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Hip Hop 50s Shop Womens Cat Eye Rhinestone Glasses, Black $9.24

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Red & Black Cat Eye Glasses with Rhinestones - 50's 60's Retro Cateye Glasses (2 Pack) $9.99

Red & Black Cat Eye Glasses with Rhinestones - 50's 60's Retro Cateye Glasses (2 Pack)

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Specs Appeal: Extravagant 1950s & 1960s Eyewear $39.95

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Aloha Eyewear Women's "Tropix" Wayfarer Full-Lens Non-Bifocal Reading Sunglasses (Java Crystal +2.00) $19.88

Aloha Eyewear Women's "Tropix" Wayfarer Full-Lens Non-Bifocal Reading Sunglasses (Java Crystal...

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AV SUPPLY Hot Steampunk Retro Style 50s Silver & Black Frame Round Blue Mirror Lens Glasses Blinder Beach Sunglasses $9.97

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Vintage Cateye Sunglasses for Women 50s Mod Chic Fashion Retro Small Frame (White) $11.96

Vintage Cateye Sunglasses for Women 50s Mod Chic Fashion Retro Small Frame (White)

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"Wayside" Vintage-Inspired Full Reading Sunglasses (Purple w/ Smoke +3.00) $22.99

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1950s Sunglasses Adult $47.84

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SET of 9 VINTAGE WOMENS OVAL FASHION EYEGLASSES FRAMES eyewear bulk lot TV6 S106 $74.99

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PureWow [06/19/18, via PureWow]
Kick Off Your Glass Slippers: Toms x Disney Just Released Their Princess-Inspired Shoe Collection The canvas shoe collection, which includes three separate drops, has already released four different styles of Cinderella-themed footwear ranging from $65 to $75 and one pair of Cinderella sunglasses for $180 (yep, Toms has gotten into the eyewear biz [...]

The Globe and Mail [06/20/18, via The Globe and Mail]
CETA sabotage would mark an 'own goal' for Italy's populists It is impossible to exaggerate the importance of transatlantic trade, which the Financial Times this week called “the anchor of the global economy” since the 1950s. The EU remains the world's largest single market and is coveted by exporters and [...]

Papermag [06/12/18, via Papermag]
Miss Crabb Wants Femininity Back in Fashion Eyewear designers recycle variations of Kurt Cobain's famous clout goggles, while hair stylists tout Bridgette Bardot-bangs. Donald Trump ran on the premise of making new America The label has built a world-classname for bringing back basics that [...]

San Francisco Chronicle [06/06/18, via San Francisco Chronicle]
Kate Spade defined chic lifestyle for millions of women Fashion designer Kate Spade, 55, was found dead by a housekeeper in her New York City apartment, an apparent suicide, the Associated Press reported earlier today. The news sent shock waves through the fashion community. “She was a great talent who  [...]

Eyewear 1950s

Cat eye glasses are a form of women's eyewear. They are horn-rimmed glasses with flared outer edges where the arms join the frame. They were mainly popular in the 1950s and 1960s among fashionable women and are usually associated with the Beehive hairstyle. They preceded the large bug-eye glasses of the '70s, '80s and '90s. Notable wearers of cat eye glasses were: Marilyn Monroe, Barbara Windsor, Dinah Manoff, Lisa Loeb, Samantha Arsenault, Mary Whitehouse, Amy Lame, and Barry Humphries as Dame Edna Everage, amongst others.

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RT @Nanjala1: "In the 1950s, between 10% and 20% of Chinese people were shortsighted. Now, among teenagers and young adults, the proportion…

"In the 1950s, between 10% and 20% of Chinese people were shortsighted. Now, among teenagers and young adults, the… t.co/YqvJV6F1NV 

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Published by Schiffer Pub Limited 2016
ISBN 0764314033,9780764314032
173 pages
Antique Trader Antiques & Collectibles 2008 Price Guide Antique Trader Antiques & Collectibles 2008 Price Guide
Published by F+W Media, Inc 2007
ISBN 0896895319,9780896895317
1008 pages
Antique Trader Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide 2013 Antique Trader Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide 2013
Published by Krause Publications 2012
ISBN 9781440232060,1440232067
816 pages
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Published by Chronicle Books 2015
ISBN 9781452148779,1452148775
128 pages

Filmart: Hong Kong Is a Feast for Foodies - Hollywood Reporter

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Of Asia’s 50 best restaurants, Hong Kong boasts nine entries, and the city’s eateries have Michelin stars aplenty. The locals will tell you the best and most authentic food is found in less heralded and older neighborhoods, but if you’re pressed for time or need somewhere buzzy, here are some hot places to eat. Deciding on where to eat in a strange city is a difficult task at the best of times, but trying to find somewhere for a group of strangers is doubly tough. In a situation like this, head to Zuma, a well-established and well-loved Japanese restaurant that is great for big groups.

