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Let’s talk seriously for a second. Maybe glasses remind you of long nights in the library — and the exhausted mornings after. This, of course, needs to change. With all the new styles available, there has perhaps never been a more opportune time to need (or just want) eyeglasses. Smart girls have never been more in style. Think Tina Fey in 30 Rock or Emma Stone in, like, every movie ever. So, don’t even pretend you haven’t thought of investing in a pair of classic, stunning frames (even if they’re not technically for your vision). And happily, Chicago is brimming with some of the chicest optical shops we’ve ever seen, full of specs we’re just dying to try. We stopped by all of your neighborhood eyewear boutiques and handpicked the 12 more eye-catching (yep) lenses to make you four-eyed, and proud.
Singer Mary Lambert is taking over the world. In addition to her poetry, musical collabs, a recently released debut LP (Heart On My Sleeve), blogs, videos, and plans to one day conquer Broadway, the 25-year-old Massachusetts resident is still planning more. Which is a feat, considering she's already done so much. A GLAAD read
The wedding dress may be the first thing people notice as you're coming down the aisle, but no bridal look is complete without a few thoughtful
accessories. It's those seemingly small touches — like your "something old" or "something blue" — that can turn a gown into a moment. A delicate lace veil is a prime read