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Re: Spectacles

Posted: Mon Jun 30, 2008 22:04
by Sootyzilla
that's how executives at Sony and EMI refer to the bands that record for them.

Re: Spectacles

Posted: Mon Jun 30, 2008 22:48
by Miss 9
Marc Jacobs is all kinds of rainbows and sunshine. I was just telling someone today that I'd rather do without dozens of nail polishes and cheap lipsticks or shitty ugly purses and save my money to spend on nice designer items I actually want and will last for years.

Re: Spectacles

Posted: Tue Jul 01, 2008 12:17
by let it ride
Miss 9 wrote:Marc Jacobs is all kinds of rainbows and sunshine. I was just telling someone today that I'd rather do without dozens of nail polishes and cheap lipsticks or shitty ugly purses and save my money to spend on nice designer items I actually want and will last for years.
I only want it in theory but can't do it, so I end up buying really random items from nicer labels, but not clothes. Not using leather products kind of limits designer accessory purchases, I think I'd quite love a Marc Jacobs, Miu Miu or Mulberry bag otherwise.

Re: Spectacles

Posted: Fri Jul 04, 2008 11:54
by alexie
Miss 9 wrote:Marc Jacobs is all kinds of rainbows and sunshine. I was just telling someone today that I'd rather do without dozens of nail polishes and cheap lipsticks or shitty ugly purses and save my money to spend on nice designer items I actually want and will last for years.
If I could, I would buy so much Marc by Marc Jacobs. Every piece of his last collection was divine - I particularly wanted this dress, but given I live in a place where the winter days hit 20 degrees, I can't really justify buying a cashmere dress:

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It's all on sale over at Net-A-Porter too. Sigh. For now, I will have to make do with my lovely navy blue Marc by Marc Jacobs wallet, in the softest leather imaginable, and the little heart shaped mirror compact which every girl should own, because it's the cheapest thing you can buy in the Marc Jacobs store!

Re: Spectacles

Posted: Fri Jul 04, 2008 15:40
by linus
I carn't wait to cash in my prescription for some specs, I think finally I might start feeling like a complete person rather than the waxy smear on the lens of life that I feel like I am for about always

even if I just feel like a four-eyed waxy smear I'll feel a bit better about myself

oh yeh, glasses = good

Re: Spectacles

Posted: Fri Jul 04, 2008 15:43
by alongwalkhome
I half-wish I needed glasses so I could really carry off the sexy librarian look. My genetics tell me I will be eagle-eyed 'til about 45. Precisely the time at which everything on my body will have slipped to about an inch from the ground and the specs will be for naught.

I hear they're a pain to keep up your nose and keep clean and that though so I guess I'm lucky.

Re: Spectacles

Posted: Fri Jul 04, 2008 16:15
by linus
alongwalkhome wrote:I hear they're a pain to keep up your nose and keep clean and that though so I guess I'm lucky.
just like testicles

Re: Spectacles

Posted: Fri Jul 04, 2008 17:14
by alongwalkhome
linus wrote: just like testicles
And 45-year old boobs. I'll be looking back wistfully at the 38-year olds' club by then.

Re: Spectacles

Posted: Fri Jul 04, 2008 18:39
by linus
I have some 45-year old boobs laid down in my cellar

Re: Spectacles

Posted: Thu Oct 16, 2008 14:37
by yubo
alongwalkhome wrote:My genetics tell me I will be eagle-eyed 'til about 45.
you're so lucky. I wish I had natural perfect vision.
Instead, yesterday I went to the eye glass store to buy a six month supply of disposable contacts and came out with my third pair of eye glasses and only a one month supply of lenses. Today I'm starting to regret it. They're not as pretty as I first thought. I should have done the walk away test but being in a different city/country made it difficult. More like walking away and less like a test.

Does anyone else own three pairs of glasses? Or even more than one? How many?

Re: Spectacles

Posted: Fri Oct 17, 2008 05:19
by bluespring
i own 3 cheap ones, 1 decent one, and i want 2 more glasses from oliver's people or dita. grrrr money probs. damn america!

Re: Spectacles

Posted: Sat May 09, 2009 23:37
by Caroline74
Maui jims or Serengetis are the rolls royce of sunglasses. Raybans are great too. Some styles aren't suitable for prescription sunglasses 9if there's to much bend in the lens etc)
Not only can you look fantastically glamorous but they help protect you from cataracts and Macular degeneration and stop you screwing up those eyes thus reducing wrinkles ;)