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Visa bellyflops into the wearables space with payment-enabled sunglasses

Credit: Getty Images for Visa Ever wonder how you might make the world a better place if money wasn’t an object? The best Visa could come up with is a pair of sunglasses equipped with an NFC chip that lets you make contactless payments in stores.The company unveiled a prototype that pairs with a prepaid card at SXSW earlier this week, as well as at the Quiksilver Pro and Roxy Pro surf competitions in Gold Coast, Australia. It distributed 50 pairs to influencers and...

Sunglasses: Keep the mystery alive!

Never leave the crib without your stunna shades, because you never know who you’re going to run into! Sunglasses are quite possibly the most important clothing accessory you can possess. Simply put, they can make or break your whole image, if not your day. Not only do they help protect your eyes, like blocking out harmful UV rays, but more importantly, they say a lot about you as a person too. An individual’s idea of style may differ from person to person, and whether you dig metal frames or...

Stylish Spring Sunglasses

Although they are still the epitome of street style, Wayfarer sunglasses were first designed many decades ago in 1952 by founding partners, Bausch & Lomb before being bought over by Italian brand Luxottica in 1999. They still remain the timelessly American summer look and have been hailed by stylist Stephen Bailey as ¨ a mid-century classic to rival Eames chairs and Cadillac tail fins.¨From a brand of sunglasses to an attitude of life, Wayfarer sunglasses led where the other brands only...