Let's face it. We all feel a little different with shades on. Like a killer pair of heels or perfectly-fitted jeans, we get a swing in our step and feel a little sultry behind a great pair of glasses or sunglasses. In our search for just the right pair of sunnies this spring (and to nab the professorial look), we've landed the exclusive scoop on the newest collection we can't wait to get our hands on. Whether you prefer to invest in just one or two chic pairs, or have a dresser draw overflowing with $10-and-under shades, fresh line Tortoise & Blonde, which launched at SXSW, will appeal to both your taste and your wallet. In their debut collection, the modern-yet-vintage frames—all named after NYC streets—are all priced for under $150 (depending on prescription). Sacrificing neither style or quality, Tortoise & Blonde's optical wizards have made it possible to be able to change our sunglasses as often as we change our shoes; Their motto, "One today, Another tomorrow," has totally become our new catchphrase. All unisex, the frames range in shapes and shades, from their pointed Black Nottingham to their chunky Bowery Sun Blonde. For the most indecisive shopper (because who can chose just one?), the brand has created an online virtual fitting room to upload your own photos and try out as many pairs as you like before you buy. For the early Spring chickens, order your Tortoise & Blonde sunglasses before May and score a special introductory price of just $99. Ah, let the sun shine in.
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