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Born In Brooklyn Sunset Park

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.    Click here for a more in-depth review of the Born In Brooklyn brand as a whole.  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...

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Daniel Brunson


Sexy Sunglasses by Tom Davies

Tom Davies has a new sunglass for women that is fun and sexy.  It is a bit of a cross between a butterfly shape and a cat shape.  It emphasizes that classic cat-eye lift, while at the same time having angles like the wings of a butterfly.  The beauty is in the design, and the design exudes high fashion.  It comes from Tom’s Portobello collection, which was named after Portobello Road in London.      There is a thin strip of titanium that runs along the brow line of the frame that is black, while the rest of the eye wire is dark gunmetal.  Alisha, pictured above is wearing the black and gunmetal color.  The style is also available in a...

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Daniel Brunson


Cat-Eye Glasses

Every once in a while, a hot cat-eye shape comes along that perfectly flatters a woman's face.  The new Sunset Park by Born In Brooklyn is one such shape.  For a more in depth look at the Born In Brooklyn collection see my previous blog post.  For a brief history of the cat-eye read on.    The cat-eye shape traces its’ roots back to the 1950’s and 1960’s.  Known for having upswept 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...

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Bocca Divine by Face A Face

The fifties and the sixties really gave us some sexy eyewear designs that are still with us today, and the cat-eye shape is one of them to be sure.  I don’t know if I can think of a time that I saw a cat-eye shape on a woman and it was not flattering to her face.  Just look at Marilyn Monroe pictured below.  (Image via Limited Runs) The cat-eye is already a sexy shape, and it just became a lot sexier.  How?  Enter Pascal Jaulent and his design studio at Face A Face in Paris.  Just take a look-see at the new Bocca Divine sunglass.  Jennifer is wearing the classic black and gold color.  The blue and gold is another...

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Bocca Lova by Face A Face

Can you say meow?  You can say it with your eyes with this cute cat-eye from Face A Face.  Introducing Bocca Lova, a frame that is part of the sexy and fun Bocca collection from our friends at French design house Face A Face.  There are a variety of colors to suit your coloring like red, emerald, and that always easy tortoise.  With this shape you will make a bold statement in any color, but put on that emerald or red and you will be the star of the party.  The red frame features my favorite color technique from Face A Face.  If you look at the temples they look a little like Italian Murano glass.  Designer Pascal Jaulent worked with...

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