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How To Dress For The Office

Wednesday, 20 August 2014 12:02:00 Europe/London

Dressing for the work place can be at the best of times, a tricky business, and at the worse a figurative minefield. Every office has its own unwritten rules but tend to fall under that famous catch all phrase "smart casual." What even is smart casual anyway? For the most part it means we end up looking like we've rolled straight out of a catalogue and with the exact same frames (standard, wire, rectangle, probably.) Looking professional doesn't mean sacrificing style and it sure doesn't mean you can't have fun with your wardrobe or your eyewear. From a twist on the prim and proper pussybow to wearing shorts to the office (yes, really) Pretavoir gives our guide to giving you're work wardrobe a little va-va-voom. Ever wondered how to dress for the office? Wonder no more.

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Cheryl Cole and David Beckham Voted Top Eyewear Icons

Monday, 4 August 2014 10:32:00 Europe/London

They may be better known for their music and sporting careers but Cheryl Cole and David Beckham have found themselves coming out top in a recent public poll. To celebrate 85 years of sunglasses, eBay asked users who their sunglasses icons are.

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Wimbledon Style: On the Streets and on Celebs

Friday, 4 July 2014 11:04:00 Europe/London

Pimms, strawberries and a high chance of rain. It's that time of year again. Wimbledon is a British institution having families crowd round their tv sets or descend upon London to get caught up in the madness. While this year the weather has been fantastic, Wimbledon has been teaming with style from the streets to the silver screen. So don your Wimbledon Whites and get lost in our favorite looks so far.

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Thank Pret It's Friday: Your Weekly Eyewear News

Monday, 26 May 2014 10:19:00 Europe/London

This week we're looking at our favourite trends as well as looking at how eyewear and design evolve over time. From Tinie Tempah to Lady Gaga, The Billboard Music Awards to an A-Z of eyewear for the season, it's Thank Pret It's Friday: Your Weekly Eyewear News.

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Pret Loves: Belstaff Unseen McQueen

Friday, 23 May 2014 10:09:00 Europe/London

Without a doubt, Steve McQueen is one of the all time great style icons. With an exhibition of unseen photographs of the man himself, shot by his long time friend Barry Feinstein, Pret a Voir knew we had to make it along to Glasgow's Belstaff to catch this prestigious pop up exhibition in store.

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Pret Loves: Met Ball Style

Wednesday, 7 May 2014 15:18:00 Europe/London

It's easily one of the biggest red carpet events of the year and always guarantees a divisive opinion, and this yearÛªs Met Ball was no exception. This year's film was Beyond Fashion celebrating the work of America's first and most well known couturier Charles James. The attendees took to the theme with panache, making for some stunning red carpet looks. Pret a Voir rounds up some of our favouite red carpets and the perfect specs to make them pop.

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Thank Pret It's Friday: Your Weekly Eyewear News

Friday, 2 May 2014 10:00:00 Europe/London

From Lupita Nyong'o for Miu Miu to the latest designer collaborations in eyewear - we've been spoiled for choice with glasses goodies this week. We've looked at how Google Glass would look if designed by Prada as well as seeing how celebs and bloggers are wearing their sunglasses. It's Thank Pret It's Friday - Your Weekly Eyewear News.

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Pret Loves: Coachella 2014 Style

Friday, 18 April 2014 10:16:00 Europe/London

It's become as famous for it's music as it's style. Every year music lovers, fashionistas and celebrities make the pilgrimage for America's answer to Glastonbury. Coachella sets the tone of festival style for the coming season featuring well worn tropes (easy flowy bohemian crochet pieces and denim cut offs) as well as bright bold and tropical prints. At a festival all but guaranteed sunshine we couldn't help fawning over the sunglasses. Coachella 2014 style was astounding to say the least.

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Eyewear Icon: Johnny Depp

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 10:00:00 Europe/London

He is frequently heralded as one of the most handsome men in the world. An award winning actor known for his ecclectic character based roles, it's no wonder Johnny Depp has become one of our ultimate style icons. Effortlessly cool, his understated sophistication creates an air of casual elegance that's hard to imitate. We love that he's a fan of both opticals and sunglasses and that's why Jonny Depp is our eyewear icon.

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What glasses does Kristen Stewart wear?

Monday, 20 January 2014 09:30:00 Europe/London

No star's style is quite as divisive as Twilight actress Kristen Stewart. Favouring flats over heels and able to seamlessly transition between red carpet glamour to grunge, we couldn't help but notice that the actress has a soft spot for glasses. We needed to know what glasses does Kristen Stewart wear? Turns out the young starlet is a big fan of Oliver Peoples.

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