How Lupita Nyong’o Made Wearing Glasses and Gowns a Red Carpet Standard


Vint and York eyewear designer Larisa Ginzburg weighs in on Lupita’s latest approach to red carpet fashion

Does wearing glasses with an elegant designer dress seem like it would be your next style disaster? Fear no more.

The next time you’re at a formal (or even semi-formal) event, take a look around you. You will probably notice very few, if any women wearing eyeglasses with their formal attire – but ladies, it is totally possible to create an elegant signature look while wearing your frames!

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Take a look at one of Hollywood’s hottest actresses Lupita Nyong’o has chosen what appear to be reading glasses for onstage appearances at several awards shows, including the 2015 Golden Globes Awards. coupled a unique, Giambattista Valli pleated gown in deep lilac – not to mention some serious diamonds – with a distinctly thick pair of frames that quickly made the fashion mark go from “geek” to strikingly glamorous.

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We are very eager to see what kind of glasses Lupita will pick for the Oscars this Sunday.

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