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Animal NY did a little piece on what they think the origin is of the shutter shades that have swept the nation, thanks to Kanye West. It apparently started in this budget C-list 80’s flick titled “Summer School.” Not to be outdone, some other blogger came out of no where and found earlier evidence; Bruce Lee’s The Last Dragon, and some new wave video. Either way, the 80’s relic is now donned by many-a-club-goer on drunken nights and Glow In the Dark tour stops.

If you want video evidence of “Summer School,” and feel like subjecting yourself to 80’s pain, check out the video below. The shades make their appearance at the 1:30 mark or so.


4 Responses to “Origins of Kanye West’s Shutter Shades?”
  1. aw man look at that.

  2. that reminds me of a certain tattoo that we found on a certain celebrity this summer, remember? haha

  3. Mark DiSalvo says:

    haha, yes indeed.

  4. yo u know them alaxans be usin dem since before kanye was born g.

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