Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Vintage Glasses Shops And Their Popularity In China

Vintage Glasses Shops And Their Popularity In China


In this article, we are going to take a look at the popularity of vintage glasses in the third world. Regardless of what one may think, countries like China are keeping the tradition of these glasses alive in the form of quaint shops selling them to customers!

These stores mainly store everything from rimless glasses to oversized glasses from the bygone era. Most of them were produced during the period from 1960 to 1990. These glasses are not reproduction of vintage glasses, but are original pieces. It is needless to say that these shops are a big draw for the tourists visiting these countries.

Take the example of the city Shanghai. Vintage glasses are hugely popular in the city and its getting bigger by the day. The young people in China either buy vintage glasses frames or use pieces which have been abandoned by their parents and are seen wearing them everywhere, from parties to meetings.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Meryl Streep Outshines Zeta Jones With Her Horn Rimmed Glasses

Meryl Streep Outshines Zeta Jones With Her Horn Rimmed Glasses


Old is truly gold!

Actresses like Merl Streep prove the above phrase again and again by redefining their looks. The current actresses might think that they have it all, but these actresses from the older generation can give them all some stiff competition when it comes to fashion! Be it clothes or something like spectacles, Meryl Streep and her colleagues are a class apart. Here is how she proved it again!

At the recently held fourteenth Monte Cristo Annual Awards, Meryl Streep was spotted along with Catherine Zeta jones and her husband, Michael Douglas. While Catherine looked tired, haggard and sleepy, Meryl looked as fresh as mint leaves! Wearing a pair of attractive black horn rimmed glasses, she looked every inch the revered actress!

The glasses, she wore, had thick glasses frames and oval shaped lenses. The black frames complemented her black trousers and black patterned jacket perfectly. Along with an all black ensemble, she was also carrying a black oversized clutch! She was surely in a very “black” mood in spite of the happy occasion!

Use Vintage Glasses Frames To Your Advantage

Use Vintage Glasses Frames To Your Advantage


Most vintage glasses frames are thick, bold and oversized. Along with being colored in solids like red or yellow, they can also be cat-eye frames or tortoise shell frames. The frames of wayfarer glasses, on the other hand are much more colorful than any other type of retro glasses frames. They are also translucent in nature and not wooden like the others. Wayfarers with yellow frames are the best option for attracting attention. The color yellow is great for people with fair to medium tone skin.

Cat eye glasses are mostly used by females. These look quirky and the edges make the glasses look like the ultimate stylish accessory. You don’t need to do much if you choose to wear glasses with cat eye frames. The frames will do everything! This option is especially best suited for women with blond hair.

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Vintage Glasses – Must Have Fashion Accessory

Vintage Glasses – Must Have Fashion Accessory


Whether it’s a pool party or a weekend getaway, vintage glasses are a must have during summer. They make you stand out amongst a crowd. So, other than finding the perfect pair of shoes, the most attractive sun hat or the most colorful beach bag, you need to find a suitable pair of retro glasses as well. How to do it? It is very simple.

Spectacles and sunglasses are very focal accessories. They instantly attract attention towards your face. So it is important to choose a pair which suits the shape of your face.

Look towards fashion icons of the bygone era for inspiration. Some good examples are John Lennon and Jackie Kennedy.

Cat eye glasses might be the rage but you can try to take the different path by wearing geek glasses! It will not only make you stand out, but will also reflect your own style! Do not follow trends blindly, because what may look good on others may not look good on you.

Friday, April 18, 2014

Here Is How You Can Get The Peggy Moffitt Vintage Glasses Look!

Here Is How You Can Get The Peggy Moffitt Vintage Glasses Look!


A lot of people have surely heard about Peggy Moffitt – the supermodel of the 60-s. She was famous for wearing big vintage glasses and asymmetrical hair styles. She was also known for her unusual style of doing make up. Recently Lauren Conrad was spotted wearing glasses, which paid a direct tribute to this former American supermodel and actress. Looking at Peggy’s pictures, nobody would be able to guess that she was a model in the 60-s! She wore clothes which nobody dared to and wore geek glasses when small round lenses were the fashion! Here is how you can get the Peggy look.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Buy Harry Potter Vintage Round Glasses Online!

Buy Harry Potter Vintage Round Glasses Online!


The geek glasses, Harry wore in the movies, are actually vintage glasses of the 20-s. These were invented in the 19th century and were popular up until nose pads were invented. These glasses were known by the name “Windsor glasses” and were characterized by saddle bridges and round lenses. Much, much long before Harry Potter came into cinemas with these glasses, John Lennon and Gandhi popularized the use of these glasses!  

These round glasses come in many types of configurations. The ones worn by Harry had metal glasses frames in black. Sometimes he also wore glasses which had plastic frames. Whether the frames are made of plastic or metal, these spectacles were hugely popular for as long as seventy years and were made in many colors, including black and red.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Keira Knightly and Husband Go Shopping in Retro Glasses

Keira Knightly and Husband Go Shopping in Retro Glasses


Sometimes it is not just the celebs alone, but their spouses and kids as well! It looks like they are spreading “retro cheer” everywhere. Sometimes they combine 60-s clothes with vintage glasses, whereas on other occasions it is about matching a modern look with retro glasses.

Recently Keira Knightly and her husband were spotted in London, indulging in some retail therapy and both of them wore thick framed retro glasses. While her husband, James Righton chose to wear glasses with thick glasses frames and dark lenses, Keira opted for a completely geeky look by wearing spectacles with transparent oval shaped lenses.