Hot Selfie Accessory for Summer: Official Andy Warhol Sunglasses
The “Self Portraits Collection,” a new line of Andy Warhol-branded sunglasses, decorated with a collage of photo booth self-portraits of the Pop artist, is sure to be the perfect summer accessory for that selfie on the beach or at that picnic in the park, reports Complex.
Produced by premium Italian sunglasses manufacturer RETROSUPERFUTURE in conjunction with the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the “Self Portraits Collection” features four different frame silhouette options: the América, Ciccio, Classic, and Drew—aka the-one-that-is-cat-eye and three chunky squarish frames.
The glasses have been manufactured from metallic grey acetate, in a nod to film photography’s silver gelatin prints. Each pair is also emblazoned on the inner side frame with Andy Warhol’s signature, and comes in a limited-edition box.
If you’re not convinced that the shades are a fun play on the notion of celebrity and an appropriate homage to Warhol’s emblematic fashion accessory, artnet News would like to point out that the works have been tagged with exorbitantly Warholian prices. Each pair goes for €179 ($245).
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