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Elton John Drops Walmart Eyewear Collab, inspired by Final Dodger Stadium Show – and that iconic baseball outfit

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Elton John is to mark his final US concerts at Dodger Stadium with a limited-edition eyewear release inspired by the sunglasses he wore during his career-defining shows at the venue in 1975.

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Dubbed the “LA ’22,” the new frames feature an updated take on the super-round sunglasses John paired with his now-iconic Los Angeles Dodgers jumpsuit. The unisex shades are crafted with a white metal frame and finished with rose gold tinted lenses. Subtle gold stars adorn the temples and top of the frame, paying homage to the shimmering outfit John wore to his original 1975 shows.

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Only 600 sunglasses will be released for this launch, with frames available exclusively at Walmart.com. Each pair of frames is numbered, along with a commemorative box, cleaning cloth and custom packaging featuring a picture of John performing with the original glasses.

Walmart sells these Elton John sunglasses for just $99, making them a great asset for fans and collectors alike. As with John’s farewell concert, these frames will no longer be available once they sell out.

“Eyewear is an integral part of my personal style,” says John in a press release. “My archive of optical and sunglass frames inspired so many designs in the Elton John Eyewear collection, including the LA ’22. It’s so special for me to celebrate this high point in my career and be able to share it with Walmart customers through such a versatile and universally flattering frame.”

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Price: $99

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John’s husband and chairman of the Elton John AIDS Foundation, David Furnish, tells Rolling stone that the singer wanted to give his fans an accessible way to take home a piece of his latest show. “The performances at LA Stadium propelled Elton to superstar status and gave thousands of fans the opportunity to enjoy his live performances,” says Furnish. “Los Angeles is one of those special cities… and is the inspiration for the frame of LA ’22. Step up to the plate and rock the LA rock ‘n’ roll look, designed for you by Elton himself.”

The limited-edition sunglasses are the latest release from the Elton John Eyewear Collection, which the singer launched last year. Available exclusively at Walmart and Sam’s Club, the collection now features more than 60 frames, in bold, gender-neutral styles that Walmart says are “fun and vibrant, just like the performer’s costumes and onstage antics.”

The new launch is also a charitable cause: Walmart has pledged to donate a minimum of $1 million annually from the Elton John Eyewear collection to support the Elton John AIDS Foundation, which provides HIV testing and resources to underserved communities around the world.

Related: Buy Elton John Farewell Tour Tickets Online

As for John, the singer’s farewell show will be available to stream live on Disney+. You can sign up for a Disney+ subscription here to watch John’s latest show online. A Disney+ subscription starts at $7.99 per month, with the Disney+ Bundle (which gets you Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+) now just $12.99.

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