Mattel Hot Look Sunglasses

Mattel Hot Look Sunglasses

Few things were as cool and essential in the 80s as sunglasses, and few sunglasses were as cool and essential as the Hot Look line of sunglasses by Mattel. Hot Looks sunglasses had “radical” lenses and arms that could be interchanged with other, equally “radical” lenses and arms. How radical were they? Check out these pics.




Want your right eye to be a bag of popcorn and your left eye to be a scene marker? You got it! Want lightning bolts on your temples? You got it! Want a whole different pair of “shades” tomorrow? You got it with Hot Look. By Mattel!

P.S. Hot Look was also known as Cool Shades. Apparently they were so radical that neither “hot” nor “cool” was comprehensive enough to describe them on their own.



Doug is a child of the 80s who was raised in Ohio and is now living the life of oblivion in the bay area of California.

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