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A Good Day for Designer Sunglasses

You always spend the extra buck to make sure you own everything designed by today's most famous designers. There is no reason to skimp when it comes to purchasing your sunglasses either. The list is seemingly endless when it comes to fashion designers who now have lines of sunglasses. Names like Marc Jacobs, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Fendi, and Valentino are just the beginning of a long, distinguished list of those who now have their own line of sunglasses. Now you can purchase sunglasses to match your dresses, suits, shoes or handbags. Even celebrities are getting in on the game. Movie stars, sports stars and musicians are also putting their two cents in on the fashion of designing sunglasses. Britney Spears, Lauren Huttin, Kathy Ireland, Donald Trump and Linda Evans are just a few names that have their own lines of sunglasses. Celebrities typically have a style dictated by the image of them in movies, TV shows and performances and they are designing eyewear to match the persona as we see them. More optic...

 


The Enduring Popularity of Sunglasses

As the popularity of sunglasses as we know them has grown in the US since their conception in 1936, more and more name brands are on the market by top fashion designers. Sunglasses come in different shapes, sizes, colors and frames. It is difficult to choose sometimes. But the numbers don't lie. The most popular designer glasses are stylish, comfortable and look good on the wearer. Trends follow in sunglasses just like they do in fashion. Popular designers are Prada, Gucci, Revo, Ralph Lauren, Dior, Kate Spade, Ray-ban, Versace, Vogue, and the list goes on and on. The most popular selling sunglasses though are Gucci. A man named Guccio Gucci started the Gucci brand in 1920. Famous celebrities have specific sunglasses custom made for them by Gucci and are what has caused the brand to become so popular. The most popular sunglasses are of course determined by the sales. In the 1950's the most popular brand of sunglasses was Ray-ban and the most popular Ray-ban design were the Wayfarers. These were typicall...

 


Sunglasses Provide Stylish and Simple Eye Protection

It is extremely important to protect your eyes against the harmful UV rays of the sun. For most people an inexpensive pair of sunglasses will do the job. The sun produces different types of light. The most harmful to your eyes are ultraviolet, or UV rays, bright or intense light and blue light. UV rays carry more energy than visible light rays. The eye is at a greater risk from absorbing UV radiation than from any other type. UVA and UVB are the types of UV lights that reach the earth from the sun. Blue light is visible light. Typically blue light is found in reflections off of snow and water. Blue light prevents the eyes from focusing properly and routine exposure to blue light over many years may age the eyes and increase the risks of blindness. When your eyes absorb light, the eye tissue is affected by heat and chemical reactions. These reactions can cause permanent damage if they eye becomes overwhelmed and the natural ability to heal itself is compromised. Eyes that are overexposed to UV radiation c...

 




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