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All Time Best Dressed in Eyewear

We love our eyewear, is that any surprise? This past year has seen the unveiling of some of our favourite collections yet. With the Fall/Winter collections soon to be revealed by some our favourite brands and the summer season slowly coming to an end, we are counting down some of our favourite Eyewear Style Stars of over the years.

20. Miranda Kerr

The Australian model is best known for her Victoria Secret campaign and is the former wife of english actor Orlando bloom. Kerr is also a published writer with her self-help book Treasure Yourself. Career began when she was 13 years old. Kerr became a mom to her son Flynn with whom she co parents with former husband Orlando Bloom. Like mother like son, stylish little Flynn could have a career in fashion himself.

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19. Michelle Dockery

The London born actress and singer is an alum of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. After graduating in 2004 she made her professional theatre debut in the stage production of His Dark Materials. She has gone on to star in a succession of theatre products for which she has earned several award nominations respectfully. Dockery is bet known for her role as Lady Mary Crawley in successful series Downton Abbey (2010- present).

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18. Beyonce

Beyonce is a nothing less than a power house. The singer, actress and  CEO of House of Deréon fashion collection is one of the hardest working women in the business. Her and husband rapper Jay-Z are currently their massive worldwide tour called On The Run which featured a promotional video that included several celebrity friends like Don Cheadle, Rashida Jones and Blake Lively. The promotional spot hinted at the excitement to come. “Queen Bea” used to be styled by her very fashionable mother but she has proven herself knowledgeable of possessing self styling know-how.

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17. Lupita Nyong’o

It-girl Lupita Nyong’o hit it big this year after her brilliant performance in critically acclaimed film 12 Years a Slave. Lupita studied acting  at the Yale School of Drama before later setting out to Hollywood to begin her career. She saw success early on in her move to America with 12 Years A Slave being only her first major feature role. We predict plenty of success ahead for Lupits as she truly is one to watch.

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16. Carey Mulligan

Carey Mulligan demanded our attention by her brilliant performance in An Education for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress. The English born actress made her film debut as Kitty Bennet in Pride & Prejudice. She has had roles in several British television programmes such as Doctor WhoBleak House, and Northanger Abbey. She has since continued to impress us with her impeccable acting range in: The GreatestNever Let Me GoDriveShameThe Great Gatsby, and Inside Llewyn Davis. In addition to staring in some of our favourite films, Mulligan continues to impress with her amazing sense of style.

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15. Jessica Alba

Alba has been no stranger to both small and large screens since the age of 13 but the American actress earned herself leading lady status with the James Cameron series Dark Angel. Alba has since appeared in some of our favourite films including: Honey, Sin City, Fantastic Four and Into the Blue. Alba is set to appear in one of the most anticipated films this year, Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill For.

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14. Diane Kruger

Kruger the girl everyone fell in love with in Wicker Park is better known for her roles as Helen in Troy and Dr. Abigail Chase in National Treasure and Bridget von Hammersmark in Inglourious Basterds. The German actress and former model has topped Maxim’s Hot 100 Women lists in addition our Best Dressed. You can catch her as Detective Sonya Cross in the FX television series The Bridge or strutting along the streets of LA, New York or London with her longtime boyfriend, actor Joshua Jackson.

Featured Glasses Brand : Ray-Ban 

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13. Tom Hiddleston

Before becoming our favourite villian, Loki, in the mArvel Studios film Thor and The Avenger, the Westminster born actor was discovered while studying at Pembroke College at the University of Cambridge in a production of A Streetcar Named Desire. Hiddleston went on to study acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art where he graduated in 2005. Hiddleston is as well put together as he is an actor.

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12. Taylor Swift

The girl with the catchiest tunes Taylor Swift is an American singer-songwriter and actress. Swift moved to Nashville, Tennessee at the young age of 14 to pursue a career in Country music. Her moved proved to be one of the most fortunate decision the Swift family made when she was signed to the independent label Big Machine Records where she became the youngest songwriter hired by the Sony/ATV Music publishing house. Swift rose to stardom upon the release of her debut album in 2006 and has seen exponential success since. The talented artist has established herself as a style icon as well as powerhouse crooner in recent years.

