Friday, 30 July 2010

Stylish summer sunglasses

They are the key to creating the perfect capsule wardrobe and one accessory you cannot live without – when the sun is shining, at least.

But which sunglasses should you wear this summer?

This year has yet to throw up any key trends so for this season anything goes – from the round and retro to the weird and wonderful.

So which labels should we be coveting?

Ray-Ban sunglasses are cool and classic, while Tom Ford is popular throughout Europe.

In all the sophisticated destinations throughout Europe, everyone is wearing Tom Ford. Not only are they beautifully understated but last more than one season.
Tom Ford Georgette
Tom Ford Georgette Gold







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Thursday, 29 July 2010

See our chicest sunglasses this season

Shade yourself from the summer sun in our stylish sunglasses.

Instantly adding the glam factor to any outfit, they are also one a practical and safe must-have.

Our eye has been caught by Chanel 4182, Dior Diorette, MDG 4096 and Gucci 3138.

See which other styles we will be investing in throughout summer:
Pixie Lott: Ray-Ban 4141
Pixie Lott wearing Ray-Ban 4141 BlackRound sunglasses are no longer square thanks to Kylie Minogue, Amanda Seyfried, Pixie Geldof, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Fearne Cotton and Pixie Lott, whom have all been photographed in the Ray-Ban 4141.
These acetate frame are available from Sunglasses Shop in a variety of colours. Pick your favourite frame colour and become light years ahead of the fashion pack. But hurry, the 4141 will not be around – sorry – forever.
Ray-Ban 4141 Black
Una Healy: Roberto Cavalli Magnolia
Una Healy wearing Roberto Cavalli Magnolia
Roberto Cavalli sunglasses are for those cool characters that like to stand out from the crowd.
The Magnolia is one of the most glamorous and exciting styles from the Florentine fashion designer to date. Wear the Magnolia by Roberto Cavalli and achieve the hottest, most luxuriant look.
Roberto Cavalli Magnolia Violet Gradient

Cheryl Cole: John Galliano 0001
Cheryl Cole wearing John Galliano 0001The Les Biches is an amazing frame and destined to become a summer style essential thanks to Cheryl Cole, who looks stunning in the large wrap around shade.This seductive style comes in an array of colours to suit all skin tones, so you can be sure that it looks as good on Cheryl as it does on you.

John Galliano 0001 Brown Orange Gradient

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Friday, 23 July 2010

Katie Price single flops

Katie Price wearing D&G 3041 sunglassesThings are not going well for Katie Price.

Since her debut solo single flopped after failing to make the UK Top 40, Katie has been keeping a low profile.

The reality TV star tried dressed all in black as she left the Nobu restaurant in London. Looking uncharacteristically chic, her hair was tied back in a bun and she finished the look with a pair of designer sunglasses.

Sunglasses are a quick and easy way to maintain anonymity, hence their growing popularity among celebrities. But unfortunately for Katie, not even sunglasses can hide her identity.

Yes the only way to go incognito is with a big pair of sunglasses. For glamorous sunglasses that vie for you attention, yet are deliciously anonymous choose the 3041 by D&G – as seen on Katie.

D&G is the sister line of Dolce&Gabbana, which Sunglasses Shop also stocks, but is its own individual designer brand. D&G produce designer fashion products which appeal to a younger target audience including eyewear with a cutting edge design that does not follow current trends. It sets them.

Domencio Dolce and Stefano Gabbana must have been feeling bold when they brain stormed for this daring design, which is for those more courageous characters who want to wear a pair of head turning frames. This bold but simplistic style is handcrafted from generous acetate which features subtle branding on the arms with the use of the D&G logo to represent complete authenticity. The middle of the brow dips inwards and is based on the shape of the wayfarer. The arms get gradually thinner towards the tips and feature the D&G emblem. Stripes
accentuate the frame front and create a sporty feel and allow the shape of the frame to be emphasised. Large brown coloured lenses really stand out against the rich frame colour and complete the look. This cute pair of frames adopts a style and pattern that no other brand has dared experiment with before, making them truly original and utterly unique.

