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The In Box / By Susan Martin: Here’s looking at you

The way we see it, sunglasses go far beyond the face. Their likenesses make a light-hearted addition to textiles and decorative items, whether it’s one large image or an all-over pattern. Moving toward fall, sunglasses may be replaced by reading glasses as a motif, but the humor remains.

Totally turquoise: Outdoor polyester pillow will make a splash on porch or patio. Spotted at Stein Mart, Amherst, for $14.99.

Cool at the pool: Tommy Hilfiger’s sunglasses beach towel boasts a bold stripe and oversized shades. Regularly priced $42 at,

In the present: The sunglasses gift bag measures about 5 inches wide, 4 inches high. Priced $3.50 at select Pier 1 stores,

Sunny disposition: Bright orange top with shades-sporting sun applique is fun for girls sizes 4 to 6X. From Jumping Beans collection at select Kohl’s,, originally $16.

Send them away: Just in time for dorm room planning comes the glasses-print Room Essentials extra-long twin comforter. From Target, $19.99. See for availability and also queen-size comforter ordering.

Reading in bed: Extra-long sheets, $19.99, will keep them in a studying frame of mind. From