Courtesy of Ray BanNatalie Matthews, Lucky magazine
Getting a dude to sit through a Downton Abbey marathon might be easier than getting him to slip into a pair of Seven's or Citizen's blue jeans (we've asked).
But step into a Sunglass Hut with a boy, and odds are he'll reach for a sleek pair of Pradas while you're grabbing a sporty pair of H&Ms, flipping that gender-based affinity for high-end fashion on its head.
Or, at least, the British ones will.
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According to a new study by Mintel, U.K. men are almost twice as likely to buy designer sunglasses as women (20 percent of men vs. 11 percent of women), since to them, high quality is considered paramount when picking a pair of shades (42 percent of men vs. 28 percent of women). We'd have to imagine that logic carries over to this side of the pond, too (judging, at least, by a solid pool of guy friends and male family members). And to us, it seems like a natural consequence of something that,