Hi July!

Hi July!

Since so many of you loved my Hey June post, where I shared all the pretty things on my radar for the month, I thought I’d continue on with a little series and show you what’s currently on my wishlist this July…

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Oh Michael! Michael Kors Summer Eyewear

Oh Michael! Michael Kors Summer Eyewear

You guys! I have a new obsession (yes, yes, yes… another one!) Michael Kors Eyewear!, And thanks to the fab peeps at Luxottica, we can now get our hands on this beautiful collection of sunnies, crafted with signature design elements. I got to touch and feel the beauty of Michael Kors eyewear at Luxottica’s buyers days and let me tell you girls, they are beautiful! Feast your eyes… Michael Kors CLEMENTINE II These babies are soooo beautiful! Aviators that ooze that chic and glam, signature Michael Kors style! I need them in my life! They are classic and effortless, with an eye catching wow factor happening on the temple, that features a solid gold arm with a stand out engraved logo. When I tried these on, I felt like a friggin rock star! No wonder, they are targeted for the consummate jet setter! They are HUGE, which I love! I have a smallish face, but a long one at that, and I’ve never found a pair of sunnies that really cover my cheek area. This style, I love because they are the perfect shades to throw on when you want to look uber cool, but don’t have time to fuss too much with your makeup. In other words,…

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Sun Shadey Days – New Sunglass Styles from Luxottica

Sun Shadey Days – New Sunglass Styles from Luxottica

Today I’m super excited, because I get to show you gals some of the hot new sunglass styles on offer from Luxottica’s brands! I love them all so much… and as I always say, a girl can never have too many shoes, perfumes or sunglasses! Brace yourselves though, for a bazillion-and-one sunglass selfies… Dolce & Gabbana First up, Dolce and Gabbana. The new range from the Italian powerhouse is absolutely jaw dropingly beautiful. Sophisticated, elegant and ladylike, but all while maintaining a serious glam factor… One of the biggest statements I’ve noticed Dolce & Gabbana making, are square frames. Whether simple square frames, or really extravagant ones that have beautiful hand made roses embellishing the entire frame! These  kinda remind me of a heavily frosted cake! I just want to eat them up! It’s all about the detail, with gorgeous temples, encrusted with cute and a little quirky bling-bling! Kinda obsessed with these (real) lace shades! At first, I thought the colour wouldn’t match my dark hair, but surprise, surprise… they are winners! Absolutely loving these floral options… Go all out with floral prints throughout your frames, or opt for more subtle versions (like the back pair) that have simple black frames in front, with a surprise floral detail hidden inside.…

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Flash Lenses

Flash Lenses

Be seen this summer in the hottest shades on the planet! Ray-Ban Flash Lenses! I’m obsessed with the brushed bronze lilac frames with mirror lenses in the iconic Aviator style! The red mirror lenses are also smokin’ hot and look so, so good with my hair. The Aviators come in more vibrant colours, including; green, grey-purple or blue mirrored lenses. Make a flash! Then, if you want ultra light sunnies (made from titanium frames with patented weldless hinges) and still feel summer approved with bright, mirrored lenses, then check out the new Wayfarer Light Ray 2.0. This style comes in green or orange mirrored lenses. Which is your fave? For more information on the styles and where to find them visit www.ray-ban.com or hit them up on Twitter, Facebook or @rayban on Insta.

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Give me Sunglasses! New Season Styles

Give me Sunglasses! New Season Styles

Nothing can quite compare to being in a room, filled with sunglasses! I mean, it’s a dangerous place for a sunglass addict like me to roam free, but at the same time, it feels so right! I got a chance to take a peek at the new sunglass styles coming our way from all the fabulous Luxottica brands at their recent Buyers’ Days… So let’s start with some beauts from Dolce & Gabbana… Dolce & Gabbana know how to do wow! I mean WOW! Those first shades… gorgeous and very typically Dolce & Gabanna! I love the second and third pic too! Leopard Print is a true Dolce & Gabbana signature, while the polka dotty shades, have me singing, itsy bitsy tiny weeny polka dot bikini… (just change it from yellow to red okay!) And then there was Prada… Prada’s are my fave sunglasses. Chic, stylish and they always have the most amazing temple (the little arm thingie, – read my Sunglass anatomy post so that you know how to correctly refer to each piece). They’ve nailed the amazing temple once again and I love how they’ve mixed up the colours as well. Prada Baroque is back with a blinged out look! I absolutely love this style! But, sadly…

