Over the weekend, we were pleasantly surprised to be nominated for not one but TWO tech awards from two different entities. DivasandDorks.com is delighted to share that we’ve been nominated by the BlackWeblogAwards.com in the following categories:
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Known for her killer style, King Bey makes rocking a vintage pair of frames look like child’s play. Regardless of the season retro inspired sun or prescription eyeglasses are the perfect way to add a bit of spunk to any ensemble. Before choosing your next pair of vintage frames, check out these few helpful hints.
Know the shape of your face; do you have a round, square, oval, or heart shaped face? Choose frames that complement your facial and bone structure.
Buy frames online until you are comfortable with what works best for you. Also if this will be your first pair of retro frames, start with a more settle pair before trying wild colors and lenses.
Look to old movies and photos for vintage frame inspirations. You can also explore your local thrift shops for one of a kind pieces.
The Row Tortoise Round Sunglasses, The Row Cat eye acetate sunglasses $445, Madewell Textbook glasses $49.50, House of Harlow Lynn animal-print acetate aviator sunglasses $74, Tom Ford Transparent Ali Round Sunglasses, Green $199
Not sure which sunglasses work best for your facial shape? Check out a few of these tips below:
Square: Frames to try – Oval and round frames, Glasses with temples that are center set or that connect at the top of the frame. Frames to avoid - Geometric and square shaped frames that accentuate angles of the face.
Oval: Frames to try - Most frame shapes work with oval faces. Frames to avoid - Frames that are too large for your features.
Round: Frames to try – Angular and geometric frames that sharpen facial features. Rectangular and horizontal styles make faces appear longer and thinner. Upswept frames that draw attention to top of face. Frames to avoid - Small frames that are out of proportion. Short frames that accentuate face length.
Heart: Frames to try - Bottom-heavy frames that add width to lower face. Styles with low-set temples to draw attention downward. Narrow, round frames that soften the forehead. Frames to avoid - Top-heavy styles that draw attention upward. Decorative temples that accentuate the broad upper face.
Are you looking forward to sporting your summer shades well into Fall? Which of these Autumn shades fit your personality best?
If you’ve been throwing up your geeky gang signs, claiming Team iPhone or Team Android – we have a startling report to share. After analyzing a more international look at smartphone market share for the start of 2012, and IDC is now more than willing to oblige in the age old battle of who’s outranging who. In case you’d thought Android’s relentless march upwards was just an American thing, Google’s OS has jumped from 36.1 percent of the world’s share a year ago to exactly 59 percent in the first quarter of this year. That’s nearly two thirds of all smartphones, folks. As we’ve seen in the past, Android is siphoning off legacy users looking for something fresher: Symbian and the BlackBerry have both lost more than half of their share in one year’s time, while Linux (led mostly by Bada) and Windows Mobile / Phone together lost small pieces of the pie despite raw shipment numbers going up. As for Apple? Even with all the heat in the kitchen, the iPhone’s share grew to 23 percent, leading to a staggering 82 percent of smartphone buyers siding with the smartphone giant.
Do you currently own an Android or iPhone device? Which one do you prefer and why? Sound off below…