Lessons from the world’s most stylish men wearing glasses
LIKE A KING
David Sedaris says: “When you wear glasses, you are registering to be a certain type of person, which is why the famous author and comedian keeps nine different pairs of glasses on hand.
TERMINATE BUT DO NOT TAKE OVER
New York artist, Tyrrell Winston, always wears his peach-colored lenses at gallery openings. “Those are situations where I feel very vulnerable,” he says, “so it’s like a superhero mask protecting me.”
FIND YOUR SIGNATURE
The signature muscular, sporty frames of Dutch football legend Edgar Davids helped turn him into an instantly recognizable global star and made him a lifelong fascination with orange lenses. “When you look at green and white [on the pitch]it really separates them,” he said.
STYLE OVER SUBSTANCE
Some people wear glasses in an effort to look more austere and dignified. Not Kaytranada. “I need something fun to continue, you know? “I don’t just want to look like a serious man with glasses,” he said.
SOLUTIONS FOR Recruiting Women
To balance out David Letterman’s epic retirement beard, the late-night icon recently opted for larger, brighter specs that can counter his bushy grandeur.
MIX YOUR VIBE NUMBERS
The key to making your bleached blonde passing ritual as successful as Seth Rogen? Lock the peroxide with a pair of clean lined wireframes.
THINK OUTSIDE THE SQUARE
Bowen Yang wanted to wear glasses at age five — long before he really needed them — after watching footage of Elton John backstage with two giant suitcases filled with glasses. These days, SNL the star is an eyewear king in his own right, with a penchant for avant-garde shapes.
Brand of Moment
Founder Chris Mart has imported a lot of elements from the LA streetwear scene into his eyewear startup: a penchant for wild colors, a commitment to consistent pricing, and a knack for collaborations. exaggerated with Pleasures, Mister Green and Grateful Dead.