Tag Archives: Style


12 Jun

All images by Arthur Schatz
LIFE archive.

SUPER 2012 Summer Visiva Series

29 May

Italian eyewear brand SUPER has debuted its Visiva Series for 2012 summer. A total of four frames were included in the release, which achieves a nostalgic feel by incorporating a vintage color palette. Taking cues derived from ’70s and ’80s visuals, a summer vacation slideshow theme stays consistent throughout the collection. Representing a casual summer range, the label features its popular Basic and Flat Top Small styles alongside the familiar America and Panama. Availability is offered from the SUPER online store, while pricing stands at €150 EUR (approximately $188 USD) each.

Philip Karlberg Pin Art

15 May

Jackie O wearing burberry sunglasses from ‘pin art’ by philip karlberg, 2012
all images courtesy the artist

Philip Karlberg. the artist has painstakingly arranged over a thousand wooden pegs on several boards complemented by strategic lighting in order to hint at the faces of well known public figures wearing sunglasses typical to their dress in his new series ‘pin art’. each of the peg-in-hole pieces pictures the likeliness of several famous faces including karl lagerfeldt, john belushi, Jackie O, Johnny Depp, Lady Gaga, and Steve Mcqueen wearing contemporary frames upon their wooden visage for plaza magazine. the artist says of his time-intensive project, ‘it was a real challenge to sculpt the faces of some classic wearers of sunglasses. it took me six days to shoot the six faces and around 1,200 sticks were used’

Johnny Depp in armani sunglasses

left: steve mcqueen in persol sunglasses
right: lady gaga in yves saint laurent sunglasses

left: karl lagerfeldt in dior homme sunglasses
right: john belushi in ray ban sunglasses


Advanced Style

24 Mar

“Seniors do it better, From textile mogul Iris Apfel in her trademark owl spectacles to artist Ilona Royce Smithkin in DIY orange eyelashes, the stars of photographer Ari Seth Cohen’s Advanced Style blog represent the most fashionable older ladies and gentlemen of New York and beyond. Featuring Cohen’s iconic style mavens in an exclusive short by filmmaker Lina Plioplyte. “Hearing them speak about clothing is so fascinating,” says Cohen, who launched his site in 2008 and also has a documentary in the works. “There is history and memories in what they are wearing and I think it’s important to show that storytelling aspect, as well as their vitality and creativity.”



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