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    History of Cat Eye glasses

    Cat Eye glasses are one of our bestselling shapes at Fashion Eyewear. But, where did the style originate from? The Cat Eye first became fashionable in the 1950s. These were a fresh new style which was completely different from the original 50’s classic frames and was part of a whole new fashion era for women. The Cat Eye was first introduced as an optical frame but then Audrey Hepburn made the Cat Eye sunglasses an iconic look in her hit film Breakfast at Tiffany’s in 1961. The supermodels and icons of the 50’s and ’60s were then repeatedly spotted in this iconic frame making it a must-have style as seen on Marilyn Monroe, Grace Kelly and Elizabeth Taylor. During the ’60s and ’70s came the Cat Eye became more and more exaggerated with small tinted lenses which turned up towards the outside of the face. 

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