Go big or go home with spring’s hottest eyewear
This season, it’s all about protecting your eyes from the sun in the most trendy way possible. Classic frames like aviators take a backseat this time around, with oversized shapes, creative patterns, sporty-chic and retro-style sunglasses in the limelight.
But no matter your taste, there’s always a pair for everyone to love, and we’ve rounded up our top 10 to give you some inspo….
1. Retro cat-eye by Tory Burch, $170 USD
We love a sultry cat-eye shape—and these retro sunglasses from Tory Burch reflect one of the biggest trends of the season. The dark tortoise works with every skin tone and this pair also comes in a cute, protective orange case for safekeeping.
2. Gold-coloured frames by H&M, $17.99
It’s always a good idea to have a chic pair of sunglasses on hand that won’t have break the bank. This style by H&M is lightweight, UV-protective and will add a cool '70s vibe to your look.
3. Square cat-eye by Zara, $29.90
Retro meets modern with these cat-eye sunglasses from Zara that definitely make a style statement. If you’re looking for eyewear that will elongate the face and enhance your cheekbones, then this structured frame is our top pick. Best of all, you can’t go wrong at this price.
4. Cinéma eyewear by Prada, $500
Timeless and classic, an oversized pair of round frames always adds that put-together look to any outfit. We love the gold outline on this Prada eyewear that creates a subtle highlight on the face.
5. Wings in blue gradient by Ray Ban, $248
See the world through blue gradient mirror in Ray Ban’s latest, based on the iconic '80s wing frame. This is one brand that will stand the test of time thanks to its great quality and polarized lenses that can block more than 99 percent of reflective lights. If blue isn’t your thing, there are five other colours available.
6. Gazzy rectangle by Urban Outfitters, $22
Red continues to top be one of the hottest colours for accessories this spring—and it’s all eyes on you in these bright sunnies by Urban Outfitters. The plastic frames sit comfortably on the face, and this pair gets bonus points for affordability.
7. Glossy 53mm by Jimmy Choo, $585.93
Jimmy Choo’s glittery sunglasses in yellow are for the diva who’s ready to make a bold yet fun fashion statement. We can’t get enough of the vibrant colour and the oversized shape that will no doubt have you staying on top of your style game.
Available at Nordstrom
8. Delydith Midnight Black by Aldo, $16
Sporty-chic, full-coverage frames are a major current hit with style icons like Jennifer Lopez and Kim Kardashian. Not only do these sunnies shield the face from the sun, but they also complete your ensembles with a modern, futuristic touch. We’re keeping things affordable with this matte, polarized pair by Aldo in deep black.
9. Rosie Sunglasses by Chloé, $400 USD
Here’s a pair for the fashionista who loves all things boho and feminine. We can’t get enough of the detail on these pink and gold frames by Chloé—from the thick, octagonal shape to the gold metal and the exclusive engraved filigree pattern on the sides.
10. Abela II by Michael Kors, $205
Keep things glamorous with these cat-eye frames by Michael Kors that are perfect for daily wear and, of course, all of your fabulous springtime occasions. The slim bridge is extremely flattering on the face and they come in either dark tortoise or black and white.