These Artists Know How to Rock a Look on National Sunglasses Day
Celebrate summer in style.
It’s a sunny summer day here in New York, and everyone’s walking around with their shades on. But do they know that today is National Sunglasses Day? To mark this observance, many people are using the occasion as a reminder to wear sunglasses for protection, but also to keep your cool.
However, we’d be remiss to overlook the simple fact that sunglasses offer up an instant dimension of cool. So, as thousands share their sunglasses selfie using the hashtag #sunglassesselfie and #nationalsunglassesday on popular social media sites, we decided to look back on the artists who taught us how to rock these glamorous specs.
Andy Warhol is captured in a leather jacket and his signature shades, while a smirking Tracy Emin holds up a cigarette to complete ther insouciant look. Yoko Ono and John Lennon, whose photographic legacies are inseparable from their signature teashades, relax on the couch in style. These artists sported unique looks that articulate personality, confidence, and power.
But for those who share deep affinities with the likes of Grace Jones, who is arguably a work of art, and pop master Warhol, one needn’t be reminded that sunglasses work best to complement sharp, extravagant ensembles.
See our roundup below.
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