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Ray-Ban Sunglasses -- Our Favourite Looks from Instagram

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Ray-Ban's Most Popular Sunglasses on Instagram Instagram has really taken off as a medium for individuals to share their personal photos, including their favourite looks. The platform has more than 300 million active accounts, making it bigger than Twitter. One of the most powerful features of Instagram is the ability to tag photos, which then assists other users in finding relevant images shared by others. The beauty is that you don't have to be connected to that other person -- as long as one's Instagram account is public, the images are searchable by the entire user community. A couple of the...

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Prada Sunglasses: About the Brand

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Prada: Company and Brand History Prada's flagship store in Milan: yesteryear and today Prada started as a Milan-based luxury leather goods company in 1913 and was founded by brothers Mario and Martino Prada. The company's original name was "Fratelli Prada" (Prada Brothers) and was based at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, where the company still maintains its flagship store. Fratelli Prada initially specialised in luxury leather travel goods like trunks and suitcases. Their impressive quality led to the company being appointed as the official supplier to the House of Savoy royal family in 1919. Fratelli Prada's delivery van, circa. 1918 Whilst the...

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Round Sunglasses: Fashion Spotlight

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Round sunglasses have been making a big comeback. Nearly all of the major brands carry round sunglass styles, with the variations having to do with the overall size, colours, materials and embellishments, and temples. In terms of categories, we can broadly place them in either the "retro" or "modernised" camp. Retro Round Sunglasses The traditional or retro look of round glasses is exemplified by quasi-messianic figures such as John Lennon, Steve Jobs and Mahatma Gandhi, who all wore corrective round metal frames.  In general, these retro frames are associated with creative, artistic, bohemian personae. Some famous people who currently favour...

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Trends in Sunglasses Seen During September 2014 Fashion Weeks

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With the Fashion Weeks in New York, Paris, Milan and London all wrapped up, it's time to review some of the trends both on the runway and with the glitterati in attendance. In general, the look is oversized yet classic. Muted colours, classic shapes, yet with a twist such as accented browlines or unconventional materials. Cat-Eye sunglasses are particularly in vogue. Gucci Sunglasses New Collection From the Gucci show, these models are showing the same sunglass silhouette as Gucci's current "Techno Color" Ultralight Round double-bridge frames, yet the details reveal a larger frame size and thicker rims, in Havana Red Tortoise Shell and...

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George Clooney - Amal Alamuddin Nuptials: The Adorable Couple's Sunglasses

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American actor and filmmaker George Clooney and British human rights barrister Amal Alamuddin wed in front of approximately 100 guests this past Saturday 29th. The wedding took place at Italy's historic Aman Canal Grande Venice. Notable guests included family, friends and famous faces such as Matt Damon and his wife Luciana, Cindy Crawford and her husband, George's best man Rande Gerber, John Krasinski and Emily Blunt, Vogue's Anna Wintour, and Bill Murray. Known as one of the top human rights lawyers in the world, Alamuddin, 36, lends instant credibility to Clooney's dabblings into politics. Rumours are that the union...

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