For style with a smile: the latest sunglasses trends

Sunglasses are a must-have fashion item no matter what the season. No other accessory can boost your mood and your confidence, elevate your outfit and protect you from the sun quite like a pair of shades.In fact, you should never leave home without them! Whether you prefer to have one pair of designer sunnies or more pairs than you can count, the choice is yours. Take a look at the sunglasses trends currently making waves in the fashion world.

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The skinny ones

This retro look dominated the scene between the 1950s and the 1990s, and more recently made a glamourous comeback. It’s safe to say this style is here to stay! The slim, skinny look comes in various shapes, colours and textures and is characterised by pointy edges or small round curves. 

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The translucent ones 

These translucent, almost-clear sunglasses often come in very bold colours. With this style, the plastic frames tend to match the lens colour.A style that made its rounds in the 1990s is back – these statement pieces mean business and have also been spotted on the catwalk.   If you’re looking for something unique, that shows you know your fashion history, then this is the perfect option.  

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The round ones

This is a very popular style that may stick around for a while as  a favourite with both men and women. Many regard round sunglasses as a retro-styled shape, and they’re loved for their wear-anywhere versatility. Popularised by music icons like John Lennon, round lenses offer endless options when it comes to picking the perfect frame. Choose from tortoiseshell, metallic gold or silver or even clear or translucent frames. Take a look around and you’ll see just how many choices you have! 

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The pointy ones

The cat’s eye remains an all-time favourite style and has become an essential women’s fashion accessory. It’s popularity can be explained by the fact it helps create a thinner or more elongated face shape. It is also beloved for its elegant and luxurious look.  

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The oversized ones

These have been around for a while but will be a big trend this summer (with the emphasis on BIG). As you’d expect, oversized sunglasses come in size XL only and feature strong design lines for when you want to make a fashion statement. When you need to cover your tired eyes after a big night out, go big on your way home! 

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