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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.
When you think about strawberries and beauty products, we bet your mind immediately jumps to sweet-smelling perfumes and soaps. But, strawberries can do so much more than add fragrance — not to mention fill your belly and adorn your favorite childhood toys. Turns out, these berries can be powerful additions to read
The weather may be grayer in Londontown, but the city's trademark style savvy certainly makes up for it. Bright colors and bold prints are just some of the hallmark staples that stand out against the clouds. (Begging the question: Clouds? What clouds!?) On the street, saturated, fuzzy coats are easier to flag down read