how to add chains and clasps to the DIY miniature purses, which are a nod […]
Lizzo arrived for a BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge appearance wearing black sunglasses with her synonymous “That Bitch” slogan written across them. The phrase is in reference to an opening line from her 2017 sleeper hit “Truth Hurts,” which gained global popularity in 2019. Lizzo filed a trademark for the […]
Garrett Leight, the founder, CEO, and Creative Director of luxury eyewear company Garrett Leight California Optics, used to sell his products in Barneys. Barneys was one of his first introductions to the mass retail market, and Leight said it was “surreal” that the retailer was closing down. But at the […]
Face ID, available on the iPhone X, XS,XR,11, and 11 Pro, doesn’t always work with sunglasses. Apple explained why this is the case: It has to do with the infrared spectrum, and how Face ID scans your face. Apple is that Face ID actually works in the infrared spectrum – […]
Anna Wintour, Editor-in-Chief of Vogue since 1988, is known for her iconic heavy black sunglasses. She recently told CNN that she wears them to “avoid people knowing what [she’s] thinking about.” “They help me when I’m feeling a bit tired or sleepy,” she went on. Visit INSIDER.com for more stories. […]
On Sunday, Rihanna stepped out in New York City wearing a pair of oversized, orange-tinted sunglasses, Vogue reported. The following day, the singer rocked a more opaque version of the sporty frames with the Fenty logo on the side, as Sheena Ward of Haus of Rihanna spotted. Giant, ski goggle-like […]
Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, is releasing a new version of its Spectacles camera glasses, Cheddar reports. The newest model of Snapchat’s Spectacles will reportedly come equipped with two cameras instead of one, and will cost $US350 – way more than previous versions. According to Cheddar, Snap is planning […]
Sunglasses, the ultimate practical accessory, have been a hallmark of style long before we had any reason to fear UV rays. While some of the most iconic trends, like aviators and wayfarers, may come from utilitarian military use, everyone who’s been anyone over the last 60 years understands that the […]
Business Insider spoke to the founders of luxury eyewear brand Taylor Morris about all things sunglasses. The founders, Hugo Taylor and Charlie Morris, told us that it was key to wear polarised lenses when doing any snow or watersports. Light becomes polarised when it bounces off of flat surfaces like […]
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