Within the 3041 there is a combination of cool colours and shades to choose from including Cream on Brown, Violet on Black and White on Black, which is striking, stylish, sophisticated and smart. Whichever colour appeals to you, be rest assured you will be investing in a seriously stylish pair of sunglasses that will provide full protection for your eyes and exceptional style.
D&G sunglasses collection - D&G 3041


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Thursday, 15 July 2010

Kelly Osbourne and Luke Worrell split

Kelly Osbourne wearing Tom Ford Nikita sunglassesKelly Osbourne put on a brave face as she made her first public appearance since splitting from boyfriend Luke Worrell. But has revealed it’s been hard.

The 25-year-old tweeted, 'I am not dealing with this very well :( keeping your head up is not fun! going to bed thank god for tomorrow!'
The reality TV star split from the model after it emerged he had been cheating on her.

Kelly appeared in good spirits as she acknowledged photographers outside her local gym.

But her oppressive mood was clear as she quietly made her way to the front of the building hiding behind a pair of Tom Ford Nikita sunglasses.

If eyes are the window to your soul Nikita blocks the entrance. A pair of large sunglasses such as these is a convenient way of covering up a multitude of sins.

They feature an oversized lens shape and feline flicks at the top corner. The effect is a lift across the eye line that creates a look of seductiveness that no other sunglass can match. The handmade acetate frame is beautifully shaped with a flat surface and well positioned temples. Even more appealing is the Tom Ford signature logo etched onto the right lens that also appears on the inside frame and temples tips for an authentic designer look.

The Nikita is in the style of the cat eye sunglasses favoured by Audrey Hepburn and Jackie Onassis in the nineteen fifties. In those days female fashion was extremely feminine and consisted of The New look of Christian Dior and fashion accessories such as elegant silk scarves, gloves and feminine frames.

Bring out your feminine side in these idyllic Nikita frames that can be purchased from the Sunglasses Shop website in a choice of ivory and tortoise.

Tom Ford sunglasses collection - Tom Ford Nikita
Tom Ford Nikita Tortoise

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Sunday, 11 July 2010

Lady GaGa angers Beatles fans by playing John Lennon's piano

Lady GaGa wearing Ray-Ban 2140 Wayfarer sunglassesThe son of John Lennon has caused outrage among Beatles fans after allowing Lady GaGa to play their heroes piano.

Sean Lennon had tweeted a photograph of the Aljandro singer seated at the white grand piano.

But in response to criticism he later removed the snap of his friend.

Fans ranted that she was not worthy to play the antique.

Sean said, 'Pianos meant are to be played. Why is everyone so uptight?

'What should we do, lock it away in a dusty room? So judgemental...'

He added, 'come on, lighten up...life's too short, there're enough real problems in the world....

'Firstly, he gave that piano to my mother for her birthday, it is hers, secondly, he was not uptight the way you seem to be.'

While Beatles fans were concerned that Gaga was playing the piano, her fans were sleeping in the New York streets for a chance to see her play on the Today show.

Gaga tweeted encouragement, 'Thousands of precious lil monsters are sleeping in street outside TodayShow.

'May NY watchover u, + may u sleep smiling under the stars. Amen.'
Ray-Ban sunglasses collection - Ray-Ban 2140 Wayfarer
Ray-Ban 2140 Wayfarer Black on TextRay-Ban 2140 Wayfarer Black on Text
Thanks to appearing in Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Blues Brothers, this timeless fashion accessory has quickly endeared itself to Hollywood filmmakers, celebrities, musicians and artists. The wayfarer is worn by the most familiar faces in entertainment - Mark Ronson, Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Lady GaGa - and is truly the most recognisable style in sun wear.
These sunglasses of a rock n roll generation allow you to express your own style and personality through an unmistakable look. The distinct box-shape features is paired with the traditional Ray-Ban signature logo on handcrafted temples, a look that has defined youth and fashion for the past 50 years.
Available with a polar lens option, wayfarer sunglasses are built as strong and sturdy as the personalities who wear them. Their cool colour ways are equally bold which now also includes the limited edition Rare Prints. Find Rare Prints and all other Ray-Ban colour options on Sunglasses Shop online, the way to finding your perfect pair.

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Wednesday, 7 July 2010

Lindsay Lohan sentanced to jail

Lindsay Lohan wearing Ray-Ban 3016 Clubmaster sunglassesLindsay Lohan has been sentenced to 90 days in prison after breaching the terms of her probation.
The actress broke down in tears as the Superior Court Judge Marsha Revel handed down the term and blasted her for not taking her probation seriously.

