NYC Part 2: Round metal Ray-bans

This post is the second installment of banter about my recent girls weekend in NYC. If you missed the first one, you can read it here: NYC Part 1: Feeding my soul.

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Looking for new sunglasses this season? Allow John Lennon to show you the way.

When I walked into the New York Public Library on 5th Avenue during my trip, a post card from The Readers and Writers Shop caught my eye.

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John Lennon. 1974. Round metal sunglasses. Wavy hair. Cross pendant. Graphic Tee. Belt buckle.

I immediately bought it with plans to tack up in my office for inspiration. Totally retro, full of attitude, and the photo reminded me of an old poster I hung in my college dorm room.

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Later in the trip my long-time friend and I found ourselves trying on sunglasses and having a photoshoot as we worked our way around the store modeling each designers collection.

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At the end of our escapade, we learned that the “in” sunglasses this season are round metal Ray-bans. Or basically, round anything. But the Ray-bans took me back to the postcard. This years look is inspired by legendary musicians in the 1960’s. Of course!

You may say I’m a dreamer
But I’m not the only one

Gold, silver, pink, purple, knock-offs… Getcha some.

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Because…

Here comes the sun, here comes the sun
And I say it’s all right

Little darling, it’s been a long cold lonely winter
Little darling, it feels like years since it’s been here

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Stay tuned for the third installment of banter about my recent girls weekend in NYC. Coming soon!

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2 thoughts on “NYC Part 2: Round metal Ray-bans

  1. Pingback: NYC Part 3: Staten Island | Britta's Banter

  2. Pingback: 10 reasons why moms need a girls weekend | Britta's Banter

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