Recon’s “Google Glass for sport” has a finalised design

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Recon’s answer to Google Glass isn’t out yet, but the folks in charge have released details of the finalised design in anticipation of the 25th September launch date. So what’s new? the HUD’s brainbox is now angled slightly upwards to improve the display’s viewing angle and camera orientation, and the ergonomics have been tweaked so it’s an all round better fit. …

Oliver Peoples: Vintage Eyewear

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Oliver Peoples consistently impress me with their eyewear collections, and this latest is no different. The company was founded in 1986 when opticians Larry and Dennis Leight opened an optical boutique on Sunset Boulevard, California. Earlier that year, they purchased an estate collection of vintage American-made eyewear. The assortment included thousands of beautifully filigreed rimless and metal frames, including clip-on …

Can You See it…Which Popstar Has Been Taking Style Cues from Calvin Harris?

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Calvin Harris, the Dumfries-born DJ who is often tipped with providing the backing track to the vintage wave of last summer, is currently topping the charts with his ‘I’m Not Alone’ and while watching his latest video I was suddenly aware of the BOT male’s striking similarity to another No. 1 popstar…

WISHLIST: Kris Van Assche for Oliver Peoples Sunglasses S/S Collection ’09

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Kris Van Assche, creative head of Dior Homme, and luxury sunglasses label Oliver Peoples have already put out successful collections of their collaborative designs but this week has seen the launch of the Spring/Summer 2009 collection.

Bobby Womack: Making square glasses look good

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While the term style icon is overused, I would like to nominate Bobby Womack up for the entirely made up award of coolest glasses wearer. His overall style wasn’t amazing, but he wore square glasses better than anyone I’ve seen (not that I’ve seen many people wearing square glasses).

A Vintage Find: My Retro Sunnies from Rokit

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I’m currently down in London, lapping up the (dubious) sunshine and attempting to dress in a way befitting of the cramped, and quite frankly grumpy, tube passengers. Turns out their not too pleased about being next to someone wearing a blazer with Margiela-esque shoulderpads. Basically, the heat is ridiculous and so yesterday I wondered into Convent Garden and bought some vintage sunglasses at Rokit.