Frames We Love: Eight to Eighty Brian


2 Minute Makeup Because 5 Is Just Too Long

Lifestyle, Fashion

My idea of wearing makeup involves a 30-second process of applying eyeliner and occasionally, if I'm feeling up to it, mascara. A lot of my thoughts on makeup had to do with my mother’s belief that girls shouldn’t wear makeup until college. She never taught me how to properly apply makeup to avoid looking like Chuckles the Clown, so I stuck to what was easiest—drawing on my eyelids with a pencil.


The Lowdown on the Monocle

Lifestyle, Fashion

Monocles might not be as mainstream as they were in 19th century Great Britain, but according to our buyer, they're still very much a thing. Once only associated with snarling German generals, the dashing Mr. Peanut, or hoity-toity dandies from a bygone era—it seems that these convenient magnifiers still have their very own subculture of fans. After launching them on our site in 2014, we've seen annual sales of the curious single lens magnifier steadily go up.