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Everyone wants to photograph the smiling graduate, and every cap-wearing senior deserves a special picture frame to remember the special day. There are many from which to choose, but at left is one that caught our attention. The SONOMA life + style pewter frame holds a 3-by-5 photo – and reminds us of the year. Originally priced $21.99 at Kohl’s.

Fashion tip

Here’s a rule of thumb when choosing sunglasses: Try frame shapes that are the opposite of your face shape, one consulting stylist tells ShopSmart magazine.

Round face? Pick shades with more angular shapes. Sharper facial features? Choose curvier frames. The magazine offers more tips for finding your perfect frame in the July issue.

Trend note: Graphic- and floral-print frames are hot this season, the magazine further notes.

Another place to find frame tips and trends: the Vision Council’s Eyecessorize website,

Happy hues

It’s the season for weddings, showers and engagement parties, and Homegoods is smitten with gifts of colored glass. From pink cake plates to spring green shapely bowls to wine glasses in many hues, it’s going to be a very bright summer.

And finally ...

“If you were to peek inside my closet, you’d think I was a newscaster or a politician – I have dozens of blazers. I always buy them, thinking they’ll pull together an outfit, but then never wear them. My assortment rivals (MSNBC’s) Rachel Maddow’s.”

Actress Olivia Wilde in O the Oprah Magazine, July issue

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