The Mean Girls star must also serve 90 days as an in-patient on a substance abuse programme once she is released from jail.
In an attempt to avoid jail after it was ruled she violated her probation by repeatedly missing court-ordered alcohol education classes, Lindsay said that
she did not realise she had not been keeping up with the order and insisted a busy work schedule kept her from attending.

She maintained, 'I was taking it seriously. I wasn't expecting any special treatment.'

'I'm not taking this as a joke. It's my life and my career, something I have worked for my entire life.'

'I have tried to do the best I can. It's just been such a long haul. I don't want you to think I don't respect you and your terms.

'I really did think I was doing what I was supposed to do, and I mean it with all my heart.'

But the judge was insistent, 'I couldn't have been more clear [about my orders]. There are no excuses.'

Lindsay had failed to attend once-weekly classes at an alcohol-education programme at least nine times since October 16.
Ray-Ban sunglasses collection - Ray-Ban 3016 Clubmaster
Ray-Ban 3016 Clubmaster Black on RedTextRay-Ban 3016 Clubmaster Black on RedText
Inspired by the fifties, but originally released in the eighties, the Clubmaster is a classic, retro frame and deserves respect. The Clubmaster is one of the most popular icons from the Ray-Ban collection and now represents an entire family of models.
The Clubmaster became an icon of style and design in 1986, and signalled the birth of a timeless legend. The Clubmaster has gradually earned its place as an essential fashion accessory for men and women, the style that has become internationally famous thanks to the hot, young stars of Hollywood.
This highly influential frame has been seen perched on top of Robert Pattinson, Katy Perry and Lady GaGa. They may be too young to remember its heyday. But Kristen Stewart, Hayden Panettiere and Mischa Barton are also keen on this cool design. These cool shades have also been well-received by those that grew up with its clean lines, as well as those that are discovering the
frame for the first time.


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Tuesday, 6 July 2010

Cheryl Cole struck down with malaria

Cheryl Cole in the Ray-Ban 3025 Aviator Cheryl Cole has been admitted to hospital following a romantic holiday to Africa.

The singer collapsed during a photo shoot on Saturday and was initially diagnosed with exhaustion.

But friends of the X Factor judge say her condition dramatically deteriorated the next day.

Doctors took urgent tests and admitted her to hospital where it was confirmed she was suffering from the highly infectious malaria.

The 27-year-old is thought to have caught the deadly disease while holidaying in Tanzania with her dancing partner Derek Hough.

A source told The Sun, "She told doctors she'd had stomach pains since her return from Tanzania. On Sunday evening her condition deteriorated so rapidly she knew it was something serious."

"She'd spent 48 hours in bed trying to sleep off what she thought was a stomach bug. She was extremely weak, sweating and drifting in and out of consciousness. She was driven to hospital where tests showed malaria. Everyone is really concerned. She is very ill."

It is thought that Cheryl will remain in hospital and under close observation for the next couple of weeks before being able to rejoin the rest of the X Factor team.

Ray-Ban sunglasses collection - Ray-Ban 3025 Aviator

Ray-Ban 3025 aviatorRay-Ban 3025 aviator
Cheryl Cole has gone from WAG to fab through a stint on reality TV. The 27-year-old has made herself one of the central characters on The X Factor, as a replacement for Sharon Osbourne, and has become one of the most watched fashionistas around.

Her style is classic with a modern twist; chunky accessories, massive handbags, anything that makes her stand out. She also has a few favourite pieces that she cannot get enough of including the Ray-Ban 3025 Aviator.

The 3025 is the number one sun style in not only the Ray-Ban sunglasses collection but on an international scale. It was originally designed for US military fighter pilots in 1937 to protect them from glare at high altitudes whilst maintaining a clear field of vision. Today it is the ultimate provider of style and cool yet still reflects the importance of anti-glare and UV protection with polarised lens technology.
Incorporate a pair of Ray-Ban sunglasses as part of your look and you will be in great company. Serious stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Ashley Greene, Anna Friel, Beyonce Knowles, Cheryl Cole, Jennifer Aniston, Kanye West, Leona Lewis, Mischa Barton, Sienner Miller and Victoria Beckham have all worn Ray-Ban sunglasses. However, you do not need to be a red carpet regular to pull off this cool style. Ray-Ban is all about self expression and is fully focused on providing stylish eyewear that compliments you, the wearer. Update your wardrobe and give it an entirely new angle with the Ray-Ban 3025.

