Vote: Alexander McQueen's Visor Shades

Alexander McQueen recently launched his Autumn/Winter 2012 Campaign Film.  Per usual, the groundbreaking namesake label of the late Lee McQueen - now under direction of Sarah Burton - aroused healthy banter and discussion with its latest release.  Although the wearability of McQueen's designs are often debated, but the masterful artistry of the label's creations is never questioned.

In the instance of the latest release, we'd like to bring to the forefront a piece of particular interest to us eyewear aficionados and obsessors over at DITTO: the "visor" shades.  We've pulled a few pictures from AlexanderMcQueen.com to give you some reference points:


And now, take a moment (<1min) to view the shades in action with what feels like a perfectly fitting futuristic twist.  Transport yourself to another digital reality:

And now, tell us what you think!  Feel free to share more heated thoughts in the comments.

  • Cool for the runway, but not for reality.
  • Runway, reality, virtual reality, it's all the same. Love!
  • Heck Mr. Robot-NO! No on all counts.