Photo: Courtesy of Light Monster
This April, I moved into my first solo condominium, and decorating speedily took in excess of my life. Days (and days) of performing from household ended up damaged up by searching and purchasing artwork on the web. But as soon as New York Town opened back again up, sometime all around the start of June, it was all left neglected on the ground, waiting around to discover a dwelling on my naked walls. See, I was too occupied. My attention was only centered on on the lookout cool and scorching in community as I reclaimed my pre-pandemic, trendy socialite lifestyle.
Then a collaboration amongst designer Heron Preston and South Korean eyewear model Light Monster jolted me out of my narcissistic endeavors and back again into producing my condominium a house.
How, precisely, does a sun shades collaboration revive a residence-advancement crusade? The respond to is that each individual pair has a built-in level — as in the device you may possibly use to, um, neatly cling up artwork on your partitions — that was very first introduced as a heel on a women’s boot in Preston’s eponymous label, which frequently takes streetwear cues to remix common American workwear.
“Given the achievements and excitement around that concept, we challenged ourselves to assume of other methods the amount could be applied across unique product categories,” the company’s push launch explains. “The shape and construction of sun shades is the great platform for this idea. The horizontal line that creates the temple on the facet of the glasses directly relates to the line of a stage. It was the excellent suit.”
The assortment attributes three sun shades retailing for $350 in different color versions: black, obvious, and a navy gradient. The rectangular lenses and frames are accentuated with shiny-orange branding and degree facts on each temple. Even with obtaining this helpful new device in my possession, my artwork is still propped up in opposition to my walls. But at the very least I know my ears are even. Shop the collaboration listed here.