The new Sunset Park by Born In Brooklyn Spectacle Co. is one of the sexiest, most flattering cat-eye shapes in eyewear. Alisha is wearing the Blue Green Collage color, but this little number is also available in Ruby Red Sky for those of you who need a fun red cateye in your eyewear wardrobe.
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Now for a little history. The cat-eye shape traces its’ roots back to the 1950’s and 1960’s. Known for having up-swept corners near where the temples attach to the frame front, the cat-eye shape was put forward by designers to add a bit of femininity to eyewear styles that had previously been mostly round. The reason for this was to introduce a fashion element for women, where previously glasses had been mostly designed for function. The trend caught on especially when celebrities such as Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe began wearing the look in public.
The cat eye look is beautiful and timeless, and now more relevant than ever.