How '90s Video Games Influenced Today's Style Trends

Colored Rim Sunglasses

Character: Roy Koopa
Video Game: Super Mario World (1990)

It never hurts to have a fresh pair of sunglasses, and Roy Koopa knew that all too well. When Mario wasn't hopping around for dear life, the spiky-shelled cool guy was making him feel as if the walls were closing in—because they literally were. But even though the plumber got the best of him, Roy's cool shades showed that he knew a thing or two about the importance of UV-resistant eyewear in the face of molten hot lava.

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