John Lennon Glasses
Tea Shades or round sunglasses are often refereed to as John Lennon Glasses. These types of glasses have been a popular choice for sunglasses wearers for years. Whether the unique circle of these circle glasses have made some choose them or the bright colors, no one is really sure what the attraction is. Back in the 1960's when the Beatles were the hot rock group, cool sunglasses were made popular. Everyone wanted a pair of this style of glasses to be just like Lennon.
Famous rocker Ozzy Osbourne also wears the famous Circle Glasses and they have also become his trademark. The fact is when you say John Lennon Glasses, people automatically know exactly what style you are talking about. These circle glasses actually were used to mask the heavy drug habit that caused blood shot eyes. Perhaps, this is why rocker Ozzy also chooses this style of glasses.
These hippie sunglasses and cool sunglasses have a unique style all their own and since the 60's have had a steady following. For most these glasses were never prescription glasses, but rather to keep the authorities at bay after a night of partying. Over the past 4 decades black wayfarer sunglasses have evolved. Some have mirrors, others are larger and some super small, but they are all still considered to draw new users as many like the look these glasses give. Superstars like Harry Potter even use the circle shape glasses for his famous role.
So who wears the famous hippie sunglasses today? There are many people who sport these glasses including, Mick Jagger, Lady Gaga, Liam Gallagher and Roger Daltrey. While it is easy to find this style of sunglasses these days, there are still the original --- being sold by his estate to this day.
No matter how one looks at it, retro sunglasses have certainly inspired the entire glasses industry. You do not have to pay a fortune to have a pair of retro sunglasses Whether you want a pair of solid black to really hide the eyes, or a colorful pair of powder blue, we carry them all. While those who are obsessed with retro sunglasses can purchase the endorsed glasses from the estate, you can get your pair of these hippie sunglasses very inexpensive today. It is certain these glasses have become iconic, but they really do look great on all types of faces.