This post first appeared as “Jewish Deli-Inspired Sunglasses? All the Stars Are Wearing Them” on The Shmooze blog of the Forward.
Corey Shapiro likes his food salty and his eyewear sweet. Ever loyal to his roots in the ‘hood, the young personal eyewear consultant to the stars has designed custom shades inspired by his native Montreal’s Snowdon Deli. Big names like Lady Gaga, Cee Lo Green, Snoop Dogg and Perez Hilton may never have eaten the pastrami there, but they owe their hot looks to this Formica palace.
Never again will the Snowdon Deli be considered chopped liver in comparison to Schwartz’s. The latter’s Montreal smoked meat may be world famous, but now everyone knows there is a direct connection between the Snowdon Deli and the celebrity universe.
Click here to read more and watch a video of Cee Lo Green picking out a pair of “Snowdon Deli Edition” sunglasses.
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