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May 19 (Bloomberg) -- Luxury fashion is expensive, and glasses are no exception. One brand, Archibald Optics, is trying to right that wrong with a ...

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Forbes [08/06/18, via Forbes]
Vint & York: Vintage-Inspired Glasses For those who, like myself, have been overwhelmed by the amount of sunglasses sold at retail, it is time to take a deep breath and review our options during this long hot summer. For most men, I would suggest to do the following when purchasing sunglasses. [...]

[07/11/18, via Markets Insider]
Global Eyeglasses Industry NEW YORK, July 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Eyeglasses in Thousand Units by the following Product Segments: Lenses (Glass Lenses, Plastic Lenses, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal, & Plastic), and  [...]

Virginian-Pilot [08/06/18, via Virginian-Pilot]
Should parents be charged for failing to lock up guns used by their kids in school shootings? Her jeans and eyeglasses, on the floor nearby, looked just like the ones his child wore, too. They talked about boys, often, but also shared the same retro sensibility, rattling off dialogue from "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" and swooning over 1980s [...]

Washington Post [08/01/18, via Washington Post]
'The gun's not in the closet' The teen, a plump redhead who wore glasses, was quiet and shy. He had a small group of friends, mostly from .. “You look so cute,” Hannah told Bailey Holt, who was wearing jeans, trendy dark-rimmed glasses and, as she did almost every day, a pair of [...]

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Racing in Place Racing in Place
Published by University of Georgia Press 2011
ISBN 9780820342825,0820342823
184 pages
Wear This Now Wear This Now
Published by Harlequin 2012
ISBN 9781459237933,1459237935
304 pages
Punk Style Punk Style
Published by A&C Black 2013
ISBN 9781472557339,1472557336
192 pages
Lonely Planet Northern California Lonely Planet Northern California
Published by Lonely Planet 2012
ISBN 9781743211427,1743211422
582 pages

Chef brings Vietnamese flavors to southwest Detroit - Detroit Free Press

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George Azar doesn’t like the word “fusion” to describe his Flowers of Vietnam pop-up restaurant, but what else would you call a chef with a Palestinian background cooking Vietnamese food out of a Greek-style coney island in the heavily Hispanic... If it wasn’t genuine, it’d feel gimmicky to me. ”. Although the cultural mash-up is indicative of the unique melting pot found in metro Detroit, the concept itself is reminiscent of Mission Chinese Food, the restaurant-within-a-restaurant that got... Azar insists he wasn’t trying to emulate Mission Chinese’s model when he began serving Vietnamese food Sunday nights out of Vernor Coney Island in.

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Dogs, cats liven up Missoula shops for employees, customers - Ravalli Republic

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[03/16/16, via Daily Mail]
Best Sunglasses Ever! Harry Styles models retro white frames for a playful spin on his trademark style as he heads to lunch in Beverly Hills with friends He is preparing to make his transition from music to acting. And Harry Styles, 22, was pictured rocking some kooky and retro white sunglasses as he headed to lunch with a group of friends in Beverly Hills on Wednesday afternoon. The One Direction heart ... [...]

[03/16/16, via BC Local News]
Volunteers’ hands shape vintage biplanes “We’re figuring out everything,” said Dave Arnold, the museum’s vice president. The frames were built from steel in the United States by a specialist firm, but minor tweaks by the volunteers will be needed to make sure they work properly. Early in ... [...]

[03/14/16, via Syracuse Post-Standard]
CNY man seeks to break Guinness World Record for largest classic bicycle ride He's already received support from the community. BBD Coaters, located on Otisco Street in Syracuse, powder-coated several of Panek's bike frames in support of the effort. "So far, there's been a truly warm reception," he said. Panek, a teaching assistant ... [...]

[03/09/16, via ski.curbed.com]
Retro-Chic Hexagonal California Cabin Wants $304K Big Bear A-Frames have been all the rage in the Southern California ... we're fans of the freestanding kiva-style fireplace and all the dark wood trim. Retro-chic is in style these days, and it doesn't get more authentic than a cabin in the woods built ... [...]

[03/11/16, 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. [...]

Calipari and his retro defense helps push UK to complete win

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Victoria Beckham Accused Of Using ‘Stick Thin’ Model & Promoting Eating Disorders — See Tweets

Fans are furious with designer Victoria Beckham about her new sunglasses campaign which features a model they call ‘anorexic-looking’! See the outraged tweets!Victoria Beckham, 43, just came under a barrage of criticism from enraged fans who were outraged about a new sunglass campaign that used a model they described as “unhealthily skinny and gaunt.” While promoting her new eyewear collection, the former Spice Girl took to Twitter to share a photo of a model rocking some vintage frames....

Kirk Originals’ Latest Sunglasses Pack a Punch of Devil-May-Care Attitude into Every Outfit

Though heritage eyewear is usually associated with one-off Japanese artisans or tiny workshops dotted throughout Italy, the art of carefully crafting bespoke-level sunglasses and optical frames has started to pick up steam in other markets. One of the latest brands to take its production in-house is Kirk Originals. The nearly 100-year-old British brand—known for its retro-tinged eyewear that imparts its wearers with a certain kind undeniable swagger—has returned to its roots, launching a...