Painting my signature red glasses black was more fun than expected

December 23, 2008 by  

So yesterday I went out and bought a five-dollar can of paint and painted my signature red glasses black (see picture below). It’s been something I’ve been wanting to do for a while now, but the deciding factor was my purchase of a bright orange jacket recently.

Now, my style is generally fairly plain with the exception of one signature piece. Lately, this signature piece has been my red glasses. With the bright orange jacket, though, it doesn’t make sense to wear red glasses. The jacket should be the focus, and thus the red glasses had to go. The black glasses will allow me to focus on different pieces and this year my style will expand due to this much-needed variety.

To be honest, these black glasses are closer to my original vision when I went shopping for glasses a while back. Unfortunately for me, my head is much smaller than the average North American’s, so it is quite difficult for me to find a pair of glasses that fit my head. Instead of forcing myself into a pair that didn’t fit correctly, I went with the wild red glasses basically because they fit the best. Sure, they have grown on me, but black was definitely my original vision.

Okay, okay, I’ll stop all the worry by revealing that I still do have my red glasses. I did paint my glasses black, but . . . I had TWO PAIRS of red glasses. Haha!

Merry christmas y’all. I hope to see you all soon with my black glasses (and the red ones too).

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6 Responses to “Painting my signature red glasses black was more fun than expected”

  1. iroc on May 2nd, 2009 6:53 AM

    Those glasses look nice, what brand/model are they?

  2. vongsundara on May 2nd, 2009 1:49 PM

    My glasses are Dolce & Gabbana and are available at LensCrafters across North America. I'm not sure what the actual model is, but they're very easy to find if you look for them.

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