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Can You Handle The Zip?

Everybody has an obsession with something, whether we like to admit it or not. Some people are obsessed with going to the gym, others with bad reality TV shows, and then there is me...I am obsessed with sunglasses. Marc Jacobs, Ray-Ban, Burberry, you name it, I've got it. So when the Von Zipper team called me up and asked if I wanted to meet with them to see the new Summer 2011 collection, I thought to myself "How can I turn this down?!" Little did I know what I was getting myself into. Enter new eyewear obsession here.

GT, one of the company's owners, came into our office full of energy, with the laid back attitude of a California surfer dude, which is exactly what Von Zipper's look is. All of the new shades that he showed us were wearable, fun, and totally awesome for summer. (Think sporty chic meets beach babe.) I don't think there was a single pair of frames that I wasn't swooning over. And what is even better is that the price points are just right. My new favorite collection, Smoke Out, which is a limited edition collection -- get them while they are hot! -- has styles ranging from $80-$100. Seriously, you can't beat that!

Here are some of my favorite styles that Von Zipper is launching for the summer. They are perfect for the beach, running errands or out in the backyard grilling burgers with friends! Enjoy!