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So… that all-black pair of sunglasses doesn’t necessarily scream “party time” when you’re chillin’ on the beach, but those neon frames don’t at all vibe with your power suit from 9 to 5. It’s sad, but true: One stellar pair of sunglasses just can’t quite step up to your dynamic social demands, or even please your ever evolving inner stylist (Tortoise shell? What was I thinking?). SnapShades is about to change all of that by letting you piece together your perfect pair of color block sunnies over and over again.


With a line of interchangeable parts that connect to each other like magnetic LEGOs, SnapShades takes sunglass customization to a whole new level of awesome. Gone are the traditional screw hinges that fuse frames together forrr-evvv-errr (or at least until you accidentally sit on them :/). They’re replaced by patent-pending magnets that let you swap out colorful arms or even the Wayfarer-style frame on the fly. Yep, the iconic Wayfarer is SnapShades solo style — good thing they’re the most universally flattering sunglass shape around.

Full customization is literally a snap — the ends of the sunglass arms click into either end of the frame and stay in place no matter how dramatic the hair toss. Wish you had snapped the arm on the right into the left socket instead? Just twist it gently to unlock, and move it on over: The arms were specially designed to work on either side of the frame, a detail that not only rules aesthetically, but makes assembly near effortless — and traveling with multiple options in tow a breeze. That means your attention is spared to concentrate on what really counts: the color combos.

Currently, SnapShades offers three frame colors (black, white and clear) and 12 arm colors (among them, our favorites = Laser Cat Green, SF Gold and TARDIS Blue). Its $25 starter kit, dubbed “The New Classic” includes one frame and four arms in the colors of your choosing — if you pick a different color per arm, you could rock a different color combo almost every day of the week. That’s enough to make any color lover pounce (hint: us right now), but the future looks brighter than ever: SnapShades has plans for sunglasses that go beyond the basic spectrum with matte, metallic, patterned and even glow-in-the-dark parts all on the outer radar. If that’s the kind of fun in the sun you’re looking for, then you can help back its Crowd Supply campaign while there’s still time left, or even get your crew in on the action. $360 gets you a “Clown Car” package of 20 frames and 80(!) arms PLUS the opportunity to name an existing color (Blue Ivy or Lisa Frank Purple, anyone?).

Would you wear a pair of SnapShades? What other fully customizable accessories have caught your eye? Tell us in the comments below.

Alright, folks. We've officially made it to fall. And if you haven't already started switching out your decor (as long as it's ready by Friendsgiving, right?) you still have time to do so. Draw inspiration from this round-up of new home products that includes harvest-inspired candles, cozy linens and textiles, and a v. practical piece of furniture. One scroll through these, and you'll have all the motivation you need to transition the seasons. Scroll on to start shopping.

Prism x LOREM Collection ($96+): Calling all Cali babes. The popular Long Beach boutique, Prism, announced a boho-fabulous collab with home decor line, LOREM, that we can't get enough of. Shop everything from plant hangers (eight options, to be exact) to artwork, all inspired by the very colorful vibes of the brands. If you were looking for a cheery way to tide you through winter, this. is. it!

Floyd Mattress (Price TBD): Fans of the cult-favorite Detroit-based brand will love their latest launch debuting on October 29. The highly-coveted Floyd Mattress will have the same made-to-last design and superior comfort as their other furnishings, tailored perfectly to fit the line's in-demand bed frame. Additional details for the mattress include a breathable foam material, highly-mobile packaging, and a low-profile design to secure your best night's sleep yet. Check back on the last week of the month to get one for yourself.

Dims 'Composed Vanity' ($595): Small space? No problem! Direct-to-consumer brand, Dims, is giving you a quick and stylish solution to your storage needs with their newest item that doubles as both a desk and vanity. The functional piece is made with non-toxic, chemical-free materials and can be assembled in seven minutes or less. Throw in four sleek shades to choose from, and this may just be your best purchase of 2019 yet!

Saatchi Art x The Citizenry Holiday Collection ($225+): Get ready to deck your walls this holiday season. Saatchi Art partnered with The Citizenry in a one-of-a-kind collection that features a curation of art across styles. Explore everything from modern to abstract creations in a selection so stunning, it's bound to spark a conversation at your next gathering.

NEST Spiced Orange & Clove Collection ($16+): If you haven't experienced the addicting aromas of the beloved NEST fragrance brand, this is the perfect time to get on board! The label recently released their latest scent — spiced orange & clove — just in time for all your gatherings. Inhale festive notes of orange pomander, spiced brandy, cinnamon, and gingered honey across their suite of candles and diffusers to bring all the good vibes to your home.

Bloomingdales x RiLEY Home ($19+): RiLEY Home gets millennials. So they teamed up with Bloomingdales to make shopping their selection more attainable than ever. Now, you can get in on long-lasting, luxurious staples like flannel sheets, bedding, printed throws, premium pet beds, and more, by shopping online and in-stores at the department store. (Trust us: These dream goods are ones you're going to be *glad* you stocked-up on.)

Italic Serene Towels ($12+): The luxury brand that prides itself on using the *same* factories namesake brands (like Calvin Klein and Lacoste) use, but without the price tag behind them, brings you a new product for fall. Treat yourself to Italic's ultra-soft towel set spun from fluffy, 100% Australian cotton, in a convenient set of six. Consider it the perfect indulgence after a long soak in the tub on a cozy FNI (Friday night in)!

Hyascent x Neiman Marcus ($169): 'Tis the season for a delightfully scented home. Warm your abode with scents like bourbon joy, cheeky rose and more in a unique diffuser that doubles more as decor than a fragrance-inducer. Fresh off the (online) shelves of Neiman Marcus, explore nine scents that last up to six months in a specialized hourglass holder. (Shhh! Your friends will never know the secret of why your place smells so darn good!)