According to this NYT article, sunglasses are the new handbags. People are spending more $$ on designer brands for their faces than for over their shoulders. Why? "It-bag fatigue," the article says. "Women have bought more bags in recent years than they can store in their closets."
So it's not just Nicole. There seems to be a nationwide movement to de-clutter. I, for one, have fantasies about getting rid of everything and moving into one of these:
But like, a girl's gotta have SOME shoe storage. Let's be reasonable here.
So will I be spending $350 on this luxury accessory? No, because I'll probably sit on them. You can sit on a designer bag and chances are the bag will be ok. You can sit on designer jeans and they actually like it! Besides, wouldn't you have to buy a new bag to put all your new sunglasses in, anyway?
(Photo credits: sunglasses - marcjacobs.com; tiny pre-fab house - weehouse.com)