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Eye for luxury

International luxury group Kering Eyewear presented its latest collection from seven iconic brands at The Gallery of The Peninsula Manila recently.Bottega Veneta’s intrecciato (meticulous technique of weaving leather) is what the brand is famous for. The laser-etched intrecciato motif is seen in the acetate of the eyewear.Puma’s collection consists of ultra-modern shapes that enhance the freedom of movement while Alessandro Michele Gucci eyewear collection is hinged on gender neutrality and...

Why Bella Hadid and Emily Ratajkowski Adore Poppy Lissiman’s Retro Sunglasses

Instagram has made it almost impossible to scroll through a fashion-focused feed without coming across one of Australian designer Poppy Lissiman’s sunglasses or bags. Particularly her iconic Le Skinny style, which, as the name implies, is a super skinny retro cat-eye shape that comes in a range of colors—as well as black. Bella Hadid has been spotted in multiple iterations of them. Caroline Vreeland, Emily Ratajkowski, Sita Abellan and Nicola Peltz are just a few others who have sported...

Conceived 80 yrs ago, neon-tinted sunglasses still adding bling to life

PUNE: They were invented over 80 years ago, served pilots during great wars and today, have evolved to include the latest in fashion and colours. Sunglasses now come in quirky colours, shapes and sizes. Utility, it seems, has accomodated changing trends. Even the hottest colours of the season — neons — find a reflection in the sunglasses market. "The thing about neon-tinted sunglasses is that they can actually brighten your look, even if you are wearing plain and dull colours. There...