Eyewear as high fashion. Who knew? | bellitumsblog

 For as long as I can remember fashion journalists and marketing people have been doing features on the latest styles in spectacles. Journos, frantic for a bit of copy in the mi-saison, go all gushy in their efforts to persuade us that wearing glasses is now the very epitome of cool. Dorothy Parker’s famous line about men not wearing passes at girls who wear glasses is invariably trotted out. We are assured that this aphorism is now out of date but the very mention of it suggests otherwise. Photos of stunningly beautiful models in heavy frames accompany these pieces. We know in our souls that…

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