Have you ever gazed upon a beautiful scene and thought, "If only this had an Instagram filter"? Tens sunglasses ($110) could be for you, said Caitlin Dewey at The Washington Post. Billed as "a photo filter for the real world," these shades create the strange sensation of experiencing life in the warm, sepia tones that are popular on Instagram. While many people may be put off by the notion that "the literal way we see the world could be 'improved,'" studies show that shade and color have a distinct effect on our feelings, so the creators of Tens may be onto something.
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