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Retail Therapy: Are Asos' sunglasses a sight for sore ears?

It’s been another weird week in retail.Women can now pick out eyewear and jewelry at the same time thanks to Asos’ release of a pair of sunglasses that double as hoop earrings. Meanwhile, Mattel knocked the competition out of the ring with WWE dolls for girls and apparently brands are tapping four-legged friends as Instagram influencers.This, and more, in this week’s Retail Therapy.Girls just wanna have... sunglasses that double as earringsFrom “doggles,” which somehow managed to garner $3...

The Best Eclipse Party Was 40,000 Feet High

I am 40,000 feet above the earth, in search of darkness descending. A private jet company called Victor—as in Victory, not the founder’s first name—has invited me to follow the sun with a few other journalists to view Monday’s total eclipse. The plane itself has a very butch moniker—it’s called a Hawker 1000—and there is Champagne and shrimp cocktails and pretty much anything else you could want on board.How quickly we humans adapt! First it’s the middle seat in economy you can’t abide, then...

A day of (no) sun and sea! Princess Olympia of Greece enjoys an eclipse viewing party in her bikini as her family soaks up the end of summer at their vacation home in the Bahamas

Olympia and her family visit their home on Harbour Island several times a yearThe 21-year-old wore a pink strapless bikini and protective glasses to view the eclipse while laying out on a dockHer family hosted a number guests for the event, including Princess Eleonora of Yugoslavia and several of Marie-Chantal's close friendsOlympia was recently in Mykonos with her family, following some time in Yorkshire, where she celebrated her brother Achileas' birthdayBy Carly Stern For...