Monocles in The New York Times!

Posted on March 08, 2014 by James Berry

On Thursday, March 6th The New York Times ran a story by Allen Salkin on monocles: “One Part Mr. Peanut, One Part Hipster Chic: The Monocle Returns as a Fashion Accessory.”  The story posits that the monocle is coming back thanks to “new gents” - a “subspecies of hipsters” who have taken to wearing monocles as a fashion statement.  As is common, some details of the article were cut by the editors at The Times; you can read more detail about the story  on Allen’s blog.

Shortly after the Times published their article the topic was picked up by other media including: The Washington Post (with three blog posts here, and here, and here), The San Francisco Chronicle, and Vanity Fair.

Allen reached out to me in early-January after seeing our ad in The New Yorker Magazine; I’ve known that this was coming for a while, and I’m surprised and excited about the impact!

What do you think, is this a new fashion trend?

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