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The Scoop on Kanye West's Funky Sunglasses

07/05/2007 at 12:30 PM ET

LUKE MACGREGOR/Landov

Remember those amazing ’80s sunglasses that somehow had lines but no lens? Well, apparently so did Kanye West. While getting ready to film the video for his new single “Stronger,” the hip-hop star approached famed glasses maker Alain Mikli with a framed photo of sunglasses we wanted to emulate. And the result? White plastic glasses with no lens that were featured prominently in the video and in Kanye’s performance at Sunday’s Concert for Diana — even the Princes had to take a closer look at them. Sophie Raubiet, General Manager for Alain Mikli boutiques tells PEOPLE, “this collaboration was such a positive experience for both Alain Mikli and Kanye West. It’s officially marked the beginning of future partnerships they are looking to do together.” We can’t wait to see what they come up with next!

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Matty on

Yur all idiots everyone has their own style and fasion and this is his.
I bet you’s wud complain if everyone at the concert dressed in rags.
So what, he wore a pair of sunglasses! wots the problem…
and by the way Diddy and Kanye are very popular artists and would have gained a greater range of people to watch the concert by performing in it.
Everyone has their own taste in music. i don’t diss yours who are slagging kanye off, so dont diss other peoples.

Matty on

The glasses part of the video to the song ‘stronger’ which was made a while before the concert so stop your complaining theyre cool. hes a trend setter!!

jason on

those are sick hes not afraid to have his own style and be different from the normal “gangster” rapper you all need to open your eyes from the norm a little

JEREMEY on

THE SUNGLASSES IN THE STRONGER VIDEO ARE NOT MADE BY ALANI BUT SUPER FLY DESIGNER JEREMY SCOTT

FASHION-TIPS on

I THINK THAT IT LOOKS TOO FAKE, CHEAP, AND UGLY….WHAT’S UP WITH THE STYLES NOW DAYS….IT GETS UGLIER AND UGLIER…..

Michel Van de gaer on

These shades should be interessing for giving a different (adjusted) visual alignment:
http://www.sharp-sighted.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=85&Itemid=153

Leah on

Where can I find those glasses???

cat on

where can i get a pair of these sunglasses even if they are knock off ones??? cause they’re awesome.

Dreamer on

In the Louis Vuitton Don’s words…
Excuse Me, is you saying something?
Uh, uh, you can’t tell me nothing

I love Kanye!

n-o on

does anyone know the model of those sunglasses?

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