The theory about sunglasses sales is that since the sun is out less during colder months, we tuck away our sunglasses. When the clouds part and we need our shades, we've forgotten where we put them so we buy new ones. That's not the case for me for a few reasons:
• The sun is always out. It's always in the sky. The smallest glare will prompt my light-sensitive eyes to reach for my sunglasses
• Year-round I keep my shades in their case in my handbag
• My spiffy van has a cubby for sunglasses above the driver-side door
• I repair my sunglasses if they fall apart
I'm being green. Okay, I'm being cheap and recycling by default. Nothing like keeping $10 sunglasses together with paperclips
Crisma in Christian Dior
I like big frame sunglasses not only because they are reminiscent of Audrey Hepburn and Jackie O, but also because I have a full face and they detract from my cheeks better. I saw a chart once that suggested frame shapes for different face shapes and it showed smaller ones for me. When I tried some on, I was transformed into a chipmunk. Don't get me wrong, chipmunks are cute but when it comes to sunglasses I'd rather transform into a bumblebee. Besides, we need them for our pretty pretty flowers.
Do your eyes have it?
Tomorrow: Camis & Cardis