21 Sunglasses Trends: From Classic to Controversial
Like most, we revel in the chance to bathe in a spot of sunshine the moment that summer rears its beautiful sunny head. The problem is that every year around the same time, we manage to misplace our sunglasses from the previous heatwave. Okay, we lie. We haven't lost our shades at all—we simply want a new pair and, boy, are there some good styles around right now.
We've scoured the best online shops, as well as looking at the biggest trends of the season, to find a multitude of frames you can't fail to fall in love with. From Gucci's fabulous rhinestone sunnies to the classic Ray-Ban Wayfarers, we guarantee there is something for everyone: from classic to totally crazy.
So before you start panicking about what to wear to the office when an inevitable heat wave hits, in the meantime at least make all your outfits summer ready with a decent pair of sunglasses. Tip: Just remember where you keep them for next year, or at least learn to fake such a thing convincingly.
Keep scrolling for our pick of the best sunglasses, from the latest trends to faithful old classics.
Jimmy Choo Black Round Framed Sunglasses with Detachable Jewel Clip On (£390)
An accessory that has its own accessory? Yes please. These can be worn with the fancy clip on embellishment or without. Win, win.
Cutler and Gross Round-Frame Leather-Trimmed Acetate And Rose Gold-Tone Sunglasses (£390)
John Lennon wasn't wrong with his love of round-frame sunglasses—but things have moved on somewhat. Opt for this pretty, sparkle-rimmed pair.
Jimmy Choo Metal Framed Sunglasses with Snakeskin Leather Detail (£329)
Is Daisy Buchanan your style icon? Transport yourself to the 1920s with these Art Deco–style frames.
Fendi Cutout Cat-Eye Acetate And Gunmetal-Tone Sunglasses (£270)
These are serious-impact sunnies—but with the safety blanket of being rendered in classic tortoiseshell. A real way to make a statement with your eyes, no wonder so many A-listers like them.
Jimmy Choo Millie Grey Python Leather and Rose Gold Metal Sunglasses (£320)
A classic black oversize pair that will make every outfit you wear look chic. Be sure to wear these inside for added allure.