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11. Zadie Smith

Smith is an accomplished english novelist, essayist and short story writer. The English writer has received critical praise for all four of her novels and was twice included on Granta’s list of 20 best young authors (2003 and 2013).

Smith proves a woman can possess both beauty and brains with her amazing accomplishments and impeccable style.

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10. Benedict Cumberbatch

This English film, tv and theatre actor quickly became a household name after starring as Sherlock Holmes in the 2012 series Sherlock. He has garnered notable film roles in titles including: Atonement, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, War Horse, The Fifth Estate and the latest Star Trek film Star Trek Into Darkness- just to name a few. In April  Time magazine included him in its annual TIME 100 as one of the “Most Influential People in the World”.

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9. Miley Cyrus

the young disney star is a far cry from her Hannah Montana days. After an already successful film, television and music career Cyrus focused her concentration on her fourth studio album Bangerz under her new music contract with RCA Records. The album includes the singles: We Can’t Stop and Wrecking Ball. Along with the maturity of her sound, we have seen a fashion conscious Cyrus spring up as well.

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8. Ryan Gosling

The Canadian actor and musician began on a little show called the Mickey Mouse Club alongside famous alum Christina Aguilera, Britney Spears, and JC Chavez (to name a few). He appeared in several international television series over the years but gained our attention and devoted fandom after appearing in The Notebook. His leading man status was cemented after the release of his widely successful films: Blue Valentine, Crazy, Stupid, Love, The Ides of March and Drive. Gosling can now add most dressed man of 2014 to his credentials. The father to-be has perfected his style over the years.

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7. Elle Fanning

The younger sister of child actor Dakota Fanning, Elle has earned herself a name in her own right. The 16-year-old actress was born in Conyers, Georgia and has starred in a slough of critically acclaimed films including: Phoebe in WonderlandSomewhereWe Bought a Zoo, and Maleficent.

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6.James Dean

The iconic prince of cool James Dean is without a doubt a style icon. He rose to iconic status with his acclaimed films Rebel Without a Cause, East of Eden and Giant. Inspite of his tragic and untimely death Dean has seen an enduring popularity and a major embodiment of timeless style.

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5.Ezra Miller

Miller began training as as opera singer to help overcome a speech impediment which led to a performance with Metropolitan Opera and in the U.S. premiere of Philip Glass’s contemporary opera White Raven. Miller attended Rockland Country Day School and The Hudson School before dropping out upon the release of the film Afterschool. He has gone on to star in, City Island, Another Happy Day, We Need to Talk About Kevin and The Perks of Being a Wallflower. Still on the brink of superstardom Ezra Miller is a fashion force not to be reckoned with.

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4. Idris Elba

Elba first caught the acting bug while while attending school in Canning Town, London but before making the commitment to his career he would begin his own DJ company with friends under the moniker Big Driis. Elba is best known for his role sin the critically acclaimed American television series The Wire, Luther, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom,American GangsterTakersThorPrometheusPacific Rim, and Thor: The Dark World.

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3.Pharrell Williams

Pharrell, who makes up one third of N.E.R.D, began his foray into music as a member of his school’s band club in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The rapper, producer, and fashion designer is a hit maker with the midas touch. He has produced singles for artists including, Robin Thicke, Jay-Z, Lil Wayne and Kelis. He has earned seven Grammy awards and continues to innovate fashion as well as music.

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2. Kate Middleton

Middleton grew up in Chapel Row and went on to study art history at the University of St Andrews where she would meet her husband William in 2001. Britain’s beloved Duchess of Cambridge married longtime boyfriend Prince William in April 2011 and hasn’t evaded the headlines since. Middleton is as much known for her royal status as she is for her impeccable style as the emergence of the  “Kate Middleton effect” encapsulates.

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1. Steve McQueen

Steve McQueen, rightfully dubbed the King of Cool, embodied the style and enduring appeal of 1960’s counter culture with his charismatic “anti-hero” persona. McQueen appeared in some of the most successful films of his time including: The Sand Pebbles, The Thomas Crown Affair, The Getaway and The Towering Inferno. His style iconic status has been immortalised by popular eyewear bread Persol, naming their Persol 0714 sunglasses (as seen on McQueen in The Thomas Crown Affair) after him for its re-release. McQueen was a notated fan of the brand, insisting on wearing a pair both on film and in life.

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