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Four Eyedols

Glasses as a chic fashion statement fueled by celebrities, designers

Implications - The days that ‘four eyes’ were negative are long over; in fact, glasses got a fashion boost this year when Sarah Palin’s Kawasaki 704 eyeglasses caused a buying frenzy. Even before that, glasses had made their way into fashion thanks to high end designers who featured them as part of their collections.
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Designer Eyeglass Frenzy
Designer Eyeglass Frenzy
Sarah Palin Fuels Kawasaki 704 Glasses Craze
You can’t look at Sarah Palin without marveling at how beautiful her eyeglasses are, and how perfectly they set the tone of serious, yet stylish. Her nomination for vice president has set off a genuine… MORE
I Drove All Night
I Drove All Night
TAG Heuer Night Vision Glasses
Originally inspired by and developed for the internationally renowned 24 Hours of LeMans sports car endurance race, TAG Heuer Eyewear is making their innovative purpose-made "Night Vision" eyeglasses available… MORE
Beak Glasses
Beak Glasses
Linda Farrow Haute Couture Eyewear For Spring Summer 2008
The new Spring Summer 2008 collection from ultra-stylish British label Linda Farrow Vintage features a selection of chic eyewear by impressive designers including Bernhard Willhelm, Jeremy Scott and Raf… MORE
Geeky Eyewear
Geeky Eyewear
Lab Chic Glasses Have Built in Camera
Geeky science lab glasses are being given the style thumbs up, as seen on the catwalk at Dolce and Gabanna and in UK middle market stores. However, beware, this last pair comes with a built in camera,… MORE
LCD Eyeglasses
LCD Eyeglasses
Sony Video Glasses
Sony has revealed its newest video eyeglasses prototype that can show full-color video images. The prototype supports a QVGA resolution, weighs 120g, lenses are 3mm thick , and has a contrast ratio of… MORE
Space Goggles
Space Goggles
Bright, Futuristic Glasses
With the increasing buzz about luxury space travel, there has been a heavy emphasis on futurism in fashion, from metallic fabrics, to fun, over-sized space goggles like these. Sure they're a little bit… MORE
Chopstick Glasses
Chopstick Glasses
Hip Stix
How's this for an unusual concept? Brad Gressel created Stix glasses which double as chopsticks and a hair pin. Well, not really. The stainless-steel chopsticks/hair pins are tucked inside the two arms… MORE
Online Eyewear Testing
Online Eyewear Testing
Revolutioneyes
Here's another face/product mashup. Go from fab to funky without leaving your computer. Revolutioneyes is part of the ineyewear.com website where you can experiment with different size and shapes of eyewear.… MORE
Ugly Food Glasses
Ugly Food Glasses
Blue Shade Glasses Help You Lose Weight?
Scientific research has found blue to be the least appetizing color. This is the basis behind these blue shaded sunglasses. Supposedly, the person who wears these shades sees an ugly hue of blue that brings… MORE
Geek Glasses For Geezers
Geek Glasses For Geezers
Eyetonomy SightMate
The Star Trek gizmo really does exist! Well maybe.... if I was almost blind. The Eyetonomy SightMate glasses look unbelievably geeky, but if one had really poor vision these would help restore their… MORE
Photo Frame Sunglasses
Photo Frame Sunglasses
Tiah Eyewear
Tiah Eyewhere now makes it possible to turn your optical frames into photo frames, allowing you to wear your memories wherever you go. Tiah first launched a line of bracelets and rings designed to showcase… MORE
Glasses Made of Ice
Glasses Made of Ice
Icydrink
Super sexy and practical, Icydrink glasses keep your cocktail chilly and won’t water it down. Fashionable and hip bars around the world have installed this innovative appliance which produces the cone-shaped… MORE

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