While sunglasses are much more than just a seasonal trend, summer calls for embracing long, bright and very hot days. That means your peepers need a little extra love and protection.
The ultimate accessory for elevating any outfit, your summer sunnies and can transform your stripped-down hot weather look into so much more. Whether you’re after a trendy quick fix that won’t break the bank or some classic investment pieces, our top picks for the season have got you covered. They might even make you framous.
1. Retro Revival
These limited edition beauties from Emma Mulholland are inspired by long road trips and early 90’s cult classic films like Doom Generation and Thelma and Louise. With a retro cat-eye silhouette and pale green tinted lenses to match the frame, this pair of sunnies will see you through the summer in eco-themed style.
2. Classic Skinnies
Ripped right outta The Matrix, these little babies remain the go-to eyewear trend for celebrities and street style stars. If you’re looking to give the skinny style a try without completely compromising eye protection, this classic pair by Local Supply will do the trick.
3. Light Tortoiseshell
This cookies and cream creation by Bec + Bridge in collaboration with Pared Eyewear is a summery update to the classic dark tortoiseshell print. If ever a pair of sunglasses were made to be framed by sea-salt tousled locks, this would be it.
4. Seeing Red
Make a statement this summer by combining an extreme cat eye design with bright red frames by Local Supply. Slightly transparent framing works brilliantly with this eye catching trend. Seeing red has never looked so good.
Looking to splurge on eyewear that will last you for many summers to come? Geometric shapes are a striking addition to any outfit and are particularly flattering to rounder faces. Inspired by Italian glamour, this pair via Pared Eyewar has the makings of a classic, long lasting pair of glasses. A smattering of Swarovski inlay detail adds extra luxe factor.
6. Racecar Chic
If you want to skip the bold colour without losing the statement, NASCAR-inspired frames sugggest racecar chic without you looking like a walking checkerboard. Peep these monochromatic sunnies from ASOS for statement eyewear that won’t blow the budget.
7. The Butterfly
From ultra feminine to futuristic, glamorous butterfly shape sunglasses are on the rise this summer. Diamante details on this pair, also by ASOS add sparkle without being OTT.