First there was Audrey:
Then the Blues Brothers:
Then finally me:
When Tom Cruise brought back Wayfarers in Risky Business and Don Henley sang about them in “Boys of Summer“, I found an old pair of my brother’s (maybe it was his tribute to Roy Orbison). I couldn’t stop wearing them in high school.
Like when it was Fifties Day at high school. I forewent the poodle skirt and dressed like a greaser with my dad’s old shirt and my brother’s Letterman jacket:
My over-sized pair came in handy (still don’t believe the school allowed us to wear shorts that short):
Even during the Miss Bristol,WI pageant (one year I won Miss Congeniality – take THAT Sandra Bullock!)
My friend Jill got in on the action. A boy in school thought Jill had a body that was illegal for freshmen to look at. I have to agree.
Today I can’t wear Ray Bans due to my prescription eye glasses. I once owned a pair of prescription sunglasses but I made the mistake of wearing them in the ocean at Laguna Beach. A wave swept over me and off they went. Somewhere there’s a fish who can see REALLY well but more importantly, looks REALLY cool.
- SUPER Basic Wayfarer Sunglasses (formatmag.com)