Eyewear and Trends: Frames and Sunwear Trends


Everybody Loves Blue

Fashion Editor Gloria Nicola
Photographed by
Nedjeljko Matura

Clockwise from top left: SILHOUETTE 3175 from Silhouette Optical; CYNTHIA ROWLEY 1068 from B. Robinson Optical; CHRISTIAN ROTH 14226 from CXD/Charmant Exclusive Division; ROBERT MARC Capri 515 from Robi


• Blue is a tranquil, calming color, according to paint specialists.
Research shows that its cool tones promote relaxation. To insure a room be free of conflict, experts recommend it be painted blue.

• The comforting familiarity of blue is associated with honesty and integrity: hence, the expression “true blue.”

• Blue is a best-selling color for men’s shirts.

• In times of prosperity, blue is the favored colored for automobiles: i.e., in the ’80s, blue dominated the auto industry.

• In the Greek Islands, blue is believed to have the power to ward off evil spirits. Note the prevalence of blue church cupolas, blue doors, windows, walls, staircases and fences throughout Greece.