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Friday, 2 July 2010

Diana Vickers 'too nervous' to meet Paolo Nutini

Diana Vickers in the Diesel 0204Diana Vickers recently revealed how nervous she is about her second single doing as well as the first, which went straight to number 1 in the UK charts.

The 18-yaer-old told Digital Spy, "You can't do any better than number one, can you?! It's not all about that anyway - it's about being successful and maintaining a good stamina, and of course I'm very, very nervous, but its good nerves, you know? I'm very confident in the song and I'm going to do the best I can with it and see what happens."

"I'm so proud of this album and there are so many I want to release as singles. I keep thinking, 'How am I going to release that and that and that?' Hopefully
I'll get to release at least four or five, but I don't know yet."

The singer also suffers from social anxiety and missed out on a chance meeting with Paolo Nutini at an event recently.

The ‘Once’ singer saw the singer-song writer at the Scottish Fashion Awards in Glasgow last month, but was too intimidated to introduce herself.

She told the Daily Record "I didn't get a chance to say hello but I did have the chance to be near to him,"

"Somebody said I should go over and meet him. They wanted to introduce me but I got really nervous.

"I wanted the circumstances to be natural as I find it all a bit cringey when it's forced and I didn't really want to do that," she explained. "I never really got that opportunity in the end."
Diesel sunglasses collection - Diesel 0204
Diesel 0204 FuchsiaDiesel 0204 Fuchsia
Diana Vickers has certainly reclaimed her style status since appearing as a shoeless wannabe on The X Factor. The musical style icon wears the Diesel 0204, a fun take on vintage glamour.
This cool, contemporary and chic has an acetate frame and extra large lenses for instant glamour. The arms are extra thick and laminated on the inside of the temple tips. The Diesel logo features on the temple in bold for a retro-chic look that makes these sunglasses easy to recognise.
This summer is all about bright colours, which is why Diesel has released this model in a hot rainbow of hues to highlight its beautiful butterfly shape and faceted temples. Choose from a combination of a violet frame with a gradient brown lens and a deep red Diesel logo that seamlessly blends into the arm. Another cool colour combination is used on the ‘0204 L0P’, a fluorescent fuchsia frame with pretty pink lenses and black signature logo that connotes passion and glamour. The final frame available is the ‘0204 L0M’ an ideal frame for summer. This sassy shades features a white frame with gradient grey lenses and teal detailing is also a popular summer colour. Stay updated with this summer with fashion forward colours.


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Thursday, 1 July 2010

Vanessa Hudgens 'still hurt' by naked pictures

Vanessa Hudgens in the Ray-Ban 3025 AviatorHigh School Musical star Vanessa Hudgens has revealed she is ‘still hurt’ by nude photographs of herself that were leaked online 3 years ago.

The topless photographs circulated the internet back in 2007 when the actress was just 18-years-old.

The 23-year-old told US Glamour magazine, ’I think it has made me stronger, but it still hurts.’

‘It sucks because [the photos were] supposed to be private, but at the same time a lot of actresses do it [in movies].’

She added, ‘Eventually, I’m sure that I will [too]. But I don’t know if I would be able to do it now.’

The ‘Sneakernight’ singer also opened up about her relationship with High School Musical co-star Zac Efron, 22.

‘We got lucky because we started off together, so I think people like us because they fell in love with our characters.'
‘Right off the bat, we had a connection. I think everybody could see it. When we had our audition, they paired us together. And he was adorable.’

Ray-Ban sunglasses collection - Ray-Ban 3025 Aviator
Ray-Ban 3025 Aviator Arista W3281Ray-Ban 3025 Aviator Arista W3281
Vanessa works the hot floral trend with a pair of Ray-Ban 3025 Aviators in gold, proof that even someone as pageantry as Vanessa is can pull off the Godspeed of Ray Ban sunglasses.
America was the first to go crazy for the Ray Ban aviator. First the US army pilots, then the traffic cops and finally, Tom Cruise in Top Gun. Now is the turn of Leona Lewis, who has been soaking up the L.A. sunshine with the help of Ray Ban's ultraviolet technology. After all, what's international stardom without a pair of beaming pair of Ray Bans?
Although this year has been primarily dominated by the wayfarer there's still more than enough room for the aviator within the industry, commonly appearing alongside its Ray Ban cousins in fashion editorials, celebrity photos and retail outlets from around the world.

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