Upfront: Hall of Frames

Sep
2007

HALL OF FRAMES

SHADE DIGGER — Grammy Award winning rapper Kanye West (1) approached eyewear designer Alain Mikli to create a pair of custom, retro-inspired handmade frames for his video “Stronger.” The hip hop star seems to really like his new shades and has been spotted performing in them all summer long. Here he sports them during the Live Earth New York concert at Giants Stadium in New Jersey…

LEADING LADY — Academy Award winning actress Susan Sarandon (2) in Michael Kors Collection style MKS555 from Marchon…

OCEANICBernie Mac (3) wears Minimal X rimless style 1960 from Silhouette in the movie “Ocean’s 13”…

EL CARTEL — Puerto Rican reggaeton artist Daddy Yankee (4) recently wore the Sucre sunglass in tortoise from República Eyewear for the Kenmark Group on “MTV’s Total Request Live”…

WHO ARE YOU — Actor Robert David Hall (5), who plays coroner Dr. Albert Robbins on the CBS hit drama “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” wears the ClearVision Andy frame…

OFFICE SPACE — Comedian Rainn Wilson (6), who plays sarcastic sales rep Dwight Schrute on “The Office,” in Nautica N8028 from Marchon…

YEAH — Hip hop star Nelly (7), whose latest album “Brass Knuckles” was released this month, wears Sean Jean SJ112S from Marchon…

PARTY DRESS — R&B singer Usher (9) wears Yves Saint Laurent YSL6120/s from Sàfilo at a party hosted by hip hop mogul Jay-Z in Las Vegas…

HEART ATTACK — Wearing shades by Chrome Hearts from Optical Shop of Aspen are R&B singer Mary J. Blige (10) in Disfunctional and socialite/ex-jail bird Paris Hilton (11) in Queenie… 

IT ALL ADDS UP — Brazilian born actor Rodrigo Santoro (12), who has appeared in such films as “300” and “Love Actually” a  well as being voted one of People magazine’s sexiest men alive, in Calvin Klein style 849S from Marchon…

HOSTESS WITH THE MOSTESSDaisy Fuentes (13), who hosted her own CNBC talk show and “America’s Funniest Home Videos,” in Michael Kors Collection style MKS570.

—Jackie Micucci

 

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