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Shades of the Beach
One of the staples of the beach party movies of the ’60s was Eric von Zipper, an antagonist who was also a comic foil for being sartorially out of place among the surf crowd with his leather jacket, motorcycle boots and black sunglasses. The first two were absurd, but the latter is a look that many still try to pull off at the beach. Style hint: when at the shore, wear frames that match the sand in which you are frolicking—save those brooding dark shades for your mysterious nightlife persona. A spectrum of frame colors complement the tawny beach, including tans, browns, rusts, yellows and reds. At the lighter end of the spectrum, they are often called Havanas. It’s …
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