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Third-Eye Sunglasses May Be Men’s Fashion Week’s Most Wearable Trend

Y’know, relatively.

Model wearing three-lens sunglasses on Etro runway in Milan Photo: Getty Images

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We know its usually men’s fashion weeks, not women’s, where the strangest, most Zoolander-esque trends emerge. (See: our series Is This a Thing?)

But take heart: You can actually wear the quirkiest item to hit the runways today (so far)! Etro strapped a pair of third-eye sunglasses on a male model in Milan — you know, the kind with three, not two, circular lenses, the extra one hovering above the wearer’s forehead.

We know they are in fact wearable thanks to Prince, who made the style famous in a 2014 SNL performance (an appropriate accessory choice given his band name, 3rdEyeGirl).

Prince in third-eye sunglasses Photo: Getty Images

Jaden Smith, the millennial heir apparent to Prince’s androgynous fashion throne, wore a similar pair at Coachella last year.

You could wait for Etro’s version, modeled alongside a clothing collection reverberating with Prince references, to hit stores. Or, should you feel inspired and daring right now, Coco & Breezy, the same brand that supplied Prince, has pairs available for $499 online.

Who said the stuff at Men’s Fashion Week was unwearable?