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From Reworked Ray-Bans to Round John Lennon Shades

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published:   Updated: Apr 14 2011 • References:
Retro sunglasses are perennially hot, but there are so many decades from which to choose that the options seem endless. And they are.

The retro sunglasses in the slideshow below range from sweet John Lennon-esque round shades to reworked Ray-Bans. Which is your favorite?

Implications - By designing retro glasses, the idea that everything is new again in regards to fashion is something that designers can utilize to their advantage. Additionally, sunglass styles can easily be influenced by pop culture icons, such as John Lennon, Janis Joplin and Andy Warhol. The iconic influence makes it nearly impossible for the style to not become popular amongst the wide range of target audiences.

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