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Charlotte Ronson for VOGUE Eyewear

Charlotte Ronson for VOGUE Eyewear

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve probably seen the snap with my gorgeous new Charlotte Ronson for Vogue Eyewear sunnies. They are beautiful aren’t they? I love, love, love the scalloped Top Bar and the girly, floral details in the packaging, both of which were influenced by the gorgeous and talented Eva Mendes. Designed by Charlotte Ronson, these sunnies capture the softer side of the sultry actress. These special edition sunnies are the 2014 issue of Vogue Eyewear and Luxottica’s partnership with the CDFA (Council of Fashion Designers of America). Each year, they collaborate with one of the leading influencers in the fashion industry to create a pair of stylish, affordable and trendy sunglasses. Keep an eye out for these sunnies, launched just in time for Spring 2014! They are already available and retail for R1185. Find your nearest stockist by calling Luxottica on 021 486 6178. [signature]

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Sunglass Obsession

Sunglass Obsession

I am obsessed with many few things in life! But, one of my ultimate obsessions is sunglasses and accessories and shoes and handbags and clothes and makeup. I’m constantly trying on new styles, and although I have not nearly enough more than enough pairs of beautiful shades, I could always do with more! I like most styles; aviators, oversized, round, square and classic pairs and I like to mix them up depending on what I’m wearing, or how I feel.  A lot of the times, a certain pair is comfortable at one stage or another, and I usually carry those in my handbag and end up wearing them. Usually when it’s time to pick out a new pair, I’ll have two or three options that are my faves, and I spend quite a while deciding on which ones to get. Right now, I am in love with my Versace oversized sunnies, with their gorgeous starfish embellishment on the temple and my Versace Aviators. For my run around pair, that is versatile for any occasion (as well as lazing on the beach), I would say my Prada folding sunnies are my fave. My latest pair is this ahmazing, pair of Giorgio Armani sunglasses. It’s the…

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Anatomy of Sunglasses

Anatomy of Sunglasses

Pay attention kids, today’s lesson is all about the Anatomy of Sunglasses… Do you refer to the bits and pieces that make up glasses or sunglasses using all the wrong terms? I remember once referring to the temples as “arms” and I got the strangest look! Has this happened to you? A couple of weeks ago, Luxottica posted a Facebook update, illustrating the “anatomy of glasses“. I loved this, and being a freak for sunglasses, I wanted to do my own, StyleScoop version using my new Aviators, baby! If you’re fellow sunglass freak like me, you should at least know the proper terminology when talking about sunglasses. That way we can all understand each other and sound as larney as we look in our shades 🙂 So these are my new VERSACE Aviator sunglasses. Remember I spoke about how much I was lusting after these shades after they stole my heart at the Luxottica Day back in April? Well, they are now mine baby! And I love everything about them! These are also my first pair of Polarized lenses. Now, I can totally understand why my husband insisted on getting Polarized Oakleys as opposed to the normal ones! It makes such it a difference, especially when driving.

