The geeky origin of your cool sunglasses | Curio

The geeky origin of your cool sunglasses

8 mins | Apr 19, 2021

Why offering aloofness and mystery matters. Sunglasses have been the ultimate fashion accessory since their mass-market introduction a century ago. But how did they manage to shake off the negativity that falls on every other protective item? Gilead Amit explores the story of shades, from industrial safety gear to ultimate accessory.

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