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Once an aspiring X-ray tech, South Philly Julz now sells glasses to celebrities

The hip-hop group Migos won the BET award last month for best group, but perhaps another winner emerged as well — Julz, a.k.a. Julian Emami, owner of South Street’s Vintage Julz eyewear boutique.Outfitting the rappers from Lawrenceville, Ga., known by Quavo, Offset, and Takeoff, in his vintage glasses — ones they wore while accepting their award — was “the craziest experience of my life,” said Julz, 26. “For two hours before the show, they tried on outfits and glasses.”Julz deals in dead...

2017 Summer-Spring Eyewear Trends That Every Fashion-Conscious Man Must Know About

The scorching summer has set in and that has got a lot of guys hooked to their sunglasses. The good news is that this season, men's shades are a versatile bunch making many heads turn. So, this is the perfect time for all you boys to up your game by adding some fun shades to your collection. We bring to you the top picks of the season which every fashion-conscious man must know about. 1. Aviator SunglassesFastrackThese aviators glasses with sleek brow line are a fashion-favourite this season....

The Best Vintage Glasses Shop, Ever

“Putting on a pair of glasses is faster than make-up and easier than plastic surgery, yet the effect can be just as dramatic,” once said eyewear designer Alain Mikli, who rose to prominence in the 1980s designing spectacles for the likes of Elton John, Jil Sander and Issey Miyake. It’s this maxim that the manager of General Eyewear, Fabio Ribeiro lives by, he tells me, flitting around the glasses store contained in a 30,000-foot concrete arch in the heart of Camden Market Stables. The...