There is nothing quite like a great pair of sunnies to make a statement while elevating your style. Sunglasses are an all-weather friend and for most this accessory becomes a wardrobe necessity.
This season, style gurus draw inspiration from all-time classic frames – from retro-inspired John Lenon sunglasses to Liz Taylor’s ‘the bigger, the better’ shades and look to the future with jazzy embellishments and sizzling tints.
We look at eyewear that have been creating a stir in the fashion world. So pick a style and bring out your hottest selfie diva with these chic pairs of sunglasses!
Trend 1: Playful Rounds – Get a fresh spin this summer with round sunglasses. Best known as the John Lenon style, these iconic shades go back in time to the hippie ’60s, while bright colours and tempting prints add a modern twist. With Ray Ban releasing 24 shades in rounds, you will be spoilt for choice.
Trend 2: Bold Cat-eyes – Characterised by upswept angles and prominent frames, cat-eye sunglasses were endorsed and put into the spotlight by stars like Marilyn Monroe and Audrey Hepburn. This season, the cat-eye gets feisty with animal prints & snazzy embellishments. Want to create a bit of drama? Snag this style right away!
Trend 3: Bright frames and tinted lenses – Add a dash of colour to your summer vacation wardrobe with sunglasses in bright hues of bright red, lime green, hot pink and lemon yellow. Meant to be worn as an accessory, these sunnies will shade your eyes in style and totally justify an additional pair to your sunglasses collection.
Trend 4: Classic Aviators with A Twist – Nothing spells class like a pair of Aviators. Worn by World War II heroes, this style is a perennial favourite as it suits almost every face shape. This season, brands are adding a twist-on-the-classic with new designs and shapes, while retaining the original silhouette.
Trend 5: Printed & embellished sunglasses – Sunglasses in the Summer of 2015 are big on fun prints and feminine sparkle with embellishments. Chic, glamorous and attention grabbing this is one pair that the modern day diva must splurge upon.