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Style Essential: Oliver Peoples Sheldrake Sunglasses

Inspired by Andy Warhol, these Sheldrake shades by Oliver Peoples are a really classy take on the High Street Wayfarer.  We personally can’t get enough of these brown-on-browns, but there are tons of frame and lens combination to perfectly accent … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Oakley Frogskins Sunglasses

This ’80s classic was given a new lease on life once nostalgia for Reagan-era economics and Terminator movies came back into vogue.  Although inflation seems to have run amok over the last 20 years causing the price of Frogskins to … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Tom Ford 5013 Glasses

We all begrudgingly indulge Tom Ford’s annoyingly impeccable eye for detail and aesthetics.  As much as we want to snub our noses at the man’s seemingly narcissistic and self-indulgent uber-perfecto style, we can’t help but love every beautiful suit, accessory, … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Oliver Peoples Victory Sunglasses

While Oliver Peoples (est. 1986) doesn’t have quite have the same heritage as a Persol or Ray-Ban, the Victory aviators are a good example of OP making the most of its 25 years in the business.  The Victory has some … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Ray-Ban Caravan Sunglasses

The aviators for those of us who can’t wear aviators.  The Caravan’s square frame is another classic style and a great alternative to the teardrop. Model: RB3136 Price: $119 Link: Ray-Ban

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Style Essential: Persol PO2880V Tortoise Eyeglasses

As we are all inevitably overrun by the persistent onslaught of declining eyesight, we must choose between hiding our shame behind contact lenses and unflattering frames and embracing our fate in a stylish, dignified act of defiance.  For the latter, … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Randolph Engineering Aviator Sunglasses

The classic aviator will never go out of style and deserves a place in every man’s eyewear rotation.  Still every bit as stylish today as they were when General MacArthur popularized them in WWII, aviators are even the preferred weekend … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Ray-Ban Wayfarer Sunglasses

Back in the 50s and 60s they were cool enough for the likes of JFK, Andy Warhol, and James Dean.  In the 80s it was Tom Cruise in Risky Business leading the Wayfarer revival and now it seems anyone seeking … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Persol 714 Folding Sunglasses

The 714 is one of Persol’s classic designs, and if they’re good enough for Steve McQueen to wear both on screen and off, they’re good enough for us. Price: $250 Link: Persol Link: ebay

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