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CULTURE, FASHION / April 19 2012 1:00 PM

Sunglasses Lean Westward, Toward Many Cool Charities

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There’s a sunglass company that’s doing a whole lot of good. Westward Leaning is supporting a slew of seriously awesome charities that benefit so many aspects of humanity. From aiding science education to elderly jazz musicians, to stopping drug wars and protecting national parks, each sunglass serves a purpose. All the frames are the same, but the little side insets change with the charity it supports. Turquoise helps Native Americans. Brass helps the big bands in New Orleans. Each is sustainably sourced and carefully considered to look good. 

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FASHION, INTERVIEWS / July 21 2011 10:45 AM

INTERVIEW: Anni Shades Wants YOU to Wear Wood

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Topping the list of overpriced fashion items we pay way too much for is eyewear. We’re accustomed to spending $300 on a pair of designer shades that took about $2 to craft from ordinary plastic. While most of these aren’t even made in America (gasp!), there are some incredibly inventive companies out there producing quality eyewear in the U.S. of A. I recently got a message from Phillip Mastroianni introducing me to his smart wooden sunglasses line Anni Shades. Made in the Ohio suburbs, these sunglasses and custom prescription glasses are crafted from ethically-sources exotic woods, making no two pair the same. I had the chance to talk with Phil about the conception of Anni Shades, how the company gives back and, most importantly, why wood?

INTERVIEW: Anni Shades Wants YOU to Wear Wood

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