Sunglass Styles Made Famous by Celebrities

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Let’s face it, who doesn’t feel good behind a fabulous pair of shades? Sunglasses not only protect your eyes from the sun, but they are also the ultimate fashion accessory! Just ask the celebs who popularized these styles both on and off stage: The retro wide-rimmed teashades from the 60s have been made popular by a number of celebrities, from John Lennon to Ozzy Osbourne, and even Harry Potter himself. John Lennon sunglasses Tom Cruise made Wayfarers popular after wearing them in the 1983 film Risky Business, but so did The Blues Brothers who were rarely seen without them. Originally made by Ray Ban, Wayfarers remain a favorite today. Not only are Wayfarers an iconic style that never seems to go out of style, but they also might even be the best selling sunglasses of all time! Ray Ban Wayfarers If you’re on top of pop culture then you know whom to thank for popularizing the shutter shade. Yes, you guessed it – Kanye West! But did you know shutter shades were actually a fad in 80s? Talk about fashion over function! They provide virtually no protection from the sun. shutter shades Aviators were originally developed by the company Bausch and Lomb for the use of pilots in 1936. Ray-Ban branded the tear-dropped Aviator design worn by a number of celebrities like Tom Cruise, Johnny Depp, Miley Cyrus and the list goes on! Aviators have that celebrity appeal and remain one of the most popular styles of shades. Click here for a brief history of Aviators. aviators Buda Vision Source At Buda Vision Source we carry a selection of designer frames from Ray Ban, Kate Spade, Michael Kors, Oakley and more! We will help you choose the pair of shades that not only suits you and your personal style, but that you’ll love for years to come!

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