Every accessory has it’s don, the public face of it’s devoted collector/consumer community: jewelry has Ben Baller, watches have Ben Clymer, and vintage shades, well, vintages shades have Corey Shapiro and his Vintage Frames Company.
No one else has spent 2013 spreading the eyewear gospel like Corey Shapiro and you could spend half-a-day listing off his celebrity clientele and collaboration partners. But instead of doing that, take a look at Corey’s picks for the Top 10 iconic frames that made 2013 the year of the Sunglasses.
1. Céline Gold Chain
Rick Ross and will.i.am‘s apparent go-to pair of frame, the Celine Gold Chain sunglasses are a power-move on their own, but even more powerful a move when you pair them with a matching Celine gold cuban link chain around you neck.
2. Cazal 616
3. Ultra Goliath II
Robert De Niro wore them in Casino? That’s all you had to say.
4. Oliver Peoples Daddy B
Kanye used to wear them, they’re slim, elegant, and understated… so, completely unlike him.
5. MYKITA Daisuke
If you’re not afraid to look like you’re wearing a motorcycle visor on your face sans-helmet, these are for you.
6. Dita Grandmaster 2
They’re like a Transformer for your face.
7. Emmanuelle Khanh GP 1000
8. Ray Ban Wayfarer Classic
JFK wore them as president? That’s all you had to say.