Adventurous Disguise

New Zealand designer Karen Walker’s sunglasses line — her “newest collection rang[ing’] from some seriously oversized, rounded mad-scientist-type specs to something that looks like a more stylized, larger pair of Wayfarers” — is included in an Orange County Weekly “Summer’s Must Wear” list. “Bold, light-coloured tortoise-shell prints are big again this summer (called ‘Crazy Tort’ in the Karen Walker line), but if you’re feeling more adventurous, she also offers some sculpted, geometric shades in candy colours. The best part? Walker avoids any unnecessary logo flashiness with a simple, mono-coloured arrow design that starts at the temples and stretches across the arms.”


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Paint Maker Cassandra Ellis Tells Stories in Tones

Paint Maker Cassandra Ellis Tells Stories in Tones

There’s a very particular harmony in the South London home of Cassandra Ellis. Inside, the atmosphere is of preternatural calm. For anyone familiar with Atelier Ellis, the independent paint company (originally…