Why sunglasses are more than just a fashion accessory

Golden Age Hollywood movie stars initially wore sunglasses to protect their eyes from the bright lights on set, and this inadvertently gave them an air of mysterious cool. Wearing shades equated with being a superstar. Today’s A-listers have taken to wearing Matrix-inspired frames . Which is fine, if you like fashion fads, but I would suggest sunglassesRead more

Don’t forget your sunglasses

These fantastic photos by Martin Parr are from the May issue of InStyle magazine. We’ve already seen the Advanced Style effect in ad campaigns, now it’s seeping into mainstream media. There is a power in this increased visibility of older women – and here, three 80-year-old women tell us what they’ve learned about style. What could be more FABulous? IRead more