Arina Varga's 'Urban Candy' Updates Kanye West's Shutter Shades

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: Jun 16, 2009   Updated: Mar 24 2011 • References: &
Shutter shades, say hello to sidewalk grate goggles. Arina Varga's 'Urban Candy' shoot rocks this futuristic eyewear, and while the images themselves are certainly out-there (old records as mini hats, anyone?), I'm fixated on these crazy goggles.

We've increasingly seen avant-garde eyewear transfer from the catwalks to the sidewalks. See some other futuristic frames below.

Implications - The eyes are said to be the window to the soul, so it's no wonder that people are adorning them with all sorts of fun sunglass styles. Retro wayfarers saw a huge comeback and now thanks to fashionistas like Kanye West and Lady Gaga, avante-garde, futuristic eyewear is taking over. Businesses should look to the future instead of relying on the past to come up with fresh ideas of inspiration. Stats for Sidewalk Grate Goggles Trending: Older & Chilly
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