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She’s in Vogue – Eva Mendes The New Face of Vogue Eyewear

She’s in Vogue – Eva Mendes The New Face of Vogue Eyewear

We love Eva Mendes! And let’s be honest, what’s not to love? This gorgeous Latina has been named the new face for Vogue Eyewear Spring/ Summer 2013! We anticipate some smoking hot sunnies and prescription glasses! The collection that will be worn by Eva throughout the campaign, has been inspired by runway trends, reminding us that Vogue is always at the forefront of fashion. I’ve seen a few of these styles and they are just as smokin’ as Eva herself! She really does make them look good doesn’t she? And just like Eva, the six frames will feature glam and feminine frames, all with a strong personality and a sophisticated charm! Totally loving the teardrop aviator she’s wearing in the campaign image below! “I really love glasses. Whether they are prescription glasses or sunglasses, they are an extension of your personality and such a fantastic accessory I love to mix and match and play with different looks, depending on my mood and my outfit. My favorites are frames that have a slightly retro feel, specifically a little wink to the 50s, 60s or 70s. I’ve only recently had to have prescription eyeglasses, and honestly, I love it!” On her shoot for the latest Vogue campaign Eva said  “It was a beautiful day in…

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Shady Business; A Day With Luxottica Checking Out The Sunglasses

Shady Business; A Day With Luxottica Checking Out The Sunglasses

A few days ago I was invited to attend the Luxottica Days showcase at the Oysterbox Hotel in Durban. A day filled with sunglasses and a chance for me to check out some of the fabulous range of sunglasses on offer this season. The event is like one big, fat, indulgent sunglass party! Picture being surrounded by beautiful shades and you get to try-on any and every SINGLE pair your heart desires! I also got a first look at the new to South Africa Giorgio Armani sunglasses; Giorgio and Emporio Armani, which I’ll tell you more about soon, so keep an eye on StyleScoop. Now, if you know me at all (or read my blog), you’ll know that “I enjoy the little things in life… Shoes, Handbags and (instead of Jewelry) Sunglasses!” A girl can never have too many pairs of fabulous shades. Here’s a little peek at some of the stylish shades that caught my eye. Please comment below and let me know what your favourite pair is! I’d love to hear your opinions! Versace Aviators! These are so bling-bling-boom-boom! I feel like a star in these shades! As it is, I live in my Ray-Ban Classic Aviators or my Ray-Ban Semi-Rimless Aviators.…

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Hearts In Their Eyes! The New Vogue “Gift of Love” Sunnies

Hearts In Their Eyes! The New Vogue “Gift of Love” Sunnies

With Valentine’s Day tomorrow, Vogue have created a new, special collection that will have you seeing hearts! Two glamorous styles of sunglasses have been added to their range that perfectly reflect Vogue Eyewear’s style and inspiration: audacious, trendy, colorful, contemporary. We’re absolutely in love with the cute crystal heart shaped detail that has been applied the outside of each model’s temples. The VO 2792SB model has a retro look and a timeless elegance, characterized by a round, oversized shape and a thick and slightly cat-eyed frame, enriched by the crystal heart detail on the temple. The VO2791SB model is more rigorous with a humorous feel that distinguishes this model. It has a square, thick and modern frame that perfectly merges with the fun, sweet charm of the crystal heart detail showing on the hinge. Both models are available with gradient lenses and a lovely special packaging, the perfect way to say “I love you” whenever you want to celebrate your love! For more information on Vogue Eyewear visit www.vogue-eyewear.com  

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Products That Rocked 2012! Ray-Ban Aviators

Products That Rocked 2012! Ray-Ban Aviators

The sunglass style that will never go out of style! This year, I’ve practically lived in my Ray-Ban Aviator sunglasses! They are both so easy to wear and match every kind of style and outfit. I change between these two styles; the classic Metal Frame Aviators, which I took with me on my trip Greece/ Dubai, and then my most recent pair, the Semi-Rimless Aviators. I love both of them equally, and although they are both “aviators”, they look completely different! One of the things I have really enjoyed with my Aviators besides having top quality lenses to protect my eyes, is that Ray-Ban aviators come with super small, flat and compact cases, which fit so easily into handbags or the centre console in your car etc! The Metal Frame Aviators with gold frames and brown lenses were my first pair of Ray-Ban Aviators. These are very retro – and I love the look. I almost feel like Michael Knight from Knight Rider – remember that show? Or Tom Cruise in Top Gun… YUM! In case you’d like to try on this style, just ask for the code 3025 001/51 55014. I had to try on a few pairs to find a style…

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