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Is Richard Simmons a Prisoner in His Own Home? 5 Revelations From N.Y. Daily News' Exposé - Hollywood Reporter

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Why has fitness guru Richard Simmons been out of the limelight for two years. An exposé posted online Saturday by the New York Daily News suggested that his housekeeper, Teresa Reveles, is keeping him isolated in his Hollywood Hills home against his will and that she, along with Simmons' brother and manager, have prevented... Some people quoted in the story claim they haven't had contact with Simmons — known for his Sweatin' to the Oldies workout series and numerous appearances on David Letterman's late-night show — since 2013. "I feel that Richard is now being... "Controlled in the sense that they are taking advantage of his weak mental state. Controlled in the sense that they are controlling his mail, controlling his everything.

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[03/10/16, via Racked]
These Sweet Cat-Eye Sunnies Make a Statement For Less But since the retro shape has remained classic since the 1950's, you're also going to get plenty of mileage out of these—until, that is, you lose them to a sea lion after a post-wine tasting walk on the pier. We learned that one the hard way. [...]

[03/11/16, via aop.org.uk]
Launches galore at 100% Optical Black Eyewear launched three new designs which company founder Robert Roope said he had been working on for a year. He told OT: “They are very much based on the 1950s, but with a pantoscopic round, oval shape which is the perfect shape for the eye socket.” [...]

[03/11/16, via highsnobiety.com]
Persol Reinvents Iconic Frames for Spring 2016 The Italian-influenced eyewear is worn today just as it was back in the 1950s by Hollywood stars and unrivaled style icons. In means of breathing new life into the frames, Persol has reinvented the 649 and Cellor silhouettes. The profiles have been updated ... [...]

[03/08/16, via DFW]
Movie review: 'Hello, My Name Is Doris' expertly handles some heavy issues Doris most decidedly does not fit in with the uber-cool youngsters at the agency, but it takes an outsider like John to see that Doris is the original hipster in her un-ironic granny glasses and 1950s threads. Armed with woo-isms from a self-help seminar ... [...]

[03/07/16, via honisoit.com]
The 1950s sucked but they had killer clothes What about cat-eye glasses and a headscarf? A kitsch brooch and impractical heels? You may have spotted a pinup. The pinup community is a fashion subculture obsessed with 1950s style clothing (named after the pin-up poster girls of the 40s and 50s). [...]

Comrade, meet Cupid: China’s Communist Party plays matchmaker to millennials

HANGZHOU, China — Cai Jun was that guy at the government-sponsored dating event. He arrived early in a suit and shiny shoes, looking like a Chinese version of Manny from “Modern Family.” He took a seat in the front row. Adjusted his glasses. Kept his eyes on his phone. Four hours into “Hangzhou Love,” as the crowd thinned and the sound crew started packing up, Cai had barely talked to a girl, let alone gotten a number. So, he did what nobody expected that guy to do: He...

Venue for Korea talks is potential flash point inside border

SEOUL, South Korea –  The two Koreas' rare high-profile talks Tuesday took place at the jointly controlled area inside the world's most heavily fortified border — the same place where North Korean soldiers recently sprayed bullets at a comrade who was making a daring dash for freedom.The defecting soldier was hit five times, but he survived and is now recovering in South Korea. The dramatic video of his defection, released by the American-led U.N. command, showed again why the area,...

Chinese dealers who made Hong Kong an antiques trade hub recall the glory days

You can almost feel the warmth of the mellow autumnal sun bathing the five dozen men and boys as they pose for the camera outside 29 Kent Road, Kowloon Tong.Two bearded elders in mandarin jackets are looking sombre, as befits the occasion, but the rest of the northern Chinese antiques traders appear relaxed, jolly even.In their well-tailored suits, white shirts and ties, they might be enjoying a brief respite from work. Some have their sleeves rolled up, perhaps after the exertion of...