A flash of glitz and glory — Vincent Chase Reflectors

Dazzling, vibrant, chic, cool and edgy – phew! There aren’t enough adjectives to describe the Vincent Chase Reflectors, a collection of mirrored sunglasses like no other. As we all know too well, mirrored sunnies were a popular style back in the 80s. After two decades, history is repeating itself and the revival has got everyone…

Easy & understated: That’s Samir Kochhar’s style

TV presenter and Bollywood actor, Samir Kochhar is ranked among India’s 50 most good-looking men. Kochhar’s charming anchoring ability for the last 7 years has led him to be known as the face of the Indian Premier League (IPL).Besides being an almost indispensable part of this cricketing extravaganza, Kochhar is a fitness enthusiast and a…

The bold and the beautiful of April

How does one define an April-born? They’re known for their athleticism, alluring beauty, star quality, amiability and courage. They stick to what they love and let their work and success do the talking. But I believe they have a static sense of eyewear style as well. So, let’s have a look! Athletic souls Adventurous and…

Say it with colours

The much awaited festival of colours is here and so is the opportunity to sport colourful eyewear. I love Holi because of the fun and fervor associated with it. But I adhere to all the rules when playing with colours. The first rule that I swear by is safety. Being a health fanatic, I don’t…

History of Sunglasses

Made from wood and ivory, it slit at the centre to allow only a small amount of light. Roman emperor Nero used them to watch gladiatorial games. James Ayscough made spectacles with green-blue tinted lenses for vision correction. So, the first ever tint in sunglasses was green. Remember the classic Aviators? Chinese judges used glasses…

4 hottest looks for this hot season

The temperature is scorching and we are all heading off to the coastal areas to blow off some steam and enjoy the cool blue water. But, what are we wearing? This is the million dollar question that women, men and even the kids are battling out in their heads. You see, after all fashion is…

The Holy Glass

Asotoma Sat Gamaya Tamasoma Jyotir Gamaya Mrityorma Amritam Gamaya (Brihadaranyaka Upanishad)   Lead me from the unreal to the real Lead me from darkness into light Lead me from the illusion of death to immortality.   This age-old invocation sums up the eternal quest of humanity – how to get out of the cycle of…

Trend Alert: Baroque Frenzy

The word Baroque came to be sometime in the 17th century. And while the exact origin and meaning of the word remains unclear, it has, since its inception, been associated with elements of exaggeration, ridicule and even described as strange. Today, Baroque is a trend that is nothing less than revolutionary. Dolce & Gabbana introduced…

Holi with Technicolour on your eyes

Are you ready for the most colourful experience this Holi? The festival of colours thrills us and why not! After all, it's one time of the year when you can get all playful, smear colour on each other and drench your loved ones with water and, of course, your love.   'Age no bar' perfectly defines Holi. In fact, Lenskart's theme for Holi is…

Shades of rock

“Well I realise that I've been hypnotised, I love your gypsy eyes," Jimi Hendrix’s song released 45 years ago and I was humming it the other day in 2013! Well, some things last forever, some musicians and their admiration for eyes! Yes, eyes! I kept thinking and realised the trend of eyewear in the music…