Wardrobe Essentials: Wayfarers

Looking back of innovations throughout the years, it's funny to think that Louis Vuitton's soft luggage concept was such a revolution. A similar revolution occurred in the sunglasses department in 50's and was popularized by one model in particular.
Any of the casual photos of JFK or even as he was about to enter Air Force One will reveal one style piece that has stood the test of time, Wayfarers. Ray Bans original, non-metallic sunglasses frame that completely (and somewhat literally) changed the face on men's style. And all thanks to good ole Mr. President as well as a little bit of marketing luck, the Wayfarer has maintained as one of the most popular sunglasses options available. They are so great because their ability to be worn both formal and casual and every occasion in between. Unlike it was back in the 50's and 60's, this same style can be found in a wide range of colors and from a variety of different purveyors of eye wear; keep them simple and consistent with your style so you can get the most wear out of them.
Oliver Peoples: $365
Ray Ban: $180
Knockarounds: $25
Check in tomorrow for fashion piece that deserves your consideration and next Wednesday for another wardrobe essential!