Oversized, gilded, exaggerated, or distorted, these fabulous frames add personality to the most basic outfit or amplify an already fashion-forward look. There’s a pair for everyone, from edgy, truncated specs for high-fashion flair to bold, highlighter-hued frames for a more playful effect. Just click through our slideshow to shop a few of our favourite unconventional sunglasses now!
Cyrus arrived at her hotel in New York wearing Thierry Lasry’s anything-but-traditional Slutty Cat Eye Acetate Sunglasses ($564). White insets against black frames offer a striking, stylish contrast.
These circular lenses get a boost of colour from bright blue frames--perfect for standing out this summer.
We’re coveting the label’s avant-garde eyewear this season, particularly the leather-trimmed Explorer Sunglasses ($165).
Leaving a nail salon last month, Gomez shielded her eyes with Urban Outfitters’ Arched Metal Mix Sunglasses ($16), a cool twist on typical tortoiseshell frames.
The actress attended the Giorgio Armani S/S 14 show in Milan wearing the label’s glamorous Sunglasses ($650), which feature blinders covered in sequins and crystals.
House of Holland’s aptly titled Cagefighters Sunglasses ($267) have edgy appeal (no wonder Rihanna’s been spotted wearing this pair on multiple occasions!).
The singer’s Miu Miu Rasoir Sunglasses ($335, available in White) appear as if the bottom half’s been sliced off for a crazy, cool effect.
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Lawrence checked out Christian Dior’s F/W 13 show in Paris earlier this month in Dior Homme’s Blacktie Sunglasses ($395) in Havana. Double metal bars give these oversized aviators a sophisticated finish.
A stylish retro shape and glittery neon frames? Anna Karin Karlsson’s Alice Goes To Cannes Sunglasses ($489) in a nutshell!
Ksubi’s leopard-lensed Bellatrix Sunglasses ($190) will instantly wake up your ensemble.
Bigger is better when it comes to Chilli Beans x Ronaldo Fraga’s Oversized Concept Sunglasses ($58) in Blue. The exaggerated shades and splashy hue guarantees plenty of double takes.
Talk about nerdy chic! We love the extra-thick frames on Coco and Breezy’s Thema Sunglasses ($275) in Tortoiseshell.
What’s unique about Grey Ant’s sleek Chat Sunglasses ($360)? They’re aviators with a retro-inspired, cat-eye silhouette.
For an unforgettable conversation starter, try Urban Outfitters’ Topless Cat-Eye Sunglasses ($16).
Spitfire’s Flick Round Sunglasses ($39) come in basic black, but aviator-inspired detailing give them a fashion-forward twist.
Python blinders lend Linda Farrow’s Luxe Gold Rimmed Blinker Sunglasses ($618) a decidedly luxe feel.
Named after Gossip’s lead singer, Mykita’s Beth Ditto Sunglasses ($343) feature a dramatic winged shape.