Diane Keaton is Definitely a Legend

Actress Diane Keaton was recently profiled in the August issue of InStyle, for an article titled Diane Keaton Doesn’t Believe She’s a Legend, in which the iconic actress denies being an icon. Now, anyone familiar with her prolific and impressive filmography knows that’s simply not true.

Known for wearing many literal hats, Ms. Keaton is also known for being a director, producer, photographer, real estate developer, author, and singer. And yet:

How do you live with being called an icon? 
Well, this word “icon” is new to me. No one has ever called me an icon. I guess with time you call people an icon because they’ve been around for a long time. That’s an icon for you.

You have this incredible body of work that people admire. 
Really? I’m not aware of that.

Sarah Cristobal / Diane Keaton Doesn’t Believe She’s a Legend / InStyle Magazine

And while she may be reserved about her place in history as a remarkable talent, both on-screen and off, she has certainly never been reserved when it comes to fashion choices…

Diane Keaton Doesn’t Believe She’s a Legend / Photo by Carter Smith

You styled yourself for this shoot. Is it empowering to have a certain look that you’ve been able to cultivate? 
I don’t think of it as empowering.

Protective then, maybe? 
Yes, it’s very protective. It hides a multitude of sins. Flaws, anxiety — things like that. I would not feel comfortable in a short skirt or something cut off with my arms hanging out there. And I’ve always liked hats. They just frame a head. But, of course, nobody really thinks they’re as great as I do.

Sarah Cristobal / Diane Keaton Doesn’t Believe She’s a Legend / InStyle Magazine

Pictured above is Ms. Keaton in her Paul Harnden Shoemakers jacket, Uniqlo turtleneck, Maison Rabih Kayrouz skirt, Baron Hats hat, Robert Marc NYC glasses, vintage belt, and Gianvito Rossi boots. And while we believe she looks phenomenal in the whole ensemble, what stuck out to us (for obvious reasons) were her Robert Marc eyeglasses.

Having handled many Robert Marc frames over the years, we can assure you that each frame is designed with the highest quality in mind, as well as highest fashion. So if one day in the future you find yourself with the urge to emulate Diane Keaton, then Blink Optical is here to help you on your way.

To view our current Robert Marc collection, stop by the store, or give us a call at 847-234-6541.

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