It’s not revolutionary to say that a pair of sunglasses will always be a wardrobe essential, but you could argue that the fashion favourite becomes particularly more so once the warmer weather starts to creep in. Right now, while our attention might be on deciding which dresses or two-piece sets to wear to our park picnics, there’s no denying it’s definitely the time of year to start considering which sunglass trends are worth adding to the collection.
Thankfully, the world is swimming with talent creating on-trend, lust-worthy sunnies suitable for every individual style. So, whether you’re after a pair of square-shaped rims in a collection of bold prints, on the hunt for a pair of coloured lenses like you’ve been seeing draped all over Instagram, or in the market for a pair of retro-inspired shades in dramatic silhouettes, this season is offering up plenty to be inspired by.
Take a look at the sunglass trends already dominating the spring/summer season, and you’re sure to find the perfect fit. If there’s one dominating trend this season in the sunglass game, it’s hands down the rise of coloured lenses. No doubt you’ve already spotted several variations splashed across your Instagram feeds, but yellow, pink and even green-tinted shades are hard to miss this season, offering up an edgy yet simplistic finish to your favourite shapes.A forever favourite among sunglass fanatics, cat-eye silhouettes are fit for those looking to add a dramatic edge to their summer wardrobe rotation. Whether it’s bold and exaggerated designs or more simplistic and elevated creations, cat-eye sunglasses will long be a staple that’ll never go out of style. Our favourite this season? The collaboration between Aje and Local Supply, putting a daring finish on the classic. Plucked straight from your favourite ‘90s style stars, rectangle lenses are seeing a major resurgence this season. Offered up in a mix of colours — from pastel shades to bold neons — the shape is perfect for those looking to add a nostalgic edge.Taking things to the extreme this season are shades in XXL silhouettes, guaranteed to make a statement. From punchy colours to classic blacks, these oversized frames are the perfect addition to level up your summer staples.
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