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See What’s Blooming: Drew Barrymore’s Flower Eyewear Collection

You’re already familiar with her movies, her film company, wines, and beauty company, but did you know Drew Barrymore launched an eyewear collection? Adding another successful launch to her Flower Brand with her super chic range of opticals, readers, and sunglasses that make up her Flower Eyewear collection.

The vibrant and playfully chic Flower Eyewear collection perfectly captures Drew Barrymore’s quirky and idealistic sense of style (she’s got that flower power indeed). The 30+ piece eyewear collection includes optical frames in the classic eyewear shapes: cat-eye, round and rectangular, in fun colorful prints and color combinations. The eyewear collection also boasts seven styles of sunglasses, and eight reader styles, all of which are named after one of Barrymore’s most beloved characters.

Our favorites from the Flower Eyewear collection are the Edie Sunglasses (shown above), a chunky cool frame named after her Grey Gardens character in the brown-blue demi print, and the two-toned Lucy Optical (shown below), named after her 50 First Dates character in pink gradient tortoise (no surprise we love this pink pair).

Other notable styles from the Flower Eyewear collection include the cat-eye Chloe Sunglasses in tortoiseshell, the Charlie Sunglasses, an updated cat-eye with a stylishly sloped browline, a navy rim with cream temples, and the cool, classic Casey Aviators.

We know getting the right and most flattering eyewear is a personal choice. One has to take into account personal style, face shape, etc into consideration when choosing the right frames but at least with Flower Eyewear, you don’t have to spend a lot of money to get high quality, fashion forward eyewear. When asked about the addition of opticals to her brand, the actress stated the following:

“Eyewear, to me, is the same as the beauty category because it is a part of a women’s expression of who she is. It’s a confidence builder and should make them feel beautiful.”

The range of Flower Eyewear prescription frames and sunglasses, which retails between $39.00 and $88.00 for sunnies and opticals, and $19.94 for readers, are available exclusively at Walmart vision centers.

Robert Verdi (Finally!!) Launches Sunglass Collection

If you’re familiar with Style Expert and Celeb Stylist, Robert Verdi (Full Frontal Fashion, Fashion Police, She’s Got the Look, The Robert Verdi Show), then you’ve no doubt seen a pair of sunglasses perfectly perched upon his head – his trademark look. Funny thing is, I don’t remember ever seeing him without a pair on which is why I’m not surprised to hear that he’s launching an Sunglass collection exclusively with HSN – I’m actually shocked he didn’t do this years ago. Check out a few styles below

The 35-piece collection features aviators, retro, wayfarers, oval-shaped, round-shaped, over-sized, etc. Robert will be appearing on HSN starting tomorrow, February 22nd and 23rd as well as March 21-22. I had a chance to pick Robert Verdi’s brain and gain a little insight into his collection. Check out my brief interview below:

Did you design the collection with a particular person (yourself) or inspiration in mind?

I designed them for the HSN customer and infused powerful personality and iconic looks in the frames, so that every woman can feel like a movie star in my glasses. I want women to be able to have multiple pairs of my HSN sunglasses for different moments in their life. Sunglasses are a great way to set your mood, and are the most powerful accessory to add a personality to your outfit. I did name the glasses after fabulous women in my life including fashion editors at major magazines, actresses I dress on the red carpet, famous comediennes, cartoonists, makeup artists, mothers and more – all amazing women with different personalities and styles.

What styles do you recommend for the different face shapes?

So whatever your face shape is, you should wear a complimentary frame that has the opposite qualities. So if your face is very angular, you wear a soft shaped frame. If you have a soft round face, wear a very angular frame. If you have a square face, an oval or cat eye shape is great. If you have an oblong face, you can wear a round or square looks great. If you have a round face, wear wider with angular shapes. For an oval face like mine, any frame works. if you have a diamond shaped face with a wider cheekbone, narrow forehead and narrow chin, an oval is great or even a rimless frame look good. That said, I designed my collection for HSN with lots of bright colors, shapes and even patterns at a price point where you can have fun and bend the rules- get multiple pairs and pick some outside your typical comfort zone. They are all under $30 so, you can get a great pair you love for your face, a hip clear frame for spring, a great metal frame for the beach and a dramatic pair for going out on the town!

Will there be a specialty collection for the larger face shapes?

There are already shapes in the collection that are great for larger face shapes including The Allison and The Sasha (pictured below)

As a person known for always sporting sunglasses, what eyewear trends do you love or hate?

I love the new matte plastics, and brushed metals. They look really fresh and new. I love gradient lenses and I love the hombre frames that go from one color at the top of the frames to a different color at the bottom of the frame (not on the lens, on the frame itself).

What made you finally decide to create your eyewear collection?

I wanted an outlet where I can really reach a lot of women, and HSN offered the perfect opportunity for that.

The entire collection is available and can e purchased starting today on HSN.com.